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How hard is it to get pregnant after a ectopic pregnancy?

How hard is it to get pregnant after a ectopic pregnancy?

Ectopic pregnancy: The subsequent delivery rate is about 55% The recurrent ectopic rate is about 15% (so about 20% of pregnancies are ectopics) The infertility rate is about 30% ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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What's the easiest way to get pregnant after a ectopic pregnancy ?

What's the easiest way to get pregnant after a ectopic pregnancy ?

Just keep trying: With one ectopic pregnancy it might become harder next time to get pregnant. Be sure to see your doctor immediately if you think you might be pregnant. And if you are not pregnant after a few months, ask your doctor about checking to see whether you have at least one open fallopian tube. ...Read more

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Will i be able to get pregnant after an ectopic pregnancy? How long will i have to wait?

Will i be able to get pregnant after an ectopic pregnancy? How long will i have to wait?

3 months: Most women can still get pregnant after an ectopic pregnancy and have a normal baby. Its fortunate that you have two fallopian tubes! You will need to wait 3 months before trying again to give your body a chance to heal. When you do become pregnant again, you will want to see your Ob as soon as you know you are pregnant to make sure you don't have another ectopic pregnancy. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I am 36 years of age and I am trying to get pregnant after having and ectopic pregnancy last year july can I get get pregnant again and y is it taking?

I am 36 years of age and I am trying to get pregnant after having and ectopic pregnancy last year july can I get get pregnant again and y is it taking?

Yes: Yes you can still get pregnant. However if they had to remove a fallopian tube your chances of pregnancy are lower. This is because you will only have a successful ovulation every other month. ...Read more

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How long does it take women to get pregnant after an ectopic pregnancy with one fallopian tube?

Depends but not long: Depending on how far along in the ectopic pregnancy you were, your ability to get pregnant again could happen even before your next period. Once you have a period you're back on the same monthly cycle as before and should assume you can get pregnant any time. A word of caution: Your risk for ectopic pregnancy goes up if you've had a previous ectopic or pelvic surgery - give yourself time to heal. ...Read more

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Does it take longer to get pregnant after an ectopic pregnancy? I had my Fallopian tube removed. I am 32 and my husband is 38. Thanks

Does it take longer to get pregnant after an ectopic pregnancy? I had my Fallopian tube removed. I am 32 and my husband is 38. Thanks

Other tube: Having one ectopic does increase your risk of another ectopic. Your baseline fertility is not affected. The functional status of the remaining tube can be assessed by your doctor if you are having trouble getting pregnant. ...Read more

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Did having 3 previous c-sections cause me to get an ectopic pregnancy ?

Did  having 3 previous c-sections cause me to get an ectopic pregnancy ?

Probably not.: Although cesarean sections have many adverse implications for future reproduction, increasing the risk of ectopic pregnancies is not one of them. The adhesions caused by cesarean section typically do not involve the tubes, rather the bladder. When the tubes are affected, infertility can occur, as can ectopics. I am not aware of any good data to prove a link with ectopics, though. ...Read more

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If I have ectopic pregnancy can I still get pregnant with one side?

Yes: Its great that you have a built-in back-up system! If the fallopian tube on one side isn't working right, your body can use the other side and you can still get pregnant. If you do get pregnant, see your gyn right away because you will want to make sure it isn't another ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant even if I have been in ectopic pregnancy last year?

Yes: Yes you can get pregnant after episode of ectopic pregnancy , who had ectopic pregnancy has higher incidence on the other tube ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Ectopic Pregnancy (Definition)

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