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I have a 21 day cycle and am 4 days late. I spotted some. This is unusual for me. I have an iud. Should I be concerned about an ectopic pregnancy?

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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

You should be concerned but not alarmed.
You should first take a pregnancy test to see if you are pregnant and if so should get an ultrasound with your doctor to locate the pregnancy.

In brief: Yes

You should be concerned but not alarmed.
You should first take a pregnancy test to see if you are pregnant and if so should get an ultrasound with your doctor to locate the pregnancy.
Dr. Michael Traub
Dr. Michael Traub
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Aware, not concerned

Do a home test today and consult a doctor soon if positive.
Iud does not increase risk of ectopic pregnancy over baseline, because they are so effective for birth control. Getting pregnant at all with an iud is uncommon. If you got pregnant with an iud, the ectopic risk is elevated.

In brief: Aware, not concerned

Do a home test today and consult a doctor soon if positive.
Iud does not increase risk of ectopic pregnancy over baseline, because they are so effective for birth control. Getting pregnant at all with an iud is uncommon. If you got pregnant with an iud, the ectopic risk is elevated.
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
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