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When after sex can you possibly feel the signs of a possible ectopic pregnancy?

When after sex can you possibly feel the signs of a possible ectopic pregnancy?

You can't: There is no way to determine if you are pregnant between ovulation and the start of the next period. If you've had a positive test, most ectopics are pretty silent until about the 5th week at the earliest. Are you at risk for ectopic? If so and you are pregnant see a doctor asap, do not wait for symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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Can i board a 2 hr flight 5 days after methotrexate shot for possible ectopic pregnancy.

Can i board a 2 hr flight 5 days after methotrexate shot for possible ectopic pregnancy.

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

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When should I see doctor for possible ectopic pregnancy? I had a pain in lower abdomin and bleeding. I know could be miscarriage. How long do I wait?

When should I see doctor for possible ectopic pregnancy? I had a pain in lower abdomin and bleeding. I know could be miscarriage. How long do I wait?

Now: Bleeding during pregnancy may be common but it is not normal and should always be evaluated by your doctor. If you have had a positive pregnancy test and are having pain and bleeding then prompt evaluation is warranted to confirm a normal pregnancy located inside of the uterus. ...Read more

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Had 3 negative hpt. Is it still possible to have ectopic pregnancy?

Probably not: You do not have an actively growing ectopic if you have a negative pregnancy test. You could have had an undiagnosed ectopic pregnancy that became non-viable, if that is the case it should resolve on its own. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have ectopic pregnancy and to have at the same time pregnancy inside the womb ?

Is it possible to have ectopic pregnancy  and to have at the same time pregnancy inside the womb ?

Heterotopic: Yes it is, and it is called a heterotopic pregnancy. Its twins, except one of the twins is ectopic. Its very rare, about 1 in 4000 pregnancies. ...Read more

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Hsg showed clear tubes. what are other possible causes for ectopic pregnancy? Odds of it happening a 2nd time?

Ectopic causes: Even thought the HSG shows patency and they are "open" there can be impediments to the fertilized egg traversing and implanting in the uterus such as narrowing of the isthmus of the tube. Most ectopic pregnancies are caused by fallopian tube infections. There is a 10 % chance of a 2nd ectopic after the first. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have ectopic pregnancy and to have at the same time pregnancy inside the womb ? And can woman have healthy baby after ectopic oper

Is it possible to have ectopic pregnancy  and to have at the same time pregnancy inside the womb ? And can woman have healthy baby after ectopic oper

Yes and Yes to both: What is called a "heterotopic pregnancy" is possible but quite rare. If the ectopic pregnancy is surgically removed or is spontaneously "lost", the "pregnancy inside the womb" may some times continue relatively normally. The probability of having a "healthy baby after ectopic oper" will depend in part on the type of operation performed and on the health of the tubes and ovaries. ...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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I wanted to know the possible causes of an ectopic pregnancy.And how it can be avoided?

Tube abnormal: The sperm and egg meet in the tube instead of implanting in the uterus adhesions, prior disease in the tube ( gonorrhea) used to be one of the common ones) avoid any pregnancy but that is not a great option! ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Ectopic Pregnancy (Definition)

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