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by EPT Host 20
Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Conceiving after 2 ectopics
Replies: 1
Views: 51

Re: Conceiving after 2 ectopics

Dear Lucy, 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. I very much understand that strong desire to conceive. I appreciate how frustrating it can be if it isn't ha...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Covid vaccines after ectopic surgery
Replies: 1
Views: 62

Re: Covid vaccines after ectopic surgery

Dear stikl, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your queries and I would advise speaking to your doctor. From information released from the NHS, I am not aware of the clotting risk being increased fo...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Apr 14, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ovulation after methotrexate
Replies: 1
Views: 50

Re: Ovulation after methotrexate

Dear Cammy, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, It is normal for some women report bleeding and spotting for up to six weeks after treatment for ectopic pregnancy. Your periods can take a while to re-establish and they can re-start anything between two and ten weeks after treat...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Apr 14, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Recovering from 2nd Ectopic - now cant have children
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Re: Recovering from 2nd Ectopic - now cant have children

Dear Shaniah, 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. Please do not blame yourself for the losses. From the bottom of my heart, there is nothing you could have...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Apr 11, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Sharp pain in stomach following ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Re: Sharp pain in stomach following ectopic

Dear Tashgo, 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 bab...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Apr 11, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: A whole range of emotions
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Re: A whole range of emotions

Dear Stayls89+, 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
Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: PUL and ovarian cysts
Replies: 1
Views: 79

Re: PUL and ovarian cysts

Dear Natalie, 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, I presume from the post that the ovarian cyst was that and not where the ectopic pregnancy was diagnosed. This sounds like terribly bad luck if...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Methotrexate Recovery
Replies: 3
Views: 151

Re: Methotrexate Recovery

Dear Esb27, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, I am afraid it is difficult to predict how long it will take for your hormone levels reach non-pregnant levels. As we are all individual, our bodies respond differently to the drug and it depends on factors like how high levels re...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:52 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 2nd ectopic in 3 months
Replies: 8
Views: 313

Re: 2nd ectopic in 3 months

Dear Stephy, 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. We will be here for you for as long as you need. Sending much love and warm hugs, Karen x The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust Registered Charity Numbe...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Mar 31, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Possible 2nd ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 118

Re: Possible 2nd ectopic

Dear Emcano, I am so sorry to hear of the worrying time you are going through, When diagnosing an ectopic pregnancy in th UK, doctors use a combination of transvaginal ultrasound scanning and blood tests to check HCG levels. Usually scans take place at around six weeks gestation as there is a reason...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: My baby was 9 weeks & perfectly healthy
Replies: 5
Views: 335

Re: My baby was 9 weeks & perfectly healthy

Dear Lisa, Leah and rsrp82, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancies and losses, Whilst most ectopic pregnancies haven't has the chance to develop properly, some will develop further than others. Some ladies, including myself, won't even be told how developed the baby is, although my ectopi...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pregnancy resentment
Replies: 2
Views: 155

Re: Pregnancy resentment

Dear crystals-starr, 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 ...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Mar 30, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Wait and see method/conservative management
Replies: 3
Views: 186

Re: Wait and see method/conservative management

Dear Vicki, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, There is no right or wrong way for treatment. It will all depend upon your individual circumstances. Whilst expectant management and treatment with methotrexate can feel drawn out at times, it isn't as invasive as surgery. It can ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Mar 28, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pain and bleeding ongoing 2 weeks after csp
Replies: 1
Views: 114

Re: Pain and bleeding ongoing 2 weeks after csp

Dear Tpat40, 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. Unfortunately I am not medically trained and if your pain is not being controlled by the pain relief provid...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Mar 28, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Are Antibiotics not necessary for Laparoscopic Ectopic pregnancy and fallopian tube removal?
Replies: 5
Views: 255

Re: Are Antibiotics not necessary for Laparoscopic Ectopic pregnancy and fallopian tube removal?

Dear Sabeeka, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, In the UK, it is not common to have antibiotics post surgery for ectopic pregnancy. Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infection and so unless there is evidence of infection, they will not be needed. Don't forget surgery is...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Mar 28, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Chronic ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 139

Re: Chronic ectopic pregnancy

Dear snowballs20, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, In my 7 years of monitoring these boards, this is the first I have heard of a chronic ectopic pregnancy and I am so sorry you have had to go through this as it has been such a long drawn out experience for you. You did exact...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Mar 28, 2021 9:20 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Is this normal??
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Re: Is this normal??

Dear KMW-89, There really is no right way for our periods to return post ectopic pregnancy. Some women find it can take quite a few months for periods to return to a normal rhythm, where as some, like yourself, find it returns straight away. It is normal to feel anxious about the future. We experien...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:35 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Contraception after ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 149

Re: Contraception after ectopic

Dear Caitlyn, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, We would not be able to advise specific contraception as the choice would depend upon many factors including your medical history, age and current medications to make a few. We do not have access to your medical records and are ...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Mar 23, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Please help! Breakdown / 3 months post op
Replies: 6
Views: 444

Re: Please help! Breakdown / 3 months post op

Dear Y-smin, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your queries. If you had intercourse around the time of an expected period, The chances of pregnancy are slim as you would have circulated around 12-1...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Mar 23, 2021 7:16 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Methotrexate side effects
Replies: 1
Views: 163

Re: Methotrexate side effects

Dear Icbsc, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, I too had methotrexate and was surprised by the level of sheer exhaustion that I felt. I found that my bleeding and cramping worsened around day 7 after the injection. Here is some information regarding methotrexate including comm...