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My friend wants to know is it ok to have anal sex during ectopic pregnancy treatment. Her levels are down to 2000 after 2nd dose of Methotrexate.
Most Unwise.: I dont know the specifics of how large her embryo is, but in general anything traumatic to the pelvis currently would be ill advised. If she can't have vaginal intercourse, I dont see why anal intercourse would be any differet. Methotrexate often also causes diarrhea as a side effect because it interferes with the normal gut lining and it's replacement. I'd suggest abstinence, or use of hands/toys ...Read more
Methotrexate: Methotrexate stops rapidly dividing cells by preventing utilization of folic acid. Is has been a known abortofascient drugas for years and will usually negate an ectopic pregancy. Woem who take mtx must wait 2 & 1/2 mo to rid their bodies of traces before retrying to get pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Extrasystoles: Frequent extra beats with an otherwise normal heart do not presage any evil in general. If the heart is structurally or functionally abnormal, the same statement doesn't necessarily hold. Without knowing the state of your heart, it isn't possible to tell you for sure whether you have a problem. ...Read more
Repost: With more detail so we can help better. What meds are you referring to? ...Read more
Very small: The failure rate of all methods of "tubal ligation" are very low, and some studies suggest that the falope rings have the lowest failure rate. It is hard to quote the exact chance of an ectopic pregnancy under these circumstances, but it is increased if you get pregnant. The answer is - extremely unusual / rare. To learn more from my personal page, please visit www.Obgynhelp.Com. ...Read more
Heart beat starts: In an odd place in the small chamber(s) of the heart instead of the node that is supposed to fire off the heart. This electrical trigger is above the level of the big chambers (the ventricles) so it is supra ventricular and it's not supposed to work that way so it's ectopic too.The n-n interval is a distance on the ekg that shows the length of 1 entire heart beat. Search 'heart rate variability'. ...Read more