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When Should You Return To Work After An Ectopic Pregnancy
If they thought you had a ectopic pregnancy and you took the abortion pill would the pill work if it was ectopic?
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
I have an ectopic pregnancy I was given the methlotrexate shot a week ago today on 9/1 my HCG level was 1900 up from 1060 last week. Did the shot work?
The first dose of Methotrexate for ectopic pregnancy did not work. They drew blood 2X since 1st dose, level went up. Was given another dose, what now?
Ectopic pregnancy? On 11/03/11 i had gone to the ER and when there i was giving a pegnancy test it was neg. I took the zpack ... I had returned to the ER on 11/14/11 and they also gave me a pregnancy test this time it was posative with hCG of 247but right
Careful supervision: Methotrexate prevents pregnancy tissue from further developing by killing the pregnancy cells. The dead tissue than is absorbed by the body or transformed into scar tissue. There are other ramifications depending on whether or not the ectopic pregnancy is a tubal pregnancy or elsewhere in the small pelvis. Whether or not a woman has children plays a role in deciding whether to use methotrexate. ...Read more
Your OB Knows: To get a valid answer this question has to be addressed by the doctor who knows your exam and the status of the fallopian tubes. ...Read more
3 months: Most women can still get pregnant after an ectopic pregnancy and have a normal baby. Its fortunate that you have two fallopian tubes! You will need to wait 3 months before trying again to give your body a chance to heal. When you do become pregnant again, you will want to see your Ob as soon as you know you are pregnant to make sure you don't have another ectopic pregnancy. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
85%: The recurrence risk for an ectopic pregnancy is about 15% - so the likelihood of a normal pregnancy is about 85%. Good luck and see your doctor within the first 8 weeks after you have a positive pregnancy test so that an ectopic pregnancy can be excluded or diagnosed and treated early. ...Read more
Yes: In the setting of an ectopic pregnancy, patients will present with: 1. A missed period 2. Daily spotting 3. Pain on the right or left 4. A history of prior std or ectopic certainly intercourse might cause pain as well. Many women present with no risk factors, so this should always be suspected in the setting of any of the symptoms above. ...Read more