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by EPT Host 20
Mon Aug 03, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: How I feel
Replies: 3
Views: 75

Re: How I feel

Dear Georgiaclancy, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, When we experience ectopic pregnancy we are suddenly faced with a life threatening emergency and it's treatment, reduction in fertility, concerns about the future and the loss of our babies. Experiencing any one of these i...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Aug 03, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: D&C Question and Venting
Replies: 1
Views: 12

Re: D&C Question and Venting

Dear emilymilani, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and everything you are going through. I'm glad you feel you can use these boards to safely vent, we are all here for you. Unfortunately I am not medically trained, but I am not aware of many hospitals that give a further dose...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Aug 03, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: I feel like a fraud
Replies: 3
Views: 90

Re: I feel like a fraud

Dear Random2020, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, You certainly are not a fraud but it is true that we can feel a mix of emotions after experiencing ectopic pregnancy. When we experience ectopic pregnancy we are suddenly faced with a life threatening emergency and it's treat...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Worried? Am I having my first period?
Replies: 1
Views: 32

Re: Worried? Am I having my first period?

Dear BSaunders1993, The timing sounds about right for your period and the first period after treatment for ectopic pregnancy may be more painful or less so than usual, heavier or lighter, last for longer or shorter than usual – there really is no set pattern. You should be able to manage the discomf...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Non-tubular Ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 32

Re: Non-tubular Ectopic

Dear Genevieve, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Sadly I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your queries and would advise talking through options with your medical team. I am a little confused with your post, sorry, as sadly with ectopic pregnancy...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Aug 02, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Expectant management - how long to recover fully
Replies: 1
Views: 51

Re: Expectant management - how long to recover fully

Dear RachelRachel, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, It can take a few months for our bodies to settle down after an ectopic pregnancy. You do however mention that you had a urinary tract infection and whilst you were treated for this, the symptoms you have could possibly mea...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jul 27, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Bleeding after methotrexate
Replies: 2
Views: 60

Re: Bleeding after methotrexate

Dear Ivanm87, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Bleeding can take on average 6 weeks to settle so it is possible that it's just taking a little longer to settle. If your bleeding is accompanied by an unusual or offensive vaginal discharge, you have a temperature or there is a...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jul 27, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: My Ectopic Story.
Replies: 4
Views: 1593

Re: My Ectopic Story.

Dear Wishful, Congratulations on your pregnancy and thank you so much for taking the time to post on the forum and give hope to so many. Sending much love and warm hugs, Karen x The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust Registered Charity Number: 1071811 Ectopic pregnancy patient information suite: Highly Commend...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jul 27, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Going back to work
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Re: Going back to work

Dear Bekadeeboo123, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Experiencing an ectopic pregnancy is a huge ordeal and you are in the early stages of recovery. Your body needs time to heal from your surgery which is in itself a gruelling task. You have also had to process the loss of y...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jul 27, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Advice please 😞
Replies: 1
Views: 96

Re: Advice please 😞

Dear Rachel21915, Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your pregnancy. As you are currently bleeding, I would advise speaking to your EPU as a matter of urgency, if you are unable to self refer, please speak to your GP who will be able to do this for you. It...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jul 27, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: I can’t get over it
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Re: I can’t get over it

Dear kaygill, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Experiencing an ectopic pregnancy is a huge ordeal and you are in the early stages of recovery. Your body needs time to heal from your surgery which is in itself a gruelling task. You have also had to process the loss of your ba...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jul 27, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: What next? A lot of anger and confusion.
Replies: 1
Views: 85

Re: What next? A lot of anger and confusion.

Dear BSaunders1993, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and for the lack of support you have received. It generally takes us around 3 months to start processing a traumatic event, you are still in the early days of recovery and your feelings are completely normal. If the bad day...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jul 27, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Recent ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 3
Views: 140

Re: Recent ectopic pregnancy

Dear faeaiyana, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Experiencing an ectopic pregnancy is a huge ordeal and you are in the early stages of recovery. Your body needs time to heal from your surgery which is in itself a gruelling task. You have also had to process the loss of your ...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jul 27, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Having a hard time
Replies: 1
Views: 85

Re: Having a hard time

Dear Lianne_33, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Unfortunately I am not medically trained so unable to give you any specific advice. Have you been referred to a fertility specialist to discuss this further? The emotional impact of being informed that you cannot conceive natu...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jul 27, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: After methotrexate
Replies: 4
Views: 257

Re: After methotrexate

Dear Rachel21915, Whispered congratulations on your pregnancy. Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your pregnancy. We generally advise to take folic acid for 12weeks after your hCG levels have fallen below 5. I am unsure from your post if you were able to w...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jul 27, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: two ectopics in a row- different sides!
Replies: 1
Views: 107

Re: two ectopics in a row- different sides!

Dear liler810, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancies and losses. To experience one loss is difficult to deal with multiple losses is heartbreaking and my heart truly goes out to you. Your doctor is correct in that there is often no reason found to explain why we experience ectopic pregna...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jul 22, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Lost in my emotions post salpingectomy
Replies: 3
Views: 187

Re: Lost in my emotions post salpingectomy

Dear lost_in_emotions, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, You have every right to grieve the loss of your baby, no matter the circumstances surrounding your pregnancy, and you have also had the shock of a traumatic event to deal with. When we experience ectopic pregnancy we ar...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jul 19, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: First pregnancy ectopic. What is normal after?
Replies: 7
Views: 436

Re: First pregnancy ectopic. What is normal after?

Dear Orangery21, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, When we experience ectopic pregnancy we are suddenly faced with a life threatening emergency and it's treatment, reduction in fertility, concerns about the future and the loss of our babies. Experiencing any one of these is a...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jul 19, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Expectant management
Replies: 2
Views: 138

Re: Expectant management

Dear EP23, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Experiencing some pain after an ectopic pregnancy is normal as your body has been through a great deal over the last few months. The pain may be due to adhesions (scar tissue that binds two parts of the body together) which form an...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: First pregnancy ectopic. What is normal after?
Replies: 7
Views: 436

Re: First pregnancy ectopic. What is normal after?

Dear Beth, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Generally we advise that you should take it very easily for about six weeks after surgery. Your body will be using its energies to heal internally. It is normal to feel physically and emotionally exhausted during this time and plea...