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Can a baby survive an ectopic pregnancy?

Can a baby survive an ectopic pregnancy?

No: Visualize this scene.A person has an ectopic pregnancy which must develop a large blood supply from surrounding tissue.Since the surroundings are not designed to support a pregnancy, the ectopic eventually grows too big & tears away from the tissues leading to massive internal bleeding.Unless recognized quickly & the bleeding stopped (emergency surgery), mom & baby are dead within minutes to hours ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can a baby survive an ectopic pregnancy?

Can a baby survive an ectopic pregnancy?

No: i never heard of one surviving, God will take the child home and you will see your child in heaven ...Read more

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What are my chances of having another baby after an ectopic pregnancy?

What are my chances of having another baby after an ectopic pregnancy?

Your OB Knows: To get a valid answer this question has to be addressed by the doctor who knows your exam and the status of the fallopian tubes. ...Read more

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Can any doc explain if you always have to terminate the baby if ectopic pregnancy occurs?

Can any doc explain if you always have to terminate the baby if ectopic pregnancy occurs?

Yes: An ectopic is a pregnancy outside of the uterus, in a tube or ovary. These structure cannot support a growting pregnancy and will eventually rupture and cause bleeding which can be life threatening. ...Read more

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Are there any risks to my new pregnancy/baby if I have fallen pregnant approx 3 weeks after a methotrexate shot for an ectopic pregnancy?

Are there any risks to my new pregnancy/baby if I have fallen pregnant approx 3 weeks after a methotrexate shot for an ectopic pregnancy?

Unlikely: The time it takes for 1/2 that medicine to leave your body is at the most 16 hours. Another half of the remainder in 16 and so on. By 3 weeks out there has been none in your system for some time. It can not effect the developing fetus if it is long gone. ...Read more

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I had my Fallopian tubes removed due to ectopic pregnancies is there any treatments for me to have babies?

I had my Fallopian tubes removed due to ectopic pregnancies is there any treatments for me to have babies?

Bypass tubes: The cost may still be an issue but a fertility center can harvest some of your eggs and fertilize them with dads sperm. The resulting combo can be placed in your womb at the appropriate time after your body has been prepared to receive the embryos. ...Read more

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Can a baby live through an ectopic pregnancy that the tube has already burst and the baby was pushed out?

Can a baby live through an ectopic pregnancy that the tube has already burst and the baby was pushed out?

No : Generally once the tube expels the sac or ruptures, the fetus will be deprived of its blood supply and expire quickly. More often than not, the there is no heartbeat even before this happens. ...Read more

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Can an ectopic pregnancy occur if implanan is still in my arm ?How would i really know if i'm having a ectopic pregnancy? Will the baby make it ok?

Can an ectopic pregnancy occur if implanan is still in my arm ?How would i really know if i'm having a ectopic pregnancy? Will the baby make it ok?

Pregnancy test: Is always the way to start. If it is negative, you don't have an ectopic. Pregnancy on Implanon would be a very low chance. No ectopics don't ever "make it, " they are ice-threatenign to you. ...Read more

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Had ultrasound they said they saw no baby, they said it could be to early but it might be ectopic pregnancy, could it be toearly based on lmp im6w?

Had ultrasound they said they saw no baby, they said it could be to early but it might be ectopic pregnancy, could it be toearly based on  lmp im6w?

Early: Your dates may be off especially if your cycles are not regularly. If ectopic they would or should have seen that. Repeat ultrasound and hcg blood work in 3-5 days. Good luck ...Read more

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Is it possible to have ectopic pregnancy and to have at the same time pregnancy inside the womb ? And can woman have healthy baby after ectopic oper

Is it possible to have ectopic pregnancy  and to have at the same time pregnancy inside the womb ? And can woman have healthy baby after ectopic oper

Yes and Yes to both: What is called a "heterotopic pregnancy" is possible but quite rare. If the ectopic pregnancy is surgically removed or is spontaneously "lost", the "pregnancy inside the womb" may some times continue relatively normally. The probability of having a "healthy baby after ectopic oper" will depend in part on the type of operation performed and on the health of the tubes and ovaries. ...Read more

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We have been married for 18 years and have not had a child. I once had ectopic pregnancy after two years of marriage and have not been conceived after?

We have been married for 18 years and have not had a child. I once had ectopic pregnancy after two years of marriage and have not been conceived after?

Infertility : An infertility evaluation should be done when couples fail to conceive after 12 months of frequent unprotected intercourse. It should also be offered to women over the age of 35. Basic evaluation should include semen analysis, assessing ovulation status by history or labs and a hysterosalpingogram to evaluate Fallopian tubes and whether there is any abnormal anatomy ...Read more

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When a baby is removed during an ectopic pregnancy surgery treatment, does it try to breathe on its own?

When a baby is removed during an ectopic pregnancy surgery treatment, does it try to breathe on its own?

Not mature: The baby( fetus) is not mature enough to breath at most ectopic pregnancies so you would not expect to appreciate breathing. ...Read more

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I have had two ectopic pregnancies and two healthy babies. No history of std's. Is there an explanation for the ectopic pregnancies?

Not really: Once someone has one tubal pregnancy then the risk for future ectopic pregnancies goes up. Sometimes these are caused by unknown or undiagnosed tubal damage. In other cases there is no clear underlying cause. What we do know though is that having one increases risk for future tubal pregnancies. ...Read more

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I had an ectopic pregnancy about 3 years ago then had to remove a tube and my right ovary me and my boyfriend been trying to have a baby?

I had an ectopic pregnancy about 3 years ago then had to remove a tube and my right ovary me and my boyfriend been trying to have a baby?

Your question is ???: If you are wondering if you can conceive, it is hard to say. Ectopic's often occur because of a scarring within the tube that prevents the egg from moving normally to the uterus. If your other tube is normal, pregnancy should be possible. If scarred, maybe not. Talk with your OB about some testing &or other alternatives to achieve pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of a ectopic pregnancy? Can it be carried full term? I had tubaligation 5months ago and test result is positive.

Dangerous: An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy implanting in a place other than the intrauterine cavity. Most are in the fallopian tube. Other site include ovary, uterine cornua, cervix, etc. If untreated , they most likely will rupture causing internal hemorrhage which is life threatening. There have been cases of ectopics implanting in the abdomen and developing. These are rare and very dangerous. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Ectopic Pregnancy (Definition)

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