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

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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Miguel Cano
Dr. Miguel Cano
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Not normally

Anyone could experience an ectopic pregnancy, but an uncomplicated cesarean would not increase your risk for an ectopic pregnancy.

In brief: Not normally

Anyone could experience an ectopic pregnancy, but an uncomplicated cesarean would not increase your risk for an ectopic pregnancy.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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