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6 weeks preg, started having stabbing sharp pains in my right side of pelvis. Sometimes my left as well. Not severe, but constant. Worried ectopic?

6 weeks preg,  started having stabbing sharp pains in my right side of pelvis.  Sometimes my left as well. Not severe, but constant. Worried ectopic?

Get an Ultrasound: With pregnancy, you have a whole lot of aches and "growing pains" that occur as the uterus adapts to a growing baby. Not all of its concerning. If you are concerned for an ectopic, talk to your doctor. Only 2% of all pregnancies are ectopic but if its concerning for you, see a Ob to schedule an ultrasound I wish you the best with this pregnancy Dr M ...Read more

Urethra (Definition)

The canal through which urine exits the bladder, discharging the urine externally. In men, it is about 20-cm long with a membranous, prostatic, bulbar, and pendulous segments ending at the glans penis; it gives passage to the spermatic fluid as well as urine. In the female, the urethra is about 4 cm long & in close relation with the anterior ...Read more


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How long will a hpt be + if ectopic preg? Had what thought miscarriage 3 weeks ago. Now having pain in right side, pelvis, rectum?

How long will a hpt be + if ectopic preg? Had what thought miscarriage 3 weeks ago. Now having pain in right side, pelvis, rectum?

Variable: A pregnancy test can remain positive for up to six weeks even after a completed miscarriage. It depends upon how far along the pregnancy was and the level of HCG (the pregnancy hormone that produces a positive pregnancy test) in the blood. Ectopic pregnancy HCG levels do not continue to fall week to week so if worried, women may want to consider a weekly level of hcg. ...Read more

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Spouse had an ectopic prgncy before. period 3 days overdue. has sharp pain in left pelvis & lower back like cramps. HPT is -ve what can be the cause?

Spouse had an ectopic prgncy before. period 3 days overdue. has sharp pain in left pelvis & lower back like cramps. HPT is -ve what can be the cause?

False HCG : If HCG is negative likely period pain. Problem is some home HCG test may provide false negative result. Nonetheless see your obgyn. To determine if HCG is true negative ...Read more

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Medications for ectopic?

Medications for ectopic?

Methotrexate : This is the only medication routinely used for treatment of ectopic pregnancy. This medication is only appropriate if it meets strict criteria. ...Read more

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What are the chances of ectopic pregancy with falope rings?

What are the chances of ectopic pregancy with falope rings?

Very small: The failure rate of all methods of "tubal ligation" are very low, and some studies suggest that the falope rings have the lowest failure rate. It is hard to quote the exact chance of an ectopic pregnancy under these circumstances, but it is increased if you get pregnant. The answer is - extremely unusual / rare. To learn more from my personal page, please visit www.Obgynhelp.Com. ...Read more

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What is an ectopic pacemaker?

What is an ectopic pacemaker?

Abnormal origin: The normal pacemaker for the heart is the sinus node which is located in the upper part of the right atrium. When another site in the heart initiates the heart beat it is referred to as an ectopic pacemaker. ...Read more

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How long after an ectopic can I concieve?

How long after an ectopic can I concieve?

Not until menses: Until you start cycling again, you can't. But after an ectopic, as soon as your HCG levels go to zero, you body will start cycling again. How quickly depends on the individual woman but it can be as quick as the next month. Very important to get checked very early after you conceive again to make sure there is not another ectopic. Good luck. ...Read more