Ectopic Pregnancy - Recurrence After Two

I had two ectopics, how likely is another one? ... read more »

IUD and Pregnancy

Getting pregnant with an IUD in place is very rare and when it happens you should see a doctor right away to decrease the risk of complications. ... read more »

Odds - Ectopic Pregnancy

The odds of having an ectopic pregnancy, a pregnancy outside the uterus, depend on many doifferent factors. ... read more »

Is Spotting in Pregnancy Normal?

There is a significant difference between spotting (light dots of pink, red or brown blood) and bleeding in pregnancy (a steady flow of blood). Both are a cause for a call to your obstetrician. ... read more »

Questions About Chances Getting Pregnant

When women are trying to conceive, they often have questions regarding their chances of getting pregnant. There are several factors that come into play when it comes to getting pregnant. ... read more »

Biomarker Found that May Signal Ectopic Pregnancy

Ectopic pregnancies occur when a fertilized egg embeds in the lining of the fallopian tube instead of the uterus. This can happen because the fallopian tube is too narrow or simply by accident. Typically, ectopic pregnancy is difficult to diagnose because symptoms do not present until the fetus grows too large for the tube. ... read more »

What did My Doctor Mean by Tubal Pregnancy?

The medical name for a tubal pregnancy is ectopic pregnancy. While theegg will implant in the 'tube' most of the time, there are instanceswhere the implantation occurred in the cervix or ovary. ... read more »

Different Types of Pregnancies

While pregnancy may seem like a simple term, there are different types of pregnancies. Most are a result of physical differences but some are related to multiple egg release, among other reasons. ... read more »

What Causes Pain During Pregnancy?

Pain during pregnancy is often associated with complications or labor and can be a scary thing. However, not all pain during pregnancy signals a problem. ... read more »

Woman Shares IVF Treatment with the World, On Live TV!

A woman made history on September 24, 2013, when she became the first to undergo in-vitro fertilization (IVF), on live television. ... read more »

IVF TV Pioneer Now Pregnant

An ecstatic couple from Missouri recently revealed the latestdevelopment in their very public quest for a baby - they're pregnant!The joyous announcement was made on the Today show, where theirstruggle with pregnancy was first revealed to the world. ... read more »

Fertility Concerns After an Ectopic Pregnancy

Fertility can be a complex and difficult issue for many women. After an ectopic pregnancy there are often additional concerns that have to be addressed. These are physical, but they're also mental and emotional. ... read more »

Vanessa Carlton’s Ectopic Pregnancy

Grammy Award-winning songstress Vanessa Carlton describes herself as avery private person but she's recently made some public announcements of a very private nature, in the hope of spreading awareness of thetragedy she's experienced. ... read more »

Laparoscopy - What is it?

A laparoscopy is a surgical procedure in which a telescope is inserted into the abdomen, usually in the area around the belly button, in order to examine the abdominal and/or pelvic organs. ... read more »

Hormone Linked to Ectopic Pregnancy

Ectopic pregnancies cause more pregnancy-related deaths than any other pregnancy complication. Doctors and researchers have been looking for a means of determining women who are at increased risk to help reduce the number of deaths associated with the condition each year. New research appears to have solved that problem. ... read more »

Lung Cancer Drug Could Help Women with Ectopic Pregnancies

A study performed by researchers based at the University of Edinburgh and the University in Melbourne has found a common lung cancer drug can help women with ectopic pregnancies. ... read more »

Ectopic First Pregnancy Reduces Overall Number of Children

When women suffer an ectopic pregnancy as the first pregnancy, the effect lasts a lifetime. Ectopic pregnancies occur when the fertilized egg implants in the fallopian tube. The egg splits and grows in a tight space until pain develops. ... read more »

PCOS and Ectopic Pregnancy After IVF and Embryo Transfer

According to a study, women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk of ectopic pregnancy after fresh ET (embryo transfer) cycles, but not after frozen ET cycles. ... read more »

Healthy Baby Born from Rare Abdominal Pregnancy

Abdominal pregnancy is a rare and dangerous medical condition that is easy to miss during routine ultrasound exams. ... read more »

Treatments Options for Ectopic Pregnancy

Ectopic pregnancy is one of the main causes of death during pregnancy and fertility is at stake for survivors. ... read more »

How To Help Someone Who Has Lost a Baby

Parents who've lost a child describe it as the lowest form of misery imaginable. Mostbereaved parents just don't know who to turn to for solace or how to ask for help. ... read more »

Ectopic Pregnancy Treatments Reviewed

Researchers in France recently completed a study investigating the pregnancy rates between medical/conservative surgery and conservative surgery/radical surgery treatment of ectopic pregnancy. ... read more »

Medical Treatment of Ectopic Pregnancy

Current treatment protocol of ectopic pregnancy involves IM (intramuscular) injection of methotrexate and monitoring. Researchers recently completed a study on the effectiveness of this protocol. The study was published in the journal La Tunisie Medicale. ... read more »

