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Doctor insights on: Ectopic Pregnancy After Abortion

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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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Would you bleed after taking the abortion pill if they thought you might have a ectopic pregnancy and if you did bleed does that mean it worked?

Would you bleed after taking the abortion pill if they thought you might have a ectopic pregnancy and if you did bleed does that mean it worked?

Any pattern possible: If the abortion pill works you will get bleeding but the bleeding does not necessarily mean it was successful and does not eliminate the possibility of an ectopic. This is why follow up is important to confirm that all is back to normal. ...Read more

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If you have had an abortion and ectopic pregnancy in the last 48 months. What are the chances of being able to hold a pregnancy full term?

If you have had an abortion and ectopic pregnancy in the last 48 months. What are the chances of being able to hold a pregnancy full term?

Ask your doc: Who took care of u cause your doc knows what your tubes or tube is like, and if everything else is normal obviously your risk of having a normal preg is lower because of your history, but u shoudld have an evaluation with blood work, cultures hysteroscopy to check the uterus and hsg to check the tubes before u try again. ...Read more

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Will the doctor rule out ectopic pregnancy before performing an abortion?

Will the doctor rule out ectopic pregnancy before performing an abortion?

Ought to!: The gynecologist planning a pregnany termination procedure should have already considered and excluded an ectopic or heterotopic pregnancy! sometimes, the first clue is the pathology from the uterine evacuation revealing no trophoblast - that is essentially a diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy and its site has to be determined asap. ...Read more

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Would doctors be able to detect ectopic pregnancy when doing surgical abortion for normal pregnancy?

Please Clarify: No. But, why? A person cannot be pregnant twice at the same time. Ectopic pregnancy happens outside of the uterus, thus it would not be diagnosed during a surgical procedure in the uterus. ...Read more

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Are ectopic pregnancies the only situation in which an abortion is medically needed?

No: There are abnormal pregnancies that can develop in the uterus (anembryonic or molar pregnancies where a baby doesn't form) can both require surgical treatment with dilation and curettage (the 'abortion' procedure). An ectopic pregnancy isn't treated with that specific procedure, but i understand what you are asking. ...Read more

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I just had a med. Abortion due to an ectopic pregnancy. I'm wondering if my symptoms (cramping & abdominal bloating) are norm i'd like to have children again. And am worried that there is something wrong. I experienced heavy bleeding after inserting the t

I just had a med. Abortion due to an ectopic pregnancy. I'm wondering if my symptoms (cramping & abdominal bloating) are norm i'd like to have children again. And am worried that there is something wrong. I experienced heavy bleeding after inserting the t

The : The symtpoms you are experiencing (bleeding and cramping) are very common side effects following medical abortion. The cramping can last up to 4 days, while vaginal belleding can persist for up to 3 weeks. Drinking plenty of water is helpful. If you exerience severe abdominal pain that is unbearable or large amounts of vaginal bleeding, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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What can be cause of Ectopic pregnancy?

What can be cause of Ectopic pregnancy?

Ectopic Pregnancy: There are many possible causes of ectopic pregnancy. Any previous tubal surgery, previous history of ectopic pregnancy, history of pelvic inflammatory disease, smoking. Many occur in patients that have no risk factors at all. ...Read more

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What medications treat ectopic pregnancy?

Methotrexate: Methotrexate is used to treat an ectopic pregnancy. It is a chemotherapy drug which attacks rapidly dividing cells, like those in a pregnancy (or a cancer). ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Abortion (Definition)

In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of ...Read more


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Ectopic Pregnancy (Definition)

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