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by EPT Host 20
Sat Dec 19, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Suggestions for support, 4 weeks post op tube removal
Replies: 2
Views: 149

Re: Suggestions for support, 4 weeks post op tube removal

Dear NewbieFP and LauraG, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and I am happy you have found this site, Many women experience feelings of isolation after an ectopic pregnancy - I did, too. It is a frightening experience. Like you, I reached out to the Trust for support and we wil...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Dec 19, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Struggling to cope a week post op :(
Replies: 2
Views: 149

Re: Struggling to cope a week post op :(

Dear C1404, 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 ord...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Dec 15, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Heartache & Pain Never Leaves
Replies: 6
Views: 603

Re: Heartache & Pain Never Leaves

Dear SJ2020, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, I very much understand that strong desire to conceive. I appreciate how frustrating it can be if it isn't happening as quickly as we would like. Conceiving successfully can take time and can take some couples more than a year or ...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Dec 15, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Positive test one day, Next day find out ectopic.
Replies: 7
Views: 319

Re: Positive test one day, Next day find out ectopic.

Dear htf20, 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 ord...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Dec 15, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Physical Recovery, up and down!
Replies: 1
Views: 125

Re: Physical Recovery, up and down!

Dear Sarah, 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 baby...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Dec 15, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: I’m in pain, am very late and showing negative pregnancy result
Replies: 1
Views: 124

Re: I’m in pain, am very late and showing negative pregnancy result

Dear Travelbug1981, I am so sorry to hear of the worrying time you are going through. Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your symptoms and as pain is so subjective, it is difficult to asses on forums such as this. I would therefore strongly advise to speak...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Life after Ectopic
Replies: 2
Views: 171

Re: Life after Ectopic

Dear c0000ps, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Yes there are factors which increase our risk of ectopic pregnancy, however there are many women who have no risk factors and still sadly experience ectopic pregnancy. I know that when I had my ectopic pregnancy I also looked fo...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: At what week did your spotting and/or pain start with your ectopic?
Replies: 4
Views: 286

Re: At what week did your spotting and/or pain start with your ectopic?

Dear Melinqueensland, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, You will find that there are a lot of variations in our symptoms of ectopic pregnancy, which is also why it can make it so difficult to diagnose. I do understand how you feel as I had never heard of ectopic pregnancy bef...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Returning periods
Replies: 2
Views: 174

Re: Returning periods

Dear Viain, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, 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...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Dec 13, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Will the sense of loss ease?
Replies: 1
Views: 120

Re: Will the sense of loss ease?

Dear Emma1610, 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 Dec 09, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: New here
Replies: 10
Views: 407

Re: New here

Dear EllieB1978, Yes I would say it is too early to test now. I would test on the day your period is due, however do still seek medical advice if you are experiencing any worsening bleeding or experience any abdominal pain. Sending much love, Karen x The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust Registered Charity Nu...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Dec 08, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: New here
Replies: 10
Views: 407

Re: New here

Dear EllieB1978, First of all, happy birthday. I agree with the previous posts. Complete an early morning pregnancy test, if it is negative repeat it in a week's time. If you continue to bleed in the meantime, seek medical advice by speaking to your GP. Sadly I do have to remind you to seek urgent m...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Dec 08, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Methotrexate and levels
Replies: 7
Views: 372

Re: Methotrexate and levels

Dear LauraG, I am so sorry to hear that you have had to have surgery on top of methotrexate injection, sadly this does occasionally happen. Make sure you are being kind to yourself and allow time to grieve to and especially to heal both physically and emotionally. We will be here for you for as long...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Dec 07, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ruptured Ectopic- emergency surgery
Replies: 15
Views: 1020

Re: Ruptured Ectopic- emergency surgery

Dear ladies, This is such a beautiful thread. The support you have for each other is amazing which is why I've not posted. I just wanted to post about recovery and returning to work. To gently remind you that in a short space of time, you have had to deal with the emotional impact of a life threaten...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Dec 06, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Recurring shoulder tip pain
Replies: 1
Views: 154

Re: Recurring shoulder tip pain

Dear Cedarwattle, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and continued discomfort. It is certainly common to experience pain after ectopic pregnancy, however I am not medically trained so cannot comment specifically on the pain you are experiencing. Experiencing some pain after an ...
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: 138

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: 176

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: 230

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: 171

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: 232

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...