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I have a copper IUD late period 2 months. Always on time...Scared of an ectopic pregnancy...What are the chances?

I have a copper IUD  late period 2 months. Always on time...Scared of an ectopic pregnancy...What are the chances?

Mildly elevated risk: Iud use elevates the risk of ectopic pregnancy slightly. This is one diagnosis that one cannot afford to miss. Get checked out, today. Evaluation by an expert is essential. Testing will include a blood pregnancy test and ultrasound. ...Read more

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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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Always had trouble with periods took me 11 years 2 suspected ectopic pregnancies and 1 ectopic pregnancy to find a abnormal right tube. Long story short I have the implant and now currently have a benign cyst inside my ovary at 5cm last checked January an

Always had trouble with periods took me 11 years 2 suspected ectopic pregnancies and 1 ectopic pregnancy to find a abnormal right tube. Long story short I have the implant and now currently have a benign cyst inside my ovary at 5cm last checked January an

Question??: You have quite a gynecologic history but I'm not sure what your question is. The cyst could be a normal functional cyst or could be more serious. More details about your current symptoms, if any, and the details of the ultrasound would be necessary to say more. ...Read more

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Light menses bright red blood, is it ectopic pregnancy?

Light menses bright red blood, is it ectopic pregnancy?

First step: Is always are you pregnant? Do a hpt and find out, if negative it's not ectopic. If positive discuss with your doctor or a good obg. ...Read more

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How long does delayed menses associated with false pregnancy last?

How long does delayed menses associated with false pregnancy last?

Anovualtion: 'false pregnancy' has no exact or specific definition, so i can't give an exact answer. Simply being late on a period (if not pregnant) is nearly always because of not ovulating. If your periods are mostly regular you could wait for the next one, or can be evaluated by a gynecologist anytime. ...Read more

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Im having anxiety about ectopic pregnancy for 2months but I have my periods and its really weird and not normal.I also had lower rigthpain but neg.Hpt?

Im having anxiety about ectopic pregnancy for 2months but I have my periods and its really weird and not normal.I also had lower rigthpain but neg.Hpt?

Consult your doctor: If you are having periods and the home pregnancy test is negative it is unlikely that you have an ectopic pregnancy.You may have a cyst on the ovary or an infection, this may cause the pain you describe. See your doctor and he/she will evaluate the pain and most likely order a blood pregnancy test to help rule out a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Scar ectopic pregnancy had a d&c is it ok to try again after 2 normal periods never had a miscarrige before, can this happen again?

Yes&yes: One can have normal pregnancy after ectopic and d&c. Somewhat higher risk for another ectopic no specific guideline for the wait interval but several months seems reasonable-since not all attempts are fruitful. ...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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Is maca root harmful ? I normally have very painful periods and have had a ectopic pregnancy in 2009 but since i started taking macca my period is ok

Is maca root harmful ? I normally have very painful periods and have had a ectopic pregnancy in 2009 but since i started taking macca my period is ok

Safe: From my reading, this is an interesting botanical that does seem to have some physiologic effects, as it seems to have benefited you, and also seems to have minimal side effects. Big doses might make your thyroid bigger but probably would not affect function. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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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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Delayed Menstrual Period (Definition)

When you get pregnant, rising hormone levels prevent you from shedding the uterine lining at the time you'd expect to have your period. You can also miss your period if you're not pregnant. Other possible causes of amenorrhea include: weight gain or loss, hormonal problems, tension, stress, breastfeeding, and discontinuing birth control pills ...Read more