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by EPT Host 22
Fri Dec 13, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Expectant management - high HCG levels
Replies: 2
Views: 473

Re: Expectant management - high HCG levels

Hi Aimeem, I'm so sorry to hear you are experiencing an ectopic pregnancy and loss. This can leave us with many questions, and I will do my best to help answer your questions. Please take time reading my response and feel free to ask any further questions. With treatment for ectopic pregnancy throug...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 3 days post op newbie
Replies: 2
Views: 439

Re: 3 days post op newbie

Hi lizloz, I’m so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. You have had a massive physical and emotional upheaval, and recovery from ectopic pregnancy will take time. Everyone's path is unique to them and there is no set timeframe for emotional recovery. There are no "musts" or "shoulds" or...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Down but discharged
Replies: 6
Views: 791

Re: Down but discharged

Hi Phoebe, I'm so very sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. It can be a very confusing time and brings up so many emotions which we may not have expected. You have suffered physical and emotional trauma, and right now, it is so important to look after yourself. There is no standard reco...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Periods
Replies: 2
Views: 487

Re: Periods

Hi Lea1983, I'm so sorry to hear that you've suffered an ectopic pregnancy and loss. Your surgery is still quite recent, and it is incredibly important to look after yourself and allow time for yourself to heal both physically and emotionally. Many women experience changes to their menstrual cycles ...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pregnant after ectopic treated with methotrexate
Replies: 1
Views: 455

Re: Pregnant after ectopic treated with methotrexate

Hi Freya101, Whispered congratulations on your pregnancy. After all, you've been through, its very normal to feel anxious about becoming pregnant following an ectopic pregnancy. I remember how nervous I was when I first fell pregnant following my ectopic pregnancy and waiting for the scan. Please be...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 15, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Devastated...now what? Any success stories?
Replies: 3
Views: 808

Re: Devastated...now what? Any success stories?

Hi Hope2019, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. I know what a worrying and emotional time this can be. It is very normal to have a range of emotions and you deserve all the time to look after yourself. There is no need to rush decision making, as the most important thing is yo...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 15, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Help!!! 2 doses of methotrexate
Replies: 1
Views: 473

Re: Help!!! 2 doses of methotrexate

Hi Victoria V_17, I wanted to check in on how you are doing? I'm sorry you are going through this worrying time. Your doctor will usually test your hCG levels on the day the Methotrexate is given, again on day 4, and on day 7 after the injections. The hCG level often rises on day 4 but your doctors ...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Fertility treatment
Replies: 1
Views: 382

Re: Fertility treatment

Hi Bethney, I'm not medically-qualified and cannot comment on your specific situation. However, you may find that our Forum Board - Alternative Routes to Motherhood. Assisted Conception. Adoption. has a number of threads which might be of value to your current situation. With good wishes, Michele Th...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Second Ectopic Pregnancy
Replies: 1
Views: 442

Re: Second Ectopic Pregnancy

Hi Sarah1983+, I am so sorry to hear that you've suffered a second ectopic pregnancy and loss. I had two as well, and I know how physical recovery can be much quicker than the emotional one. We hear from many women who struggle with news about pregnancy from their friends and families. This is very ...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Confused after methotrexate
Replies: 1
Views: 442

Re: Confused after methotrexate

Hi Beckett6776, I am so sorry to hear you are going through this worrying time and suffering an ectopic pregnancy and loss. I will do my best to answer your questions. Medical management requires careful monitoring and follow-up to make sure that your beta hCG hormone levels are decreasing. This can...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ectopic self resolving - taking weeks for hcg to reduce
Replies: 1
Views: 371

Re: Ectopic self resolving - taking weeks for hcg to reduce

Hi LCM, I'm very sorry to hear that you are suffering an ectopic pregnancy and loss. It's positive that you are being looked after through blood tests and that your levels are continuing to drop. I know the waiting can be frustrating. As a general rule, as long as your hCG levels are dropping betwee...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Period cramps without bleeding six weeks after
Replies: 2
Views: 467

Re: Period cramps without bleeding six weeks after

Hi Fmc122, I'm so sorry to hear that you've suffered an ectopic pregnancy and loss. Your surgery is still quite recent, and it is incredibly important to look after yourself and allow time for yourself to heal both physically and emotionally. Many women experience changes to their menstrual cycles a...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ectopic pregnancy with methotrexate treatment
Replies: 3
Views: 696

Re: Ectopic pregnancy with methotrexate treatment

Hi Nicole-25, I am so sorry to hear you are suffering through an ectopic pregnancy. Even though the mtx treatment is working for you, you are still experiencing a physical and emotional trauma. It is very typical to experience a mix of emotions, and especially a desire for things to get back to norm...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Need reassurance - just found out I'm pregnant!
Replies: 1
Views: 492

Re: Need reassurance - just found out I'm pregnant!

Hi dwinky95, Whispered congratulations on your pregnancy. After all, you've been through, its very normal to feel anxious about becoming pregnant following an ectopic pregnancy. I remember how nervous I was when I first fell pregnant following my ectopic pregnancy, and please be reassured that you h...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: HCG levels, massive rise on day 4 after methotrexate
Replies: 1
Views: 505

Re: HCG levels, massive rise on day 4 after methotrexate

Hi LittleGardener, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and that you are going through this worrying time. I'll try to provide some answers to your questions. It is normal for the hCG level to rise on the day four blood test because the action of Methotrexate is not instantaneous, so the ...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Bleeding that starts/stops on methotrexate?
Replies: 4
Views: 717

Re: Bleeding that starts/stops on methotrexate?

Hi BedofStars, I'm so sorry to hear that you are going through this worrying time, and suffering an ectopic pregnancy and loss. I also had a cornual ectopic pregnancy. It's good they diagnosed it early, and that the methotrexate is decreasing your hcg levels. While I can provide some general guidanc...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Spotting but no period five weeks after ectopic
Replies: 3
Views: 619

Re: Spotting but no period five weeks after ectopic

Hi Atmbar, I'm so sorry to hear that you've suffered an ectopic pregnancy and loss. Your surgery is still quite recent, and it is incredibly important to look after yourself and allow time for yourself to heal both physically and emotionally. It is very normal to bleed after treatment for ectopic pr...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Bleeding with pain
Replies: 1
Views: 424

Re: Bleeding with pain

Hi Sarahh1982, I'm so sorry to hear that you've suffered an ectopic pregnancy and loss. During these early days, it is incredibly important to look after yourself and allow time for yourself to heal both physically and emotionally. It is very normal to bleed after treatment for ectopic pregnancy. Th...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 3 Weeks Post Op - struggling with emotion
Replies: 1
Views: 430

Re: 3 Weeks Post Op - struggling with emotion

Hi AstelSeptember, Thank you for sharing your story with us. I'm so very sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. It can be a very confusing time and brings up so many emotions which we may not have expected. You have suffered physical and emotional trauma, and right now, it is so important...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Period pain
Replies: 1
Views: 440

Re: Period pain

Hi Sammy6, It can be very normal to feel pains after surgery (even a long while after) for ectopic pregnancy. The pain you are feeling could as result from adhesions or scar tissue which forms as part of the recovery process. It could also be because of ovulation pains as many women feel ovulation p...