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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. Andrew Seibert
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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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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

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What helps treat ectopic pregnancy?

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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How is an ectopic pregnancy detected?

Need a pelvic exam: At a minimum, if there is any suspicion of ectopic pregnancy, you need a pelvic exam, as well as a pregnancy test, to make the diagnosis. Usually, an ultrasound is done as well to confirm the diagnosis and find the exact location and size of the ectopic. ...Read more

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How does an ectopic pregnancy happen?

Stuck in the tube: Conception normally occurs in the fallopian tube and the embryo travels down the tube and into the uterus where it implants. If the embryo gets stuck and implants in the tube an ectopic pregnancy will occur. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of ectopic pregnancy?

What are symptoms of ectopic pregnancy?

Many possible: Pelvic/abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding are most common symptoms. These are rarely present with an 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