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Can an ectopic pregnancy rupture lead to a hysterectomy?

Can an ectopic pregnancy rupture lead to a hysterectomy?

Yes: An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy located outside the uterine cavity. If it's located in the cervix or in a portion of the fallopian tube close to the uterus, this can lead to excessive bleeding that can only be resolved with a hysterectomy. Although this is a rare event, it is still possible. ...Read more

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
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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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I had a hysterectomy in 1983 due to a ruptured ectopic pregnancy. It pretty much ended my sex life. Is there any treatment which might help with this?

Sorry Why 30 yr wait: Sorry , why you waited this long , you should have seen & discussed with a specialist who deals with this type of problem, due to numerous causes it is not too late please consult you gyn doctor will treat or refer to a specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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When must I call my doctor if I have an ectopic pregnancy rupture?

When must I call my doctor if I have an ectopic pregnancy rupture?

Before!!: If you have an ectopic pregnancy that ruptures, that is a surgical emergency that must be dealt with now. Go directly to the er, they can call your dr from there, you will need surgery to keep you from bleeding to death. ...Read more

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Can an ectopic pregnancy rupture and after the rupture be mistaken for an ovarian cyst?

Can an ectopic pregnancy rupture and after the rupture be mistaken for an ovarian cyst?

Not usually: Because a period will have been missed and it is incredibly more painful and it bleeds. ...Read more

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Will i be aware if my ectopic pregnancy ruptured?

Usually: This is usually a painful process although it's possible for it to be masked. If there is any question at all, you need to be seen. A ruptured ectopic is a life-threatening medical emergency. ...Read more

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What is a ruptured ectopic pregnancy?

Dangerous: When an ectopic pregancy ruptures, it causes whatever it is in, usually the fallopian tube, to burst open causing internal bleeding, and pain. The bleeding can be bad enough to kill you if untreated, this is a surgical emergency! if you think you have a ruptured ectopic pregnancy, go to the er now! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a ruptured ectopic pregnancy?

What are the symptoms of a ruptured ectopic pregnancy?

First abdominal pain: First dull to severe lower abdominal pain, especially some one known known to be pregnant, followed by weakness, dizziness rapid pulse fall of b/p and then going into shock., due to intra abdominal bleeding ...Read more

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What's the earliest your tube can rupture from a ectopic pregnancy?

What's the earliest your tube can rupture from a ectopic pregnancy?

Unpredictable: There is no way to predict when a fallopian tube may rupture in the event of a tubal pregnancy. Once the diagnosis is made treatment whether it is medical or surgical should occur the same day. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment needed for ectopic pregnancy? What are the symptoms of ectopic pregnancy? How long will it take to rupture?

Surgeru: The only treatment is surgery. The rupture timing is variable and IF THERE IS ANY SUSPICION that this may be the reason for LOWER ABDOMINAL PAIN and MISSED PERIOD a EMERGENCY ROOM VISIT is medically necessary! Hope this helps Good luck Dr Z ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more


Rupture (Definition)

When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we ...Read more