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Menstruation (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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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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Is there a test to see if I'm having an ectopic pregnancy?

Is there a test to see if I'm having an ectopic pregnancy?

Ultrasound: First you need a urine or blood test to confirm you are pregnant. If you are pregnant and having pain in your pelvis, then an ultrasound will show whether the pregnancy is inside the uterus (where it should be), or in or near the ovary (where it shouldn't be). Ectopic pregnancies can be serious, so if you're having strong pelvic pain, see your ob/gyn right away! ...Read more

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I had a laparoscopy for my second ectopic pregnancy. I'm now suffering with bad headaches. Are they connected?

I had a laparoscopy for my second ectopic pregnancy. I'm now suffering with bad headaches. Are they connected?

Headaches: Post surgical stress, post anesthetic reactions post spinal or epidural are all associated with an incidence of headache. Talk with md / or office. Likely to respond to mild analgesics/tylenol and lying down for a bit. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been on the Depo-Provera shot for 3 years and I'm getting all the symptoms of a ectopic pregnancy?

What to do if I have been on the Depo-Provera shot for 3 years and I'm getting all the symptoms of a ectopic pregnancy?

Assuming that you: have a positive pregnancy test (because you can’t have an ectopic pregnancy if there is no pregnancy), ectopic pregnancy is a life-threatening condition that requires immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy at two weeks? Vaginal bleeding two weeks before period, I"m worried.

Is it possible to have symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy at two weeks? Vaginal bleeding two weeks before period, I"m worried.

No: No ectopic pregnancy is NOT possible especially if the previous period was normal. If the period was NOT normal then run a pregnancy test or see your GYN MD. ...Read more

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I'm about 4 weeks pregnant and having pains on the right side where I had my ectopic pregnancy at my tube was saved? Am I having another one

Maybe: With your history of ectopic pregnancy, your symptoms are worrisome. You need to see your Ob/Gyn and be closely followed to see if there is another ectopic pregnancy. You may need bloodwork and serial ultrasound studies to figure it out. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I just turned 17 and found out i'm preg. Am I likely to have an ectopic pregnancy? I'm paranoid because i've been having neck shoulder and back aches

I just turned 17 and found out i'm preg. Am I likely to have an ectopic pregnancy? I'm paranoid because i've been having neck shoulder and back aches

Relax.: You are no more likely to have ectopic pregnancy if you have never had salpingitis/pid before. Talk to your obstetrician/gynecologist to check the viability and location of your pregnancy. The pains/aches you describe are probably more related to your anxiety than anything else. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Ectopic Pregnancy (Definition)

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