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I had an ectopic pregnancy and had emergency surgery on april 2. May 6 i got my first period. Is it normal for heavy and dark clots.

I had an ectopic pregnancy and had emergency surgery on april 2. May 6 i got my first period. Is it normal for heavy and dark clots.

Yes: Yes it is normal to start about a month after surgery and have a slightly different menstral cycle. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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I had an ectopic pregnancy and they did surgery my tubes was not removed had sex a week or so later after first period i took a hpt came bck pregnt?

I had an ectopic pregnancy and they did surgery my tubes was not removed had sex a week or so later after first period i took a hpt came bck pregnt?

What's your question: Home pregnancy tests are pretty accurate at looking for HCG in urine. However, you can have HCG in your urine when not pregant, say immediately after surgery for ectopic pregnancy but not likely a month later. Best to go see your doc for serial (not cereal) pregnancy tests to confirm HCG going down, not up. Also time to ask for contraception, unless you're trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

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I have been having irregular periods since ectopic pregnancy six months ago, can I ovulate while on my menstrual cycle?

I have been having irregular periods since ectopic pregnancy six months ago, can I ovulate while on my menstrual cycle?

Yes: Not because you are bleeding vaginally means you are having a regular menstrual bleed. If you ovulated and then bleed 2 weeks later, you are not going to ovulate while bleeding, no. But, if you bleed randomly, you can certainly ovulate while bleeding. ...Read more

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My wife seems to have an ectopic pregnancy. Her last period was around the first week of september. We took a pregnancy test last friday that was positive. The day after she started bleeding. We went to the Dr. on Monday who did an ultrasound and saw noth

My wife seems to have an ectopic pregnancy. Her last period was around the first week of september. We took a pregnancy test last friday that was positive. The day after she started bleeding. We went to the Dr. on Monday who did an ultrasound and saw noth

Repeat ultrasound: Depending on the location of the pain, it may have been to early to diagnose an ectopic, or your wife may have a normal implantation and intrauterine pregnancy. If the pain does not improve, you will need to get another ultrasound to locate the embryo and rule out an ectopic pregnancy -ask your doctor for timing on this repeat ultrasound ...Read more

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Would you get your period with an ectopic pregnancy?

Ectopic pregnancy : One of the symptoms of ectopic pregnancy is vaginal bleeding but it is not related to menstruation. It is considered serious because it might be due to ruptured ectopic pregnancy. If you are experiencing bleeding with ectopic pregnancy you should definitely see your Gynecologist ...Read more

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If your period starts, does that mean you don't have an ectopic pregnancy?

No: Vaginal bleeding is one of the common presenting complaints in patients with an ectopic pregnancy. Although this type of bleeding does not represent menstruation (a period) it is often not easy to distinguish from a period, particularly for women with irregular menses. For this reason, any bleeding that occurs early in pregnancy should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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