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by EPT Host 22
Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Is this normal?
Replies: 1
Views: 122

Re: Is this normal?

Hi Bunny_, I am so sorry to hear about this worrying time you are going through and suffering this ectopic pregnancy. The entire process can leave us with so many questions, and I can understand the frustration of not feeling heard by your medical providers. While I'm not medically qualified to comm...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pain and Anxiety After Methotrexate
Replies: 2
Views: 103

Re: Pain and Anxiety After Methotrexate

Hi Amanda_T88, I am so sorry to hear you are suffering from this ectopic pregnancy and loss. You are not alone in your experience and feelings, and I'll do my best to provide some reassurance. The process of MTX can take some time, and as each woman is different, there is, unfortunately, no set time...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ectopic Stories / advice
Replies: 2
Views: 243

Re: Ectopic Stories / advice

Hi 2020Lady, I am so sorry to hear that you are suffering from this ectopic pregnancy and loss. It is never something that we expect for ourselves and in many cases, never something we've heard of before. It is good that you have received treatment and are being monitored. In these early days, it is...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Salpingostomy - Ongoing pain
Replies: 1
Views: 153

Re: Salpingostomy - Ongoing pain

Hi Ridgeridoo, I'm so very sorry to hear that you've suffered an ectopic pregnancy and loss. My heart aches for you and I know how many questions the experience can leave us with. I will do my very best to help. Many women experience discomfort after experiencing ectopic pregnancy and it can be a sc...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jul 03, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Discharge following ectopic
Replies: 2
Views: 217

Re: Discharge following ectopic

Hi Lianne33, 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 22
Fri Jul 03, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Hormones!
Replies: 8
Views: 492

Re: Hormones!

Hi ktj2020, I am truly so sorry that you've experienced this ectopic pregnancy and loss. It is very normal to find yourself physically recovering, but still working through the emotional recovery. Ectopic pregnancy is a trauma, and it's so important to continue looking after yourself. I too was comp...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Men's Space
Topic: My story with ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 3
Views: 687

Re: My story with ectopic pregnancy

Andy, Thank you for taking the time to update us on how you and your wife are doing. It is so helpful to others who are going through this journey to hear where people are after their experiences. Often we hear of the initial experience, but not the follow-up. I'm glad that you have found some suppo...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: IVF after losing both tubes
Replies: 1
Views: 155

Re: IVF after losing both tubes

Hi hj_sherren, I'm so sorry to hear of everything you have been through, and that you are going through this time once again. It is such a difficult experience to explain to those who have not been through it. It is possible to be grateful for the children in our lives, while at the same time grievi...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ectopic Pregnancy after Infertility
Replies: 1
Views: 141

Re: Ectopic Pregnancy after Infertility

Hi Kelc09, I am so sorry to hear that you have suffered an ectopic pregnancy and loss. It is an emotional and physical trauma that can leave us with so many questions. These boards are filled with the experience of women and men who are, unfortunately, united by this experience. Your surgery was sti...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Period returning?
Replies: 5
Views: 543

Re: Period returning?

Hi Archie86, I'm sorry to hear you've suffered this ectopic pregnancy and loss. It can leave us with so many questions, and I will do my best to help. In regards to resuming a period, there can be considerable variation between women. Your periods can take a while to re-establish and they can re-sta...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Less bleeding after methotrexate
Replies: 2
Views: 254

Re: Less bleeding after methotrexate

Hi NP20+, I am so sorry to hear you are suffering from this ectopic pregnancy and loss. It is so important to look after yourself in these early days, especially as your hCG levels are decreasing. It is usual to begin to bleed and this bleeding can last between a few days and up to 6 weeks. Your ble...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Methotrexate and going back to work
Replies: 2
Views: 232

Re: Methotrexate and going back to work

Hi Avi86, I am so sorry to hear you are suffering from an ectopic loss and pregnancy. It is so important that you prioritize yourself first right now and take it easy. The methotrexate shot will have its own symptoms and you may not be feeling well over the next little while. I encourage you to revi...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Early shoulder pain?
Replies: 1
Views: 217

Re: Early shoulder pain?

Hi Poppy80, I'm so sorry to hear you are going through this worrying time. I'm not medically qualified and cannot comment on your specific situation. You may want to repeat the pregnancy test to see if a more clear answer appears. Certainly, if you are feeling increasing pain, it's very reasonable t...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: My story
Replies: 1
Views: 261

Re: My story

Hi Sunset39, Thank you for sharing your story with us. I'm am so very glad that you listened to your body and received medical care (and that they listened to you.) You are right that even though there are general symptoms that are looked for, it's equally important to listen to your body for sensat...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ectopic or Not
Replies: 1
Views: 268

Re: Ectopic or Not

Hi Charlou1980, I am so sorry to hear you are going through this worrying time. It is natural that we have anxieties following our ectopic pregnancy and in future pregnancies, even if unintended. I'm not medically qualified to comment on your specific situation but would encourage you to reach out t...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Resolving ectopic via expectant management
Replies: 3
Views: 446

Re: Resolving ectopic via expectant management

Hi lifeisnow, Thank you for sharing your story with us. I am so sorry that you have suffered this ectopic pregnancy and loss. Expectant management certainly requires so much patience and can cause many anxieties for us. I'm glad to hear that you are discharged and that your healing can continue. We ...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pain 3weeks after methotrexate injection
Replies: 9
Views: 680

Re: Pain 3weeks after methotrexate injection

Hi Rachel21915, I'm so sorry to hear you are going through this worrying time. I am not medically qualified to comment on your specific situation. However, it is important with MTX to continue having blood tests ensuring your hCG is declining. I am not sure where you are on this journey. If your hCG...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ruptured ectopic pregnancy and hemoperitoneum
Replies: 1
Views: 223

Re: Ruptured ectopic pregnancy and hemoperitoneum

Hi Narisa, I am so sorry to hear of all you have suffered from your ectopic pregnancy and loss. I know how it leaves us with many questions that linger into the months and years after we have gone through it. Unfortunately, I'm not medically qualified to answer on your specific situation, and I know...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Fluctuating Hcg level after methoxtrate shot
Replies: 1
Views: 187

Re: Fluctuating Hcg level after methoxtrate shot

Hi Sneha3012, I am so sorry to hear you are suffering an ectopic pregnancy and loss, and going through this worrying time. I'm not medically qualified to comment on your specific situation and I will do my best to help. As you've already experienced, the second shot of MTX will be given if hCG level...
by EPT Host 22
Fri May 29, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Feel let down
Replies: 2
Views: 360

Re: Feel let down

Hi Smcs52, I am so sorry to hear about this worrying time you are going through and suffering this ectopic pregnancy. The entire process can leave us with so many questions, and I can understand the frustration of not feeling heard by your medical providers. While I'm not medically qualified to comm...