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by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 26, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: Men's Space
Topic: Dealing with 2 Ectopic’s in 8 Months
Replies: 1
Views: 93

Re: Dealing with 2 Ectopic’s in 8 Months

Hi Nick, My heart goes out to you for having to experience an ectopic pregnancy and loss again. I have been in a very similar situation in 2010, my first ectopic in February, my second in August. Both ruptured, and both without cause. Like you expressed, it all caught up with me a few months after -...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 19, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: First Pregnancy Ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 131

Re: First Pregnancy Ectopic

Hi aat, I am so sorry to hear you are going through this difficult time. Suffering an ectopic pregnancy comes as a surprise to many of us, and it is both a physical and emotional trauma that requires time to recovery. I know how anxious this time period of waiting can be. You are doing the right thi...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 19, 2021 9:10 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ectopic rupture
Replies: 2
Views: 166

Re: Ectopic rupture

Hi Hollief93, 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. Suffering from an ectopic pregnancy is both a physical and emotional trauma, and it requires time to recover. Being in the early stages of recovery, your body ne...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 12, 2021 8:40 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: I want you to feel my love.
Replies: 1
Views: 109

Re: I want you to feel my love.

Hi Mar1, Thank you for sharing these kind and loving words with our community. We are fortunate to be able to come together on these boards after such traumatic events. With good wishes, Michele ************************************************************************** During the coronavirus outbrea...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 05, 2021 9:12 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ovulating during MTX
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Re: Ovulating during MTX

Hi Sarahkate8, It's very good that you are monitoring your symptoms while you remain on MTX and that you are reaching out for medical advice. It is possible to ovulate during methotrexate treatment, so it is important to be aware that it is possible to become pregnant without having a period first, ...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 05, 2021 8:25 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Surgery anxiety - ectopic pregnancies, endometriosis and IVF!
Replies: 2
Views: 159

Re: Surgery anxiety - ectopic pregnancies, endometriosis and IVF!

Hi Snoopydraws23, I am so sorry to hear you are going through this worrying situation. You have endured so much already. It's normal to feel anxious before surgeries, especially as their dates are approaching. I know it's easier said than done, but do take time to be kind to yourself right now. It's...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 05, 2021 8:20 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Impatient
Replies: 1
Views: 150

Re: Impatient

Hi Brittnieaj, I am so sorry to hear that you have suffered this ectopic pregnancy and loss. An ectopic pregnancy is often such a surprise, and disruptive to the dreams that we had started to consider when learning of our pregnancy. I am very glad to hear that the MTX shot has been working. But I kn...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 05, 2021 8:17 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Hair loss
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Re: Hair loss

Hi _SBKM, I'm so sorry to hear you've suffered an ectopic pregnancy and loss. I'm not medically qualified, so cannot comment on your specific situation. However, with the decrease in hormones following an ectopic pregnancy, our bodies may react in different ways. As well, ectopic pregnancy and surge...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Oct 22, 2021 9:27 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Will this get easier?
Replies: 2
Views: 220

Re: Will this get easier?

Hi GLo3011, My heart goes out to you. I am so sorry for what you have gone through and for suffering this ectopic pregnancy and loss. Your story resonates with feelings I had after my losses and the feelings of grief and not knowing what comes next. You might find that journaling helps you to put so...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Oct 22, 2021 9:19 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Abnormal healing from surgery
Replies: 1
Views: 160

Re: Abnormal healing from surgery

Hi SBKM, I'm so sorry that you have suffered an ectopic pregnancy and loss, and now, are going through this worrying time. It can be very normal to feel pains after ectopic pregnancy. I'm not medically qualified and am unable to comment on your particular situation, however, women on these boards ha...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Oct 15, 2021 11:08 am
Forum: Men's Space
Topic: Our experience
Replies: 1
Views: 166

Re: Our experience

Hi RunningDad, I am so sorry to hear that your partner and you are suffering through this ectopic pregnancy and loss. It is a heartbreaking time, and it is so natural to feel a flood of emotions. The poem is gorgeous, and thank you for sharing it with us. These boards are filled with women and men w...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Oct 15, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: My experience with an ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 248

Re: My experience with an ectopic pregnancy

Hi Waivedancer, I am so sorry to hear that you have suffered this ectopic pregnancy and loss. An ectopic pregnancy is often such a surprise, and disruptive to the dreams that we had started to consider when learning of our pregnancy. I am very glad to hear that the second MTX shot has been working. ...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Oct 15, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: First ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 237

Re: First ectopic pregnancy

Hi Topcat2185, I'm so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. Even when we weren't expecting a pregnancy, the result of an ectopic pregnancy can catch us by surprise. I'm glad you've found your way to our boards and that the MTX has been working for you. Remember, it is still important to ...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Oct 01, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Conceive Plus and Ectopic
Replies: 5
Views: 469

Re: Conceive Plus and Ectopic

Hi Sarahkate8, 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 Oct 01, 2021 11:01 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Periods after Ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 288

Re: Periods after Ectopic

Hi Jodie80, I'm so sorry to hear that you have had to suffer an ectopic pregnancy and loss. Many women find changes to their periods following treatment for ectopic pregnancy. In regards to resuming a period, there can be considerable variation between women. Your periods can take a while to re-esta...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Sep 24, 2021 10:47 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Feeling numb, can't acknowledge what's happened to me...
Replies: 3
Views: 414

Re: Feeling numb, can't acknowledge what's happened to me...

Hi Han4, Oh my heart goes out to you for all you have just experienced. The confusion and trauma of an ectopic pregnancy is enough to endure without needing all of those logistics and transportation as well. I am so happy that you are home, safe and recovering. And while that might not feel like eno...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Sep 10, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: So confused
Replies: 1
Views: 235

Re: So confused

Hi Aug19, I'm so sorry to hear that you are going through this worrying time. Future pregnancies and ttc after experiencing an ectopic pregnancy can be so difficult and fraught with anxious emotions. I want to send you a whispered congratulations on the positive test. I know these are the early days...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Aug 27, 2021 8:50 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Laparotomy / open surgery
Replies: 4
Views: 415

Re: Laparotomy / open surgery

Hi Bookworm, I wanted to share this flyer on Surgical Management in the event you hadn't yet seen it: https://ectopic.org.uk/static/23d10f23c2d33785979b713da1cdc457/EPT_Surgical_Management.pdf There are also a number of previous posts from women who have had laparotomy. It is the more traditional su...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Aug 20, 2021 10:14 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Post op symptoms
Replies: 5
Views: 6822

Re: Post op symptoms

Hi Est92, I'm so very sorry to hear that you've gone through an ectopic pregnancy and loss. I too had surgery for my ectopics. Recovery from an ectopic pregnancy can take some time and is very individual. As much as I wish I could give you more certainty, as we are so unique, I am afraid there isn't...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Aug 13, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: How long?
Replies: 1
Views: 6239

Re: How long?

Hi Bookworm, 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 f...