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Eptopic pregnancy symptoms?

Eptopic pregnancy symptoms?

Pain: Early on, of course, the symptoms are the same of pregnancy; however, the warning signs for ectopic pregnancy are worsening pelvic pain and/or worsening vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

Dr. Harinder Gill
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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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Getting pregnant after eptopic pregnancy?

Getting pregnant after eptopic pregnancy?

Details?: If pt lost a fallopian tube due to ectopic may take sev months longer to conceive. Higher risk for ectopic after having an ectopic (on the order of ~ 20% risk of ectopic). Need to see your doctor as soon as pregnant and have hormone levels folowed for appropriate increase in levels, and to have sono done early looking for baby developing inside the uterus - or for any signs of another ectopic. ...Read more

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Ectopic pregnancy danger?

Ectopic pregnancy danger?

Extremely dangerous: Pelvic/abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding in a pregnant woman are most common symptoms. These are rarely present early ectopic though, so if there's reason for concern about ectopic consult your doctor, do not rely on symptoms. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst pregnancy always results to ectopic pregnancy?

Ovarian cyst pregnancy always results to ectopic pregnancy?

No: In all normal pregnancies there is a cyst that develops in one ovary called the corpus luteum cyst. This cyst supports the early pregnancy and goes away on its own. Sometimes a "cyst" seen in or near the ovary does represent an ectopic pregnancy (most often in the fallopian tube". This is often accompanied by pain and bleeding. ...Read more

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Getting pregnant after a ectopic pregnancy?

Getting pregnant after a ectopic pregnancy?

Possible: If given enough time after having an ectopic pregnancy and assuming that there has been no structural damage to the tubules, then there certainly is a normal chance to become pregnant again. ...Read more

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After miscarriage late period negative pregnancy test could I be pregnant?

After miscarriage late period negative pregnancy test could I be pregnant?

Pregnancy: It usually takes a month or so after a miscarriage to regain your normal cycle. So it would be unlikely that you are pregnant immediately. Nevertheless it is possible that you ovulated sooner. ...Read more

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Does fibroids cause ectopic pregnancy?

Unlikely: Ectopic pregnancy is generally because of damage to the fallopian tubes themselves. Fibroids may affect the shape and size of the uterus and the uterine cavity, but not the tubes themselves. ...Read more

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Negative pregnancy test after implantation bleeding, possible?

Negative pregnancy test after implantation bleeding, possible?

Wait until due: Home pregnancy tests are not useful until perhaps a day or two before the period is due. Most implantation does not cause bleeding and most bleeding in the last half of the cycle is not from implantation. No matter how badly you want to know, there is no reason to check a pregnancy test before it is time. ...Read more

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Symptoms for early tubal pregnancy?

Symptoms for early tubal pregnancy?

Ectopic: Pain, bleeding, abnormal progesterpone and HCG levels are signs and symptoms. See your doc. ...Read more

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Late period, no pregnancy symptoms, 7 negative pregnancy test. Am I pregnant?

Late period, no pregnancy symptoms, 7 negative pregnancy test. Am I pregnant?

Depends: If you did not have sex since your last period, you are not pregnant. If you did the test correctly, at more than 4-5 days after a missed period, you are unlikely to be pregnant, though you may wish to repeat the test, Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Missed period, pregnancy test neg, could i still be pregnant?

Missed period,  pregnancy test neg, could i still be pregnant?

Repeat test : Repeat the test in a week and if negative then it may just be a missed period for any number of reasons other than pregnancy. It can be normal to miss up to 2 periods, but once you miss three it is time to discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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Tubes tied and missed period but negative pregnancy test. Possibilities?

Tubes tied and missed period but negative pregnancy test. Possibilities?

Possibilities: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Ectopic pregnancy. Had 3 hpt they were negative?

Ectopic pregnancy. Had 3 hpt they were negative?

Sometimes , not: Commonly you can have an ectopic with a negative home test as the ectopic could have a very low bhcg that is only detected by a blood preg test. ...Read more

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Can home pregnancy test detect abdominal pregnancy?

