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by EPT Host 20
Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: When will it get easier?
Replies: 14
Views: 532

Re: When will it get easier?

Dear LD91, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. To go through all f this during the Covid-19 pandemic is just heartbreaking and my heart truly goes out to you. We hear from many women who struggle with news about pregnancy from their friends and families. This is very normal and...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pregnant From Ectopic Side
Replies: 1
Views: 122

Re: Pregnant From Ectopic Side

Dear KGC3630, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, We do hear of women who successfully conceive from the side of the ectopic pregnancy. Many women may not be informed which side they have conceived from either so it may be difficult to get many replies. Importantly, help is ava...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Low and plateauing HCG - Anyone had simiilar experience?
Replies: 4
Views: 200

Re: Low and plateauing HCG - Anyone had simiilar experience?

Dear confused1990, I am so sorry to hear of the worrying time you are going through. If scans are inconclusive, doctors would carry out a series of blood tests to check hCG levels to see if the numbers are rising as expected. However, in isolation, hCG tests only provide a part of the picture - decl...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Oct 10, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Coronavirus and ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 26
Views: 4725

Re: Coronavirus and ectopic pregnancy

Dear Desperate4Rainbow. 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 the...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Oct 10, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Recent ectopic feeling empty
Replies: 3
Views: 174

Re: Recent ectopic feeling empty

Dear Ysella, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, it truly saddens me knowing there are ladies going through this trauma without loved ones by their side for support. I am glad you have found us and we will be here to help in any way we can. Experiencing an ectopic pregnancy is ...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Oct 10, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Third Ectopic; feeling let down.
Replies: 3
Views: 191

Re: Third Ectopic; feeling let down.

Dear Cazmat123, I realise by now that you would have had your scan, just letting you know we are thinking of you and here if you need us, Sending much love, Karen x The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust Registered Charity Number: 1071811 Ectopic pregnancy patient information suite: Highly Commended in the 201...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Oct 10, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Third Ectopic; feeling let down.
Replies: 3
Views: 191

Re: Third Ectopic; feeling let down.

Dear Chrissie89, I am so terribly sorry to hear this, my heart truly goes out to you. I think for now it is important to focus on you and ensure you receive the care and support you deserve. We of course, will be here for you and do lean on us for as long as you need. You have every right to feel an...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Dull ache with swollen stomach
Replies: 1
Views: 151

Re: Dull ache with swollen stomach

Dear Dannii42, Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your symptoms. Generally speaking symptoms of bloating should settle after around 6 weeks. Experiencing some pain after an ectopic pregnancy is normal as your body has been through a great deal. The pain ma...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: HCG taking a while to drop to zero after methotrexate
Replies: 5
Views: 252

Re: HCG taking a while to drop to zero after methotrexate

Dear BettyAnne, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, I am afraid it is difficult to predict how long it will take for your hormone levels reach non-pregnant levels. As we are all individual, our bodies respond differently to the drug and it depends on factors like how high level...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Expectant management
Replies: 4
Views: 262

Re: Expectant management

Dear Eve32, 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 ord...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ectopic or miscarriage
Replies: 3
Views: 258

Re: Ectopic or miscarriage

Dear Hannah, I am so sorry to hear hear of everything you are going through. Not knowing what is happening to our bodies can be extremely overwhelming and you have friends here who understand. If scans are inconclusive, doctors would normally carry out a series of blood tests to check hCG levels to ...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pain, belles swollen, 12 weeks after ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 138

Re: Pain, belles swollen, 12 weeks after ectopic

Dear Bekadeeboo123, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and continued concerns. Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your symptoms. You are right though that it is unusual for symptoms to continue for this long following surgery, most sy...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: No coming back
Replies: 7
Views: 433

Re: No coming back

Dear Anna, 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 orde...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Suspicion of ectopic pregnancy after having abortion pills
Replies: 1
Views: 127

Re: Suspicion of ectopic pregnancy after having abortion pills

Dear Olivia, I am so sorry to hear the worrying time you are going through. Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your queries. It is difficult to advise fully as I am not sure of your timelines, however if it was recently that you had the pill to terminate t...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Oct 05, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: How to heal mentally & what now?
Replies: 4
Views: 283

Re: How to heal mentally & what now?

Dear Efordx, 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
Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Mental health after ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 3
Views: 236

Re: Mental health after ectopic pregnancy

Dear Summarpg, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Thank you so much for having the courage to talk about how you feel and contacting the Trust. I too suffered in silence following my ectopic pregnancy. It took me two years to face my feelings and like you, I reached out to the...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Sep 30, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: First period after ectopic surgery
Replies: 6
Views: 351

Re: First period after ectopic surgery

Dear Charlie1995, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and continued concerns. Your periods can take a while to re-establish - they can re-start anything between two and ten weeks after surgery, but remember this is an average and some will take a little longer. I agree with you ...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Sep 28, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: My ectopic, my experience, my fears.
Replies: 2
Views: 217

Re: My ectopic, my experience, my fears.

Dear Jo2020, 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 and it is very normal to feel overwhelmed. From your words, I can imagine how frightening the experience must have been and I am sorry you have had to go though th...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Sep 27, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Jealousy
Replies: 4
Views: 346

Re: Jealousy

Dear honeydrop9, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, 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 after my loss. I too hated seeing anything pregnancy related on the television and it just...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Sep 27, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: My Experience
Replies: 3
Views: 288

Re: My Experience

Dear KLou, 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 and it is very normal to feel overwhelmed. From your words, I can imagine how frightening the experience must have been and I am sorry you have had to go though this...