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Ectopic pregnancy.Got 2 shots of methotrexate & right tube was removed. How much to wait before trying for baby & how to have healthy left tube?

Ectopic pregnancy.Got 2 shots of methotrexate & right tube was removed. How much to wait before trying for baby & how to have healthy left tube?

After ectopic: After tubal removal for ectopic pregnancy, i suggest waiting until ;#40;1;#41; a negative b-hcg ;#40;2;#41; you have a completely normal period before trying. You may want to discuss with your provider reasons why you may have had an ectopic pregnancy in the first place. History of stds, smoking, multiple sexual partners, infertility. When ready to try again, take folic acid. Mtx effect should be complete. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle
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Confirmed ectopic pregnancy given a methatrexane shot yesterday now bleeding bright red blood when going to toilet what does this mean?

Confirmed ectopic pregnancy given a methatrexane shot yesterday now bleeding bright red blood when going to toilet what does this mean?

Call your MD: The bleeding may be the start of the ectopic pregnancy detachment or it could be coming from the ectopic pregnancy breaking through the tubal mucosa. you didn't say how far along your pregnancy is. Nevertheless, your treating MD needs to be informed of the bleeding to decide which scenario is the accurate state. ...Read more

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What to expect after methotrexate shot for ectopic pregnancy?

What to expect after methotrexate shot for ectopic pregnancy?

YOU NEED TO CALL: Your gyn who prescribed that because it is the standard of care for your gyn to tell you what to expect and warning signs to look for and when to call if a problem so please call your gyn now so your gyn who knows you and your situation can go over all of this with you and when u should get the next bhcg drawn to make sure it is going down. ...Read more

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Can i board a 2 hr flight 5 days after methotrexate shot for possible ectopic pregnancy.

Can i board a 2 hr flight 5 days after methotrexate shot for possible ectopic pregnancy.

Should be ok: As long as where you are has nearby hospitals. Do bring a copy of your medical records, especially blood tests and ultrasound reports. By 5 days after a Methotrexate injection so people notice an increase in pain. However if you are having severe pain and feel lightheaded don't leave town! see your doctor because the ectopic may be bleeding. ...Read more

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Are there any risks to my new pregnancy/baby if I have fallen pregnant approx 3 weeks after a methotrexate shot for an ectopic pregnancy?

Are there any risks to my new pregnancy/baby if I have fallen pregnant approx 3 weeks after a methotrexate shot for an ectopic pregnancy?

Unlikely: The time it takes for 1/2 that medicine to leave your body is at the most 16 hours. Another half of the remainder in 16 and so on. By 3 weeks out there has been none in your system for some time. It can not effect the developing fetus if it is long gone. ...Read more

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Due to an ectopic pregnancy my wife had 2 methotrexate shots 2 months ago we are now 7 weeks my wife is weak and queezy is this from the shots?

Due to an ectopic pregnancy my wife had 2 methotrexate shots  2 months ago we are now 7 weeks  my wife is weak and queezy is this from the shots?

See her doctor: While this may be unrelated, it still could be related to the injection or even an incompletely treated ectopic. She should follow up with the doctor who gave it her quickly. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been on the Depo-Provera shot for 3 years and I'm getting all the symptoms of a ectopic pregnancy?

What to do if I have been on the Depo-Provera shot for 3 years and I'm getting all the symptoms of a ectopic pregnancy?

Assuming that you: have a positive pregnancy test (because you can’t have an ectopic pregnancy if there is no pregnancy), ectopic pregnancy is a life-threatening condition that requires immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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