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What causes ectopic pregnancy?

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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Damage to the tubes

Ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that implants somewhere outside the uterus.
Most often, it is in the tube but ectopics can happen on the ovary or attach to the bowel, or bladder. Usually the tubes are damaged in some way from infection, endometriosis, or a variety of other reasons.

In brief: Damage to the tubes

Ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that implants somewhere outside the uterus.
Most often, it is in the tube but ectopics can happen on the ovary or attach to the bowel, or bladder. Usually the tubes are damaged in some way from infection, endometriosis, or a variety of other reasons.
Dr. Megan Bird
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Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Egg not in uterus

The fertilized egg fails to move into uterus and starts to grow inside fallopian tuble.
This leads to ectopic pregnancy.

In brief: Egg not in uterus

The fertilized egg fails to move into uterus and starts to grow inside fallopian tuble.
This leads to ectopic pregnancy.
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
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