Can home pregnancy test detect abdominal pregnancy?

Yes: Home pregnancy tests can detect whether you are pregnant or not. They do not tell you the location of the pregnancy. if you are pregnant, it will test positive. An ultrasound can help identify if you have an abnormal pregnancy. Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more

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2month pregnancy symptoms?

2month pregnancy symptoms?

Symptoms can be:: Heartburn, indigestion, abdominal bloating, increased faltulence (gas), constipation, swelling of hands and feet. There are more symptoms and it can vary from one woman to another. Sometimes, pre-pregnancy conditions may worsen like ance, depression or hypertension. In some women ance may actually improve. There are several websites and applications you can download to track your pregnancy. ...Read more

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What causes ectopic pregnancy?

Damage to the tubes: Ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that implants somewhere outside the uterus. Most often, it is in the tube but ectopics can happen on the ovary or attach to the bowel, or bladder. Usually the tubes are damaged in some way from infection, endometriosis, or a variety of other reasons. ...Read more

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Early positive pregnancy test sign of twins?

Early positive pregnancy test sign of twins?

Twin pregnancy: Early positive pregnancy suggesting twin can be suspicious if HCG or Progesterone level is higher for her gestational age and only can confirm by sonogram exam will verify then. ...Read more

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3 weeks after sex, no pregnancy symptoms, negative hpt, missed period could i be pregnant?

3 weeks after sex, no pregnancy symptoms, negative hpt, missed period could i be pregnant?

Home pregnancy tests are very accurate.: They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period.  if you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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Possibility of pregnancy after tubal ligation?

Possibility of pregnancy after tubal ligation?

Very very low: I do not know the percentage,but spontaneous regrowth and recanalization can be possible. If yo want to get pregnant then surgically it can be reconnected by your OBGYN ...Read more

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Can stiilbirth and eptopic pregnancies lower pregnacy rate after reversal?

Ectopic - yes: Having an ectopic pregnancy means at least one of your tubes is unhealthy. If so, you would be far better doing ivf than having a tubal reversal. ...Read more

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Eptopic pregnancy symptoms?

Pain: Early on, of course, the symptoms are the same of pregnancy; however, the warning signs for ectopic pregnancy are worsening pelvic pain and/or worsening vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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How are ectopic pregnancies treated?

How are ectopic pregnancies treated?

It depends: Ectopic pregnancies can be treated w/medication or surgery. Early, stable ectopics in compliant patients are often treated w/methotrexate (a chemotherapy drug) & closely followed. More advanced ectopics or ectopics in patients that are unstable or complicated are usually treated by laparoscopy to remove the pregnancy and possibly the tube. An uncertain diagnosis is also a reason to operate. ...Read more

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Where do most ectopic pregnancies occur?

Where do most ectopic pregnancies occur?

Fallopian tubes: Most ectopic pregnancies are in the middle part of the fallopian tube, but they can also be on the ovaries, the outside of the uterus or other places in the pelvis, or in other places in the fallopian tubes. ...Read more

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Can a baby survive with a eptopic pregnancy?

Can a baby survive with a eptopic pregnancy?

No: Ectopic pregnancy cannot be taken to term and is not considered a viable pregnancy. The embryo/fetus is not able to survive outside of the uterus, and will die without proper endometrial implantation and placental development. The longer it is left untreated, the greater the risk is to the pregnant woman. Ectopic pregnancy is a leading cause of maternal death in the 1st trimester, esp untreated ...Read more

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What is the occurence of ectopic pregnancies?

2% of pregnancies: The american academy of family physicians says that the north american ectopic pregnancy rate is 2 out of 100 pregnancies, or 2%. Over 95% of the ectopic pregnancies are in the fallopian tubes. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an eptopic pregnancy?

Bleeding, pain: The most common symptoms of ectopics are bleeding, pain, delayed menses. It is important to be seen by your gynecologist as soon as you develop these symptoms. Ectopic pregnancies often require surgery or medication to take are of them. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about ectopic pregnancies?

