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Doctor insights on: Recovery After Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery

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Is it possible to be pregnant 4 weeks post ectopic pregnancy surgery?

Is it possible to be pregnant 4 weeks post ectopic pregnancy surgery?

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

Dr. Katharine Cox
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How long can an ectopic pregnancy be carried and taken care of with drugs before surgery is needed?

How long can an ectopic pregnancy be carried and taken care of with drugs before surgery is needed?

It depends: The length of time is related to the response seen in blood tests. If the levels show a fall, it may be possible to avoid surgery though it may take weeks. ...Read more

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Im 5weeks pregnant and im bleedin,is it an ectopic pregnancy and at 5weeks will i be given medication or a surgery, im i at risk?

Im 5weeks pregnant and im bleedin,is it an ectopic pregnancy and at 5weeks will i be given medication or a surgery, im i at risk?

Bleeding: Bleeding in pregnancy is a bad sign. It depends on amount where minimal spotting is okay. Coming to ectopic it causes severe pain.Cant say how you are going to be treated. If ectopic you need surgery. ...Read more

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I had surgery for a ectopic pregnancy. My cycle came on July 16th, stayed on 7 days. July 29 it came on again should I be concern?

I had surgery for a ectopic pregnancy. My cycle came on July 16th, stayed on 7 days. July 29 it came on again should I be concern?

Possibly: You do not mention when the surgery for the ectopic occurred. If you have not been sexually active since the procedure there should not be a problem with pregnancy. The hormone levels will take awhile to get back to a "normal' cycle after a pregnancy. If yo do not wish to become pregnant please make sure to use appropriate birth control. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pcos and underwent laproscopic surgery in december 2013. now my doctor diagnised ectopic pregnancy.?

What to do if I have pcos and underwent laproscopic surgery in december 2013. now my doctor diagnised ectopic pregnancy.?

It would be best if: you considered your doctor’s advice. The treatment for ectopic pregnancy is usually medication kill the tissue or surgery to remove it. The PCOS surgery probably helped you to ovulate and conceive but unfortunately your tube was probably unhealthy. ...Read more

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Can I have sex before my 6 weeks is up after getting surgery for an ectopic pregnancy?

Can I have sex before my 6 weeks is up after getting surgery for an ectopic pregnancy?

Tough to answer: This is a question that your operating surgeon is best to answer as he/she knows the vagaries of the surgery and can assess your healing process by examination. ...Read more

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I had surgery due to an ectopic pregnancy july 4 2012 when should I start back trying to conceive?

I had surgery due to an ectopic pregnancy july 4 2012 when should I start back trying to conceive?

Depends...: What kind of surgery did you have? A salpingostomy (opening of tube and removal of ectopic), or a salpingectomy (removal of ectopic and tube)? Also, the ectopic could be elsewhere besides the tube. Your surgeon should be able to give a "safe" range. ...Read more

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When a baby is removed during an ectopic pregnancy surgery treatment, does it try to breathe on its own?

When a baby is removed during an ectopic pregnancy surgery treatment, does it try to breathe on its own?

Not mature: The baby( fetus) is not mature enough to breath at most ectopic pregnancies so you would not expect to appreciate breathing. ...Read more

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Had ectopic pregnancy rupture surgery about 3-4 days ago, I laugh so much and bend to stop the pain could I damage anything?

Had ectopic pregnancy  rupture surgery about 3-4 days ago, I laugh so much and bend to stop the pain could I damage anything?

Most likely, no: You won't hurt anything inside if the surgeon did a proper job. You do have to be concerned about any stitches that are present in the skin. A tip: hold a pillow against your abdomen and gently push in to hold your abdomen if you cough, laugh, or sneeze. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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