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Dr. James Lin
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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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IVF oct 17. Positive obeta hCG 29 oct. Back pain consistently last few days. Is this normal or sign of ectopic pregnancy?

IVF oct 17. Positive obeta hCG 29 oct. Back pain consistently last few days. Is this normal or sign of ectopic pregnancy?

Follow levels: Congrarulations and good luck. The pain is likely nothing to worry about, but you should have the BHCG level followed up to make sure everything is OK. Also, a progesterone level would be helpful in making sure everything is ok. ...Read more

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Have been experiencing nausea and vomiting since April been to doctor was treated for ectopic pregnancy. Still having nausea, vomiting, and back pain?

Have been experiencing nausea and vomiting since April been to doctor was treated for ectopic pregnancy. Still having nausea, vomiting, and back pain?

See Gyn again Stat: If you were treated for an ectopic pregnancy and still are having symptoms of pregnancy, you need to see your Gyn stat. Sometimes the Ectopic pregnancy persists or causes other problems that don't easily go away without more treatment. ...Read more

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severe back pain and abdominal pain from cd13 can it ectopic pregnancy sign? /

Not necessarily: If you have had regular cycles, with no prior irregular bleeding, chance of an ectopic pregnancy on Cycle Day 13 with your symptoms is negligible ...Read more

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I have the Essure in for permanent birth control, but I have had 2 ectopic pregnancies, one where my tube ruptured. Currently on my period. My back pain doesn't feel muscular. Mortrin doesn't help, it seems deeper, and is constant. Doesn't get worse with

I have the Essure in for permanent birth control, but I have had 2 ectopic pregnancies, one where my tube ruptured. Currently on my period. My back pain doesn't feel muscular. Mortrin doesn't help, it seems deeper, and is constant. Doesn't get worse with

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. If you had 2 ectopic pregnancies after Essure then you need to have this evaluated as clearly this would mean the tubes are not blocked. ...Read more

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Been having pregnancy like symptoms. Took femara (letrozole) about 3 weeks ago, had blood test for progesterone day 21 level, came back. 4 and had ultrasound done which said I ovulated. Could I be pregnant, be having ectopic pregnancy, or miscarrying?

Been having pregnancy like symptoms. Took femara (letrozole) about 3 weeks ago, had blood test for progesterone day 21 level, came back. 4 and had ultrasound done which said I ovulated. Could I be pregnant, be having ectopic pregnancy, or miscarrying?

See your physician: Have a bhcg quantatative done, not bhcg qualatative. It would be good to see what your bhcg number is to determine if you are pregnant.

Most home preganancy tests are qualatative which tells you if you are pregnant or not.

A quantatative test will provide a "number" to indicate "how much" of a product is produced. ...Read more

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I have seldom mild stomach cramps & I have seldom shoulder pain but no bleeding. Are those symptom of ectopic pregnancy?

Probably not: If, by "stomach cramping", you are referring to the upper part of your stomach, then if you are having simultaneous shoulder pain which is NON-positional (does not hurt more in the shoulder when you move your arm), then this implies that something may be irritating your diaphragm. One common cause is pain from gallstones. Ectopic is a possibility, but usually causes CONSTANT LOWER abdominal pain ...Read more

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Is spotting a major symptom of an ectopic pregnancy?

Yes: The majority of ectopic pregnancies present with persistent vaginal bleeding and spotting. However. About one in three women with a normal pregnancy will also have spotting. The safe thing to do is to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is anxiety a symptom of an ectopic pregnancy?

Is anxiety a symptom of an ectopic pregnancy?

Seek support: Look into getting some psychological help along with medical attention. An ectopic pregnancy can be devastating whether or not you are wanting to be pregnant. The good news is that there is effective treatment out there for anxiety. You need to take the time to get yourself individual help. Seek support. Best wishes. ...Read more

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When the symptoms of ectopic pregnancy usually starts?

Variable: Depending on where in the tube the pregnancy is, I have seen symptoms as early as 5-6 weeks, but as late as 13-14 weeks. ...Read more

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Woud you please discuss the classic symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy?

Woud you please discuss the classic symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy?

Abdominal pain: Is the main complaint, but you can have vaginal bleeding as a non-specific sign. Occasionally, if the bleeding in you abdominal cavity is serious you can go in shock as well. Most of cases this an emergency and you may need to go to an emergency room. ...Read more

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What might the very beginning symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy feel like?

What might the very beginning symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy feel like?

Pain and bleeding: An ectopic pregnancy may start out feeling just like a normal pregnancy. However, once the embryo grows large enough to put pressure on the fallopian tube, you may start to have crampy abdominal or pelvic pain and vaginal bleeding (often after having missed a period). If this is you then you need to get to the er right away as this can become very serious very quickly if not treated properly. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of ectopic pregnancy in the tubes?

What are some symptoms of ectopic pregnancy in the tubes?

Many possible: Pelvic/abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding are most common symptoms. These are rarely present with an 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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I know I had an ectopic pregnancy before but I waited to late to go to the hospital so if I were to have another one what are the symptoms?

Ectopic: You already know pain and bleeding are the scary ones. Don't rely on symptoms, they are not reliable enough. Instead check a pregnancy test, home test is okay, if you even dream you might be pregnant. If positive call doctor asap to evaluate. If you catch an ectopic early, it can be treated much more easily. ...Read more

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