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Doctor insights on: Two Ectopic Pregnancies In A Row

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Can there be future medical problems do to having two ectopic pregnancies?

Can there be future medical problems do to having two ectopic pregnancies?

Depends: It certainly puts you at significant risk for having another ectopic, but other than that, having ectopics doesn't cause any other medical problems. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Is it possible to have two ectopic pregnancies at the same time in one person ?

Is it possible to have two ectopic pregnancies at the same time in one person ?

Highly unlikely: It would be highly improbable for that to happen. The odds of that happening are < 0.001% . Rarely a pregnancy inside the uterus and another in the tube can happen which is also very rare (1/30000) ...Read more

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I had an ectopic pregnancy 11 years ago and a tubal ligation almost two years ago. Is it possible i could be pregnant again or worse another ectopic?

I had an ectopic pregnancy 11 years ago and a tubal ligation almost two years ago. Is it possible i could be pregnant again or worse another ectopic?

Yes: You can still get pregnant but the odds are extremely low. And yes it can be ectopic again but again chances are very low. ...Read more

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We have been married for 18 years and have not had a child. I once had ectopic pregnancy after two years of marriage and have not been conceived after?

We have been married for 18 years and have not had a child. I once had ectopic pregnancy after two years of marriage and have not been conceived after?

Infertility : An infertility evaluation should be done when couples fail to conceive after 12 months of frequent unprotected intercourse. It should also be offered to women over the age of 35. Basic evaluation should include semen analysis, assessing ovulation status by history or labs and a hysterosalpingogram to evaluate Fallopian tubes and whether there is any abnormal anatomy ...Read more

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1 week after having sex may be I have morning sickness can it be ectopic pregnancy ?As I have previous history of two ectopic.

1 week after having sex may be I have morning sickness can it be ectopic pregnancy ?As I have previous history of two ectopic.

Hard to say: From the info provided. Not sure where you were in your cycle when you had sex. However, with your history i would suggest you see your doctor for evaluation and testing . Many recommend waiting 2 weeks for testing but many tests can detect a positive pregnancy ealier. ...Read more

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I had a normal period last month on the 26th.. Then, this month on the 14th, two weeks early. Could this be an ectopic pregnancy?

I had a normal period last month on the 26th.. Then, this month on the 14th, two weeks early. Could this be an ectopic pregnancy?

Probably not ectopic: In ectopic pregnancy you have usually additional symptoms . What you have sounds like an irregular period probably caused by hormonal problem triggered by stress, diet change, an illness , excessive pysical exercises etc. See your gyn, ...Read more

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Is it possible to still get pregnant if ur right fallopian tubes is clipped and the left tube is scared due from two ectopic pregnancy ?

Is it possible to still get pregnant if ur right fallopian tubes is clipped and the left tube is scared due from two ectopic pregnancy ?

Never say never: when it comes to pregnancy. It is still possible for tubal ligation to fail. And who knows if the left fallopian tube is completely occluded. ...Read more

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Is there any bad result for implant on the arm to protect from pregnancy. I had removal of ectopic pregnancy two months earlier.

Is there any bad result for implant on the arm to protect from pregnancy. I had removal of ectopic pregnancy two months earlier.

Implant birth contrl: Implanon is birth control method manufactured by merck pharmaceuticals. It is a single rod implant that is inserted under the skin in the forearm. It is a Progesterone containing long acting contraceptive with a duration of action of 3 years. It is one of the most effective methods of contraception. Irregular periods are common. ...Read more

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I have had two ectopic pregnancies and two healthy babies. No history of std's. Is there an explanation for the ectopic pregnancies?

Not really: Once someone has one tubal pregnancy then the risk for future ectopic pregnancies goes up. Sometimes these are caused by unknown or undiagnosed tubal damage. In other cases there is no clear underlying cause. What we do know though is that having one increases risk for future tubal pregnancies. ...Read more

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I had an ectopic pregnancy two weeks back and my right tube was removed .am still feeling pain on the side and when can I start having sex ?

I had an ectopic pregnancy two weeks back and my right tube was removed .am still feeling pain on the side and when can I start having sex ?

Need a postop visit: It is not uncommon to still have pain a couple of weeks after surgery. As far as sex, you need to talk to your doctor. It depends on a variety of things, including what type of surgery you had (open or minimally invasive) and how much activity you were advised to do. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy at two weeks? Vaginal bleeding two weeks before period, I"m worried.

Is it possible to have symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy at two weeks? Vaginal bleeding two weeks before period, I"m worried.

No: No ectopic pregnancy is NOT possible especially if the previous period was normal. If the period was NOT normal then run a pregnancy test or see your GYN MD. ...Read more

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I am 5 weeks pregnant with two previous miscarriage . 2 days ago my hCG level was 2000 and today it was 2450. Can be a sign of ectopic pregnancy or mc?

I am 5 weeks pregnant with two previous miscarriage . 2 days ago my hCG level was 2000 and today it was 2450. Can be a sign of ectopic pregnancy or mc?

Yes - see M.D.!: If the reported values are accurate and 48 hours apart, they indicate increased likelihood of a non-viable pregnancy, meaning abortion or ectopic pregnancy. In either case, please see you gynecologist asap to get urgent care! best of luck! ...Read more

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Is ectopic pregnancy possible with a visible gest-sac? Had u/s at what i believed to b 7wks. U/s only showed 5.3wk empty sac. Dr said poss ectopic.

Not likely: Yes, it's possible but rare. The trick is if your doctor was certain he/she saw a gs or some other intrauterine fluid collection. With a sure gs, risk of also having ectopic is exceedingly low. ...Read more

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How are ectopic pregnancies treated?

How are ectopic pregnancies treated?

It depends: Ectopic pregnancies can be treated w/medication or surgery. Early, stable ectopics in compliant patients are often treated w/methotrexate (a chemotherapy drug) & closely followed. More advanced ectopics or ectopics in patients that are unstable or complicated are usually treated by laparoscopy to remove the pregnancy and possibly the tube. An uncertain diagnosis is also a reason to operate. ...Read more

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Where do most ectopic pregnancies occur?

Where do most ectopic pregnancies occur?

Fallopian tubes: Most ectopic pregnancies are in the middle part of the fallopian tube, but they can also be on the ovaries, the outside of the uterus or other places in the pelvis, or in other places in the fallopian tubes. ...Read more

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What is the occurence of ectopic pregnancies?

2% of pregnancies: The american academy of family physicians says that the north american ectopic pregnancy rate is 2 out of 100 pregnancies, or 2%. Over 95% of the ectopic pregnancies are in the fallopian tubes. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about ectopic pregnancies?

Ectopic pregnancy: Go to wikipedia for details. If that does not help come back with you specific questions. ...Read more

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Is the pain with ectopic pregnancies constant? Or can it be sporadic? And can it happen over weeks or all in one day?

Usually: ....It is constant and very strong and signals that the tube ruptured and blood and and fetal tissues irritate the lining (peritoneum) of the abdominal cavity. It is not sporadic but constant and usually the intensity of the pain pain will send you either to your doctor or even to the emergency room. U need to have surgery! so, it can't go on and on for weeks... ...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

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Ectopic Pregnancy (Definition)

An abnormal condition in which the pregnancy occurs ...Read more