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How long does it take women to get pregnant after an ectopic pregnancy with one fallopian tube?

How long does it take women to get pregnant after an ectopic pregnancy with one fallopian tube?

Depends but not long: Depending on how far along in the ectopic pregnancy you were, your ability to get pregnant again could happen even before your next period. Once you have a period you're back on the same monthly cycle as before and should assume you can get pregnant any time. A word of caution: Your risk for ectopic pregnancy goes up if you've had a previous ectopic or pelvic surgery - give yourself time to heal. ...Read more

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Dr. Janice Alexander
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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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Does it take longer to get pregnant after an ectopic pregnancy? I had my Fallopian tube removed. I am 32 and my husband is 38. Thanks

Does it take longer to get pregnant after an ectopic pregnancy? I had my Fallopian tube removed. I am 32 and my husband is 38. Thanks

Other tube: Having one ectopic does increase your risk of another ectopic. Your baseline fertility is not affected. The functional status of the remaining tube can be assessed by your doctor if you are having trouble getting pregnant. ...Read more

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Because of ectopic pregnancy 1 of my fallopian tube removed and am trying to conceive and taking 5 mg folic acid suppliment daily is it overdose?

Because of ectopic pregnancy  1 of my fallopian tube removed and am trying to conceive and taking 5 mg folic acid suppliment daily is it overdose?

It is excessive: For the prevention of neural tube (and maybe other birth) defects, 400 micrograms of Folic Acid is recommended. For individuals with a history of having an affected child, we often recommend 4milligrams (10x the usual dose.) the dose you are taking is more than recommended, but will likely not be harmful, since it is water soluble and the excess will likely be excreted. ...Read more

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I had my Fallopian tubes removed due to ectopic pregnancies is there any treatments for me to have babies?

I had my Fallopian tubes removed due to ectopic pregnancies is there any treatments for me to have babies?

Bypass tubes: The cost may still be an issue but a fertility center can harvest some of your eggs and fertilize them with dads sperm. The resulting combo can be placed in your womb at the appropriate time after your body has been prepared to receive the embryos. ...Read more

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Is it possible to still get pregnant if ur right fallopian tubes is clipped and the left tube is scared due from two ectopic pregnancy ?

Is it possible to still get pregnant if ur right fallopian tubes is clipped and the left tube is scared due from two ectopic pregnancy ?

Never say never: when it comes to pregnancy. It is still possible for tubal ligation to fail. And who knows if the left fallopian tube is completely occluded. ...Read more

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I had one of my fallopian tubes removed due to ectopic pregnancy can I still conceive? I heard one tube will swing is this true?

I had one of my fallopian tubes removed due to ectopic pregnancy can I still conceive? I heard one tube will swing is this true?

Yes: If you have one normal tube your fertility rate will be equal to having two tubes. But you clearly had one abnormal fallopian tube, causing your tubal pregnancy, so there is a chance your remaining tube is abnormal as well. Notwithstanding, ivf can always get you a baby if you cannot achieve spontaneous pregnancy. ...Read more

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I got an ultrasound to rule out a ectopic pregnancy but Fallopian tubes don't even show up on ultrasounds so what's the point of an ultrasound?

See embryo position: Over 90% of ectopic pregnancy occurs in Fallopian tube. If pregnancy is in uterus , less than 1 in 10000 chance it is also in tube. So ultrasound done to confirm pregnancy in the right place. ...Read more

Fallopian Tube (Definition)

Aka oviduct, uterine tube, or salpinx. It is basically a small tube connecting between the ovary and the uterus. This tube carries the eggs from the ovary area to the unterus. This is the tube that is cut/tied-up/or burned in women having the tuboligation procedure for permanent birth control purpose. Have ...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