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by EPT Host 20
Sat Jul 11, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Over a year on from Ectopic with Methatrexate management
Replies: 2
Views: 239

Re: Over a year on from Ectopic with Methatrexate management

Dear EICB, I too experienced pain for some time following methotrexate for me ectopic pregnancy. I was referred by my GP for further investigations and was due to have these when I fell pregnant so never actually found the cause. As marmoannie, has mentioned it could very well be ovulation pain. We ...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Jul 11, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: So many unanswered questions
Replies: 2
Views: 185

Re: So many unanswered questions

Dear Natkins92, 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...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jul 08, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Second Methotrexate Injection
Replies: 2
Views: 179

Re: Second Methotrexate Injection

Dear AnnaLou20x, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Some women do go on to have a second dose of methotrexate and for most, this works well. Sadly for a few ladies, the medicine may not work as the cells of the ectopic pregnancy may continue to divide, which could result in th...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jul 08, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Period returning?
Replies: 5
Views: 543

Re: Period returning?

Dear Snowy_19, 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 query. It all depends upon what pill you are on. The combined oral contraceptive pill then you usually take the pill for 21 days, have a break ...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jul 06, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: How long is normal to bleed after methotrexate?
Replies: 3
Views: 258

Re: How long is normal to bleed after methotrexate?

Dear Zoe_b15, 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
Mon Jul 06, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pregnant and worried.
Replies: 2
Views: 296

Re: Pregnant and worried.

Dear marmoannie, 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 ache...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jul 06, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Urgent
Replies: 1
Views: 199

Re: Urgent

Dear Elle1990, I am sorry to hear of your concerns, I have taken this information from our website and we have more information on symptoms of ectopic pregnancy here- https://ectopic.org.uk/patients/symptoms-and-diagnosis/ Significant shoulder tip pain tends to develop with other symptoms such as fe...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jul 06, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Period after discharge from hospital
Replies: 1
Views: 148

Re: Period after discharge from hospital

Dear NP20+, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. The Trust generally talks about being discharged from care and restarting folic acid supplements after your hCG has declined to below 5 as there are pre pregnancy levels. I am not sure what your hospital trust policy is, but you c...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Expectant Management Stories
Replies: 3
Views: 340

Re: Expectant Management Stories

Dear Hpod, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, I cannot give you any personal experience of expectant management and thank you Sophie88 for you reply. We do have information on our website here and I hope this helps also https://ectopic.org.uk/patients/treatment/ Above all be k...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Full of emotions I don’t understand
Replies: 4
Views: 269

Re: Full of emotions I don’t understand

Dear Wishful1991, 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. Experiencing an ectopic pregnancy is a huge ordeal and you are in the early stages of recovery. Your bod...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Experiences after Methotrexate
Replies: 2
Views: 230

Re: Experiences after Methotrexate

Dear Ktbe27, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, I too was treated with methotrexate and found my bleeding and pain worsened about 7 days after the injection. Abdominal pain is normal however if it is worsening or concerning you we would always advise you seek medical advice. I...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pregnancy of unknown location - coming to terms with not knowing?
Replies: 2
Views: 247

Re: Pregnancy of unknown location - coming to terms with not knowing?

Dear Nat, I am so sorry to hear of your losses, of both your grandad and your baby. To experience two losses in such a short time frame is difficult and my heart truly goes out to you. Regarding the terminology, if no pregnancy can be seen in the uterus, or there is a small gestation sac in the uter...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Jul 04, 2020 7:06 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: After methotrexate
Replies: 4
Views: 252

Re: After methotrexate

Dear Ivanm87, I am so sorry to hear of your loss, Methotrexate works by stopping the pregnancy developing any further and it is gradually reabsorbed by the body. We all experience very different bleeding patterns after it. Some ladies will spot lightly others will bleed more heavily with clots. This...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Was it because I'm fat?
Replies: 4
Views: 338

Re: Was it because I'm fat?

Dear Archie86, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, I know that when I had my ectopic pregnancy I also looked for a reason and almost automatically we tend to blame ourselves. From the bottom of my heart, there is nothing you could have done to prevent the ectopic pregnancy from...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Update on ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 200

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: 220

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: 349

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: 205

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: 164

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: 288

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 ...