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What should I do?? Me and my husband wants a child. I had an tubal pregnancy which I only have my left tube ramining. Its been 2yrs no luck help

What should I do?? Me and my husband wants a child. I had an tubal pregnancy which I only have my left tube ramining. Its been 2yrs no luck help

Get checked.: First, get a physical and appropriate blood work by your family doc or ob-gyn to see if there might be any reason for infertility. If that's okay, your husband may need a physical too. A fertility specialist can help if nothing is found on initial physical exam. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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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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Is possible to have tubal pregnancy and regular pregnancy at the same time. Would doc spot tubal pregnant during surgical abortion or before?

Is possible to have tubal pregnancy and regular pregnancy at the same time. Would doc spot tubal pregnant during surgical abortion or before?

Yes: Though rare, this type of pregnancy, called a heterotopic pregnancy is possible. Typically the pregnancies will be of the same gestational age and the doctor would see a pregnancy in the tube as well as the uterus, assuming a trans-vaginal ultrasound was performed. If no ultrasound was performed and you are having bleeding and pain, then see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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Been clamped for 5 years had sex on ovulation day how high of chance is a tubal pregnancy? Would baby or mother live? Or would have to abort?

Been clamped for 5 years had sex on ovulation day how high of chance is a tubal pregnancy? Would baby or mother live? Or would have to abort?

Low chance: Tubal ligation is considered a "permanent" form of birth control;however, there is a very small chance of still becoming pregnant. After 5 years, about 13 out of every 1000 women with a tubal ligation get pregnant- not very many. If the ligation fails, you do have a much increased risk of an ectopic pregnancy in the fallopian tubes. Ectopics must be removed surgically to ensure maternal survival. ...Read more

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Symptoms for early tubal pregnancy?

Symptoms for early tubal pregnancy?

Ectopic: Pain, bleeding, abnormal progesterpone and HCG levels are signs and symptoms. See your doc. ...Read more

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What to know about tubal pregnancy?

What to know about tubal pregnancy?

Serious problem: It is a very serious problem. You should be seen immediately. ...Read more

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Tubal pregnancy symptoms at 4 weeks?

If u are worried: About that please call your gyn right away to discuss or go to the er for evaluation. ...Read more

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How do I know if I am having a tubal pregnancy?

How do I know if I am having a tubal pregnancy?

Its hard: Hi Rosie, you cant know for sure until you do an US and blood tests, but some symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy are: mild to severe abdominal pain, nausea, vaginal bleeding. The scary thing is these are also normal symptoms of pregancy. In advanced ectopic, blood pressure drops, abdominal pain is severe. Risk factors are : previous ectopics, STD's, scarring, taking fertility meds... ...Read more

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How will I know if I am having a tubal pregnancy?

How will I know if I am having a tubal pregnancy?

Pelvic pain: An ectopic pregnancy is a dangerous problem that should be followed closely by an ob/gyn. Women may have abdominal/pelvic pain with or without vaginal bleeding/spotting with a positive pregnancy test. Call or see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a tubal pregnancy in a woman?

What are symptoms of a tubal pregnancy in a woman?

Many possible: Pelvic/abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding are most common symptoms. These are rarely present with an early ectopic though, so if there's reason for concern about ectopic consult your doctor, do not rely on symptoms. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of tubal pregnancy a woman feels?

Pain, bleeding: A tubal pregnancy (ectopic pregnancy) can feel like belly pain and bleeding from your vagina (even brown stains or slight bleeding). Sometimes you don't have any symptoms until your tube ruptures. Then your belly pain can be sharp and severe, you may have bleeding, and you may feel dizzy. Please see your doc right away! This is an emergency. ...Read more

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Can a tubal pregnancy be mistaken for a cyst?

Can a tubal pregnancy be mistaken for a cyst?

Possibly: Hopefully not, birth can cause pain and a mass, but the txment is different of course, if u have an ectopic and it is diagnosed early sometimes u can get im Methotrexate to kill the ectopic and u will not need surgery, other times u will need surgery, and with a cyst depends how big the cyst is sometimes u don't need surgery, sometimes u do. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ectopic tubal pregnancy?

What are the symptoms of ectopic tubal pregnancy?

Many possible: Pelvic/abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding are most common symptoms. These are rarely present with an early ectopic though, so if there's reason for concern about ectopic consult your doctor, do not rely on symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the signs of tubal pregnancy before rupture?

What are the signs of tubal pregnancy before rupture?

Tubal pregnancy: Lower abdominal pain, vaginal bleeding, history of pelvic inflammatory disease, elevated b-hcg. ...Read more

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Please tell me all symptoms of an ectopic or tubal pregnancy?

