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by EPT Host 20
Sun Sep 27, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Do I tell my other children?
Replies: 1
Views: 126

Re: Do I tell my other children?

Dear sammy86, 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
Sun Sep 27, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: A story of hope
Replies: 3
Views: 358

Re: A story of hope

Dear Rosie2020, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your experiences. Your story really will bring hope to so many. Sending much love, Karen x The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust Registered Charity Number: 1071811 Ectopic pregnancy patient information suite: Highly Commended in the 2019 BMA Patien...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Intense cramping and bleeding 3 days after Methotrexate injection
Replies: 1
Views: 218

Re: Intense cramping and bleeding 3 days after Methotrexate injection

Dear Laura, 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. Cramping in the first few days following methotrexate injection is normal however, it seems that your pain ...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: My ectopic story
Replies: 1
Views: 208

Re: My ectopic story

Dear JessPush10, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, you had a long road to get to your diagnosis and I am sorry that you have had to go through this but thank you for sharing you experiences. As you are a midwife, you are probably aware that the chances of a further ectopic af...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 1 week post surgery
Replies: 15
Views: 1306

Re: 1 week post surgery

Dear Georginad, I am so sorry to hear this, to experience one loss is difficult to deal with multiple losses is heartbreaking and my heart truly goes out to you. Miscarriage is not linked to ectopic pregnancy, however the incidence of miscarriage is 1 in 5 pregnancies, and so I'm so sorry that you h...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Bloating/Constipation post salpingectomy (keyhole)
Replies: 2
Views: 194

Re: Bloating/Constipation post salpingectomy (keyhole)

Dear Kate, 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 symptoms. Constipation and bloating can be common after surgery as the bowel slows down during general anaesthetic. Pain relief medication can also...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 3 weeks post salpingectomy - feel lost
Replies: 1
Views: 191

Re: 3 weeks post salpingectomy - feel lost

Dear SunflowerSunday, 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...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ectopic pregnancy without pain?
Replies: 4
Views: 433

Re: Ectopic pregnancy without pain?

Dear Alpacadrama, I am so sorry to hear of the difficult time you are going through. Pain is very subjective and some ladies do experience ectopic pregnancy with very little pain indeed. When diagnosing an ectopic pregnancy, doctors use a combination of transvaginal ultrasound scanning and blood tes...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 1 week post surgery
Replies: 15
Views: 1306

Re: 1 week post surgery

Dear Georginad, 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. If you have had a positive pregnancy test but experienced some bleeding, I would advise speaking to your GP who maybe able to arr...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Emergency surgery for Ectopic Cornual Pregnancy
Replies: 4
Views: 373

Re: Emergency surgery for Ectopic Cornual Pregnancy

Dear nina5351, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, unfortunately ectopic pregnancies can be difficult to diagnose and this would have been made more tricky as cornual ectopic pregnancies are quite rare. I am so sorry to hear of the confusion and traumatic time you endured. When...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Nearly 2 weeks post surgery
Replies: 1
Views: 199

Re: Nearly 2 weeks post surgery

Dear Linzielou87, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, it must have all come as such a shock and I'm so sorry you have had to go through this. Experiencing an ectopic pregnancy is a huge ordeal and you are in the early stages of recovery. Your body needs time to heal from your s...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: HSG/HyCoSy
Replies: 3
Views: 305

Re: HSG/HyCoSy

Dear Jen1111, I am sorry but I cannot give you specific advice on areas and investigations that are being completed but I am aware that most hospitals have yet to start routine procedures just yet due to Covid-19. I would advise speaking to your GP who maybe able to refer you so that you are in the ...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pain and bleeding is it normal?
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Re: Pain and bleeding is it normal?

Dear Georgiaclancy, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, It can be normal to experience bleeding/spotting up to six weeks after treatment for ectopic pregnancy, however I am not medically trained and if you are concerned I would advise speaking to your GP. Experiencing some pain...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: I need words of encouragement, I am still hyper aware and stressed.
Replies: 2
Views: 330

Re: I need words of encouragement, I am still hyper aware and stressed.

Dear Ashylou66, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Most women are generally quite unwell when they start bleeding internally. They may experience worsening pain and bleeding, shoulder tip pain or feel dizzy and unwell, so most ladies are aware. I understand what a worrying tim...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Sep 06, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Irregular bleeding
Replies: 3
Views: 316

Re: Irregular bleeding

Dear Tara2, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, 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 losses, this is normal after our bodies settle down from the ordeal. If you had a salpinge...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Sep 05, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Men's Space
Topic: It's been a year......
Replies: 1
Views: 471

Re: It's been a year......

Dear Muggle, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and of the difficult year you have had so far. Experiencing an ectopic pregnancy can be a very traumatic experience for everyone involved and it can be normal to experience feelings of isolation and worry. It seems that you have s...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Sep 02, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Im so sad, need words of encouragement.
Replies: 2
Views: 337

Re: Im so sad, need words of encouragement.

Dear Gorby91, 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. I think your thoughts will echo with a lot of ladies and families here. I certainly remember feeling nothing...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Sep 02, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 1 week post surgery
Replies: 15
Views: 1306

Re: 1 week post surgery

Dear Georginad, I am so sorry to hear you are having a difficult day. Do remember it is still early days for you and 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 ...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Sep 02, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: In search of some help/advice & success stories.
Replies: 1
Views: 219

Re: In search of some help/advice & success stories.

Dear I senoj8989, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and continued concerns. I very much understand that strong desire to conceive. I appreciate how frustrating it can be if it isn't happening as quickly as we would like. Conceiving successfully can take time and can take some ...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: HCG levels, methotrexate surgery and cornual
Replies: 6
Views: 526

Re: HCG levels, methotrexate surgery and cornual

Dear Laura, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. A cornual/intersitial ectopic pregnancy is very rare so you may not get a great many replies from women who have shared this experience. Treatment will depend upon the many factors including hCG levels, any fluid in the abdomen an...