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Methotrexate Shot For Ectopic Pregnancy
YOU NEED TO CALL: Your gyn who prescribed that because it is the standard of care for your gyn to tell you what to expect and warning signs to look for and when to call if a problem so please call your gyn now so your gyn who knows you and your situation can go over all of this with you and when u should get the next bhcg drawn to make sure it is going down. ...Read more
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
Had my methotrexate injection 7 weeks ago for an ectopic pregnancy (about 3 weeks along). Still getting pos. home pregnancy tests. What's going on?
Should be tracked: After Methotrexate it is important that your BHCG levels be tracked all the way down to zero. Usually this is done weekly. This is done to make sure that Methotrexate worked to treat the ectopic pregnancy. Also since it has been 7 weeks are you sure that this is not a new pregnancy? It is possible that you are pregnant again. See an Obgyn for a BHCG blood test. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Should be ok: As long as where you are has nearby hospitals. Do bring a copy of your medical records, especially blood tests and ultrasound reports. By 5 days after a Methotrexate injection so people notice an increase in pain. However if you are having severe pain and feel lightheaded don't leave town! see your doctor because the ectopic may be bleeding. ...Read more
Yes: It is always a matter of risks and benefits. A woman with well controlled rheumatoid arthritis might consider trying holding etanercept during pregnancy and waiting to see if her arthritis flares or not. Someone with active arthritis might choose to continue etanercept rather than risk deteriorating. The pregnancy data are encouraging; this is a relatively safe RA drug in pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What did your OB say: If you have no invasive procedures, it will be given at 28 weeks. ...Read more
Depo shot: You are asking about the chances of pregnancy while receiving the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot. And your are asking about ectopic pregnancy. Depo is very effective. But there are always risks of becoming pregnant if you miss or skip the injection. Talk to your doctor regarding the risks of pregnancy and ectopic pregnancy. Share your concerns with them. ...Read more
Patient taken methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis but now patient plan for pregnancy so how many days will stopped befor pregnant?
Need to have plan : There should be no attempt at getting pregnant until off Methotrexate completely but should not move forward until a plan in place that involves your obstetrician and rheumatologist. There are certain vitamin levels that need to be in appropriate range and will need to be supplemented before conception and during the pregnancy. There should be a protocol in place in case the rheumatoid flares. ...Read more
I had a frozen embryo transfer and early pregnant can all medication im taking mask miscarriage symptoms (crinone, clexane, progynova, progesterone)?
Yes. : That is why hormonal surveillance is helpful. ...Read more
8weeks preg, Rh negative, red bleeding and cramp, could it be miscarriage, do I need anti d rhogam shot as b4 12 weeks?
28 HCG level, spotting, no clotting, no pain, RH shot given, mean no miscarriage everything will be okay? 5 wks.
Possible: hCG of 28 at 5 weeks is extremely low. Maybe your dates are wrong? hCG is impossible to interpret as an isolated study. The trend is the most important. I always order a second hCG 48-72 hours after the first. ...Read more
Does taking Clomid (clomiphene) for one month only, 50 mg for 5 days increase the risk of having an ectopic pregnancy?
Missed period but tiny spotting,negative preg tested twice at home,1 side abdominal pain,tender breasts,got UTI since months, can it be ectopic preg?
Blighted ovum or potential ectopic? My HCG levels doubled, then dropped twice before rising again. OBGYN is recommending methotrexate.
Good idea: After multiple lab examinations, if there is still nothing seen in the uterus and a rising HCG, you most certainly have an abnormal pregnancy that should be actively managed. A dilation and curettage would help to figure out if the abnormal pregnancy was in the uterus. If it was confirmed that it was not in the uterus, then methotrexate would be a good idea along with continued lab follow up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No!: It would not!Get a more detailed answer ›
Had ectopic pregnancy successfully treated with 1dose of methotrexate. How likely is Fallopian scarring after this?
It was already there: Most Fallopian tube(ectopic) pregnancies already had luminal (phenobarbital) adhesions or scarring that stopped the fertilized ovum from transporting itself down the tube to the uterus. Methotrexate was the least traumatic way to end the ectopic as opposed to surgery. ...Read more
5weeks 2d pregnant progesterone level 31ng/ml. Could this be a molar pregnancy? Scared! Hcg 5815 iu/L. Light bleeding for a week
Probably not: The diagnosis of Molar Pregnancy is not made with blood tests, and your levels are actually quite normal for how far along you are. You will need an ultrasound due to the light bleeding. Although this is a common issue. Do you have an appointment? You should be able to see the pregnancy sac (even though the embryo is not yet visible) at this point. You also should find out your blood type ASAP. ...Read more
Mmm? Let's C.: If you have had a molar pregnancy, the use of Methotrexate is for what condition. Obviously a molar pregnacy is virtually non-viable and occurs in 1/1000 pregnancies. If you are on methotrexate, you cannot get prenant, because mtx is an abortifacient. Mtx metabolites stay in your sytem for up to 2 & 1/2 months. It should not cause complications, if you are justified in taking it.Do nnot try! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Methotrexate was originally used in the early 1950's as a treatment for cancer but was also found to be effective in many other diseases including rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. It has anti inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties which make it an excellent first line therapy for RA ...Read more
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