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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. Chad Levitt
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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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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

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