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by EPT Host 20
Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Early ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 1315

Re: Early ectopic

Dear Purplelady, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, especially as you have a coil and so were not planning a pregnancy. This does not make our loss any less devastating and my heart truly goes out to you. Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific inf...
by EPT Host 20
Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Period pains and adhesions
Replies: 6
Views: 5339

Re: Period pains and adhesions

Dear Jjj, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Many women experience pain and discomfort following surgery, and 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...
by EPT Host 20
Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Dizziness/ headaches post operation, normal???
Replies: 1
Views: 3789

Re: Dizziness/ headaches post operation, normal???

Dear Kelly, I am sorry to hear of your on going concerns, Sadly I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific information on your symptoms. Many women report feeling weak and unwell following surgery, this can be for many reasons including low iron levels in the blood, low blood sugar's, de...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Feeling heartbroken and lonely...
Replies: 3
Views: 2323

Re: Feeling heartbroken and lonely...

Dear Tara86, 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. Anyone of these is an ordeal, putting ...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jan 30, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Recovery period what to expect??
Replies: 3
Views: 4335

Re: Recovery period what to expect??

Dear Kelly, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Recovery both physically and emotionally is different for everyone but 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 itse...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 29, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Possibly pregnant at 44, worried ectopic
Replies: 2
Views: 1899

Re: Possibly pregnant at 44, worried ectopic

Dear jodie, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Periods can be delayed for a number of reasons including stress or even (as surprising as it may sound) excessive exercise or weight loss. Doctors normally consider menstrual cycles of between 23-42 days to be within normal parame...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 29, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: One sided back pain at 3 weeks.
Replies: 5
Views: 5526

Re: One sided back pain at 3 weeks.

Dear Char76, As fforde, has mentioned, we can experience abdominal and back pain for many reasons and I would suggest visiting your GP. I understand completely how you feel however, when we fell pregnant after our ectopic pregnancy, I didn't start to relax until the 6week scan. Whilst I do not wish ...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jan 25, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Surgery but no ectopic pregnancy found but I still have high
Replies: 3
Views: 2381

Re: Surgery but no ectopic pregnancy found but I still have

Dear Shelleyb38, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, As nothing has been seen on your scans, you may have a pregnancy of unknown location (PUL). This is when there has been a positive pregnancy test but no intra- or extra-uterine pregnancy visualized on transvaginal sonography....
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Bloated and swollen
Replies: 1
Views: 2239

Re: Bloated and swollen

Dear Ktc1989, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, The bloatedness you are experiencing is a reaction to the operation and the inflammation following this. The length of time it continues varies, but it should settle within six weeks. If it continues for longer it may be a sign ...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jan 23, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: So Confused
Replies: 1
Views: 1253

Re: So Confused

Dear gypsryn, 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 Jan 23, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Don't understand my own body
Replies: 1
Views: 1229

Re: Don't understand my own body

Dear Dragonlady, I am so sorry to hear of your ongoing worries. 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 mo...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 2nd period... worried !!
Replies: 1
Views: 3845

Re: 2nd period... worried !!

Dear emzjay92, I am so sorry to hear of your ongoing worries, Your 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. Periods can be delayed for a number of reasons including stress or even (as surprisin...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: HSG test recommended for remaining tube?
Replies: 1
Views: 5645

Re: HSG test recommended for remaining tube?

Dear BeccaBoo, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, I am sorry but I am not medically trained so cannot comment on your specific case. I believe most investigations are requested via your GP. If you feel you have not been taken seriously by a GP in your practice, request to see ...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Can an eptopic clear without treatment? How to know?
Replies: 1
Views: 1889

Re: Can an eptopic clear without treatment? How to know?

Dear jadeautumnmills, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. Ectopic pregnancy can be treated using a method called expect management where the doctors monitor the reduction in blood hCG levels. I have copied our details regarding expectant management for you below. Expectant Mana...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ovulation Pain
Replies: 2
Views: 2914

Re: Ovulation Pain

Dear gh1129, 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
Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:19 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Living with grief of ep after nearly three years
Replies: 3
Views: 2030

Re: Living with grief of ep after nearly three years

Dear Darkangel666, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Thank you for turning to the Trust for support. It breaks my heart reading your post as I received very little emotional support following my ectopic pregnancy and two years later I too reached out to the Trust and here rec...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Trying again
Replies: 3
Views: 2647

Re: Trying again

Dear Rachel13, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. While there is no clear, researched evidence on how long a woman should wait to try to conceive after having treatment for ectopic pregnancy, we and other medical professionals advise you wait for at least three months or two f...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Struggling with emotions
Replies: 4
Views: 2736

Re: Struggling with emotions

Dear Nat87, 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. Dealing with anyone of these is an orde...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Please help me
Replies: 4
Views: 3018

Re: Please help me

Dear Nikig28, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and losses. To lose one baby is hard, to lose two 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 treatment reduction in fertility ...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Advise about GP negligence
Replies: 1
Views: 1617

Re: Advise about GP negligence

Dear sharonmc0, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancies and losses, I am afraid we are unable to comment specifically on your experience although I am sorry that you have been through such a difficult time. As a charity, we are aware that ectopic pregnancy can be notoriously difficult to d...