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Does a blood and pee test always detect ectopic pregnancy (messed around 13 days ago)?

Does a blood and pee test always detect ectopic pregnancy (messed around 13 days ago)?

Almost always: An ectopic pregnancy will almost always cause a positive pregnancy test. There are case reports of ectopic pregnancies with negative pregnancy tests but many of those had previously positive tests. The chances of you having an ectopic pregnancy with a negative pregnancy test are exceedingly low. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Does ectopic pregnancy give a positive urine pregnancy test? Am 1 day late but had been having lower abd pain (middle to right side) for 1 week since.

Does ectopic pregnancy give a positive urine pregnancy test? Am 1 day late but had been having lower abd pain (middle to right side) for 1 week since.

Yes: Although you could have an ectopic pregnancy, it is also very possible your symptoms are unrelated (gi upset, anxiety etc). Regardless you should see an OB to confrim an intra-uterine pregnancy at about 6 weeks. ...Read more

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What are the brown like flakes in my urine? 5.5 weeks pregnant with high risk of having an ectopic pregnancy.

What are the brown like flakes in my urine? 5.5 weeks pregnant with high risk of having an ectopic pregnancy.

Below: Could be small amount of blood.
You will need a UA and microscopic exam of the urine to get a correct DX.
Suggest you call your OB and get this done. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant on depo? Would it be able to show up on urine tests? Could Depo-Provera cause a ectopic pregnancy?

Is it possible to get pregnant on depo? Would it be able to show up on urine tests? Could Depo-Provera cause a ectopic pregnancy?

Depo: Depo-provera is one of the most the most effective birth-control options. A pregnancy is possible but exceedingly rare. A pregnancy test would be reliable. The results would not be affected by depo-provera. There is no link between depo-provera and tubal pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it likely for a pregnancy urine test to fail with ectopic pregnancy? I have tried a urine test 3 days after missed period. The test was taken in the morning

Is it likely for a pregnancy urine test to fail with ectopic pregnancy? I have tried a urine test 3 days after missed period. The test was taken in the morning

Yes: Urine pregnancy test have improved in sensitivity of the last 10 years however, if you body didn't secret enough of the urine pregnancy hormone yet (sometimes 3 days too early). ; you may get a negative test whereas if you waited a few more days it would have been positive. ...Read more

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Hello. Does a blood test detect sooner than a urine test? Since PMS & pregnancy share same symptoms I can't tell. I'm 47 & on hormone supplementation, phentermine, bupropion & other meds. Period due in 9 days. Have had ectopic pregnancy & miscarriages &

Hello. Does a blood test detect sooner than a urine test? Since PMS & pregnancy share same symptoms I can't tell. I'm 47 & on hormone supplementation, phentermine, bupropion & other meds. Period due in 9 days. Have had ectopic pregnancy & miscarriages &

A serum HCG might: Detect pregnancy a few days sooner than a urine HCG, but, by the time you get to a doctor to have it drawn and then wait for the results, you might as well do a home urine pregnancy test. If you do the test right after you wake up (when the urine is most concentrated) it's quite accurate. You can do the test as soon as 7 days from today. ...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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Could having previous c-sections cause me now to have a ectopic pregnancy?

Could having previous c-sections cause me now to have a ectopic pregnancy?

Minimal risk factor: Any pelvic surgery can increase the risk of an ectopic if any tubal damage is involved or if there are multiple adhesions (scar tissue). Like anyone else, if you have an early pregnancy and experience any pain with or without bleeding, check with your doc asap. You can also ask your doc how your tubes looked at c-section, (for peace of mind). Prior ectopic is a larger risk factor. ...Read more

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What can be cause of Ectopic pregnancy?

Ectopic Pregnancy: There are many possible causes of ectopic pregnancy. Any previous tubal surgery, previous history of ectopic pregnancy, history of pelvic inflammatory disease, smoking. Many occur in patients that have no risk factors at all. ...Read more

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What medications treat ectopic pregnancy?

What medications treat ectopic pregnancy?

Methotrexate: Methotrexate is used to treat an ectopic pregnancy. It is a chemotherapy drug which attacks rapidly dividing cells, like those in a pregnancy (or a cancer). ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of ectopic pregnancy bad?

