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Doctor insights on: Best Ectopic Pregnancy Program

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Ovarian cyst pregnancy always results to ectopic pregnancy?

Ovarian cyst pregnancy always results to ectopic pregnancy?

No: In all normal pregnancies there is a cyst that develops in one ovary called the corpus luteum cyst. This cyst supports the early pregnancy and goes away on its own. Sometimes a "cyst" seen in or near the ovary does represent an ectopic pregnancy (most often in the fallopian tube". This is often accompanied by pain and bleeding. ...Read more

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Will you get a positive pregnancy test with an ectopic pregnancy?

Will you get a positive pregnancy test with an ectopic pregnancy?

ABSOLUTELY!: Ectopic pregnancy is one of the few life-threatening conditions that cannot be diagnosed by history and physical: a thorough pelvic sonogram and serial serum beta HCG levels are needed, along with appropriate suspicion. See your gynecologist for care! ...Read more

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Would doctors be able to detect ectopic pregnancy when doing surgical abortion for normal pregnancy?

Would doctors be able to detect ectopic pregnancy when doing surgical abortion for normal pregnancy?

Please Clarify: No. But, why? A person cannot be pregnant twice at the same time. Ectopic pregnancy happens outside of the uterus, thus it would not be diagnosed during a surgical procedure in the uterus. ...Read more

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How can an ectopic pregnancy and ovarian cyst affect an at home pregnancy test?

Still positive: An ectopic pregnancy still produces the human Chorionic Gonadotropin hormone, so the pregnancy test will still be positive. If you are concerned about an ectopic pregnancy you need to see your gyn asap - to be treated and try to avoid having it rupture. ...Read more

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Is possible to have tubal pregnancy and regular pregnancy at the same time. Would doc spot tubal pregnant during surgical abortion or before?

Is possible to have tubal pregnancy and regular pregnancy at the same time. Would doc spot tubal pregnant during surgical abortion or before?

Yes: Though rare, this type of pregnancy, called a heterotopic pregnancy is possible. Typically the pregnancies will be of the same gestational age and the doctor would see a pregnancy in the tube as well as the uterus, assuming a trans-vaginal ultrasound was performed. If no ultrasound was performed and you are having bleeding and pain, then see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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Can an ectopic pregnancy miscarriage naturally at 7 weeks without tubal damage?

Can an ectopic pregnancy miscarriage naturally at 7 weeks without tubal damage?

Unlikely: While tubal spontaneous abortion is known to happen. .. it is extremely unlikely and that is reason that ectopic pregnancy needs treatment by a skilled ob.gyn TUBAL damage has already happened which lead to the ectopic in the beginning. This means there is high risk if another ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Which pregnancy app is good for tracking your pregnancy?

Which pregnancy app is good for tracking your pregnancy?

PREGNANCY: Once you know you are pregnant, consulting your Ob/Gyn is the best way to keep track of your pregnancy. For some things, there is no "app". ...Read more

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Will the doctor rule out ectopic pregnancy before performing an abortion?

Will the doctor rule out ectopic pregnancy before performing an abortion?

Ought to!: The gynecologist planning a pregnany termination procedure should have already considered and excluded an ectopic or heterotopic pregnancy! sometimes, the first clue is the pathology from the uterine evacuation revealing no trophoblast - that is essentially a diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy and its site has to be determined asap. ...Read more

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How can an ectopic pregnancy and ovarian cyst affect a home pregnancy test?

How can  an ectopic pregnancy and ovarian cyst affect a home pregnancy test?

Does not.: A home urine pregnancy test is not affected by ovarian cysts nor location of implantation of the gestational sac. It will show just as positive in ectopics and in normal pregnancies. Serial blood HCG levels and transvaginal sonography are the cornerstones or ectopic diagnosis. ...Read more

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Would a transabdominal-pelvic ultrasound detect an ectopic pregnancy at 9 weeks?

Maybe: The accuracy of a transabdominal pelvic ultrasound will depend on several factors: the level of the blood betaHCG tests, (not the LMP or estimated weeks of pregnancy) the skills and experience of the sonographer, (Certified Registered Technician) the quality and resolution power of the ultrasound machine, its number of MegaHertz, the location of the ectopic pregnancy (tubal,ovarian, cervical..) ...Read more

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Early Pregnancy Symptoms... What, are the earliest & easiest ways to tell if you're pregnant...without, using a home pregnancy test?

Early Pregnancy Symptoms... What, are the earliest & easiest ways to tell if you're pregnant...without, using a home pregnancy test?

HPT is only real way: to know. Usually none but could have breast swelling & tenderness, food aversions, nausea. Other sx's that occur in pregnancy include: darkened areolas, thin, white & milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings,^ gas, insomnia & gagging. ...Read more

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What's best meal plan for pregnancy in first trimester?

What's best meal plan for pregnancy in first trimester?

Balanced diet: A balanced diet involves several servings of fruits and vegetables, with declining servings of breads and cereals(whole grains), and meat in that order. the acog.org website has some information for diets for pregnant moms. ...Read more

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Can we get a negative pregnancy test in ectopic pregnancy?

Can we get a negative pregnancy test in ectopic pregnancy?

Not normaly: The tests are usually positive as if the baby had implanted in the uterus. Pain, and sometimes bleeding are the signs of an ectopic, or tubal, pregnancy. ...Read more

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Will a pregnancy test at 8 weeks safely rule out pregnancy?

Will a pregnancy test at 8 weeks safely rule out pregnancy?

Negative result: If a correctly done pregnancy test is negative at 8 weeks after the last episode of sex, it would rule out pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you get implantation bleeding w/ ectopic pregnancy?

Can you get implantation bleeding w/ ectopic pregnancy?

Implantation: Implantation bleeding is not really as common as the internet would have you believe. When it does happen it's usually 6-12 days after ovulation. A pregnancy test 7-10 days after unprotected intercourse is much more helpful. Implantation bleeding occurs exclusively in pregnant women. If you have a positive pregnancy test and are experiencing bleeding then you need prompt evaluation. ...Read more

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Equivocal pregnancy test at 7 hCG can I go on to have a healthy pregnancy?

Equivocal pregnancy test at 7 hCG can I go on to have a healthy pregnancy?

It is very early or : Low 7 would be less than 1 day pregnant , please repeat it in 3 days and most likely it will be less than 5 which is - , if u have a very early normal preg which is unlikely with that number the bhcg will double and also a Progesterone level can be drawn. ...Read more

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Treatment of ectopic pregnancy?

Options: The most important thing with an ectopic pregnancy is to get treated now. This is a true emergency. In early cases we can treat it with a medication called methotrexate. This is the best and safest option. If the ectopic is too big or beginning to rupture it must be treated with surgical intervention. If you have an ectopic pregnancy you should be seen in the er now. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Ectopic Pregnancy (Definition)

An abnormal condition in which the pregnancy occurs ...Read more