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Can a miscarriage cause an ectopic pregnancy?

Can a miscarriage cause an ectopic pregnancy?

No: Ectopic is a pregnancy outside of the normal place in the uterus. It is most commonly found in the fallopian tube but can also be found on an ovary , the cervix, in the abdomen or in the corner of the uterus. Ectopic s are treated with medication or surgery as the fetus cannot survive. Tubal ectopics may be associated with previous tubal damage from infection or endometriosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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If I have had a miscarriage from an ectopic pregnancy in the past, is there a possibility it could happen again?

Different things?: You are probably aware that miscarriage and ectopic are 2 different things, one doesn't cause the other (except in one really unusual case.) if you had either a miscarriage or an ectopic 'yes' you could have another; how likely or risky it is depends on specifics. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to know if I'm having a miscarriage or an ectopic pregnancy?

Can you tell me how to know if I'm having a miscarriage or an ectopic pregnancy?

Its complicated: Telling the difference between an ectopic pregnancy and a miscarriage in early pregnancy can be challenging, even for your Ob/Gyn. Pain on one side of your lower abdomen, associated with bleeding is worrisome for an ectopic. Sometimes its impossible to know without performing ultrasounds and HCG blood levels each week for several weeks. Best to let a doc with experience handle it. ...Read more

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Early miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy--which hurts more ?

Ectopic: Ectopic causes internal bleeding and rupture of tube , ovary where ever pregnancy is . Causes more pain though sometimes early miscarriage can also be painful. ...Read more

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Can an ectopic pregnancy miscarriage naturally at 7 weeks without tubal damage?

Can an ectopic pregnancy miscarriage naturally at 7 weeks without tubal damage?

Unlikely: While tubal spontaneous abortion is known to happen. .. it is extremely unlikely and that is reason that ectopic pregnancy needs treatment by a skilled ob.gyn TUBAL damage has already happened which lead to the ectopic in the beginning. This means there is high risk if another ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can a miscarriage lead to a future ectopic pregnancy by leaving scar tissue?

No: A miscarriage doesn't cause scar tissue. If you had a D&C there is a possibility of scar tissue but very unlikely. ...Read more

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I was in ER lastnight and today they took an ultrasound they said it could be ectopic pregnancy miscarriage or normal pregnancy there not surewhatdoid

I was in ER lastnight and today they took an ultrasound they said it could be ectopic pregnancy miscarriage or normal pregnancy there not surewhatdoid

Follow with Gynecolo: You need to consult your gynecologist asap to determine what is going on tubal pregnancy needs to be treated asap before the tube ruptures misscarriage needs to be followed up as well and if it is normal pregnancy you need pre natal care as well if ultrasound may not show tubal pregnancy and you may have to do transvaginal ultrasound.So consult your ob/gyn doctor. ...Read more

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When should I see doctor for possible ectopic pregnancy? I had a pain in lower abdomin and bleeding. I know could be miscarriage. How long do I wait?

When should I see doctor for possible ectopic pregnancy? I had a pain in lower abdomin and bleeding. I know could be miscarriage. How long do I wait?

Now: Bleeding during pregnancy may be common but it is not normal and should always be evaluated by your doctor. If you have had a positive pregnancy test and are having pain and bleeding then prompt evaluation is warranted to confirm a normal pregnancy located inside of the uterus. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more


Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is a "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only an elective interrupted ...Read more