Pain, bleeding: An ectopic (tubal) pregnancy is a pregnancy that implants outside its normal location in the uterus. There are certain symptoms that could signal an ectopic pregnancy, such as abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding. If you think you might have an ectopic pregnancy, seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more

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Please tell me symptoms of ectopic pregnancy?

Pain and bleeding: The most common symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy are lower abdominal pain and bleeding in early pregnancy. If you are having these symptoms see your doctor right away. Ultrasound and blood tests can help make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in ectopic pregnancy?

PAIN and bleeeding: Or just pain with no bleeding, if u even think that is a possibility u need to see your obgyn asap or go to the er for evaluation. ...Read more

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How many weeks ectopic pregnancy can be carried?

8 wks: 1st -gyns start counting weeks of preg based on the 1st day of your last period (I know that's actually 2 wks before you ovulate & conceive, but that's the convention). Generally, an ectopic will rupture @ the 8th week +/- a week. Rarely, people might go to 12 wks, its almost impossible to go to viability (@24 + weeks). ...Read more

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How do you know if you have an ectopic pregnancy?

How do you know if you have an ectopic pregnancy?

You don't - see MD!: No woman can know if she has an ectopic pregnancy by history or symptoms. Even the physician cannot know if an early pregnancy is ectopic by history and physical examination alone. One has to rely on high-quality transvaginal ultrasound and serum beta HCG levels to clinch this potentially life-threatening diagnosis. ...Read more

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Where would I have pain during ectopic pregnancy?

Where would I have pain during ectopic pregnancy?

Pelvic area: An ectopic pregnancy will usually cause pain in the pelvis and usually on either the left or right side, although sometimes in the middle. However, it depends on your anatomy, so if you are having abdominal pain and abnormal vaginal bleeding, be seen as an ectopic pregnancy is a serious problem. ...Read more

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What is an ectopic pregnancy and are they serious?

Yes: Although I am not a gynecologist the question hasn't been answered so I thought I would help. Yes, ectopics are very dangerous and if you have one you need to be evaluated by an ob/gyn as soon as possible. A ruptured ectopic can be fatal. ...Read more

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How can I know if I am having an ectopic pregnancy?

Ultrasound: The diagnosis of an ectopic pregnancy may not be straight-forward and may take multiple blood pregnancy tests and ultrasounds done over several days. ...Read more

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How quickly should an ectopic pregnancy be resolved?

Immediately: Ectopic pregnancy can be life threatening. It needs to be evaluated and treated immediately. ...Read more

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What makes an ectopic pregnancy more likely to happen?

Scarring of the tube: Prior std's, prior ectopic pregnancies, any history of bad ovarian cystic disease or a family history can all make ectopic pregnancies more likely. ...Read more

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Is ectopic pregnancy pain constant or once in a while?

Either: It is normal to feel cramping as if you may start your period during early pregnancy. Pain from an ectopic pregnancy is usually one side or the other and can be constant or come and go. The pain will usually worsen over time. Their are other causes of pelvic pain during pregnancy but any pain that is persistent or getting worse needs to be evaluated to be sure that it is not an ectopic preg. ...Read more

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Could you ever have an ectopic pregnancy without knowing?

Certainly: Ectopic pregnancy goes unnoticed in the initial stages of the first trimester. The fetus has no place to grow if it is lodged in the fellopian tube instead of uterus. Unless an ultrasound is done in early pregnancy it may go undiagnosed until it ruptures. ...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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What is the definition or description of: Ectopic pregnancy?

External: Any pregnancy that is not contained in the body of the uterus is considered an ectopic pregnancy. The most common location is the tubes, but it can occur in the ovaries or the abdominal cavity ...Read more

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Is it possible to have an ectopic pregnancy and not know it?

Certainly: In time it could become an emergency. If you're at risk and are pregnant see you ob. ...Read more

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How do someone know that her pregnancy is Ectopic pregnancy?

Why do you ask?: I'm assuming you have either had an ectopic before or you have pain and maybe some bleeding and were on the internet searching. If you are concerned about this see your gyno ASAP! This is not something to wait around for, as these can be life threatening. Keep in mind that many things can cause abdominal discomfort but you will need your gyno's help to figure out which one is causing your pain. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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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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Ectopic Pregnancy (Definition)

An abnormal condition in which the pregnancy occurs ...Read more