Please tell me all symptoms of an ectopic or tubal pregnancy?

Many possible: Pelvic/abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding are most common symptoms. These are rarely present with an early ectopic though, so if there's reason for concern about ectopic consult your doctor, do not rely on symptoms. ...Read more

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Can a woman have a tubal pregnancy at 4 months and not know it?

Can a woman have a tubal pregnancy at 4 months and not know it?

Very unusual: Most tubal pregnancies would rupture long before 4 months. I have seen advanced ectopic pregnancies is the very distal end of the tube, and abdominal pregnancies are possible, but most ectopics rupture before 10 weeks. ...Read more

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Is it bad if you miscarry a tubal pregnancy? Do I need to go in?

Is it bad if you miscarry a tubal pregnancy? Do I need to go in?

Must be seen: There are cases where tubal pregnancies resolve on their own without treatment but they are still dangerous. It is imperative that if your tubal pregnancy is not being treated with medication or surgery that your doctor is following your BHCG levels and monitoring your exam and sonograms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tubal pregnancy that should send you to er?

What are the symptoms of tubal pregnancy that should send you to er?

Ectopic pregnancy: Tubal pregnancy can cause pain and if left untreated can rupture and cause internal bleeding. Therefore if there is worsening of pain, dizziness or fainting, immediate care is necessary. Always communicate with your doctor if you are worried about any symptoms. ...Read more

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Can u have a tubal pregnancy if your tubes are tied?

Can u have a tubal pregnancy if your tubes are tied?

Yes: Pregnancy after a tubal ligation is not common but it happens. If so, there is an increased risk of a tubal (ectopic) pregnancy, perhaps as high as a 50 percent chance. If someone suspects that she conceived following a tubal ligation, prompt evaluation is important. ...Read more

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Symptoms of tubal pregnancy?

Symptoms of tubal pregnancy?

Depends: Initially symptoms of pregnancy. Then pain in the lower abdomen, low grade, then increasing in intensity and confused with stomach virus, menstrural cramp, appendicitis or bowel cramp. The pain may get severe and then disappear. If it disapears, that is the point of greatest danger. The tube ruptures, the pain relieved but bleeding begins. Bleeding is usually present. Hemorrhage is ocurring. ...Read more

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Am I having a tubal pregnancy?

Am I having a tubal pregnancy?

Urgent attention: Any suspicion for a tubal pregnancy is a potential emergency given the risk of the tube rupturing and causing bleeding. If you're pregnant and have not confirmed a pregnancy in the uterus and are having bleeding and/or pain then you need to see a doctor now. ...Read more

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How is a tubal pregnancy determined?

Positive...: ...Pregnancy test, and no visible embryo in the uterus on ultrasound, is the situation in which ectopic (usually tubal) pregnancy is suspected. ...Read more

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What should I expect with a tubal pregnancy?

What should I expect with a tubal pregnancy?

Not viable pregnancy: Hello. An ectopic pregnancy occurs outside the uterus. Signs for an ectopic pregnancy can include pain or cramping in the lower abdomen, mild vaginal bleeding, pain with urination, pain with bowel movements or pain in the area of the ovary. These initial symptoms can present within the 5th to 8th week of the last normal menstrual period. With a later ectopic pregnancy, there can be heavy bleeding. ...Read more

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Could one have a 4.5 months tubal pregnancy?

Absolutely not: The tube would break somewhere around 6-10 weeks. There's no way a tube could accommodate a 4.5 month pregnancy. Tubes are about as fragile as tissue paper, and thus, cannot contain a fetus that big. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Are there any signs or symptoms of a tubal pregnancy?

Are there any signs or symptoms of a tubal pregnancy?

Yes: Most commonly, ectopics are diagnosed by ultrasound findings or lab abnormalities. The complaints of bleeding/spotting with pain/cramping are usually what brings women in for evaluation. Unfortunately, these symptoms are common in normal pregnancy. We use HCG levels and ultrasound to figure out if things are progressing as they should. Rarely, thanks to early care, a woman will have severe pain. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about pregnancy after tubal pregnancy?

Can you tell me about pregnancy after tubal pregnancy?

Need time to: Allow tube to heal before trying to conceive again. It does increase risk of having another ectopic pregnancy. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you have normal preg. Symptoms with a tubal pregnancy?

Tubal pregnancy: An ectopic pregnancy occurs outside the uterus. Signs for an ectopic pregnancy can include pain or cramping in the lower abdomen, mild vaginal bleeding, pain w urination, pain with bowel movements or pain in the area of the ovary. These initial symptoms can present within the 5th to 8th week of the last normal menstrual period. With a later ectopic pregnancy, there can be heavy bleeding & pain. ...Read more