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Ectopic Kidney And Pregnancy
My wife is 29 years she had colon problem and when we made ultrasound investigation she knew she had ectopic left kidney will it affect pregnancy?
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
I have ectopic kidney, want to know if i stay pregnant will it be dangerous because of the kidney? Kidney is next to left ovary.
No: Just means its in an unusual location but should have no effect. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
Ectopic surgery 4 months missed period by 5 days lower abdomen pain, lower back and legs pain pregnncy test negative?
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
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
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
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
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