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If the ovaries remain, can an ectopic pregnancy still occur after a partial hysterectomy ?

If the ovaries remain, can an ectopic pregnancy still occur after a partial hysterectomy ?

No: In theory, the answer is a very, very rare yes. There are case reports of it happening. In reality, the answer is no. Realize the hundreds of thousands of hysts done but only a couple case reports of ectopic pregnancy after. If worried, take a preg test. If neg, you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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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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Possible for pregnancy after partial hysterectomy?

Possible for pregnancy after partial hysterectomy?

Possible, rare.: Women post supra cervical hysterectmy can get pregnant rarely and all those pregnancies would be ectopic and threaten the maternal life. See your gynecologist for evaluation if you think this is happening to you! ...Read more

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I know this might be a weird question but i had a partial hysterectomy done and am now having serious pregnancy symptoms what could this be?

I know this might be a weird question but i had a partial hysterectomy done and am now having serious pregnancy symptoms what could this be?

Ovaries: Ovaries are the sources of hormones of pregnancy and menstrual cycle. When a uterus is removed, many of the symptoms of a period are gone, but not all. The ovaries are still going to cause bloating, tender breasts and even a phantom cramping sensation. Pregnancy can never be ruled out so if you are worried take a test. Likely neg. ...Read more

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Had a partial hysterectomy done in 2008. My urine test friday showed positive for pregnancy but the blood test was negative. What could it be?

Had a partial hysterectomy done in 2008. My urine test friday showed positive for pregnancy  but the blood test was negative.  What could it be?

Possible tumor: There are several things that can cause an elevation in hcg, the most common test used to document pregnancy. However, this is also elevated in some tumors. I am sure your ob/gyn will be obtaining additional studies and do addition imaging evaluation to find out why. ...Read more

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I had an ectopic pregnancy in May of this year. Partial left tube removal. Now I'm having 2 cycles a months and they are abnormally heavy. Help????

I had an ectopic pregnancy in May of this year. Partial left tube removal. Now I'm having 2 cycles a months and they are abnormally heavy. Help????

See a GYN MD: The frequency of the bleeding lends itself to the rapid development of anemia, regardless of the cause. You need to see a GYN MD as there are several post ectopic causes for too frequent bleeding. ...Read more

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I had my left tube and ovary removed do to a tumor, my right tube is partial due to ectopic pregnancy, will I be able to conceive again? If so how?

I had my left tube and ovary removed do to a tumor, my right tube is partial due to ectopic pregnancy, will I be able to conceive again? If so how?

Certainly with work: done on both Fallopian tubes, common sense says you will have a hard time conceiving due to the ovum's potentially difficult path into the uterus to be fertilized in the tube. It all depends on how "open" or functional your right tube is. Afterall, you really only need 1 tube open to make it work. If the pathway is scarred up, then in vitro fertilization maybe your best bet. ...Read more

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Can an ectopic pregnancy rupture lead to a hysterectomy?

Can an ectopic pregnancy rupture lead to a hysterectomy?

Yes: An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy located outside the uterine cavity. If it's located in the cervix or in a portion of the fallopian tube close to the uterus, this can lead to excessive bleeding that can only be resolved with a hysterectomy. Although this is a rare event, it is still possible. ...Read more

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I had a hysterectomy in 1983 due to a ruptured ectopic pregnancy. It pretty much ended my sex life. Is there any treatment which might help with this?

Sorry Why 30 yr wait: Sorry , why you waited this long , you should have seen & discussed with a specialist who deals with this type of problem, due to numerous causes it is not too late please consult you gyn doctor will treat or refer to a specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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How hard is it to get pregnant after a ectopic pregnancy?

Ectopic pregnancy: The subsequent delivery rate is about 55% The recurrent ectopic rate is about 15% (so about 20% of pregnancies are ectopics) The infertility rate is about 30% ...Read more

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What can you say about ectopic pregnancy recurrence risk?

What can you say about ectopic pregnancy recurrence risk?

Yes 10% chance: Ectpic pregnency occurs due to implantation of fertilized ovaum blastocyte get implanted in the oavtian tube due to previous infections in the tube. There is 10% chance of recurrence if tube is removed, ( salpingectomy) if tube is spared by salpingostomy 15% chance of ectopic pregnance. ...Read more

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Does eer evaluate sign and symptoms of ectopic pregnancy?

Does eer evaluate sign and symptoms of ectopic pregnancy?

Many possible: Er does evaluate for ectopic, but if you have a obg seeing him/her is a much better plan. 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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I want to know whether the pregnancy I have is a normal one or a ectopic pregnancy?

More information: You need to give information to help you. From what you say cannot tell anything. Give a good history and your symptoms ...Read more

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I wanted to know the possible causes of an ectopic pregnancy.And how it can be avoided?

Tube abnormal: The sperm and egg meet in the tube instead of implanting in the uterus adhesions, prior disease in the tube ( gonorrhea) used to be one of the common ones) avoid any pregnancy but that is not a great option! ...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

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Can an ectopic pregnancy look like appendicitis?

Yes: Pain is often a hallmark finding in each case. Appendicitis often presents as a sharp pain in the right lower quadrant of the adbomen ("mcburney's point"). An ectopic pregnancy can lead to a sharp pain in the same area. There are many diagnostic tools your physician may use to differentiate between the two conditions. It is recommended that you seek help immediately when you have this pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Benjamin Schwartz
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Partial Hysterectomy (Definition)

Removes mostly the body, leaving the cervix behind. It means the birth canal, and organ of receptive intercourse is not bothered. Problem is tha it can develop cancer ...Read more


Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more