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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. Adam Lewis
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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 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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Can a ovarian cyst rupture lead to pregnancy?

Can a ovarian cyst rupture lead to pregnancy?

Ruptured cyst: A ruptured cut does not lead to pregnancy. Those two events are completely separate. ...Read more

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Can a miscarriage cause an ectopic pregnancy?

Can a miscarriage cause an ectopic pregnancy?

No: Ectopic is a pregnancy outside of the normal place in the uterus. It is most commonly found in the fallopian tube but can also be found on an ovary , the cervix, in the abdomen or in the corner of the uterus. Ectopic s are treated with medication or surgery as the fetus cannot survive. Tubal ectopics may be associated with previous tubal damage from infection or endometriosis. ...Read more

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Can a miscarriage lead to a future ectopic pregnancy by leaving scar tissue?

No: A miscarriage doesn't cause scar tissue. If you had a D&C there is a possibility of scar tissue but very unlikely. ...Read more

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Can gonorrhea contribute to an ectopic pregnancy?

Can gonorrhea contribute to an ectopic pregnancy?

Yes: After invading the female genital tract, gonorrhea can infect the sensitive lining of the fallopian tubes. These tubes are the pathway where the egg journeys to the uterus to implant for a pregnancy. Conception often occurs mid tube, with implantation in the uterus a later event. If gc has scarred parts of the tube, a fertalized egg may get stuck in the tube. ...Read more

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Can having intercourse cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

Can having intercourse cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

Possible: Intercourse with deep penetration causes the uterus to move. The ovary is attached to the uterus by the ovarian ligament, so it is possible. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia contribute to an ectopic pregnancy?

Yes: Untreated chlamydia in women can cause pelvic inflmmatory disease (pid) which can lead to scarring of the pelvic structures including the fallopian tubes. If the tubes becomes scarred, the probability of developing an ectopic pregnancy is much higher. ...Read more

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Can appendix removal cause complications for a woman to become pregnant?

Can appendix removal cause complications for a woman to become pregnant?

No and yes: No uncomplicated appendicitis and appendectomy regardless if it is done open or laparoscopic will not effect the woman ability to have a children. But ruptured appendix with peritonitis can cause enough adhesions inside the pelvis that could very rarely affect the women ability to have children . ...Read more

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Can a partial hysterectomy lead to ovarian failure?

Can a partial hysterectomy lead to ovarian failure?

Not likely: If you mean removing the uterus no probleably not. It is possible for some of the blood supply to the ovary to be interrupted but it is not very likely as the ovary has major blood vessels coming from two places. ...Read more

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Can an ectopic pregnancy be mistaken for appendicitis?

Can an ectopic pregnancy be mistaken for appendicitis?

Initially it can.: A right-sided ectopic adnexal pregnancy can certainly be initially mistaken for acute appendicitis. Imaging with MRI can help differentiate these two life-threatening conditions; if even that is inconclusive, then exploratory laparotomy or laparoscopy should be performed to diagnose and treat the underlying cause at the same time. ...Read more

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If the ovaries remain, can an ectopic pregnancy still occur after a partial hysterectomy ?

No: In theory, the answer is a very, very rare yes. There are case reports of it happening. In reality, the answer is no. Realize the hundreds of thousands of hysts done but only a couple case reports of ectopic pregnancy after. If worried, take a preg test. If neg, you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Could it be possible for a ruptured ectopic pregnancy to be mistaken for a ruptured large ovarian cyst?

Could it be possible for a ruptured ectopic pregnancy to be mistaken for a ruptured large ovarian cyst?

Anatomy: No. Ruptured Fallopian tubes is a deadly problem. If you are not in the emergency room trying to save your life because an ectopic pregnancy has ruptured it is very unlikely you have an ectopic rupture. The fallopian tubes are not the ovaries. An ovarian cyst would be seen in the ovary not in the fallopian tubes. ...Read more

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How many weeks can an ectopic pregnancy be detected?

How many weeks can an ectopic pregnancy be detected?

Suspected: Ectopic can sometimes be suspected by 4 weeks ega (or before) based on blood levels. At 4 weeks (2 weeks after the missed expected menstrual period) it's still unlikely to positively identify ectopic on ultrasound. It's often difficult or impossible to make a 100% certain diagnosis until 5, 6, or later weeks ega; but ectopic can be strongly suspected before then. ...Read more

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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