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Can I have a healthy, successful pregnancy after an ectopic pregnancy 8 months ago?

Can I have a healthy, successful pregnancy after an ectopic pregnancy 8 months ago?

Sure: After one ectopic pregnancy the recurrence risk is about 15% so you should be seen by your Ob Doctor very early in your pregnancy to rule out another ectopic pregnancy. Most women have successful pregnancies after having an ectopic. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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I had a ectopic pregnancy 4 1/2 weeks ago they removed my right tube. Could i be pregnant again? Chances of it being successful?

I had a ectopic pregnancy 4 1/2 weeks ago they removed my right tube. Could i be pregnant again? Chances of it being successful?

Check out this link: There is about 60% chance of getting pregnant after an ectopic pregnancy in one fallopian tube. Best wishes and god bless u! http://americanpregnancy.Org/pregnancycomplications/ectopicpregnancy.Html. ...Read more

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I had ectopic pregnancy in august 2013. They had removed my right tube. From August I'm to get pregnant but no successful yet.how long it takes time n?

I had ectopic pregnancy in august 2013. They had removed my right tube. From August I'm to get pregnant but no successful yet.how long it takes time n?

Varies: 80% of couples trying will conceive within a year of trying. If you had an ectopic you should talk to your doctor and discuss if there are reasons that they feel you may have difficulty conceiving within that year. If patients try for a year unsuccessfully, we recommend having a workup. ...Read more

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I have had a cornual ectopic pregnancy 2 years ago with right falopian tube and wedge of cornual removed. Can a safe and successful pregnancy happen?

I have had a cornual ectopic pregnancy 2 years ago with right falopian tube and wedge of cornual removed.  Can a safe and successful pregnancy happen?

See details: Yes as long as your left side is normal and not affected by the previous surgery. You are at a greater risk for another ectopic, therefore, once you become pregnant you should get checked right away to confirm that the pregnancy is in the uterus. ...Read more

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Did having 3 previous c-sections cause me to get an ectopic pregnancy ?

Did  having 3 previous c-sections cause me to get an ectopic pregnancy ?

Probably not.: Although cesarean sections have many adverse implications for future reproduction, increasing the risk of ectopic pregnancies is not one of them. The adhesions caused by cesarean section typically do not involve the tubes, rather the bladder. When the tubes are affected, infertility can occur, as can ectopics. I am not aware of any good data to prove a link with ectopics, though. ...Read more

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Could having previous c-sections cause me now to have a ectopic pregnancy ?

Could having  previous c-sections cause me now to have a ectopic pregnancy ?

Minimal risk factor: Any pelvic surgery can increase the risk of an ectopic if any tubal damage is involved or if there are multiple adhesions (scar tissue). Like anyone else, if you have an early pregnancy and experience any pain with or without bleeding, check with your doc asap. You can also ask your doc how your tubes looked at c-section, (for peace of mind). Prior ectopic is a larger risk factor. ...Read more

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Does having previous c-sections increase my chance of having an ectopic pregnancy?

No: Previous caesarean section doesn't predispose to ectopic pregnancy. However, it does increase the likelihood of subsequent c-section deliveries depending on where the initial uteran incision was made. Complications of c-sections include hemorrhage, infection, and thromboembolism, which would all have likely presented shortly after the procedure. ...Read more

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Ectopic pregnancy danger?

Ectopic pregnancy danger?

Extremely dangerous: Pelvic/abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding in a pregnant woman are most common symptoms. These are rarely present early ectopic though, so if there's reason for concern about ectopic consult your doctor, do not rely on symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Ectopic Pregnancy (Definition)

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