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Dose abdominal cramping always mean an ectopic pregnancy?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Sometimes

If you have missed a period without contraception, it is imperative to run a pregnancy test because cramping under those circumstances could mean an ectopic pregnancy.

In brief: Sometimes

If you have missed a period without contraception, it is imperative to run a pregnancy test because cramping under those circumstances could mean an ectopic pregnancy.
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Dr. Thomas Mahoney
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No

Not always, but if pain is persistent, severe or recurrent an ultrasound could resolve the concern.

In brief: No

Not always, but if pain is persistent, severe or recurrent an ultrasound could resolve the concern.
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