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Had lap surgery last for ectopic pregnancy would my doc have able to tell then if I had endometriosis? Or would just be focus on tr pregnancy?

Had lap surgery last for ectopic pregnancy would my doc have able to tell then if I had endometriosis? Or would just be focus on tr pregnancy?

Could: If your ectopic was ruptured, the bleeding could have obscured any endometriosis. Otherwise, it would depend on whether or not the doctor looked at the entire pelvis which I'm sure would be done if you had a history of any symptoms. Ask to find out for sure. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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I have an ectopic pregnancy & had my left tube removed. My right tube has a blockage & I have endometriosis.What should I do if I plan to conceive later on?

I have an ectopic pregnancy & had my left tube removed. My right tube has a blockage & I have endometriosis.What should I do if I plan to conceive later on?

Fertility consult: i have many patients with this issue. there is still a possibility of getting pregnant with this story however the odds are against you. make sure your significant other has normal spern analysis. IUI and ivf are certainly good options for you, seek care with a fertility specialist in your area. good luck ...Read more

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Can having had endometriosis stage IV and only a partial tube and ovary lower my chances of pregnancy? Is ectopic more likely? Had surg 3 months ago

Can having had endometriosis stage IV and only a partial tube and ovary lower my chances of pregnancy? Is ectopic more likely? Had surg 3 months ago

Endometriosis: Endometriosis can affect your fertility. Some surgical options are available to remove the endometriosis and assess your uterus and fallopian tubes further. There are also many options available when, and if, you wish to conceive if you are having any difficulty (i.e. In Vitro Fertilization, Intrauterine Insemination). ...Read more

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Is ectopic pregnancy possible with a visible gest-sac? Had u/s at what i believed to b 7wks. U/s only showed 5.3wk empty sac. Dr said poss ectopic.

Not likely: Yes, it's possible but rare. The trick is if your doctor was certain he/she saw a gs or some other intrauterine fluid collection. With a sure gs, risk of also having ectopic is exceedingly low. ...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

Dr. Michael Traub
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Endometriosis (Definition)

An abnormal condition where some endometrial tissue, which is lining tissue of the uterus, is located outside the uterus. The displaced tissue, just like the tissue lining the uterus, bleeds during each menstrual cycle. Endometriosis can be very painful, and can result ...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