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by EPT Host 20
Sun May 09, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: HCG fall after tube removal
Replies: 1
Views: 7

Re: HCG fall after tube removal

Dear Random2020, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Following treatment for ectopic pregnancy, it can take a few weeks for hCG levels to fall to non pregnant levels. How quickly depends on the levels of reached and due to our own unique physiology as we are all different. Home...
by EPT Host 20
Sun May 09, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Periods 4 months after ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 10

Re: Periods 4 months after ectopic

Dear Stayls89+, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and continued concerns. Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your symptoms. I presume you mean you are passing clots during your periods. My periods certainly changed after my ectopic p...
by EPT Host 20
Sun May 09, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pain 5 weeks after surgery
Replies: 1
Views: 20

Re: Pain 5 weeks after surgery

Dear jharts, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and continued discomfort. 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 pro...
by EPT Host 20
Sun May 09, 2021 6:56 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Post- Op Question regarding exercise
Replies: 3
Views: 37

Re: Post- Op Question regarding exercise

Dear Mags, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Generally speaking with surgery, please allow time for your body to heal internally after the invasive procedure. If you had keyhole surgery, you could start gentle exercise within two weeks of the operation. If you had open surger...
by EPT Host 20
Sun May 09, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Struggling to conceive after tube removal
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Re: Struggling to conceive after tube removal

Dear Olivia, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and the difficulty you are having in conceiving at the moment. 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 successfull...
by EPT Host 20
Sun May 09, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Emotionally Struggling 2 months after it happened
Replies: 3
Views: 52

Re: Emotionally Struggling 2 months after it happened

Dear ladies, It is completely normal to suddenly feel overwhelmed with everything you have been through, I did too. All I can say is take each day as it comes, If you feel you need further time off work please speak to your GP who will be able to arrange this for you. Be kind to yourselves and allow...
by EPT Host 20
Wed May 05, 2021 6:56 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Stressing and need help (long story)
Replies: 2
Views: 58

Re: Stressing and need help (long story)

Dear Alexis, 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 th...
by EPT Host 20
Wed May 05, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: What is allowed after fallopian tube removal?
Replies: 1
Views: 21

Re: What is allowed after fallopian tube removal?

Dear Lisa, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, The advice we provide is general advice so I would always say to follow the advice of your surgeon. Following treatment with methotrexate sadly, there is still the chance of rupture with low or declining hCG levels. Regarding inter...
by EPT Host 20
Wed May 05, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: What is allowed after fallopian tube removal?
Replies: 2
Views: 41

Re: What is allowed after fallopian tube removal?

Dear Lisa, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, The advice we provide is general advice so I would always say to follow the advice of your surgeon. Following treatment with methotrexate sadly, there is still the chance of rupture with low or declining hCG levels. Regarding inter...
by EPT Host 20
Wed May 05, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Starting over
Replies: 1
Views: 54

Re: Starting over

Dear Amy, 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. You have every right to feel the way you do but I am glad that you have asked for counselling, I think it will...
by EPT Host 20
Mon May 03, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Non-penetrative sex after treatment for ectopic pregnancy?
Replies: 2
Views: 79

Re: Non-penetrative sex after treatment for ectopic pregnancy?

Dear heather, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Sadly, there is still the chance of rupture with low or declining hCG levels. Regarding intercourse, we advise avoiding anything that increases intra-abdominal pressure. You should take things very easily in the early weeks of t...
by EPT Host 20
Sun May 02, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Friends/Family Members Announcing Pregnancies
Replies: 4
Views: 112

Re: Friends/Family Members Announcing Pregnancies

Dear Jesse, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, We hear from many women who struggle with news about pregnancy from their friends and families. This is very normal and I was the same after my loss. When I had my ectopic pregnancy I had to attend a family function and a close fa...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Apr 28, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Helpless
Replies: 3
Views: 123

Re: Helpless

Dear charly, 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 25, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: First Time Ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 130

Re: First Time Ectopic pregnancy

Dear Abararia, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, As you have hopefully been told, the hCG level often rises on the day four blood test because the action of Methotrexate is not instantaneous. Your doctors are looking to see a drop in your hCG value of at least 15% between day...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Apr 25, 2021 8:19 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Experiences with methotrexate and tubal motility issues
Replies: 3
Views: 152

Re: Experiences with methotrexate and tubal motility issues

Dear Jennifer, 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. To answer your questions it is normal to feel discomfort following ectopic pregnancy and treatment with m...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Apr 25, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 41, confused, looking for advice please....
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Re: 41, confused, looking for advice please....

Dear Mags, 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 orde...
by EPT Host 20
Thu Apr 22, 2021 6:44 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Struggling back at work
Replies: 3
Views: 150

Re: Struggling back at work

Dear jharts, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Surgery is an immense ordeal for the body to go through. In general, after about six weeks you should be able to return to most jobs from a physical point of view. However, if your role involves manual handling, we suggest that i...
by EPT Host 20
Thu Apr 22, 2021 6:42 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: No bleeding after Methotrexate
Replies: 7
Views: 251

Re: No bleeding after Methotrexate

Dear Berecca, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, It is not uncommon for women who have been treated with Methotrexate not to have any bleeding. You should be going back to your EPU regularly to have blood tests which will hopefully reassure you. Please do not be alarmed as the...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Conceiving after 2 ectopics
Replies: 1
Views: 130

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: 2
Views: 173

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...