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Please tell me symptoms of ectopic pregnancy?

Pain and bleeding. The most common symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy are lower abdominal pain and bleeding in early pregnancy. If you are having these symptoms see your doctor right away. Ultrasound and blood tests can help make the diagnosis. Read more...
Too vague 4 diagnosi. Ectopic pregnancy is one of the few (and life-threatening) medical diagnoses that cannot be made on the basis of symptoms, history and physical examination. It requires accurate abdominopelvic sonography and serial beta HCG determination when it is suspected in the first half of pregnancy. Symptoms of ectopic are typically the same as for normal pregnancy.. Read more...

How to tell if I could be having an ectopic pregnancy?

Positive test? Are you certain that you are pregnant - meaning skipped periods and a positive test? Are you at risk for an ectopic? If so, get evaluated asap. If not, do a home pregnancy test, and if positive get evaluated. Read more...

Can you tell me how to know if I'm having a ectopic pregnancy or something else?

First thing… Assuming that there is a pregnancy, ectopic pregnancies are usually accompanied by pain when they start to rupture. If a gestational sac is seen in the uterus on ultrasound, then ectopic pregnancy is unlikely. If a fetal heartbeat is seen on ultrasound then there is less than a 5% chance of miscarriage. Read more...

Please tell me how long it takes for the body to reabsorb a dead ectopic pregnancy?

No one knows. For certain. After mtx injection for confirmed ectopic, time for HCG to drop to zero can be anywhere from a few days up to about 6 weeks. Read more...

Any easy way to tell if you have an ectopic pregnancy before your ultrasound scan?

Ectopic pregnancy. You can have pelvic pain or right or left lower quadrant pain, which can present as an acute abdoemn at times. You may have irregular bleeding as well. Read more...
Not easily. Most pregnancies within the fallopian tubes cause severe pain and are treated emergently. Pregnancies in abdominal cavity attached to outside of uterus or other structures are seen with ultrasound or other techniques (ct, mri). These generally require specialty OB care. Read more...

Can you tell me how to know if I'm having a miscarriage or an ectopic pregnancy?

Its complicated. Telling the difference between an ectopic pregnancy and a miscarriage in early pregnancy can be challenging, even for your Ob/Gyn. Pain on one side of your lower abdomen, associated with bleeding is worrisome for an ectopic. Sometimes its impossible to know without performing ultrasounds and HCG blood levels each week for several weeks. Best to let a doc with experience handle it. Read more...

Hello docs! Can you tell me what did the doctor put inside of me to find out I had an ectopic pregnancy?

An ultrasound. One way to diagnose an ectopic pregnancy is with a transvaginal ultrasound. If the ultrasound is inconclusive because the pregnancy is too early, then blood HCG levels are used to further sort out what is going on. Read more...