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by EPT Host 20
Wed May 05, 2021 6:56 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Stressing and need help (long story)
Replies: 1
Views: 22

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: 12

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: 19

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: 36

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: 61

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: 99

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: 114

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: 118

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: 146

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: 119

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: 143

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: 224

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: 122

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: 161

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: 113

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: 162

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: 147

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: 136

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: 142

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: 261

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...