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by EPT Host 20
Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Sharp pains on surgery side months after Surgery
Replies: 1
Views: 29

Re: Sharp pains on surgery side months after Surgery

Dear Nicole, 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 over the last few months. The pain may be due to adhesions (scar tissue that binds two parts of the body together) which form ...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 1 week post surgery
Replies: 2
Views: 50

Re: 1 week post surgery

Dear Coco2316, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and that you are feeling let down. Pain can be normal after surgery however pain is also very subjective and if you are feeling that it is worsening, it is best to get checked out just to be on the safe side. Your EPU, should ha...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: I've only got one tube left
Replies: 2
Views: 66

Re: I've only got one tube left

Dear Rietje88, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and your continued concerns. Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your queries. As Aud82 has mentioned I would speak to your GP about referral to a fertility specialist who can talk abou...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Dec 02, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Early Pregnancy Unit Follow Up
Replies: 1
Views: 43

Re: Early Pregnancy Unit Follow Up

Dear Sarah, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Different hospitals have different follow up procedures and it also depends upon the type of surgery you had. If you had a salpingotomy (fallopian tube left in place), or if there was any doubt that all of the pregnancy tissue was...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Nov 30, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Confused about my Ectopic Experience
Replies: 2
Views: 68

Re: Confused about my Ectopic Experience

Dear moonbeam_dream, 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 t...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Nov 30, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: HCG Levels
Replies: 3
Views: 130

Re: HCG Levels

Dear NovemberRain, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, To answer your question about follo up, if you had a salpingectomy (fallopian tube removed) no follow-up is needed although some hospitals ask you to return for an outpatient appointment about 6 weeks after surgery to ensur...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Period pain after ectopic surgery
Replies: 1
Views: 43

Re: Period pain after ectopic surgery

Dear Zali, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, This can be perfectly normal. The first period may be more painful or less so than usual, heavier or lighter, last for longer or shorter than usual – there really is no set pattern. You should be able to manage the discomfort with ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Unsure
Replies: 3
Views: 76

Re: Unsure

Dear Viain, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, having to go through this experience on your own is just heartbreaking and my heart truly goes out to you. Experiencing an ectopic pregnancy is a huge ordeal and you are in the early stages of recovery. Your body needs time to hea...
by EPT Host 20
Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Thigh pain
Replies: 1
Views: 44

Re: Thigh pain

Dear samanthawilliams29, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, Pain around the time of ovulation can be quite common following ectopic pregnancy. Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on the pain radiating down to your thigh. I certainly had shar...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Feeling a bit misplaced...
Replies: 1
Views: 87

Re: Feeling a bit misplaced...

Dear mrsrobbo20, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, You are genuinely among friends who understand exactly how you feel here. I could have written this post 10 years ago when I had my ectopic pregnancy. I also had never heard of ectopic pregnancy before I had mine and it had a...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Nov 25, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 3
Views: 99

Re: Advice please

Dear Hopefully1, I am so sorry to hear of the worrying time you are going through. I am glad to see that you have a scan booked in, I think that is the safest course of action. It could be that you have sadly suffered a miscarriage, however without blood tests or a scan this is difficult to tell. If...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Nov 23, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ectopic surgery 24 hours ago
Replies: 3
Views: 122

Re: Ectopic surgery 24 hours ago

Dear Kristin, 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 o...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Failed Expectant management - confused!
Replies: 1
Views: 87

Re: Failed Expectant management - confused!

Dear cable, 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 that...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: HCG Levels
Replies: 3
Views: 130

Re: HCG Levels

Dear Pavan93, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and the difficult time you went through. You are right, it can seem an age before your levels return to normal however methotrexate is less invasive than surgery and there is no difference in treatment methods in trying to concei...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Nov 18, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Expectant management, 3 months later still feeling right ovary pain
Replies: 1
Views: 109

Re: Expectant management, 3 months later still feeling right ovary pain

Dear Maisha98, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, I had methotrexate injection for my ectopic pregnancy and also experienced pain on the side of my ectopic for many months after my ectopic. Experiencing some pain after an ectopic pregnancy is normal as your body has been throu...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Nov 17, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: I thought I was doing OK
Replies: 1
Views: 141

Re: I thought I was doing OK

Dear RheanM, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Whilst we may recover well from the physical ordeal of experiencing ectopic pregnancy, it can take longer to recover from the emotional impact of loosing a baby. There is no timeframe for recovery take each day as it comes. I can...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Nov 16, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Experience or recovery from blood loss
Replies: 1
Views: 63

Re: Experience or recovery from blood loss

Dear Katy, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Sadly I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your symptoms, but I will try my best to help. The symptoms you describe can be due to anaemia and also follow surgery. I should imagine that you should have yo...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Nov 15, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pains and twinges post-surgery
Replies: 1
Views: 83

Re: Pains and twinges post-surgery

Dear PrettyinPink+, 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, however I will try my best to help. Experiencing some pain after an ectopic pregnancy is normal as your body has been through a ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Nov 15, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ovary Pain following ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 3
Views: 160

Re: Ovary Pain following ectopic pregnancy

Dear Elisida88, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and I truly understand what a worrying time it can be. It is perfectly normal for your first period to be different that normal, some ladies find it is lighter and sadly some find it is heavier and more painful than normal. Thi...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Nov 15, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: The Lost Egg
Replies: 1
Views: 112

Re: The Lost Egg

Dear Chrissy23, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed account of your experiences. The emotional impact will certainly help other women reading this. Experiencing an ectopic pregnancy can be so isolating and reading t...