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How will I know if I am having a tubal pregnancy?

How will I know if I am having a tubal pregnancy?

Pelvic pain: An ectopic pregnancy is a dangerous problem that should be followed closely by an ob/gyn. Women may have abdominal/pelvic pain with or without vaginal bleeding/spotting with a positive pregnancy test. Call or see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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How do I know if I am having a tubal pregnancy?

How do I know if I am having a tubal pregnancy?

Its hard: Hi Rosie, you cant know for sure until you do an US and blood tests, but some symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy are: mild to severe abdominal pain, nausea, vaginal bleeding. The scary thing is these are also normal symptoms of pregancy. In advanced ectopic, blood pressure drops, abdominal pain is severe. Risk factors are : previous ectopics, STD's, scarring, taking fertility meds... ...Read more

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Am i having a tubal pregnancy?

Am i having a tubal pregnancy?

Urgent attention: Any suspicion for a tubal pregnancy is a potential emergency given the risk of the tube rupturing and causing bleeding. If you're pregnant and have not confirmed a pregnancy in the uterus and are having bleeding and/or pain then you need to see a doctor now. ...Read more

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I once took the morning after pill and still got pregnant. I ended up having a tubal pregnancy. Could the pill have caused it?

I once took the morning after pill and still got pregnant. I ended up having a tubal pregnancy. Could the pill have caused it?

No: The morning-after pill would not cause an ectopic pregnancy. In fact, because the morning-after pill is a form of birth control, it ultimately reduces the possibility of an ectopic pregnancy because it prevents any pregnancy. However, no form of birth control is 100% effective, so it's still possible to become pregnant or have an ectopic pregnancy even with the morning-after pill. ...Read more

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Could i be having a tubal pregnancy? Lower left abdoniamal pain, sore nipples, spotting(very irregular)

Could i be having a tubal pregnancy? Lower left abdoniamal pain, sore nipples, spotting(very irregular)

Do HPT: Even a tubal pregnancy will produce a positive urine pregnancy test. If you are 4-5 past due for your period, do a home pregnancy test using first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. ...Read more

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Symptoms of tubal pregnancy?

Symptoms of tubal pregnancy?

Depends: Initially symptoms of pregnancy. Then pain in the lower abdomen, low grade, then increasing in intensity and confused with stomach virus, menstrural cramp, appendicitis or bowel cramp. The pain may get severe and then disappear. If it disapears, that is the point of greatest danger. The tube ruptures, the pain relieved but bleeding begins. Bleeding is usually present. Hemorrhage is ocurring. ...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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How is a tubal pregnancy determined?

Positive...: ...Pregnancy test, and no visible embryo in the uterus on ultrasound, is the situation in which ectopic (usually tubal) pregnancy is suspected. ...Read more

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