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by EPT Host 20
Mon Feb 08, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Struggling after my ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 4
Views: 198

Re: Struggling after my ectopic pregnancy

Dear Hayley, 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 the loss of our babies. Experiencing any one of these is an or...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Feb 08, 2021 7:46 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: HCG Levels dropping and rising
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Re: HCG Levels dropping and rising

Dear Krissymcg, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, It is good that you are being monitored closely, If your levels rise again you may well find that you are offered the methotrexate injection, as long as it is suitable for you. You can always speak to your medical team if they...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Feb 08, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ovulation pain after tube removal
Replies: 5
Views: 165

Re: Ovulation pain after tube removal

Dear Katrina, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and losses. To experience one loss is difficult to deal with multiple losses is heartbreaking and my heart truly goes out to you. Experiencing some pain after an ectopic pregnancy is normal as your body has been through a great deal over ...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Feb 08, 2021 7:33 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Will I get help? 2 ectopics, 2 surgery's.
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Re: Will I get help? 2 ectopics, 2 surgery's.

Dear Shelleytracey, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancies and losses. To experience one loss is difficult to deal with multiple losses is heartbreaking and my heart truly goes out to you. I would honestly suggest going back to your GP and asking for another referral to a fertility specia...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Feb 07, 2021 10:58 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Trying to conceive again.
Replies: 1
Views: 111

Re: Trying to conceive again.

Dear BParker, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your queries, however we would agree that if you are under 35 you should seek medical advice following 12 months trying to conceive and those over 35...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Feb 07, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pregnancy test after surgery
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Re: Pregnancy test after surgery

Dear carlene, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Following ectopic pregnancy, it can take a few weeks for hCG levels to fall to non pregnant levels, which may explain your positive pregnancy test. The wait in relation to methotrexate and folic acid, we advise waiting until you...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Feb 07, 2021 10:35 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: STILL bleeding 6 weeks after methotrexate
Replies: 1
Views: 90

Re: STILL bleeding 6 weeks after methotrexate

Dear Jess, 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 le...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Feb 07, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pain 4+ weeks after surgery - don’t know what to do
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Re: Pain 4+ weeks after surgery - don’t know what to do

Dear Dot2dot, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Experiencing some pain after an ectopic pregnancy is normal as your body has been through a great deal. The pain may be due to adhesions (scar tissue that binds two parts of the body together) which form and take some time to se...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Feb 07, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: What should I expect when I undergo treatment for unblocking of fallopian tubes?
Replies: 1
Views: 71

Re: What should I expect when I undergo treatment for unblocking of fallopian tubes?

Dear James, I am so sorry to hear of your sister in laws ectopic pregnancy and loss We have more information on this here, under the heading testing, I hope this is of some help, https://ectopic.org.uk/patients/trying-to-conceive/ Sending much love, Karen x The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust Registered Cha...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:32 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Discomfort after expectant management
Replies: 4
Views: 137

Re: Discomfort after expectant management

Dear Kmw-89, Not knowing what is happening to our bodies can be extremely overwhelming and you have a friend here who understands. In the UK, women aren't routinely offered further testing or scans following ectopic pregnancy. If the sonographer couldn't see any blockage in your tube on your last sc...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Feb 01, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Discomfort after expectant management
Replies: 4
Views: 137

Re: Discomfort after expectant management

Dear Kmw-89, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, It is normal to experience some aches and pains following ectopic pregnancy as your body has been through a great deal. If your hCG level is negative, you are no longer at risk of rupture so it will just be everything settling do...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Feb 01, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Periods after ectopic - pain in remaining tube
Replies: 5
Views: 200

Re: Periods after ectopic - pain in remaining tube

Dear Andrews92, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and continued worries. It can take a few months for periods to get back into a rhythm that is more normal for us, coupled with your new contraception, it could be why it is more painful than usual and why your loss is not as ex...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Feb 01, 2021 7:01 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: What a mess 😭
Replies: 3
Views: 213

Re: What a mess 😭

Dear Kmw-89, It is common to feel discomfort following ectopic pregnancy as your body has been through a great deal. The pain may be due to your body preparing to ovulate and many women experience ovulation pain when they did not before their ectopic pregnancy - including myself. You also may have a...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Feb 01, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Expectant Management.. what next
Replies: 1
Views: 96

Re: Expectant Management.. what next

Dear Jenna, 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 l...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jan 27, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 2 months post op check in. Still angry.
Replies: 5
Views: 252

Re: 2 months post op check in. Still angry.

Dear NewbieFP, I am so sorry to hear things aren't quote moving in the right direction for you. Does your partner belong to a different GP surgery, it could be that they do have in-house facilities. If you arrest the same surgery, I would advise calling and gently asking why you haven't been offered...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jan 27, 2021 7:53 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Family business
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Re: Family business

Dear Chrissy, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Is there anyway you can speak to your partner about you needing to open up to close family? You have been through a traumatic event and it is important to have the love and support of family around you at this time. I do not und...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jan 27, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Can't stop thinking about infertility after ectopic
Replies: 7
Views: 379

Re: Can't stop thinking about infertility after ectopic

Dear Chantelle, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, It is normal to feel anxious about the future. We experience a mix of emotions from wanting to try again to being petrified of what may lie ahead. We never forget but we can learn to accept what happened. It is a slow process ...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jan 27, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: How long can I expect to bleed after methotrexate?
Replies: 2
Views: 134

Re: How long can I expect to bleed after methotrexate?

Dear Abatross, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, It is common to bleed following treatment for ectopic pregnancy. It is a response to falling hormone levels and involves shedding of the uterine lining and is not classed as a period. The bleeding can be clotty or like one of y...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jan 25, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Will I have a normal pregnancy?
Replies: 6
Views: 345

Re: Will I have a normal pregnancy?

Dear noluck, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. To experience one loss is difficult, dealing with multiple losses is heartbreaking and my heart truly goes out to you. Sadly follow ectopic pregnancy there is increased risk of another,however we do hear from ladies who have mult...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jan 25, 2021 7:53 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 24hours post op
Replies: 2
Views: 136

Re: 24hours post op

Dear Danielle, 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 the loss of our babies. Experiencing any one of these is an ...