Will the doctor rule out ectopic pregnancy before performing an abortion?

Ought to! The gynecologist planning a pregnany termination procedure should have already considered and excluded an ectopic or heterotopic pregnancy! sometimes, the first clue is the pathology from the uterine evacuation revealing no trophoblast - that is essentially a diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy and its site has to be determined asap.

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Would doctors be able to detect ectopic pregnancy when doing surgical abortion for normal pregnancy?

Please Clarify. No. But, why? A person cannot be pregnant twice at the same time. Ectopic pregnancy happens outside of the uterus, thus it would not be diagnosed during a surgical procedure in the uterus. Read more...

Would you bleed after taking the abortion pill if they thought you might have a ectopic pregnancy and if you did bleed does that mean it worked?

Any pattern possible. If the abortion pill works you will get bleeding but the bleeding does not necessarily mean it was successful and does not eliminate the possibility of an ectopic. This is why follow up is important to confirm that all is back to normal. Read more...

If you have had an abortion and ectopic pregnancy in the last 48 months. What are the chances of being able to hold a pregnancy full term?

Ask your doc. Who took care of u cause your doc knows what your tubes or tube is like, and if everything else is normal obviously your risk of having a normal preg is lower because of your history, but u shoudld have an evaluation with blood work, cultures hysteroscopy to check the uterus and hsg to check the tubes before u try again. Read more...

Had lap surgery last for ectopic pregnancy would my doc have able to tell then if I had endometriosis? Or would just be focus on tr pregnancy?

Could. If your ectopic was ruptured, the bleeding could have obscured any endometriosis. Otherwise, it would depend on whether or not the doctor looked at the entire pelvis which I'm sure would be done if you had a history of any symptoms. Ask to find out for sure. Hope this helps. Read more...

Doctors, what are the symptoms of ectopic pregnancy?

Symptoms of ectopic. Ectopic pregnancy when it is unruptured is asymptomatic. In the presence of a rupture with bleeding into the pelvis, it can cuase pain of increasing severity, vaginal bleeding or spotting. If the bleeding is really heavy syncopy, faintness with hypovolemic shock can occur. Ectopic pregnancy remains a leading cause of maternal death in the us and is treated as an emergency. Read more...