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Post Ectopic Pregnancy
Possible but unlikel: Unlikely, but u need to make sure that your beta HCG went all the way down to less than 5 after the ectopic because depending on what type of surgery u had need to make sure no ectopic tissue was left behind, if beta is neg then that is good if beta is + and it is from the ectopic then u may need Methotrexate to dissolve the rest of the ectopic tissue please call your gyn. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Will it take my husband and I longer to conceive? I am 32 and he is 38. I have one Fallopian tube post an ectopic pregnancy. Everything else is fine.
I'm 3and 1/2 weeks post surgery for ectopic pregnancy and have been have period like cramp for about a week with no period is this normal?
Could be: That's common but if you have any worries you should check with the doctor caring for the ectopic; he/she is the only one who can tell you for sure if you are okay. ...Read more
I would for someone to review my ultrasound imaging, to see if you see an ectopic pregnancy. (Ectopic confirmed 2 days post US)?
Request Review: Ultrasounds are a dynamic test, not just a static test. The technician learns a lot about what's going on with the various movements of the ultrasound probe. Many of the readings may be passed on to the physician radiologist for the final reading. It may be worth having another doctor read the films/pictures, but more than likely, you should consider a different site for a repeat ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hopefully not!: An ectopic pregnancy is suspected in the following setting: 1. A patient is pregnant 2. Hcg levels are rising abnormally 3. Pain is present on one side of the other 4. There is findings on ultrasound of a mass or cystic area near one of the ovaries it would be very early to have symptoms this early after ivf and this is more likely related to an ovarian cyst - call your ob/gyn! ...Read more
10-20% chance: About 1 in every 50 pregnancies is an ectopic pregnancy (2% of all pregnancies). Depending on a variety of factors including age, cause of ectopic, and how the initial ectopic pregnancy was managed, the chance of having another ectopic pregnancy is about 10-20%. Hope this helps and wish you the best going forward. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Out of place pregnan: Ectopic literally means out of place in greek. It is the term used to describe reproductive accidents where the fertilized egg implants outside the endometrial cavity that is prepared to support it. The most common site is the fallopian tube (>90%), followed by more rare and catastrophic locations, including the ovary, cervix, abdominal cavity. Any of those types can prove life-threatening! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Surgery and meds: Depending on the size and age of the ectopic, sometimes medications can be given that will cause it to reabsorb into a woman's body and surgery will not be needed. If it is too large, or if it has ruptured, surgery will be necessary to remove the pregnancy and stop any bleeding. ...Read more
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