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by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Chronic Eptopic Pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 32

Re: Chronic Eptopic Pregnancy

Dear Georgia, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. You have been through a huge amount in such a short space of time and it is very normal to feel overwhelmed. From your words, I can imagine how frightening the experience must have been and I am sorry you have had to go though t...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 6 weeks post-op physical pain and difficulty processing
Replies: 1
Views: 29

Re: 6 weeks post-op physical pain and difficulty processing

Dear Kirstie, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and losses. I cannot imagine what it must have been like for you, having to experience this without the support of your partner and with a language barrier. My heart truly goes out to you and I wanted to say that you are among friends her...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 24, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Feeling lost.
Replies: 1
Views: 29

Re: Feeling lost.

Dear Fiona, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and losses, To experience one loss is difficult, to deal with multiple losses is heart breaking and my heart truly goes out to you. Coupled with the impact of losing both tubes and the impact on fertility, it is no wonder you feel lost. The...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: TTC after MTX. 3 months over but still no period?
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Re: TTC after MTX. 3 months over but still no period?

Dear Elo, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Your periods can take a while to re-establish and they can re-start anything between two and ten weeks after treatment. Most women find that their period arrives some time in the four weeks after their hCG levels have fallen to 0 if...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Struggling
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Re: Struggling

Dear Shell, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. Thank you so much for having the courage to talk about how you feel and contacting the Trust. I too suffered in silence following my ectopic pregnancy. It took me two years to be honest and face my feelings and like you, I reached...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 19, 2021 7:37 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Surgery for suspected Ectopic pregnancy then miscarriage
Replies: 2
Views: 56

Re: Surgery for suspected Ectopic pregnancy then miscarriage

Dear Vicki, I am so sorry to hear of your loss, Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your queries. Not knowing what is happening to our bodies can be extremely overwhelming and you have friends here who understand. It is important to understand that Pregnanc...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 19, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Struggling
Replies: 2
Views: 67

Re: Struggling

Dear Stayls89+, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, It is normal to feel anxious about the future. We generally feel a mix of emotions from wanting to try again to being petrified of what may lie ahead. We never forget, but we learn to accept what happened. It is a slow process...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jan 18, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Questions 4 days post op
Replies: 5
Views: 93

Re: Questions 4 days post op

Dear Steph, I am so sorry to hear of your loss, Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your queries. If there was a blood clot in the way then this could certainly prevent the pregnancy from taking its natural course. Fertilisation usually takes place in the F...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: TTC after MTX. 3 months over but still no period?
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Re: TTC after MTX. 3 months over but still no period?

Dear Withlovesaz, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, It can take some months for periods to return to normal, some ladies can wait up to 10 weeks post treatment. If it has been longer than this, perhaps speak to your GP although I'm sure it would be for reassurance rather than...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:32 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 4
Views: 144

Re: Ectopic pregnancy

Dear Britmarieward, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. You have been through a huge amount in such a short space of time and it is very normal to feel overwhelmed. From your words, I can imagine how frightening the experience must have been and I am sorry you have had to go th...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:25 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: First period after expectant management?
Replies: 3
Views: 67

Re: First period after expectant management?

Dear Lolly, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, To answer your question, the first bleed that occurs after ectopic pregnancy is not classed as a period. It is the body's response to falling hormone levels because you are sadly no longer pregnant. This process involves vaginal b...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Suppressed immune system and COVID
Replies: 2
Views: 49

Re: Suppressed immune system and COVID

Dear LauraG, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific answers to your questions. We do however have information on our website which I have copied for you Methotrexate is an immunosuppressant when used for a long t...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Lost hope
Replies: 3
Views: 134

Re: Lost hope

Dear Obrien2020, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, I very much understand that strong desire to conceive. I appreciate how frustrating it can be if it isn't happening as quickly as we would like. Conceiving successfully can take time and can take some couples more than a year...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: When did u have period after ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 4
Views: 803

Re: When did u have period after ectopic pregnancy

Dear blackyman7, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, It can take a few months for periods to get back into a rhythm that is more normal for us. However if you haven't has a period since February which is almost a year, I would advise speaking to your GP. Sending much love, Kare...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Expectant management query
Replies: 1
Views: 85

Re: Expectant management query

Dear Elle11, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, In deciding whether expectant management was appropriate, doctors would first of all look at the results of blood tests, ultrasound scan(s) and undertake an assessment of your general health. Expectant management would then be co...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 10, 2021 8:33 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Who was my baby?
Replies: 4
Views: 151

Re: Who was my baby?

Dear moonbeam_dream, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, I think you are right and not knowing anything about our babies is particularly hard. Personally, I bought a charm for a bracelet with the birthstone of the month my baby would have been born as that's the only thing I di...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:28 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: How safe am I?
Replies: 2
Views: 126

Re: How safe am I?

Dear NikiA1992, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Expectant management is a known treatment method for ectopic pregnancy. Your EPU should have given you a number to call with any worsening symptoms. We have more information on treatment options here and if you are finding it ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:21 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Struggling to accept what has happened
Replies: 3
Views: 136

Re: Struggling to accept what has happened

Dear Caitmorg, 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 an ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Expectant Management
Replies: 5
Views: 157

Re: Expectant Management

Dear KatAdams12, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Whilst expectant management has the least physical side effects of all treatment methods, it can be a drawn out process and I'm sorry you are having to go through this. There is no set pattern for how quickly hCG levels fall ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 10, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Feeling alone
Replies: 6
Views: 180

Re: Feeling alone

Dear Nicki, 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 an ord...