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How do you know if you have an ectopic pregnancy?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: You don't - see MD!

No woman can know if she has an ectopic pregnancy by history or symptoms.
Even the physician cannot know if an early pregnancy is ectopic by history and physical examination alone. One has to rely on high-quality transvaginal ultrasound and serum beta HCG levels to clinch this potentially life-threatening diagnosis.

In brief: You don't - see MD!

No woman can know if she has an ectopic pregnancy by history or symptoms.
Even the physician cannot know if an early pregnancy is ectopic by history and physical examination alone. One has to rely on high-quality transvaginal ultrasound and serum beta HCG levels to clinch this potentially life-threatening diagnosis.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Alan Falkoff
Family Medicine

In brief: An ultrasound

An ultrasound.

In brief: An ultrasound

An ultrasound.
Dr. Alan Falkoff
Dr. Alan Falkoff
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