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by EPT Host 20
Sun Jul 04, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Tests After Ectopic
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Re: Tests After Ectopic

Dear Hopefull, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, I know you will not be the only lady on this forum who is experiencing difficulty in conceiving following ectopic pregnancy. I know it can be very difficult when tests are...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jul 04, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Possible 2nd ectopic?
Replies: 3
Views: 176

Re: Possible 2nd ectopic?

Dear xsaiyurix, Ordinary i'd say wait a few days and retest using an early morning urine sample, however if you are experiencing pain, I would advise seeking medical advice. If the pain worsens or you experience bleeding or feel dizzy and unwell, please seek urgent medical advice. Sending much love ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jul 04, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Bilateral Salpingectomy after 2nd IVF Ectopic Pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 109

Re: Bilateral Salpingectomy after 2nd IVF Ectopic Pregnancy

Dear Snoopydraws, 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. Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice and I would advise speaki...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jun 30, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ectopic and methotrexate
Replies: 2
Views: 151

Re: Ectopic and methotrexate

Dear sjcoco, 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 our babies, but we can learn to accept what happened. It is a slow...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jun 30, 2021 8:30 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: First period
Replies: 1
Views: 110

Re: First period

Dear ashm, This all sounds normal. Your periods can take a while to re-establish - they can re-start anything between two and ten weeks after surgery and most women find that their period arrives sometime around week six or seven after surgery. The first period may be more painful or less so than us...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jun 29, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Coping with everyone else's pregnancies
Replies: 4
Views: 175

Re: Coping with everyone else's pregnancies

Dear Lorton, 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. When I had my ectopic pregnancy I had to attend a family function and a close f...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jun 29, 2021 9:41 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Mystery Pregnancy - Please help
Replies: 3
Views: 173

Re: Mystery Pregnancy - Please help

Dear Megz, I am so sorry to hear of the worrying time you are going through. Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your queries. 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...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jun 29, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Newly pregnant after ectopic & terrified
Replies: 3
Views: 208

Re: Newly pregnant after ectopic & terrified

Dear Jmacombe, Whispered congratulations on your pregnancy. After an ectopic pregnancy, finding we are pregnant again can be a mix of emotions and I can completely understand your feeling nervous. It is perfectly normal to feel scared after our previous experience. When I next fell pregnant my mind ...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jun 28, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Second ectopic? Please tell me no
Replies: 2
Views: 159

Re: Second ectopic? Please tell me no

Dear Caitlyn, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and new worries, especially as you are doing all you can with regards to contraception. It would be extremely unlucky for you to have a second ectopic in this way. Home pregnancy tests are pretty accurate but if you are concerned and your...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jun 27, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: I don’t know what to do
Replies: 1
Views: 143

Re: I don’t know what to do

Dear Vickie, I am so sorry to hear of your worries. Unfortunately I am not medically trained but would advise if your symptoms are worsening to call NHS 111. If you have any worsening pain or develop dizziness and are unwell, please seek urgent medical advice by attending your local A&E or calling 9...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jun 27, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pain/ discomfort around scar after surgery
Replies: 3
Views: 205

Re: Pain/ discomfort around scar after surgery

Dear Mags and Mowakasha, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancies and losses. As you have both rightly mentioned, 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 th...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jun 23, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Chances of Ectopic with IVF
Replies: 2
Views: 158

Re: Chances of Ectopic with IVF

Dear Nicole, I am so sorry to hear that you have suffered multiple ectopic pregnancies. Experiencing one ectopic pregnancy is difficult, dealing with multiple losses is heartbreaking and my heart truly goes out to you. It is natural to be worried after everything you have been through. Sadly even wi...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jun 23, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Three Ectopic Pregnancies in 2 years
Replies: 1
Views: 148

Re: Three Ectopic Pregnancies in 2 years

Dear apoda, 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. Depending on the outcome, of your treatment, take the time you need to decide on trying to conceive again. ...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jun 22, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Coping at night
Replies: 5
Views: 257

Re: Coping at night

Dear Jenni, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and your continued upset. Thank you for being so brave in talking about this and reaching out to us. You are among friends here. I too struggled emotionally and in silence for around 2 years after my ectopic pregnancy. I eventually...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jun 21, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pregnancy after ectopic
Replies: 2
Views: 240

Re: Pregnancy after ectopic

Dear Emma, Whispered congratulations on your pregnancy. Sadly following ectopic pregnancy we are at increased risk of another. However do keep in the front of your mind that the surgeon stated your right tube looked healthy so that is really good news. Do book in for an early pregnancy scan at aroun...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jun 21, 2021 5:52 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: First Pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 163

Re: First Pregnancy

Dear c, 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 ordeal,...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jun 16, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Sharp pain after ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 164

Re: Sharp pain after ectopic pregnancy

Dear Fiona, 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 sett...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jun 15, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pain after methotrexate
Replies: 1
Views: 150

Re: Pain after methotrexate

Dear Amx, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and your continued discomfort. It is still early days since your treatment for ectopic pregnancy and yes, pain or discomfort is normal. Pain is very unique and it is difficult for me to put a time limit on it for you. We have more in...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jun 15, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ectopic pregnancy surgery
Replies: 3
Views: 317

Re: Ectopic pregnancy surgery

Dear cat, 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 ordea...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jun 14, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Help - Possible Ectopic Pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 115

Re: Help - Possible Ectopic Pregnancy

Dear Mark, I am so sorry to hear of the worrying time you are both going through. If no pregnancy can be seen in the uterus, or there is a small gestation sac in the uterus without a yolk sac or embryo, the pregnancy will be medically labelled as a Pregnancy of Unknown Location or PUL. It is importa...