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by EPT Host 20
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Expectant management
Replies: 4
Views: 311

Re: Expectant management

Dear Eve32, 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
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ectopic or miscarriage
Replies: 3
Views: 282

Re: Ectopic or miscarriage

Dear Hannah, I am so sorry to hear hear of everything you are going through. Not knowing what is happening to our bodies can be extremely overwhelming and you have friends here who understand. If scans are inconclusive, doctors would normally carry out a series of blood tests to check hCG levels to ...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pain, belles swollen, 12 weeks after ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 163

Re: Pain, belles swollen, 12 weeks after ectopic

Dear Bekadeeboo123, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and continued concerns. Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your symptoms. You are right though that it is unusual for symptoms to continue for this long following surgery, most sy...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: No coming back
Replies: 7
Views: 485

Re: No coming back

Dear Anna, 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 orde...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Suspicion of ectopic pregnancy after having abortion pills
Replies: 1
Views: 145

Re: Suspicion of ectopic pregnancy after having abortion pills

Dear Olivia, I am so sorry to hear the worrying time you are going through. Unfortunately I am not medically trained so cannot give you specific advice on your queries. It is difficult to advise fully as I am not sure of your timelines, however if it was recently that you had the pill to terminate t...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Oct 05, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: How to heal mentally & what now?
Replies: 4
Views: 316

Re: How to heal mentally & what now?

Dear Efordx, 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 or...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Mental health after ectopic pregnancy
Replies: 3
Views: 262

Re: Mental health after ectopic pregnancy

Dear Summarpg, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, Thank you so much for having the courage to talk about how you feel and contacting the Trust. I too suffered in silence following my ectopic pregnancy. It took me two years to face my feelings and like you, I reached out to the...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Sep 30, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: First period after ectopic surgery
Replies: 6
Views: 390

Re: First period after ectopic surgery

Dear Charlie1995, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss and continued concerns. Your periods can take a while to re-establish - they can re-start anything between two and ten weeks after surgery, but remember this is an average and some will take a little longer. I agree with you ...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Sep 28, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: My ectopic, my experience, my fears.
Replies: 2
Views: 238

Re: My ectopic, my experience, my fears.

Dear Jo2020, 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 though th...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Sep 27, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Jealousy
Replies: 4
Views: 396

Re: Jealousy

Dear honeydrop9, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, We hear from many women who struggle with news about pregnancy from their friends and families. This is very normal and I was the same after my loss. I too hated seeing anything pregnancy related on the television and it just...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Sep 27, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: My Experience
Replies: 3
Views: 329

Re: My Experience

Dear KLou, 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 though this...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Sep 27, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Do I tell my other children?
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Re: Do I tell my other children?

Dear sammy86, 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 or...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Sep 27, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: A story of hope
Replies: 3
Views: 406

Re: A story of hope

Dear Rosie2020, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your experiences. Your story really will bring hope to so many. Sending much love, Karen x The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust Registered Charity Number: 1071811 Ectopic pregnancy patient information suite: Highly Commended in the 2019 BMA Patien...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Intense cramping and bleeding 3 days after Methotrexate injection
Replies: 1
Views: 242

Re: Intense cramping and bleeding 3 days after Methotrexate injection

Dear Laura, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancies and losses. To experience one loss is difficult, to deal with multiple losses is heartbreaking and my heart truly goes out to you. Cramping in the first few days following methotrexate injection is normal however, it seems that your pain ...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: My ectopic story
Replies: 1
Views: 223

Re: My ectopic story

Dear JessPush10, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss, you had a long road to get to your diagnosis and I am sorry that you have had to go through this but thank you for sharing you experiences. As you are a midwife, you are probably aware that the chances of a further ectopic af...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 1 week post surgery
Replies: 15
Views: 1439

Re: 1 week post surgery

Dear Georginad, I am so sorry to hear this, to experience one loss is difficult to deal with multiple losses is heartbreaking and my heart truly goes out to you. Miscarriage is not linked to ectopic pregnancy, however the incidence of miscarriage is 1 in 5 pregnancies, and so I'm so sorry that you h...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Bloating/Constipation post salpingectomy (keyhole)
Replies: 2
Views: 217

Re: Bloating/Constipation post salpingectomy (keyhole)

Dear Kate, 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. Constipation and bloating can be common after surgery as the bowel slows down during general anaesthetic. Pain relief medication can also...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 3 weeks post salpingectomy - feel lost
Replies: 1
Views: 214

Re: 3 weeks post salpingectomy - feel lost

Dear SunflowerSunday, 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...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ectopic pregnancy without pain?
Replies: 4
Views: 484

Re: Ectopic pregnancy without pain?

Dear Alpacadrama, I am so sorry to hear of the difficult time you are going through. Pain is very subjective and some ladies do experience ectopic pregnancy with very little pain indeed. When diagnosing an ectopic pregnancy, doctors use a combination of transvaginal ultrasound scanning and blood tes...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 1 week post surgery
Replies: 15
Views: 1439

Re: 1 week post surgery

Dear Georginad, Before having a period you have to ovulate and it is possible to become pregnant without having a proper period first, if you are not using contraception. If you have had a positive pregnancy test but experienced some bleeding, I would advise speaking to your GP who maybe able to arr...