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by EPT Host 20
Mon May 20, 2024 8:40 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: HSG Test?
Replies: 2
Views: 32

Re: HSG Test?

Dear Glambi, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss and that you weren't offered any aftercare or support. Please feel free to lean on us for as long as you need and we also have a wealth of information on our website https://ectopic.org.uk/ Sadly there are no tests that can guarantee ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun May 19, 2024 11:43 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Feeling let down - Mthotrexate
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: Feeling let down - Mthotrexate

Dear Lucy-lu, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss and the worrying time you are going through. I was also treated with methotrexate, so fully understand the concern and anxiety that comes from waiting to see if the medication is working. Despite what your nurse said, it is common fo...
by EPT Host 20
Wed May 15, 2024 10:27 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: My dreams are over
Replies: 1
Views: 86

Re: My dreams are over

Dear Gillian, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, especially after everything you have been through. When we experience ectopic pregnancy We are suddenly faced with a life threatening emergency and it's treatments, concerns about the future and the loss of our babies. Experiencing ...
by EPT Host 20
Tue May 14, 2024 7:52 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Two losses in four months
Replies: 5
Views: 326

Re: Two losses in four months

Dear KellyMay, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and losses, Experiencing one loss is difficult, dealing with multiple losses is heartbreaking and my heart truly goes out to you. Sadly miscarriage is more common than ectopic pregnancy but it is not related to your ectopic pregnancy and...
by EPT Host 20
Sun May 12, 2024 8:46 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: First period after tube removal
Replies: 1
Views: 207

Re: First period after tube removal

Dear glambi, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, Most people find their period arrives anytime between 4-10 weeks after surgery, however as your hCG levels were low to begin with, it is likely that this is your first period. We have more information on periods following ectopic pre...
by EPT Host 20
Sun May 12, 2024 8:41 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Sex after.
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Re: Sex after.

Dear Koda, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, Allowing the body to recover, ovulation to occur and the first period to arrive is often suggested by doctors as the ideal waiting period before beginning to have full penetrative intercourse (sex) again, which means waiting until arou...
by EPT Host 20
Tue May 07, 2024 9:18 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Post-ovulation pain in tube-less side
Replies: 1
Views: 129

Re: Post-ovulation pain in tube-less side

Dear Sunflower, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss. It can be common for people to feel pain following ectopic pregnancy. I did too. Sadly there is little research into this so we aren't sure of the exact cause. For myself, I was due to have an exploratory laparoscopy procedure, ho...
by EPT Host 20
Tue May 07, 2024 9:13 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Caesarean scar ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 4
Views: 141

Re: Caesarean scar ectopic pregnancy

Dear AH, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, You are right, sadly there isn't much research or literature about c-section scar ectopic pregnancies. I would be guided by your medical doctors and write down a list of questions you want answering when you do see them, so you don't for...
by EPT Host 20
Mon May 06, 2024 2:44 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: HCG rising 4 weeks after mtx
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Re: HCG rising 4 weeks after mtx

Dear mamabear, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss and worrying time you are going through. Sometimes one dose of methotrexate is not enough and it is not uncommon for people to have a second dose. You will be monitored again and hopefully your hCG levels will continue to reduce fol...
by EPT Host 20
Mon May 06, 2024 2:35 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Niggling pain one week after ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 98

Re: Niggling pain one week after ectopic

Dear glambi, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss. You should take it very easy for about six weeks after surgery. Your body will be using its energies to heal internally. It is normal to feel physically and emotionally exhausted during this time so please do be kind to yourself. Rec...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Apr 30, 2024 10:14 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Two losses in four months
Replies: 5
Views: 326

Re: Two losses in four months

Dear LTQKVS, I am so sorry to hear of your pregnancy losses. Experiencing one loss is difficult, dealing with multiple losses is heartbreaking and my heart truly goes out to you. Any baby loss is so difficult to go through and I am sorry you feel you aren't getting the support needed during this los...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Apr 30, 2024 10:03 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pregnacare after Keyhole Surgery
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Re: Pregnacare after Keyhole Surgery

Dear glambi, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, Yes it is absolutely find to continue pre pregnancy supplements following surgery. You are right in thinking that they need to stop if treated with methotrexate. Sending much love, Karen x The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust Registered Chari...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Apr 28, 2024 3:54 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Hope x
Replies: 14
Views: 803

Re: Hope x

Dear Natasha, Congratulations on the safe arrival of your baby boy, and taking the time to write about your experience. As you can see, you have supported so many people already. Give your little one an extra cuddle from all of us at the EPT and we will always be here for you to lean on should you e...
by EPT Host 20
Thu Apr 25, 2024 8:31 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Hope x
Replies: 14
Views: 803

Re: Hope x

Dear Mrs Read I am so sorry to hear of everything you have been through. Although there are great healthcare professionals out there, we sadly, all to frequently hear of those who don't consider the emotional impact of ectopic pregnancy. We hear of many people whose experience was very medicalised a...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Apr 23, 2024 9:08 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Hope x
Replies: 14
Views: 803

Re: Hope x

Dear Mrs Read, I can categorically say that your previous abortion did not cause your ectopic pregnancy and you certainly do not deserve losing a baby and part of your fertility because of it. I am sorry to hear that you felt pressurised into having an abortion and not supported to make a decision y...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Apr 23, 2024 8:54 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Over protective of new baby post ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 98

Re: Over protective of new baby post ectopic pregnancy

Dear hannah, After everything you have been through, experiencing the trauma of ectopic pregnancy and a difficult birth of your baby, It is no wonder that you feel protective over him. This is only natural. I would say however that if the protective feelings are becoming overwhelming and making you ...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Apr 23, 2024 8:28 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Bowel issues
Replies: 1
Views: 136

Re: Bowel issues

Dear Gem, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, During surgery they can use gas to inflate the stomach so it is easier for surgeons to see. This can be quite uncomfortable for some. Some peop!e can also become constipated due to the pain relief medications and something like a urinar...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Apr 14, 2024 10:06 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Hope x
Replies: 14
Views: 803

Re: Hope x

Dear MrsRead, 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, concerns about the future, reduction in fertility and the loss of our babies. Experiencing any one of these is an ordea...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Apr 07, 2024 10:02 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Third ectopic - need hope
Replies: 1
Views: 242

Re: Third ectopic - need hope

Dear em, 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 the ordeal you have endured. I also felt twinges and aches after ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Apr 07, 2024 9:57 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Getting pregnant after ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 226

Re: Getting pregnant after ectopic

Dear Jeffcxx, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and losses. Experiencing one loss is difficult, dealing with multiple losses is heartbreaking and my heart truly goes out to you. I very much understand that strong desire to conceive. I appreciate how frustrating it can be if it isn't ha...