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What is the survival rate of a ectopic pregnancy? Can it be carried full term? I had tubaligation 5months ago and test result is positive.

What is the survival rate of a ectopic pregnancy? Can it be carried full term? I had tubaligation 5months ago and test result is positive.

Dangerous: An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy implanting in a place other than the intrauterine cavity. Most are in the fallopian tube. Other site include ovary, uterine cornua, cervix, etc. If untreated , they most likely will rupture causing internal hemorrhage which is life threatening. There have been cases of ectopics implanting in the abdomen and developing. These are rare and very dangerous. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Can I have an ectopic pregnancy if my pregnancy test is negative?

No: The urine tests for pregnancies are extremely sensitive, and detect a pregnancy within 3-4 days. That being said, there is an exception to everything in medicine, so if in doubt, repeat the test in 3 days to be sure. ...Read more

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Will there be -ve result in pregnancy test if there is ectopic pregnancy?

Will there be -ve result in pregnancy test if there is ectopic pregnancy?

Not usually: If you have an ectopic pregnancy, you are pregnant. The only difference is that your pregnancy is not located in the uterus. Your pregnancy test will almost always be positive since an ectopic pregnancy will still produce the pregnancy hormone, beta hcg, despite its abnormal location. ...Read more

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If I have an ectopic pregnancy would the pregnancy test show up as positive or negative?

If I have an ectopic pregnancy would the pregnancy test show up as positive or negative?

Sometimes both: It can be negative if there is not enough HCG present in an over the counter pregnancy test to measure, or it can be positive early on via a blood pregnancy test or later with the over the counter test. ...Read more

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I have symptoms of ectopic pregnancy would the pregnancy test come up positive or negative?

I have symptoms of ectopic pregnancy would the pregnancy test come up positive or negative?

Get tested: If you were to have an ectopic pregnancy then your pregnancy test should be positive. A carefully performed home pregnancy test should be OK. If it is positive and you are concerned, especially if you are having pelvic pain, then you should seek medical help right away. If your pregnancy test were negative then is is very unlikely that you have an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy? I am very concerned. 10days late and tests are negative and now discomfort in shoulders.

Pain in pelvis: The typical signs of an ectopic pregnancy include: 1. Late period 2. Positive pregnancy test 3. Periodic vaginal bleeding / spotting 4. Pelvic pain on one side or the other if you are 10 days late, and your pregnancy test is negative, then an ectopic is extremely unlikely. Go in to your doctor for a confirmatory blood test. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to be having an ectopic pregnancy with -1.2 serum test results? Dr has ruled everything out, test results, all is "normal."

Is it possible for me to be having an ectopic pregnancy with -1.2 serum test results? Dr has ruled everything out, test results, all is "normal."

Not likely: If what you described is serum HCG level of 1.2, that is not compatible with pregnancy. You apparently have had transvaginal ultrsound and that should have picked up a mass if you had ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a ectopic pregnancy and a negative hospital pregnancy test?

Is it possible to have a ectopic pregnancy and a negative hospital pregnancy test?

Not really: A urine pregnancy test is not as accurate as blood test for bhcg especially early on. Assuming that there is no error in the lab, an ectopic pregnancy would cause the bhcg to be positive. ...Read more

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Can we get a negative pregnancy test in ectopic pregnancy?

Can we get a negative pregnancy test in ectopic pregnancy?

Not normaly: The tests are usually positive as if the baby had implanted in the uterus. Pain, and sometimes bleeding are the signs of an ectopic, or tubal, pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have tested thrice for pregnancy test it has come negative also went for blood beta hcg test which is less than 2 any chance of ectopic pregnancy?

I have tested thrice for pregnancy test it has come negative also went for blood beta hcg test which is less than 2 any chance of ectopic pregnancy?

No: If you are PG you are PG somewhere, hopeful intrauterine. The embryo and the placenta create the chemicals that are tested for so if the hug is + you are PG. If not, you most probable are not. If you have an ectopic signs of pregnancy will begin and the abnormal implantation will soon be observed. Keep trying if you wish. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could i be pregnant? Ectopic pregnancy 3 months ago -surgery left tube removed. Now 3 days late but neg test. Lite amount of brown discharge today

Prob not BUT: In your case u need to do a quantitative bhcg because if it is + , u need a Progesterone level and close monitoring to make sure u do not get another ectopic after one ectopic 10% chance of another one, 90% chance of no ectopic. ...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 you get 3 Neg.HTP and Neg. Hospita test with an ectopic pregnancy even if you've been missing your period for 2 months? Or not pregnant/detected?

Negative: AN ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy, it makes hCG. You can never have an ectopic with a negative test: no mystery, you are simply not pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Ectopic Pregnancy (Definition)

An abnormal condition in which the pregnancy occurs ...Read more