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Doctor insights on: When Should You Return To Work After An Ectopic Pregnancy

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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What are my chances of having another baby after an ectopic pregnancy?

What are my chances of having another baby after an ectopic pregnancy?

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

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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

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Will i be able to get pregnant after an ectopic pregnancy? How long will i have to wait?

Will i be able to get pregnant after an ectopic pregnancy? How long will i have to wait?

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 more

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What are my chances of having a normal pregnancy after an ectopic pregnancy?

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

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Could you have pain during sex after an ectopic pregnancy?

Could you have pain during sex after an ectopic pregnancy?

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

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Can you explain if it's possible to have pain during sex after an ectopic pregnancy?

Can you explain if it's possible to have pain during sex after an ectopic pregnancy?

Possibly: If ectopic pregnancy resulted in some scarring in the pelvis, there's the potential for painful sexual intercourse. On a more short-term basis, there could easily be some soreness for a few weeks even without scar tissue. ...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