Ectopic pregnancy: Go to wikipedia for details. If that does not help come back with you specific questions. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant after having a eptopic pregnancy?

Can I get pregnant after having a eptopic pregnancy?

Yes: If your tube was salvaged or if your other tube is normal, there should no reason why you can't get pregnant. Remember that your risk of recurrent ectopic is as high as 20%, higher if both tubes are damaged. Get seen as soon as you know you're pregnant & assume an ectopic until proven otherwise. Good luck and don't forget to take your folic acid. ...Read more

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Why they can't find my baby is it a eptopic pregnancy?

Why they can't find my baby is it a eptopic pregnancy?

Internet Medicine: I am very sorry to hear of your struggles. But, that question cannot be answered on the internet. This is a serious situation and a very good but very serious question. An ectopic pregnancy can be life threatening. Your gynecologist is the best person to turn to in this setting. They should be able to adequately answer all of your questions with the scans and other test results in front of them. ...Read more

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Is an eptopic pregnancy the same as an unviable pregnancy?

An ectopic preg: Will not live or cannot be transplanted but can live in the tube until it ruptures if not diagnosed, in time, now a days ectopic should be diagnosed and treated before it ruptures if the woman is going for regular care, a non viable pregnancy is usually referred to as as a missed ab or blighted ovum or incomplete ab all of which are in the uterus. ...Read more

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Can my wife have a successful pregnancy after an ectopic one?

Can my wife have a successful pregnancy after an ectopic one?

'Yes,' but varies: The generic answer is 'usually yes.' one uncomplicated ectopic is not associated with infertility 70% of the time, but complications can be. Infertility after ectopic is usually from adhesion/scarring in the uterine cavity or damage to fallopian tubes. ...Read more

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Can there be future medical problems do to having two ectopic pregnancies?

Can there be future medical problems do to having two ectopic pregnancies?

Depends: It certainly puts you at significant risk for having another ectopic, but other than that, having ectopics doesn't cause any other medical problems. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have two ectopic pregnancies at the same time in one person ?

Is it possible to have two ectopic pregnancies at the same time in one person ?

Highly unlikely: It would be highly improbable for that to happen. The odds of that happening are < 0.001% . Rarely a pregnancy inside the uterus and another in the tube can happen which is also very rare (1/30000) ...Read more

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Is the pain with ectopic pregnancies constant? Or can it be sporadic? And can it happen over weeks or all in one day?

Is the pain with ectopic pregnancies constant? Or can it be sporadic? And can it happen over weeks or all in one day?

Usually: ....It is constant and very strong and signals that the tube ruptured and blood and and fetal tissues irritate the lining (peritoneum) of the abdominal cavity. It is not sporadic but constant and usually the intensity of the pain pain will send you either to your doctor or even to the emergency room. U need to have surgery! so, it can't go on and on for weeks... ...Read more

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Ectopic pregnancy danger?

Extremely dangerous: Pelvic/abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding in a pregnant woman are most common symptoms. These are rarely present early ectopic though, so if there's reason for concern about ectopic consult your doctor, do not rely on symptoms. ...Read more

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What is an ectopic pregnancy?

What is an ectopic pregnancy?

Out of place pregnan: Ectopic literally means out of place in greek. It is the term used to describe reproductive accidents where the fertilized egg implants outside the endometrial cavity that is prepared to support it. The most common site is the fallopian tube (>90%), followed by more rare and catastrophic locations, including the ovary, cervix, abdominal cavity. Any of those types can prove life-threatening! ...Read more

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What is an ectopic pregnancy?

A pregnancy outside : An ectopic pregnancy is any pregnancy that occurs outside of the uterus, or womb. The most common location of an ectopic pregnancy is the fallopian tube, but it can also be located in the cervix, the ovary, or within the abdominal cavity. The most common symptoms are pelvic pain and abnormal bleeding. If it is detected early, it can sometimes be treated with medication instead of surgery. ...Read more

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