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Doctor insights on: Ectopic Pregnancy In Abdominal Cavity

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Dr. Olav Jaren
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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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Uterine ectopic pregnancy is where it is in the uterus but not the uterine cavity. Why isn't it viable? Just a little more surgery at birth is needed.

Uterine ectopic pregnancy is where it is in the uterus but not the uterine cavity. Why isn't it viable? Just a little more surgery at birth is needed.

Very serious: Uterine ectopic pregnancies are very serious ; potentially dangerous. They can occur in the area where the fallopian tube originates and can rupture thru the uterus causing so much damage that a hysterectomy is necessary. Can try methotrexate. Be very careful. ...Read more

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Which of these types of ectopic pregnancy: tubal, ovarian, abdominal, uterine(outside uterine cavity but still in uterus) is most viable for birth?

Which of these types of ectopic pregnancy: tubal, ovarian, abdominal, uterine(outside uterine cavity but still in uterus) is most viable for birth?

None: They are all lethal to baby and mother. There are extremely rare cases of an abdominal pregnancy being viable, but these did not start out as ectopics but 'fell' out of a ruptured uterus. Ectopic is not viable, end of story. ...Read more

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3 months pregnant bump on right side of lower abdomen could it be an ectopic pregnancy?

3 months pregnant bump on right side of lower abdomen could it be an ectopic pregnancy?

Ultrasound: I am assuming you are actually pregnant and not just noticing a bump - ultrasound is the only accurate way to identify an ectopic, if you are at risk for ectopic you need to be evaluated soon. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my lower right side of abdomen and im pregnant is it an ectopic pregnancy?

I have a lump on my lower right side of abdomen and im pregnant is it an ectopic pregnancy?

Need further eval: If you are pregnant and have any new medical finding you should disuss with your doctor. Usually an ectopic will not be visible on the outside. It is usually found deep inside and can only be seen with an ultrasound. Signs of ectopic includes pain in pelvic/abdominal area, vaginal bleeding weaness, dizziness and feeling like you are going to pass out. It would be best to schedule appointment. ...Read more

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Today i woke up in excruciating pain in my lower left abdomen. Everything i did i was in pain. I'm afraid it might be an ectopic pregnancy. Any help?

Today i woke up in excruciating pain in my lower left abdomen. Everything i did i was in pain. I'm afraid it might be an ectopic pregnancy. Any help?

Get evaluated: With such pain, persistence and the possibility of pregnancy, you should get evaluated. Call your doc and ask where to go. Okay to check in at local er if you don't have a doc. An ectopic pregnancy is an emergency. ...Read more

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Severe lower right abdominal pains! what is test for ectopic pregnancy?

Ultrasound: With those symptoms and a positive pregnancy test, an ultrasound exam would be appropriate and may need to be repeated over time for a definitive diagnosis. You may also need blood drawn for labwork during that time. ...Read more

Abdominal Cavity (Definition)

This is the part of the body known as the abdomen and would include parts of the pelvis. It contains the most of the gastrointestinal and genitourinary organs. It is separated from the chest or "thoracic ...Read more


Cavity (Definition)

Basically a cavity is a hole, or defect in the tooth structure. It is created by the demineralization and breakdown of tooth structure from the acid attack of ...Read more