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Doctor insights on: Ectopic Pregnancy At 13 Weeks

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Do you think it is possible at 13weeks to have an ectopic pregnancy?

Do you think it is possible at 13weeks to have an ectopic pregnancy?

Yes it is possible: If you suspect it is emergency needs immediate attention to be seen by your physician. Presence or absence will done by your physician by sonogram ( after pregnancy test ). ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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How to know if I have an ectopic pregnancy?

How to know if I have an ectopic pregnancy?

Ectopic pregnancy: You need to have serial HCG testing followed closely with pelvic ultrasound which will usually show an empty uterus with a positive pregancy test. Ectopic pregnancy is usually symptomatic with pain and vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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Could I have an ectopic pregnancy if no pain?

Could I have an ectopic pregnancy if no pain?

Yes: If you have missed a period than ectopic pregnancy is a possibility. The pain of the condition may only start when the fallopian tube is "stretched" enough to be symptomatic prior to rupture. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have an ectopic pregnancy?

How do you know if you have an ectopic pregnancy?

You don't - see MD!: No woman can know if she has an ectopic pregnancy by history or symptoms. Even the physician cannot know if an early pregnancy is ectopic by history and physical examination alone. One has to rely on high-quality transvaginal ultrasound and serum beta HCG levels to clinch this potentially life-threatening diagnosis. ...Read more

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Could you ever have an ectopic pregnancy without knowing?

Certainly: Ectopic pregnancy goes unnoticed in the initial stages of the first trimester. The fetus has no place to grow if it is lodged in the fellopian tube instead of uterus. Unless an ultrasound is done in early pregnancy it may go undiagnosed until it ruptures. ...Read more

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I think I have an ectopic pregnancy? I have all the signs.

I think I have an ectopic pregnancy? I have all the signs.

Positive test?: Are you certain that you are pregnant - meaning skipped periods and a positive test? If so, get evaluated asap, like today. If not, do a home pregnancy test, and if positive get evaluated. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have an ectopic pregnancy and not know it?

Certainly: In time it could become an emergency. If you're at risk and are pregnant see you ob. ...Read more

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How safe is it to have an ectopic pregnancy managed by drugs?

Very: At least 80% of ectopic pregnancies that meet strict criteria can be managed with a medication called methotrexate. You need to see your obgyn to discuss the specific issues, side effects, and concerns of course. But overall, Methotrexate is very safe for managing ectopics. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms and how far along do you have to be to know if you have an ectopic pregnancy?

What are the symptoms and how far along do you have to be to know if you have an ectopic pregnancy?

Bleeding : A positive pregnancy test associated with bleeding and or pain are the most common presentations. The diagnosis is usually made by ultrasound. In very early cases it can be suspected by an abnormally rising bhcg hormone test. ...Read more

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Can I have an ectopic pregnancy if my pregnancy test is negative?

No: The urine tests for pregnancies are extremely sensitive, and detect a pregnancy within 3-4 days. That being said, there is an exception to everything in medicine, so if in doubt, repeat the test in 3 days to be sure. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Ectopic Pregnancy (Definition)

Ectopic pregnancy is an abnormal condition in which the pregnancy occurs ...Read more