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Risks Of An Ectopic Pregnancy
Having recently been told I have a slightly higher risk of ectopic pregnancy. What does that mean?
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
About 8 months ago i had PID . I'm 3 days late and got a positive pg test. Could i be at risk for ectopic pregnancy ?
Yes: One of the complications of pid is ectopic pregnancy. This does not mean that you will get an ectopic pregnancy. Rather it means that some women with pid will have had some scarring in the fallopian tubes which can prevent a fertilized egg from going to the uterine cavity. Generally there will be abnormal bleeding and/or pain. You certainly need to inform your OB of prior pid. ...Read more
Neither: The IUD increases one's risk for ectopic pregnancy only very very slightly. The mini pill doesn't increase your risk of ectopic. Statistically I wouldn't make a decision based on these 2 forms of birth control vis-v-vis ectopic given how little influence they would have. IUDs are very safe and a lot more effective at preventing pregnancy than the mini-pill. ...Read more
Does vaginal douching or washing with water after intercourse will increase the risk of ectopic pregnancy?
Does plan b increase risk of an ectopic pregnancy? If so, is it possible to have an ep with negative test and two periods.
Answer to both is No: No and NOGet a more detailed answer ›
Does taking Clomid for one month only, 50 mg for 5 days increase the risk of having an ectopic pregnancy?
I am one month pregnant but my left tube is blocked with hydrosalphinx is my pregnancy in risk? How much risk there is for ectopic pregnancy
Pregnant: If you are already pregnant then the left tubal blockage did not affect your ability to get pregnant. Tubal blockage does not impact an established pregnancy. It will be important to verify that the pregnancy is located inside the uterus. See a doctor for BHCG testing and a sonogram. ...Read more
What are the brown like flakes in my urine? 5.5 weeks pregnant with high risk of having an ectopic pregnancy.
Is it normal to have right ovary pinching pain in early pregnancy? Is there any risk of ectopic or tubal pregnancy?
Tubal/or ectopic: Pregnancies are medical emergencies and should be evaluated. ...Read more
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