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by EPT Host 22
Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:09 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Story of two surgeries / persistent / chronic ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: Story of two surgeries / persistent / chronic ectopic

Hi Stikl, My heart goes out to you for how much you've had to endure in such a short period of time. I am so sorry for your loss, and for this very confusing and traumatic intervention. I am glad that you are on the other side of the surgeries, but I know there is much healing and recovery to come. ...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:54 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Etopic pregnancy
Replies: 2
Views: 87

Re: Etopic pregnancy

Hi Zoe_S123, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, and now you are going through this worrying time. I'm not medically qualified to comment on your specific situation, but I wanted to let you know that we are here for you and are listening. Suffering an ectopic pregnancy is a phy...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:48 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Unsupported 😥
Replies: 1
Views: 82

Re: Unsupported 😥

Hi Lorton, I'm very sorry for your ectopic pregnancy and loss. It is so very recent that you've been through both a physical and emotional trauma. It is usual to have so many thoughts and feelings, and I will do my best to help. It's most important to look after yourself right now. There is nothing ...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:44 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: I feel robbed of a beautiful dream
Replies: 1
Views: 58

Re: I feel robbed of a beautiful dream

Hi Sarah, I'm so very sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. It can be a very confusing time and brings up so many emotions which we may not have expected. You have suffered physical and emotional trauma, and right now, it is so important to look after yourself. There is no standard recov...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Apr 02, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pain on ectopic side
Replies: 4
Views: 185

Re: Pain on ectopic side

Hi Preyi, I am so sorry to hear you have suffered this ectopic pregnancy and that you are still feeling unwell. As your hcg levels are not yet to nonpregnant levels, you may still be feeling unwell as the pregnancy resolves. While I'm not medically qualified to comment on your specific situation, I ...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Body after ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 147

Re: Body after ectopic

Hi Zoe and Snug, Thank you for your question. I'm so sorry that you've experienced an ectopic pregnancy and loss. Unfortunately, I'm not medically qualified to comment on your specific situation. During ectopic pregnancy, your body is pregnant and may register signs of this pregnancy. However, I'd a...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:31 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: PUL and then ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 110

Re: PUL and then ectopic

Hi Kerrie990, I’m so sorry that you’ve suffered these two early pregnancy losses. It can be such an emotional time, leaving us with so many questions. The losses are both emotionally and physically traumatic, and it can be months or years, sometimes, before we start processing and asking questions. ...
by EPT Host 22
Wed Mar 17, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Feeling so lost
Replies: 1
Views: 199

Re: Feeling so lost

Hi October_penguin, My heart goes out to you. I'm so sorry that you've experienced this ectopic pregnancy and loss. We know how challenging of a time it can be, especially as your diagnosis was so recent. Please know that we are here for you. Right now, especially with the MTX injection, it is so im...
by EPT Host 22
Wed Mar 17, 2021 11:46 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Anti D injection following ectopic tube removal?
Replies: 3
Views: 235

Re: Anti D injection following ectopic tube removal?

Hi Emma, I'm so sorry that you have suffered this ectopic pregnancy and are going through this worrying time. I'm not medically qualified and cannot comment on your specific case. However, I've included some general information, found on the NHS website. I hope that the information below can help wi...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Mar 12, 2021 9:06 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Second dose of Methotrexate successful??
Replies: 4
Views: 415

Re: Second dose of Methotrexate successful??

Hi NParchie, 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...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Mar 12, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Methotrexate - no symptoms
Replies: 4
Views: 320

Re: Methotrexate - no symptoms

Hi Lra27, I'm so sorry you have suffered an ectopic pregnancy and loss. Everyone is different in how they respond to MTX treatment. It is very important that you are continued to be followed up with blood tests. This will determine the decrease in hcg. While you are waiting for your hcg levels to de...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Mar 05, 2021 8:43 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Returning to work
Replies: 3
Views: 332

Re: Returning to work

Dear Gabriel123, You have been through so much in a short period of time. 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, so it is still early for you. The EPT suggests that it would b...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Mar 05, 2021 8:40 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Should I be concerned?
Replies: 1
Views: 238

Re: Should I be concerned?

Hi CaitlynL, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. Unfortunately, I'm not medically qualified to comment on your specific situation. This first bleed after treatment is a response to falling hormone levels and involves the shedding of the uterine lining and is not classed as a pe...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Feb 19, 2021 10:52 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 18 months later
Replies: 2
Views: 262

Re: 18 months later

Hi Ausgirl1, Thank you for sharing your good news. It is always heartening to hear stories of what may be possible in our futures. I have always found it fascinating that you can ovulate on the side without the tube and the egg just travels down the other side. It's pretty clever that way. Sending g...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Feb 19, 2021 10:49 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Abdominal Pain after MTX Treatment
Replies: 4
Views: 405

Re: Abdominal Pain after MTX Treatment

Catlady138, I'm so sorry to hear about your ectopic pregnancy and loss, and that you are now going through this worrying time. I'm not medically qualified so I can not comment on your specific situation. However, it is good that you are in touch with your Doctor and have expressed your concerns. You...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Feb 19, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: I'd love advice to prepare myself
Replies: 2
Views: 289

Re: I'd love advice to prepare myself

Hi Sally4ever, I'm so sorry to hear that you have suffered an ectopic pregnancy and loss. Many women, myself included, feel anxious during subsequent pregnancies. This is especially the case at the beginning, when early scans are valuable, but still may not be able to explain everything. 5w 6d is st...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Feb 19, 2021 10:38 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Primary School Teacher going back to school
Replies: 1
Views: 189

Re: Primary School Teacher going back to school

Sophie, You have been through so much in a short period of time. 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, so it is still early for you. Being a primary teacher will be is strenu...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Feb 12, 2021 9:18 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Advice Please
Replies: 4
Views: 369

Re: Advice Please

Hi Supportive Employer, Thank you for reaching out. In my years of responding on this forum, it is the first time I have seen an employer reach out. It is very kind and supportive of you to have such concern for what your employee has just endured. I'm sure you will see from other posts that the exp...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Feb 12, 2021 9:05 am
Forum: Men's Space
Topic: Advice welcomed
Replies: 1
Views: 216

Re: Advice welcomed

Hi Lewis275, Thank you for sharing your story. My heart breaks that your wife and yourself have had to suffer this loss. These boards are filled with people who, unfortunately, know deeply the agony of which you speak. Ectopic pregnancy and any early baby loss has a profound effect on both men and w...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Feb 12, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Were you trying for a baby?’ - No. ‘Oh it’s ok then’
Replies: 4
Views: 506

Re: Were you trying for a baby?’ - No. ‘Oh it’s ok then’

Sophie, I am so sorry that you have suffered this ectopic pregnancy and loss. Even if we weren't trying for a baby, it is a physical and emotional trauma. We are grieving the loss of what might have been, as well as having concerns for our future health and fertility. People can be well-meaning, but...