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by EPT Host 20
Wed Jun 16, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Sharp pain after ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 36

Re: Sharp pain after ectopic pregnancy

Dear Fiona, 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. The pain may be due to adhesions (scar tissue that binds two parts of the body together) which form and take some time to sett...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jun 15, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pain after methotrexate
Replies: 1
Views: 36

Re: Pain after methotrexate

Dear Amx, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and your continued discomfort. It is still early days since your treatment for ectopic pregnancy and yes, pain or discomfort is normal. Pain is very unique and it is difficult for me to put a time limit on it for you. We have more in...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jun 15, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ectopic pregnancy surgery
Replies: 3
Views: 141

Re: Ectopic pregnancy surgery

Dear cat, 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 ordea...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jun 14, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Help - Possible Ectopic Pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 33

Re: Help - Possible Ectopic Pregnancy

Dear Mark, I am so sorry to hear of the worrying time you are both going through. If no pregnancy can be seen in the uterus, or there is a small gestation sac in the uterus without a yolk sac or embryo, the pregnancy will be medically labelled as a Pregnancy of Unknown Location or PUL. It is importa...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jun 14, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: I feel like I am killing my baby
Replies: 4
Views: 277

Re: I feel like I am killing my baby

Dear Loni, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, I understand how you feel, I also experienced great guilt with this. I know our heads tell us we have to do this and our babies wouldn't develop properly and it can be life threatening to us, but our hearts feel otherwise. All I ca...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Partner Is Quiet
Replies: 1
Views: 50

Re: Partner Is Quiet

Dear Emma, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, We often find that partners react differently in early pregnancy loss. My partner for instance, openly admits he did not feel as though he had lost a baby as we had only known we were pregnant for 2-3 weeks. He was however extremel...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pain months after my ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 54

Re: Pain months after my ectopic

Dear Keeley, 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 ...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Hcg rising day 4 after MTX shot
Replies: 14
Views: 425

Re: Hcg rising day 4 after MTX shot

Dear Mistyappie, Thank you for keeping us updated, we hear from many women who have to have a second injection and It is such a worry. Your experience will bring hope to so many. It is normal to feel discomfort following treatment for ectopic pregnancy and this should settle in the next few months. ...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Methotrexate Experience
Replies: 1
Views: 64

Re: Methotrexate Experience

Dear Mglu76, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Some of this maybe difficult to read so please take your time and stop if it is too upsetting Following methotrexate injection, The hCG levels fall. This triggers bleeding which is the body's response to falling hormone levels be...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jun 07, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Cramping after Ectopic surgery
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Re: Cramping after Ectopic surgery

Dear Hei51, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Pain and discomfort following treatment for ectopic pregnancy is normal. The discomfort should reduce over the next few weeks and I would suggest taking the pain relief that has been prescribed for you as directed by your doctors....
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jun 06, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Periods after medical management
Replies: 5
Views: 93

Re: Periods after medical management

Dear 1987, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, You are right in that The bleed you are currently having is a response to treatment and is not classed as a period. Your periods can take a while to re-establish and they can re-start anything between four and ten weeks after treat...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Jun 05, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Shoulder pain 6 month after surgery
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: Shoulder pain 6 month after surgery

Dear Beth, If you are two weeks late for an expected period, I would suggest doing a pregnancy test. If it is positive, as you have Shoulder tip pain please seek urgent medical advice by calling you GO or NHS 111 if it is out of hours. If the pregnancy test is negative I would advise speaking to a m...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Jun 05, 2021 6:54 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: New to all this and don't know where to turn
Replies: 2
Views: 93

Re: New to all this and don't know where to turn

Dear Mandi, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. From your own words I can imagine what a frightening experience this was and I am so sorry you have had to go through this. When we experience ectopic pregnancy we are suddenly faced with a life threatening emergency and it's trea...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Jun 05, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Jekyll and Hyde emotions -are they normal
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Re: Jekyll and Hyde emotions -are they normal

Dear Hh21, PTSD is more common than we realise and I am so glad you sought help and advice and they are listening to you. As you say, one step forward and we'll be here for those steps for as long as you need, Sending much love, Karen x The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust Registered Charity Number: 1071811 ...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Jun 05, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Anger!
Replies: 3
Views: 89

Re: Anger!

Dear weathervane, 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 ...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Jun 05, 2021 6:27 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: HCG does not go down after tube removal
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Re: HCG does not go down after tube removal

Dear Tano I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Following ectopic pregnancy, it can take a few weeks for hCG levels to fall to non pregnant levels, how long it takes is very individual as it depends upon how high they reached and our unique physiology. Your surgery was a 8 weeks ...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Jun 05, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: How long did it take to conceive?
Replies: 2
Views: 103

Re: How long did it take to conceive?

Dear Charlyg, I cannot give you my personal information as I had methotrexate not surgery. While generally it is possible to conceive after an ectopic pregnancy, the amount of time it takes varies from couple to couple. Factors include age, general health, reproductive health and how often you have ...
by EPT Host 20
Mon May 31, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Jekyll and Hyde emotions -are they normal
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Re: Jekyll and Hyde emotions -are they normal

Dear Hh21, 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
Mon May 31, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Missing period - need advice please
Replies: 1
Views: 98

Re: Missing period - need advice please

Dear Manny, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. Following ectopic pregnancy it can take 10 weeks or so for periods to arrive for some women. Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice but would advise speaking to your doctor as you are concerned...
by EPT Host 20
Wed May 26, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Unable to find the ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 3
Views: 187

Re: Unable to find the ectopic pregnancy

Dear Nat, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, hCG levels are different for us all however methotrexate is most effective in the earlier stages of pregnancy, usually when the pregnancy hormone ‘beta hCG’ level is below 5000 mIU/mL. The risk of rupture is higher in pregnancies wi...