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by EPT Host 20
Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Periods after ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 5015

Re: Periods after ectopic pregnancy

Dear JadeyE, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and losses, Experiencing some pain after an ectopic pregnancy is normal as your body has been through a great deal over the last few months. The pain may be due to adhesions (scar tissue that binds two parts of the body together) which for...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Just when I though things were back to normal...
Replies: 1
Views: 1477

Re: Just when I though things were back to normal...

Dear el-cee, I am so sorry to hear of your wound breaking down. We do occasionally hear from women that this happens to and I completely understand how difficult this must be when you just want to get back to normal. I am glad to hear that you got medical advice. If the wound starts to break down fu...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Feb 22, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Decisions
Replies: 6
Views: 3414

Re: Decisions

Dear Dubnat, You are a mummy. You have carried and loved your baby and you will also grieve for the loss of your very precious baby. From the bottom of my heart, there is nothing you could've done to prevent the ectopic pregnancy. I too found information wasn't forthcoming. I certainly was treated l...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Feeling really down
Replies: 2
Views: 2110

Re: Feeling really down

Dear El Mc, I wish I we didn't put pressure on ourselves to 'get over it'. You are grieving over the loss of your baby and for that their is no time frame. It's been seven years since I lost my baby through ectopic pregnancy and on our anniversary I still have a cry. I know the ectopic pregnancy was...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Sharp pain after 5 weeks of surgery
Replies: 2
Views: 2295

Re: Sharp pain after 5 weeks of surgery

Dear judith_nisha, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. Many women report that their 1st period following ectopic pregnancy is more painful and heavier, however I am not medically trained and as you also say you are experiencing sharp stabbing pain and feel dizzy and unwell, I w...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Medical tests after ectopic surgery
Replies: 2
Views: 1835

Re: Medical tests after ectopic surgery

Dear Christina007, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. Follow up after ectopic pregnancy generally depends on the treatment you received. I am also not sure where you are posting from and as we are a UK based charity, the information we provide follows that of UK guidance. Trea...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Decisions
Replies: 6
Views: 3414

Re: Decisions

Dear Dubnat, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, I believe that so many women, including myself will completely understand how you feel right now. I wish I could take this heartbreak away for you. Be kind to yourself, allow time to grieve and heal both physically and emotionall...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Physical recovery after eptopic surgery
Replies: 5
Views: 7362

Re: Physical recovery after eptopic surgery

Dear bobbymac, I am so sorry to hear of the difficult time you are both going through and will do my best to help. Experiencing an ectopic pregnancy is a huge ordeal and your girlfriend is in the early stages of recovery. Her body needs time to heal from surgery which is in itself a gruelling task. ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Help
Replies: 1
Views: 1334

Re: Help

Dear RobinD15, I am so sorry to hear of your loss, Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice regarding your situation and would advise talking through your options with your medical practitioner. Sadly I do have to remind you that if you experience worsening bleedin...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Loss of hope
Replies: 1
Views: 1525

Re: Loss of hope

Dear Alin, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and losses. To experience one loss is difficult, to experience multiple losses is heartbreaking and my heart truly goes out to you. I think it is completely normal to grieve for what we have lost and for the loss of the future we had planned...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pain in lower abdomanal muscles-possible UTI?
Replies: 4
Views: 2926

Re: Pain in lower abdomanal muscles-possible UTI?

Dear Ljackson, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, It is normal to experience some pain as you recover over the next few weeks and pain and bruising is part of the healing process. The discomfort should reduce over the next few weeks and I would suggest taking the pain relief t...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Period after ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 1617

Re: Period after ectopic pregnancy

Dear el-cee, 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. The first period may be more painful or less so than usual, heavier or lighter, last for longer or shorter than usual – there really is ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Just want to share my story..
Replies: 5
Views: 3506

Re: Just want to share my story..

Dear el-cee, 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 loss of our babies. Experiencing any one of these is an ordeal...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 3cm mass in right tube near ovary
Replies: 3
Views: 4109

Re: 3cm mass in right tube near ovary

Dear finally_klarity, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, With methotrexate treatment, when the pregnancy is ended, the whole pregnancy sac including any cells that might have eventually grown into a baby is usually reabsorbed by the mother. This happens because it is our own D...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: My story
Replies: 4
Views: 3223

Re: My story

Dear Sherrie-ann, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancies and losses, to lose one baby is hard enough, to lose two is truly heartbreaking and my heart goes out to you. When we experience ectopic pregnancy we are suddenly faced with a life threatening emergency and it's treatment, reduction...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Feb 13, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: So many questions....
Replies: 3
Views: 2497

Re: So many questions....

Dear Mlt53, I am so sorry to hear of the difficult and confusing time you are going through. Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice and I can only give an indication of what procedures and processes are usually carried out here in the UK. When diagnosing an ectop...
by EPT Host 20
Fri Feb 10, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Bleeding after ectopic surgery !!!
Replies: 3
Views: 4901

Re: Bleeding after ectopic surgery !!!

Dear Cristina007, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. Bleeding following surgery is quite normal and 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...
by EPT Host 20
Fri Feb 10, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: HCG Rising after surgery
Replies: 2
Views: 1916

Re: HCG Rising after surgery

Dear Nicwood30, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and your continued concern, my heart goes out to you. It is not common for hCG levels to rise post surgery and I am hoping your medical team are closely monitoring you and your levels. I completely understand why you feel you c...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Feb 07, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Help, could I be pregnant even after surgery?
Replies: 2
Views: 1627

Re: Help, could I be pregnant even after surgery?

Dear Sarahvw, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot comment on your specific queries but as I understand it, you no longer ovulate once you become pregnant and if you had a twin pregnancy, they would have seen evidence of this du...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Feb 06, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Bloated
Replies: 2
Views: 2086

Re: Bloated

Dear Jenny3395, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Bloatedness is a reaction to the operation and the inflammation following this. The length of time it continues varies, but it should settle within six weeks. If it continues for longer it may be a sign that you have some ongo...