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Can Plan B Cause Ectopic Pregnancy
See your doctor: Plan b will not prevent an ectopic pregnancy so the chance of an ectopic is higher when Plan B fails. If you get pregnant on Plan B you need to be monitored more closely until it is certain the pregnancy is normal. This is not the same as saying Plan B causes the ectopic. ...Read more
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I'm worried about ectopic pregnancy with the Plan B step one .. Is there a big chance of it happening?
10% vs 2%: Check out http://www.Drugs.Com/pro/plan-b.Html: 2% of all pregnancies are ectopic. In those using progestin only contraception (such as plan b), up to 10% of pregnancies are ectopic but remember, chances of getting pregnant on any contraception are much less than if not taking birth control. However, fda doesn't feel emergency contraception increases risk: http://goo.Gl/l9gn9n. ...Read more
Does plan b increase risk of an ectopic pregnancy? If so, is it possible to have an ep with negative test and two periods.
Answer to both is No: No and NOGet a more detailed answer ›
Pain in the pelvic region right side and motions .Took Plan B on 22/10 (fertile period) within 2 hours of unprotected sex.Ectopic pregnancy?
Damage to the tubes: Ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that implants somewhere outside the uterus. Most often, it is in the tube but ectopics can happen on the ovary or attach to the bowel, or bladder. Usually the tubes are damaged in some way from infection, endometriosis, or a variety of other reasons. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ectopic pregnancy: An ectopic pregnancy occurs when the developing embryo does not implant in the uterus but on some other structure. Common places include the fallopian tube, the ovary, and the cornual area of the uterus. A cause of ectopic pregnancies is tubal damage by sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more
Probably not.: Although cesarean sections have many adverse implications for future reproduction, increasing the risk of ectopic pregnancies is not one of them. The adhesions caused by cesarean section typically do not involve the tubes, rather the bladder. When the tubes are affected, infertility can occur, as can ectopics. I am not aware of any good data to prove a link with ectopics, though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Minimal risk factor: Any pelvic surgery can increase the risk of an ectopic if any tubal damage is involved or if there are multiple adhesions (scar tissue). Like anyone else, if you have an early pregnancy and experience any pain with or without bleeding, check with your doc asap. You can also ask your doc how your tubes looked at c-section, (for peace of mind). Prior ectopic is a larger risk factor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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