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by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Expectant management and period after
Replies: 1
Views: 1864

Re: Expectant management and period after

Dear Tibby99cat, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, To answer your question, the first bleed that occurs after treatment for ectopic pregnancy is not classed as a period. It is the body's response to falling hormone levels because you are sadly no longer pregnant. The body exp...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Clearing up conflicting information?
Replies: 1
Views: 1358

Re: Clearing up conflicting information?

Dear Holliexxxxx, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Information regarding trying to conceive following methotrexate injections can be quite confusing I know, With Methotrexate, you should wait until your hCG levels have fallen to below 5mIU/mL (your doctor will advise you whe...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Going back to work following Ectopic
Replies: 11
Views: 9097

Re: Going back to work following Ectopic

Dear Hope44, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Contemplating going back to work at four weeks post surgery does seem a little early. Surgery is an immense ordeal for the body to go through. In general, after about six weeks, an employee should be able to return to most jobs f...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Sex after laparoscopy and etopic pregnancy question
Replies: 1
Views: 1884

Re: Sex after laparoscopy and etopic pregnancy question

Dear sarahlove88, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Whilst I am not medically trained, I am aware that before having a period you have to ovulate and it is possible to become pregnant without having a proper period first, if you are not using contraception there is a chance o...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: The worst moment in my entire life
Replies: 1
Views: 1414

Re: The worst moment in my entire life

Dear SarahHBM1, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, I know that when I had my ectopic pregnancy I also looked for a reason and almost automatically we tend to blame ourselves. From the bottom of my heart, there is nothing you could have done to prevent the ectopic pregnancy fro...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Jan 07, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Irregular periods after EP
Replies: 1
Views: 3208

Re: Irregular periods after EP

Dear Louise123, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, It is very common to experience irregular bleeding patterns and occasional spotting following ectopic pregnancy. Doctors normally consider menstrual cycles of between 23-42 days to be within normal parameters. As you have not ...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Jan 07, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: My experience
Replies: 1
Views: 1321

Re: My experience

Dear Ebony, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. Experiencing some pain after ectopic pregnancy is common however as you have experienced it for so long I would advise talking to your health care professional. I think it may be worth keeping a pain diary to record when you feel ...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jan 04, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: In case of rupture, how much time to go to ER?
Replies: 2
Views: 2243

Re: In case of rupture, how much time to go to ER?

Dear gcasado, Apologies for this late reply as you are probably already on your flight. Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific information on your situation. In the UK, we wouldn't recommend flying until your hCG levels have fallen below 5mlU/mL, as these are pre-pregna...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jan 04, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Everytime I get into a good place someone close falls pregna
Replies: 3
Views: 2212

Re: Everytime I get into a good place someone close falls pr

Dear clare11203 and El Mc, I hope you don't remind me replying to you both in the same post but you seem to be experiencing very similar emotions at the moment. 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 afte...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 01, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Signs of pregnancy 1 week after ectopic
Replies: 3
Views: 2461

Re: Signs of pregnancy 1 week after ectopic

Dear kev100681, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, The feelings you have described following an ectopic pregnancy of loss and pain are completely normal. When we experience ectopic pregnancy we are suddenly faced with a life threatening emergency and it's treatment, reduction ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 01, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pregnant signs after ectopic
Replies: 3
Views: 2872

Re: Pregnant signs after ectopic

Dear fgadeola, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, when we start ttc again it is coming to experience a mix of emotions from wanting to try again to being petrified of what may lie ahead and I remember how anxious I felt about every twinge and symptom. Some home pregnancy testi...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 01, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: my two ectopic pregnancies (twins with only one ectopic)
Replies: 1
Views: 2284

Re: my two ectopic pregnancies (twins with only one ectopic)

Dear kelsduncan81, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and losses, It sounds as though you have experienced a pregnancy of unknown location (PUL) and your situation is rare. If no pregnancy can be seen in the uterus, or there is a small gestation sac in the uterus without a yolk sac or e...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Dec 27, 2016 5:50 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 6 wks since EP. Can I ttc again?
Replies: 3
Views: 2230

Re: 6 wks since EP. Can I ttc again?

Dear Louise123, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Regarding your query, we and many medical professionals advise waiting at least two menstrual cycles before trying to conceive again - and this is the same with expectant management treatment, too (ie allowing time for the bod...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Dec 27, 2016 5:43 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Concerned
Replies: 1
Views: 1317

Re: Concerned

Dear S_mascarenas, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific information on your symptoms. Whilst I do not wish to alarm you discharge from a wound could be a sign of infection, especially if you also have an increa...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Dec 27, 2016 5:32 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Period pain or not?
Replies: 1
Views: 1327

Re: Period pain or not?

Dear fmt1988, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific information on your symptoms. Experiencing some pain after an ectopic pregnancy is normal as your body has been through a great deal over the last few months. ...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Dec 27, 2016 5:26 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Resuming work out and first period after ectopic
Replies: 4
Views: 5219

Re: Resuming work out and first period after ectopic

Dear MJ11, Your periods can take a while to get back to a rhythm that is more usual for you. I also found that my periods changed for a few months after my loss. Most women find that their period arrives some time in the four weeks after their hCG levels have fallen to 0 if treated with Methotrexate...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Dec 27, 2016 5:15 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Strange sensation after surgery
Replies: 1
Views: 1435

Re: Strange sensation after surgery

Dear SG, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. It is completely normal to feel anxious after the experience you have just been through but we are all here for you. It is normal to experience some pain and discomfort and the tugging sensation you describe as you recover over the n...
by EPT Host 20
Thu Dec 22, 2016 8:12 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: My experience - In desperate need of advice please!
Replies: 3
Views: 3409

Re: My experience - In desperate need of advice please!

Dear Emma995, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. When we experience an 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 a...
by EPT Host 20
Thu Dec 22, 2016 7:59 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Angel baby
Replies: 1
Views: 1376

Re: Angel baby

Just beautiful.
Sending warm hugs and lots of love,
Karen x
by EPT Host 20
Wed Dec 21, 2016 11:08 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Headaches a few months on
Replies: 7
Views: 9725

Re: Headaches a few months on

Dear Katiefish, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and ongoing discomfort. Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific information on your symptoms. Headaches can appear for a variety of reasons including stress, lack of sleep, problems with our eyesigh...