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Doctor insights on: Ectopic Kidney And Pregnancy

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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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Im 20 years old . i have a ectopic kidney n never had my period before . is the kidney position stopping menstrul from coming ?

Im 20 years old . i have a ectopic kidney n never had my period before .  is the kidney position stopping  menstrul from coming ?

Go see your doctor: Given that you have abnormal anatomy of your kidneys you may have abnormal development of you uterus or vagina as well, since these develop out of some of the same tissues. You may also have an underlying genetic or hormonal condition that is preventing you from menstruating. ...Read more

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How to tell the difference if it's kidney pain or ectopic pregnancy?

How to tell the difference if it's kidney pain or ectopic pregnancy?

Pregnancy test: Your hpt is positive with ectopic, if its negative you don't have ectopic. If its positive you need to see a live doctor for an answer. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can kidney/uti symptoms differ from ectopic pregnancy?

How can kidney/uti symptoms differ from ectopic pregnancy?

Very different: An ectopic pregnancy typically presents itself in the first trimester with first trimester vaginal bleeding and abdominal pain, usually in the pelvic area. UTI pain is often manifested as burning upon urination, suprapubic discomfort, urinary frequency and urgency, and pyelonephritis can cause accompanying fever, flank pain, nausea/vomiting, and costovertebral angle tenderness. ...Read more

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How do kidney/uti symptoms differ those of ectopic pregnancy?

Not as severe: Usually an ectopic pregnancy presents with much more severe pain and in a more acute presentation compared to a uti. It also is associated with bleeding and pain located on one side. ...Read more

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How do kidney/uti symptoms differ from those of ectopic pregnancy?

Yes: Renal colic is like a progressively severe toothache in the flank and back with nausea and vomitung. The pt can not find acomfortable psoition and moves around. Ectopic pregnancy is an acute pelvic pain- blook irritates the pelvic lining and moving around makes it worse. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back and abdomen. About 4 weeks pregnant. No sign of pregnancy in uterus. Er doctor thinks possible ectopic? Could I just be to early?

Pain in lower back and abdomen. About 4 weeks pregnant. No sign of pregnancy in uterus. Er doctor thinks possible ectopic? Could I just be to early?

Yes to both: It might be ectopic, or it might be early, at this point you can't be sure. See your OB asap for further evaluation and advice; ectopic pregnancies can be very dangerous. ...Read more

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Ectopic surgery 4 months missed period by 5 days lower abdomen pain, lower back and legs pain pregnncy test negative?

Ectopic surgery 4 months missed period by 5 days lower abdomen pain, lower back and legs pain pregnncy test negative?

Confirm: Most likely you are starting a period and it is simply coming at a later time. However, given your history, it is important to confirm that you are not pregnant. You may consider getting a serum pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Hi how differentiate between kidney stone pain or a suspected pregnancy that might be ecotopic? Since i have negative home test

Hi how differentiate between kidney stone pain or a suspected pregnancy that might be ecotopic? Since i have negative home test

Kidney stone: The kidney stone pain is colic pain intermittent and radiates from the midback and flank to the perineum, most of the time associated with frequency, urgency and blood in the urine. Ectopic pain mostly of pelvic pain, if pregnancy test is negative it is unlikely to be ectopic, there will be associated menstrual histories might help. Severe form of pain would be difficult to differentiate. ...Read more

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Ectopic pregnancy danger?

Ectopic pregnancy danger?

Extremely dangerous: Pelvic/abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding in a pregnant woman are most common symptoms. These are rarely present 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 helps treat ectopic pregnancy?

Surgery and meds: Depending on the size and age of the ectopic, sometimes medications can be given that will cause it to reabsorb into a woman's body and surgery will not be needed. If it is too large, or if it has ruptured, surgery will be necessary to remove the pregnancy and stop any bleeding. ...Read more

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How is an ectopic pregnancy detected?

Need a pelvic exam: At a minimum, if there is any suspicion of ectopic pregnancy, you need a pelvic exam, as well as a pregnancy test, to make the diagnosis. Usually, an ultrasound is done as well to confirm the diagnosis and find the exact location and size of the ectopic. ...Read more

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How does an ectopic pregnancy happen?

Stuck in the tube: Conception normally occurs in the fallopian tube and the embryo travels down the tube and into the uterus where it implants. If the embryo gets stuck and implants in the tube an ectopic pregnancy will occur. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of ectopic pregnancy?

What are symptoms of ectopic 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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How to know if I have ectopic pregnancy?

Ultrasound is best: Ectopic pregnancy is the presence of a fertilized embryo implanting outside the normal confines of the uterus, most commonly within the fallopian tube. This can cause pain as the baby grows, since the fallopian tube is not pliable like the uterus. If you have a positive pregnancy test, appropriate followup with an ob/gyn is needed. Ultrasound can determine if the pregnancy is intrauterine. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ectopic pregnancy?

What are the symptoms of ectopic pregnancy?

Pain and shock.: Classically women are late for their period and begin to have pelvic pain and sometimes abnormal vaginal bleeding. Sometimes other symptoms are present. It is not always an easy diagnosis to make. A visit to your doctor is urgently required. ...Read more

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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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What causes an ectopic pregnancy to develop?

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

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more