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by EPT Host 20
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Update on ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Re: Update on ectopic pregnancy

Dear BeeZee, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and that you have had to have surgery too. Thank you for highlighting the need to be vigilant and trust in you body with methotrexate injection. Experiencing an ectopic pregnancy is a huge ordeal and you are in the early stages of...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jun 28, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 7 weeks post methotrexate ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: 7 weeks post methotrexate ectopic

Dear Amy88, 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. This advice is from our website- If you are being treated with Medical Management (Methotrexate) or are being Expectantly Managed, you sh...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Day after surgery
Replies: 4
Views: 95

Re: Day after surgery

Dear godsangel, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, by your own words, I can imagine how frightening this must have been for you and I am so sorry you have had to go through this. When we experience ectopic pregnancy we are suddenly faced with a life threatening emergency and i...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: HCG levels 4 days after methotrexate
Replies: 2
Views: 43

Re: HCG levels 4 days after methotrexate

Dear RedmondCate, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy 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 o...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 1
Views: 44

Re: New to the forum

Dear BeeZee, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. You are not alone in experiencing fear and sadness. 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 o...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: My story plus relationship following ectopic
Replies: 2
Views: 90

Re: My story plus relationship following ectopic

Dear Lianne_33, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, 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 surgery which is in itself a gruelling task. You have also had to process the loss of your ...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Fluctuating hcg, confused doctors
Replies: 3
Views: 94

Re: Fluctuating hcg, confused doctors

Dear Cedarwattle, I am so sorry to hear you are having to have surgery, this is the advice I usually give ladies post surgery and I hope it helps, You should take it very easily for about six weeks after surgery. Your body will be using its energies to heal internally. It is normal to feel physicall...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Methotrexate and nutrition + things I wish I knew
Replies: 10
Views: 6632

Re: Methotrexate and nutrition + things I wish I knew

Dear Bht, 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 levels reac...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Fluctuating hcg, confused doctors
Replies: 3
Views: 94

Re: Fluctuating hcg, confused doctors

Dear Cedarwattle, I am so sorry to hear of your loss, Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your queries. It is often difficult to tell exactly what is happening with hCG levels alone. The 72 result maybe an anomaly or it maybe that levels have increased agai...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Heterotopic pregnancy then a tubal stump ectopic 5 weeks later - my story
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Re: Heterotopic pregnancy then a tubal stump ectopic 5 weeks later - my story

Dear Ashmc, 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, especially in such a short time frame. Less than 1% are heterotopic pregnancies, so yes they are rare, but w...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Hcg levels after methotrexate
Replies: 1
Views: 54

Re: Hcg levels after methotrexate

Dear Zoe_b15, 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. We have certainly heard from some ladies who's hCG levels seem to plateau for a while before reducing again, especially with lower numb...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Bleeding after ectopic
Replies: 4
Views: 129

Re: Bleeding after ectopic

Dear Vic86-, 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 ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Angry and depressed
Replies: 1
Views: 99

Re: Angry and depressed

Dear Diana_0409, 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 situation. Ectopic pregnancy can be notoriously difficult to diagnose because it often presents with symptoms that can be suggestive of other...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Emotions after ectopic
Replies: 8
Views: 280

Re: Emotions after ectopic

Dear Snowy_19, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and the difficult time you are going through. Whether a pregnancy is planned or not, you have had a rollercoaster of emotions to deal with from finding out you were pregnant, the ordeal of surgery and it's recovery. You are still entitle...
by EPT Host 20
Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Emotions after ectopic
Replies: 8
Views: 280

Re: Emotions after ectopic

Dear ladies, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancies and losses. 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 surgery which is in itself a gruelling task. You have also had to process the loss of your...
by EPT Host 20
Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Bleeding after sex
Replies: 11
Views: 235

Re: Bleeding after sex

Dear Rachel, We would advise any women who is experiencing bleeding after intercourse to seek medical attention by speaking to your GP. Jagdeep, I'm glad to hear you have had your appointment today and been reassured. Sending much love, Karen x The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust Registered Charity Number: ...
by EPT Host 20
Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: When does it get easier?
Replies: 3
Views: 181

Re: When does it get easier?

Dear Ellie_w, 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. When we experience ectopic pregnancy we are suddenly faced with a life threatening emergency and it's treatm...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jun 16, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: More than 1 ectopic?
Replies: 3
Views: 137

Re: More than 1 ectopic?

Dear Katie, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Sadly there isn't a lot of research in early pregnancy loss and ectopic pregnancy for us to be able to give you statistics. What I can say that is in terms of chances of future successful pregnancies, studies do not show a signifi...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jun 16, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Help Us Improve UK Antenatal Care
Replies: 1
Views: 51

Re: Help Us Improve UK Antenatal Care

Dear EvaACE19, Apologies, but I have deleted your post from the board, requesting advice on what information women would like to be informed of during pregnancy maybe a little insensitive for some of our ladies who have experienced early pregnancy loss. If you wish to recruit women for your study, p...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jun 16, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Folic acid after methotrexate and surgery
Replies: 6
Views: 249

Re: Folic acid after methotrexate and surgery

Dear sunset39, Unless directed by your medical team or doctor, there is no indication to take a higher dose of folic acid, so you can continue with the usual daily recommend supplement of 400 micrograms. I have added information from the NHS regarding folic acid supplements here https://www.nhs.uk/c...