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by EPT Host 20
Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:03 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: First eptopic journey
Replies: 2
Views: 51

Re: First eptopic journey

Dear Nad, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Pain following treatment for ectopic pregnancy can be quite normal as your body has been through a great deal. The pain may be due to your body preparing to ovulate and many women experience ovulation pain when they did not before t...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:52 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Methotrexate and Alcohol
Replies: 3
Views: 52

Re: Methotrexate and Alcohol

Dear demgreen, Yes that sounds about right, unless your medical team have told you differently due to any personal circumstances. Sending much love, Karen x The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust Registered Charity Number: 1071811 Ectopic pregnancy patient information suite: Highly Commended in the 2019 BMA Pa...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jul 19, 2021 9:46 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Methotrexate and Alcohol
Replies: 3
Views: 52

Re: Methotrexate and Alcohol

Dear demgreen, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, This is taken from our website information. You should refrain from drinking alcohol until hCG has fallen to a non-pregnant level and not drink alcohol for a few weeks after that. This is because methotrexate and alcohol can af...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jul 19, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Menstrual Cycle
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Re: Menstrual Cycle

Dear AngelP, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Periods can take a few months to settle into a rhythm that is more normal for us, mine did too. Periods can be delayed for a number of reasons including stress or even (as surprising as it may sound) excessive exercise or weight ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jul 18, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Infection after ectopic pregnancy- has anyone else experienced this?
Replies: 4
Views: 129

Re: Infection after ectopic pregnancy- has anyone else experienced this?

Dear Amx, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and your ongoing pain. It can be quite common to experience pain following treatment for ectopic pregnancy as your body has been through a great deal. The pain may be due your body preparing to ovulate and many women experience ovula...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jul 13, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 'Trapped wind' symptom
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Re: 'Trapped wind' symptom

Dear Laura, 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. I think the bowel changes during ectopic pregnancy are probably part of the shock to the bodily system. Abdominal pain is common followin...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jul 13, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Due my doctors app this week and need help
Replies: 2
Views: 65

Re: Due my doctors app this week and need help

Dear Dems, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. From your post, I am presuming you had surgery to remove your tube. If so then a lot of hospitals don't offer appointments following surgery, and it is not common to be offered testing following a first ectopic pregnancy in the UK....
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jul 13, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Has anyone conceived via their ectopic tube?
Replies: 4
Views: 158

Re: Has anyone conceived via their ectopic tube?

Dear Laura, I don't mind you asking at all. Once we were allowed to ttc, after taking folic acid supplements for 3 months, it then took 6 months before I successfully conceived. I have had two successful pregnancies following my ectopic pregnancy. Making the decision to begin trying to conceive is a...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jul 12, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Feel like I’m unravelling…
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: Feel like I’m unravelling…

Dear Emsy, 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
Mon Jul 12, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: When did you period return after surgery ?
Replies: 3
Views: 83

Re: When did you period return after surgery ?

Dear Dems, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Your periods can take a while to re-establish - they can re-start anything between two and ten weeks after surgery and most women find that their period arrives sometime around week six or seven after surgery. The first period may ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jul 11, 2021 8:21 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Did I kill my baby by monitoring hcg too early?
Replies: 11
Views: 200

Re: Did I kill my baby by monitoring hcg too early?

Dear Sarah, In the UK We would suggest waiting taking folic acid for 3 months after your hCG levels return to pre pregnancy levels before trying to conceive but understand you wanting to air on the side of caution. Your Dr 's are right in waiting before having intercourse again. Sadly, there is stil...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jul 11, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 8+ weeks post methotrexate
Replies: 3
Views: 72

Re: 8+ weeks post methotrexate

Dear Riggers, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, It is not unusual for women to bleed after treatment for ectopic pregnancy. This first bleed after treatment is a response to falling hormone levels and involves shedding of the uterine lining and is not classed as a period. The...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Jul 10, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Methotrexate side effects
Replies: 6
Views: 149

Re: Methotrexate side effects

Dear Drew, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, It is normal to feel pain, exhaustion and tiredness following Methotrexate injection for ectopic pregnancy I have added more information on side effects here- https://ectopic.org.uk/treating-an-ectopic-pregnancy/medical-management-...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Jul 10, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Did I kill my baby by monitoring hcg too early?
Replies: 11
Views: 200

Re: Did I kill my baby by monitoring hcg too early?

Dear Sarah, I am so sorry for your l loss, 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 important to understand that PUL is not a di...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jul 06, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Has anyone conceived via their ectopic tube?
Replies: 4
Views: 158

Re: Has anyone conceived via their ectopic tube?

Dear Laura, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Many women experience ovulation pain following treatment for ectopic pregnancy when they haven't before, including myself. I do not think this has a direct link for chances of concieving again. Personally, I conceived from the tub...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jul 05, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Sad and Angry
Replies: 1
Views: 83

Re: Sad and Angry

Dear March_21, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. To have methotrexate and then still have to have surgery 4 weeks later must be so draining handful so sorry you have had to go through all of this. When we experience ectopic pregnancy we are suddenly faced with a life threaten...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jul 05, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: My experience 💜
Replies: 1
Views: 97

Re: My experience 💜

Dear Dems, 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 this...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jul 04, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Tests After Ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 95

Re: Tests After Ectopic

Dear Hopefull, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, I know you will not be the only lady on this forum who is experiencing difficulty in conceiving following ectopic pregnancy. I know it can be very difficult when tests are...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jul 04, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Possible 2nd ectopic?
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Re: Possible 2nd ectopic?

Dear xsaiyurix, Ordinary i'd say wait a few days and retest using an early morning urine sample, however if you are experiencing pain, I would advise seeking medical advice. If the pain worsens or you experience bleeding or feel dizzy and unwell, please seek urgent medical advice. Sending much love ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jul 04, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Bilateral Salpingectomy after 2nd IVF Ectopic Pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 79

Re: Bilateral Salpingectomy after 2nd IVF Ectopic Pregnancy

Dear Snoopydraws, 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 so cannot give you specific advice and I would advise speaki...