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Doctor insights on: Periods After Ectopic Pregnancy

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Can you mistake a period for an ectopic pregnancy?

Can you mistake a period for an ectopic pregnancy?

Some commonality: Ectopic is a pregnancy so no period other signs of pregnancy occur- appetite, fullness, breast changes etc for the duration until identified and hopefully treated before rupture. If spontaneous termination can have bleeding and products like a miscarriage all about timing, location and making the diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Would you get your period with an ectopic pregnancy?


Would you get your period with an ectopic pregnancy?

Ectopic pregnancy : One of the symptoms of ectopic pregnancy is vaginal bleeding but it is not related to menstruation. It is considered serious because it might be due to ruptured ectopic pregnancy. If you are experiencing bleeding with ectopic pregnancy you should definitely see your Gynecologist ...Read more

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If your period starts, does that mean you don't have an ectopic pregnancy?

No: Vaginal bleeding is one of the common presenting complaints in patients with an ectopic pregnancy. Although this type of bleeding does not represent menstruation (a period) it is often not easy to distinguish from a period, particularly for women with irregular menses. For this reason, any bleeding that occurs early in pregnancy should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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I had a ectopic pregnancy in 2014 I last had a period 29th march an im late when should I take a test cuz me an my husband have been tryin?

I had a ectopic pregnancy in 2014 I last had a period 29th march an im late when should I take a test cuz me an my husband have been tryin?

Time for testing HCG: A blood test for HCG may be positive now , as may some urine tests. About 40 days after your last period , if you have monthly periods most tests should test positive. F/u w/ doc Good Luck!!!!! http://www.babymed.com/positive-pregnancy-test-when-and-how-early-after-implantation ...Read more

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When should my period start again after ectopic pregnancy it been almost 4 weeks?

About 4-6 weeks: Your first period after treatment for ectopic pregnancy is usually after about 4-6 weeks, although this can vary based on factors such as the type of treatment (medical vs surgical) and your cycles prior to the ectopic, as well as many andother variables. ...Read more

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I had a normal period last month on the 26th.. Then, this month on the 14th, two weeks early. Could this be an ectopic pregnancy?

I had a normal period last month on the 26th.. Then, this month on the 14th, two weeks early. Could this be an ectopic pregnancy?

Probably not ectopic: In ectopic pregnancy you have usually additional symptoms . What you have sounds like an irregular period probably caused by hormonal problem triggered by stress, diet change, an illness , excessive pysical exercises etc. See your gyn, ...Read more

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My period overdue for 10 days but checked not pregnant and ectopic pregnancy, how ?

My period overdue for 10 days but checked not pregnant and ectopic pregnancy, how ?

Possible Reasons.: Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you get 3 Neg.HTP and Neg. Hospita test with an ectopic pregnancy even if you've been missing your period for 2 months? Or not pregnant/detected?

Negative: AN ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy, it makes hCG. You can never have an ectopic with a negative test: no mystery, you are simply not pregnant. ...Read more

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I had an ectopic pregnancy 4 months ago. I have very light period almost spotting for 9 days with a light pain on the side? Could something be wrong?

I had an ectopic pregnancy 4 months ago. I have very light period almost spotting for 9 days with a light pain on the side? Could something be wrong?

Possibly: When a tubal pregnancy was treated with medication or surgically by means of a "salpingostomy", then there is a high risk for recurrence of a tubal pregnancy in the affected tube. ...Read more

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Scar ectopic pregnancy had a d&c is it ok to try again after 2 normal periods never had a miscarrige before, can this happen again?

Yes&yes: One can have normal pregnancy after ectopic and d&c. Somewhat higher risk for another ectopic no specific guideline for the wait interval but several months seems reasonable-since not all attempts are fruitful. ...Read more

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How soon can a sonogram detect ectopic pregnancy ? I'm 3 days late with positive test. Last period april 1.

How soon can a sonogram detect ectopic pregnancy ?  I'm 3 days late with positive test. Last period april 1.

Another week or two: You'd be 5 weeks counting from your last period. Pretty early to see the pregnancy in either the tube or the uterus. Have you had previous ectopics? See your provider. A good plan is to get pregnancy hormone blood tests drawn every few days then an ultrasound in a week or so. It's good that you are seeking medical care early. ...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.

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

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Ectopic Pregnancy (Definition)

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