Injection Treatment in Unruptured Ectopic Pregnancies

Researchers at the Department of Ultrasonography at a Harbin Medical University affiliated hospital investigated clinical outcomes of unruptured ectopic pregnancy when treated with single or multiple-drug injections. ... read more »

Sperm Perfusion and IUI in Non-Tubal Infertility

Researchers from The University of Auckland in New Zealand recently published a study in the journal Human Reproduction comparing pregnancy rates between sperm perfusion and intrauterine insemination in women with non-tubal infertility. ... read more »

Effects of Emergency Contraception on Tubal Environment

Researchers recently completed a study examining the effects of emergency contraception on tubal environment. Levonorgestrel (LNG) was the emergency contraception used in the study. ... read more »

Ectopic Pregnancy

What is the recurrence risk of an ectopic pregnancy? ... read more »

Risk of Ectopic Pregnancies

If you previously had an ectopic pregnancy, your risk of having another one is nearly 1 in 5 and you also have a lower chance of a normal pregnancy. ... read more »

Spotting in Pregnancy

Spotting in early pregnancy can be normal or it can predict a miscarriage. About 20-30% of all pregnant women experience spotting early in pregnancy but the majority go on to have a healthy baby. ... read more »

Early Pregnancy Bleeding

Why would I have spotting or bleeding in early pregnancy? ... read more »

Symptoms of an Ectopic Pregnancy

An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy outside the uterus, usually in the fallopian tube. An ectopic pregnancy is a life-threatening condition and should be diagnosed and treated as soon as possible. ... read more »

Progesterone Test May Identify Early Miscarriage

This study showed that a single blood progesterone test may help women who have a threatened miscarriage with bleeding and/or pain and an unclear sonogram find out early in pregnancy whether they are miscarrying or have an ectopic pregnancy. ... read more »

Progesterone Levels and Ectopic Pregnancy

Can they predict an ectopic pregnancy? ... read more »

How do you Know you Have an Ectopic Pregnancy?

An ectopic pregnancy occurs when the fertilized egg latches outside the uterus, for example to a fallopian tube wall, the ovary, or other organs instead of the inside wall of the uterus. ... read more »

Ectopic Pregnancy - Risk Factors

What are the risk factors for an ectopic pregnancy? ... read more »

What is a Ruptured Ectopic Pregnancy?

An ectopic pregnancy occurs when the fertilized egg implants in the fallopian tube. The pregnancy is often referred to as a tubal, though the specific point of implantation can narrow down a more detailed type of tubal. ... read more »

Ectopic Pregnancy: Symptoms, Risks, Causes

An ectopic pregnancy can become fatal to the mother because of potentially excessive bleeding. ... read more »

Getting Pregnant After a Tubal Ligation

Getting pregnant after a tubal ligation is possible but requires additional surgery or procedures such as IVF. A tubal ligation is a procedure that cuts and interrupts the fallopian tubes. ... read more »

Study on the Treatment of Ectopic Pregnancy

Researchers in France completed a study investigating the pregnancy rates between medical/conservative surgery and conservative surgery/radical surgical treatment of ectopic pregnancy. ... read more »

Ectopic Pregnancy Recurrence Risks

In general, after one ectopic pregnancy, your chances of having a normal pregnancy are about 60 to 70%. ... read more »

You Can Get Pregnant After...

Chronic illness, cancer, injury and surgery are all reasons women give up on the dream of having a child of their own, but you can get pregnant after many of these life events ' if you plan, prepare and know your medical resources. ... read more »

Ultrasound and Ectopic Pregnancy

On ultrasound about on-half of ectopic pregnancies can be seen and the other half have only indirect signs. ... read more »

BBT Basal Body Temperature and Ectopic

Does my BBT chart indicate that I have an ectopic pregnancy? ... read more »

Beta hCG Blood levels and Ectopic Pregnancy

The hormone Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (better known as hCG) is produced during pregnancy by parts of the placenta as early as 2-3 days after implantation or about 11 days after fertilization/ovulation. ... read more »

One Tube and Two Ovaries - Risk of Ectopic Pregnancy

Women who have had one fallopian tube removed are at increased risk of an ectopic pregnancy, a pregnancy in the other fallopian tube. ... read more »

Spotting - What are the Causes?

What are the causes of spotting? There are many possible reasons, and a check-up with your doctor will help find out why you are experiencing spotting. Here are some causes. ... read more »

DES Exposure

DES (diethylstilbestrol) is a synthetic form of estrogen, a female hormone. There is some evidence that the risk of tubal (ectopic) pregnancy, miscarriage, and premature delivery is increased for a DES-exposed daughter. ... read more »

Ovulation After Ectopic Pregnancy

Even with one ovary, you will likely ovulate every month. With two ovaries, ovulation does not usually change from one to the other ovary. Instead it happens at random. ... read more »

Heterotopic Pregnancy - Pregnancy in Two Separate Locations

A heteropic pregnancy is a pregnancy in two separate locations, usually one pregnancy is inside the uterus, the other pregnancy is located usually as an ectopic pregnancy, outside the uterus. ... read more »

Missed Period after Tubal Ligation: Ectopic?

I am four days late but I had a tubal three years ago ... read more »

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