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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

Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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What medications treat ectopic pregnancy?

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

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Are the symptoms of ectopic pregnancy bad?

Pain, bleeding: An ectopic (tubal) pregnancy is a pregnancy that implants outside its normal location in the uterus. There are certain symptoms that could signal an ectopic pregnancy, such as abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding. If you think you might have an ectopic pregnancy, seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more

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Please tell me symptoms of ectopic pregnancy?

Pain and bleeding: The most common symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy are lower abdominal pain and bleeding in early pregnancy. If you are having these symptoms see your doctor right away. Ultrasound and blood tests can help make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in ectopic pregnancy?

PAIN and bleeeding: Or just pain with no bleeding, if u even think that is a possibility u need to see your obgyn asap or go to the er for evaluation. ...Read more

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How many weeks ectopic pregnancy can be carried?

8 wks: 1st -gyns start counting weeks of preg based on the 1st day of your last period (I know that's actually 2 wks before you ovulate & conceive, but that's the convention). Generally, an ectopic will rupture @ the 8th week +/- a week. Rarely, people might go to 12 wks, its almost impossible to go to viability (@24 + weeks). ...Read more

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How do you know if you have an ectopic pregnancy?

How do you know if you have an ectopic pregnancy?

You don't - see MD!: No woman can know if she has an ectopic pregnancy by history or symptoms. Even the physician cannot know if an early pregnancy is ectopic by history and physical examination alone. One has to rely on high-quality transvaginal ultrasound and serum beta HCG levels to clinch this potentially life-threatening diagnosis. ...Read more

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Where would I have pain during ectopic pregnancy?

Where would I have pain during ectopic pregnancy?

Pelvic area: An ectopic pregnancy will usually cause pain in the pelvis and usually on either the left or right side, although sometimes in the middle. However, it depends on your anatomy, so if you are having abdominal pain and abnormal vaginal bleeding, be seen as an ectopic pregnancy is a serious problem. ...Read more

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What is an ectopic pregnancy and are they serious?

Yes: Although I am not a gynecologist the question hasn't been answered so I thought I would help. Yes, ectopics are very dangerous and if you have one you need to be evaluated by an ob/gyn as soon as possible. A ruptured ectopic can be fatal. ...Read more

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How can I know if I am having an ectopic pregnancy?

Ultrasound: The diagnosis of an ectopic pregnancy may not be straight-forward and may take multiple blood pregnancy tests and ultrasounds done over several days. ...Read more

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How quickly should an ectopic pregnancy be resolved?

Immediately: Ectopic pregnancy can be life threatening. It needs to be evaluated and treated immediately. ...Read more

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What makes an ectopic pregnancy more likely to happen?

Scarring of the tube: Prior std's, prior ectopic pregnancies, any history of bad ovarian cystic disease or a family history can all make ectopic pregnancies more likely. ...Read more

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Is ectopic pregnancy pain constant or once in a while?

Is ectopic pregnancy pain constant or once in a while?

Either: It is normal to feel cramping as if you may start your period during early pregnancy. Pain from an ectopic pregnancy is usually one side or the other and can be constant or come and go. The pain will usually worsen over time. Their are other causes of pelvic pain during pregnancy but any pain that is persistent or getting worse needs to be evaluated to be sure that it is not an ectopic preg. ...Read more

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Could you ever have an ectopic pregnancy without knowing?

Certainly: Ectopic pregnancy goes unnoticed in the initial stages of the first trimester. The fetus has no place to grow if it is lodged in the fellopian tube instead of uterus. Unless an ultrasound is done in early pregnancy it may go undiagnosed until it ruptures. ...Read more

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Is there a test to see if I'm having an ectopic pregnancy?

Is there a test to see if I'm having an ectopic pregnancy?

Ultrasound: First you need a urine or blood test to confirm you are pregnant. If you are pregnant and having pain in your pelvis, then an ultrasound will show whether the pregnancy is inside the uterus (where it should be), or in or near the ovary (where it shouldn't be). Ectopic pregnancies can be serious, so if you're having strong pelvic pain, see your ob/gyn right away! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Ectopic pregnancy?

External: Any pregnancy that is not contained in the body of the uterus is considered an ectopic pregnancy. The most common location is the tubes, but it can occur in the ovaries or the abdominal cavity ...Read more

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Is it possible to have an ectopic pregnancy and not know it?

Certainly: In time it could become an emergency. If you're at risk and are pregnant see you ob. ...Read more

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How do someone know that her pregnancy is Ectopic pregnancy?

Why do you ask?: I'm assuming you have either had an ectopic before or you have pain and maybe some bleeding and were on the internet searching. If you are concerned about this see your gyno ASAP! This is not something to wait around for, as these can be life threatening. Keep in mind that many things can cause abdominal discomfort but you will need your gyno's help to figure out which one is causing your pain. ...Read more

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What is the probability of having another ectopic pregnancy?

What is the probability of having another ectopic pregnancy?

High to low?: May be anywhere depending on specifics: what are some details of your last ectopic? ...Read more

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What is ectopic pregnancy? I want to know its symptoms too..

Ectopic: Pregnancy means outside the uterus; most are tubal can be elsewhere too. Ectopics do not result in live births and are life threatening (i.e. Extremely dangerous.) symptoms include vaginal bleeding and pelvic pain but are unreliable for diagnosis. If your pregnancy test is + your doctor can help you sort it out, if your pregnancy test is negative you don't have an ectopic. ...Read more

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Do you think it is possible at 13weeks to have an ectopic pregnancy?

Do you think it is possible at 13weeks to have an ectopic pregnancy?

Yes it is possible: If you suspect it is emergency needs immediate attention to be seen by your physician. Presence or absence will done by your physician by sonogram (after pregnancy test). ...Read more

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Is ther any possible way to know that u hae an ectopic pregnancy on your own?

Ectopic: Ectopic pregnancies are emergency situations and must be treated when identified. The only was to confirm this is by a combination of presentation (pain, bleeding, etc) laboratory studies (beta HCG levels) and by ultrasound examination to confirm the presence of a gestation in the uterus or outside. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ectopic pregnancy and what are the complications of ectopic pregnancy?

What are the symptoms of ectopic pregnancy and what are the complications of ectopic pregnancy?

Vague, serious.: Ectopic pregnancy is one of the exceptions in medicine in that history and physical examination cannot help in its diagnosis significantly. This potentially life-threatening early pregnancy complication can only be diagnosed with serial beta HCG and transvaginal ultrasound examinations. ...Read more

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How do you prevent ectopic pregnancy?

Ectopic prego: The only sure way to prevent ectopic pregnancy is to prevent pregnancy from occuring in the first place. ...Read more

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Do u lose leukorrhea in ectopic pregnancy?

Do u lose leukorrhea in ectopic pregnancy?

Vaginal discharge?: In the setting of an ectopic pregnancy, patients will present with:

1. A missed period
2. Daily spotting
3. Pain on the right or left
4. A history of prior std or ectopic

many women present with no risk factors, so this should always be suspected in the setting of any of the symptoms above. ...Read more

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Getting pregnant after a ectopic pregnancy?

Possible: If given enough time after having an ectopic pregnancy and assuming that there has been no structural damage to the tubules, then there certainly is a normal chance to become pregnant again. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Ectopic Pregnancy (Definition)

An abnormal condition in which the pregnancy occurs ...Read more