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How can you tell the difference between normal pregnancy symptoms and ectopic pregnancies/miscarriage? cramping is normal in all these how do you know

How can you tell the difference between normal pregnancy symptoms and ectopic pregnancies/miscarriage? cramping is normal in all these how do you know

Ectopic Pregnancy: Ectopic pregnancy may be suspected if a woman has abdominal pain with peritoneal (surgical) signs indicating a surgical consultation is immediately needed, especially if she is hemodynamically unstable. If a woman has milder pain, +HCG >1500, transvaginal ultrasound is very useful but not 100%. If fetal heart tones seen and gestational sac seen with +HCG can rule out, if not seen serial HCGs/ D&C. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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How do ectopic pregnancy cramps feel? Do it feel like really bad cycle cramps?

How do ectopic pregnancy cramps feel? Do it feel like really bad cycle cramps?

?pregnant: Do a pregnancy test from the pharmacy.. If positive go and get checked by your gyn doctor now. ...Read more

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Tubes cauterized 11yrs ago, always been reg except when prego, 13days late with bad cramps, neg test last wk...What r chances on ectopic pregnancy?

Tubes cauterized 11yrs ago, always been reg except when prego, 13days late with bad cramps, neg test last wk...What r chances on ectopic pregnancy?

Possible: If you are concerned, you should see if your doctor can perform a blood pregnancy test. It will pick up the lower pregnancy hormone values sometimes associated with early ectopics. ...Read more

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Can there be a chance if an ectopic pregnancy?Lmp was 5/28, had u/s on 7/16 and only showed an empty g-sac. No bleeding/no cramps. Sac meas at 5.3 wk

Can there be a chance if an ectopic pregnancy?Lmp was 5/28, had u/s on 7/16 and only showed an empty g-sac. No bleeding/no cramps. Sac meas at 5.3 wk

Low chance: If a gestation sac was seen in the uterus on your sonogram, then it is likely not an ectopic pregnancy. Ultrasound is never 100% so i suggest a repeat sonogram be done to confirm a heart beat at a later date. However, if no bleeding or cramping with a gestational sac in the uterus, you are likely on the right track. ...Read more

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Dose abdominal cramping always mean an ectopic pregnancy?

Dose abdominal cramping always mean an ectopic pregnancy?

Sometimes: If you have missed a period without contraception, it is imperative to run a pregnancy test because cramping under those circumstances could mean an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is there always bleeding associated with an ectopic pregnancy or can cramps, back, shoulder pain be the only indicators?

Is there always bleeding associated with an ectopic pregnancy or can cramps, back, shoulder pain be the only indicators?

Yes: Not all ectopic pregnancy will have vaginal bleeding. Depends on the size of gestational sac many ectopic pregnancy may only have pelvid pain or cramping. Check hCG and progesterone level, and pelvic ultrasound will help you diagnose the early ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Do i must have an ovary ultrasound juz to know if the coz of my spotting and cramps are not related to ectopic pregnancy "since" pregnant test is (-) ?

Not necessarily: If you had a negative hpt (urine) it is still possible that you could have an ectopic pregnancy. If you had a negative blood pregnancy test, that is more reassuring, as the vast majority of ectopic pregnancies do result in a positive blood test. Nevertheless, if your doctor has any reason for concern, the blood test is not 100%, so don't hesitate to get the us. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Ectopic Pregnancy (Definition)

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