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Doctor insights on: Can You Still Have A Period With An Ectopic Pregnancy

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Dr. James Dukelow
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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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Ectopic pregnancy? 1 week late on period and now heavy flow (1 pad/hour) with cramping and large clots. I am also feeling very nauseated and still feeling some pregnancy symptoms. I have my tubes tied

Ectopic pregnancy? 1 week late on period and now heavy flow (1 pad/hour) with cramping and large clots. I am also feeling very nauseated and still feeling some pregnancy symptoms. I have my tubes tied

Go to an E.R.: Cramping and large clots could just be menorrhagia, but anytime you have concern of an ectopic pregnancy or acute abdominal tenderness with known pregnancy, this can be life threatening. Tubal ligation can fail and ectopic pregnancies are always an emergency, especially with active hemorrhage. Seek emergent evaluation for concerns like this. ...Read more

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If u have no pregnancy symtoms like tenderness on ur breast or sickness in morning as a regular time evening or morning or if u don't have any period missed still can have ectopic pregnancy I took levonelle 3 times in 3 months one after another one so is

If u have no pregnancy symtoms like tenderness on ur breast or sickness in morning as a regular time evening or morning or if u don't have any period missed still can have ectopic pregnancy I took levonelle 3 times in 3 months one after another one so is

First step: Before worrying about an ectopic you need to see if you are pregnant or not by checking a home pregnancy test. An ectopic pregnancy will still cause a positive home test. If the test is positive then schedule a visit with an Obgyn to verify that there is a normal pregnancy found. If the test is negative then you are not pregnant ...Read more

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Would you get your period with an ectopic pregnancy?

Ectopic pregnancy : One of the symptoms of ectopic pregnancy is vaginal bleeding but it is not related to menstruation. It is considered serious because it might be due to ruptured ectopic pregnancy. If you are experiencing bleeding with ectopic pregnancy you should definitely see your Gynecologist ...Read more

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Would you get your period with an ectopic pregnancy?

Would you get your period with an ectopic pregnancy?

Bleeding ectopic: It's possible to get bleeding that could be mistaken for a period with an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you mistake a period for an ectopic pregnancy?

Can you mistake a period for an ectopic pregnancy?

Some commonality: Ectopic is a pregnancy so no period
other signs of pregnancy occur- appetite, fullness, breast changes etc for the duration until identified and hopefully treated before rupture.
If spontaneous termination can have bleeding and products like a miscarriage
all about timing, location and making the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the chances of having an ectopic pregnancy If you have sex while you're on your period?

What are the chances of having an ectopic pregnancy If you have sex while you're on your period?

Low: Women are generally not fertile while on their period, so the chance of ectopic pregnancy from that alone is very low. ...Read more

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If your period starts, does that mean you don't have an ectopic pregnancy?

No: Vaginal bleeding is one of the common presenting complaints in patients with an ectopic pregnancy. Although this type of bleeding does not represent menstruation (a period) it is often not easy to distinguish from a period, particularly for women with irregular menses. For this reason, any bleeding that occurs early in pregnancy should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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I had an ectopic pregnancy in 2014 I last had a period 29th march an im late when should I take a test cuz me a my husband have been tryin?

I had an ectopic pregnancy in 2014 I last had a period 29th march an im late when should I take a test cuz me a my husband have been tryin?

Time for testing HCG: A blood test for HCG may be positive now, as may some urine tests. About 40 days after your last period, if you have monthly periods most tests should test positive. F/u w/ doc Good Luck!!!!!

http://www.babymed.com/positive-pregnancy-test-when-and-how-early-after-implantation ...Read more

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When should my period start again after ectopic pregnancy it been almost 4 weeks?

About 4-6 weeks: Your first period after treatment for ectopic pregnancy is usually after about 4-6 weeks, although this can vary based on factors such as the type of treatment (medical vs surgical) and your cycles prior to the ectopic, as well as many andother variables. ...Read more

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I had a normal period last month on the 26th. Then, this month on the 14th, two weeks early. Could this be an ectopic pregnancy?

I had a normal period last month on the 26th. Then, this month on the 14th, two weeks early. Could this be an ectopic pregnancy?

Probably not ectopic: In ectopic pregnancy you have usually additional symptoms. What you have sounds like an irregular period probably caused by hormonal problem triggered by stress, diet change, an illness, excessive pysical exercises etc. See your gyn, ...Read more

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Condom broke inside me. The next day I took the morning pill. It's been 6days. I'm getting light brown period. Is it an ectopic pregnancy? PainOnRight

Condom broke inside me. The next day I took the morning pill. It's been 6days. I'm getting light brown period. Is it an ectopic pregnancy? PainOnRight

It is a possibility.: Take a blood pregnancy test, if hcg is high then an ultrasound of the pelvis can be done to look for ectopic if an ectopic pregnancy is suspected. Talk to your gynecologist or your doctor. ...Read more

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My period overdue for 10 days but checked not pregnant and ectopic pregnancy, how?

My period overdue for 10 days but checked not pregnant and ectopic pregnancy, how?

Possible Reasons.: Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you get 3 Neg.HTP and Neg. Hospita test with an ectopic pregnancy even if you've been missing your period for 2 months? Or not pregnant/detected?

Negative: AN ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy, it makes hCG. You can never have an ectopic with a negative test: no mystery, you are simply not pregnant. ...Read more

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I had an ectopic pregnancy 4 months ago. I have very light period almost spotting for 9 days with a light pain on the side? Could something be wrong?

I had an ectopic pregnancy 4 months ago. I have very light period almost spotting for 9 days with a light pain on the side? Could something be wrong?

Possibly: When a tubal pregnancy was treated with medication or surgically by means of a "salpingostomy", then there is a high risk for recurrence of a tubal pregnancy in the affected tube. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Ectopic Pregnancy (Definition)

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