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by EPT Host 20
Wed Feb 14, 2024 8:20 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Advice on PUL/possible ectopic appreciated
Replies: 2
Views: 916

Re: Advice on PUL/possible ectopic appreciated

Dear Tweetiepie, I am so sorry to hear of the worrying time you are going through. Not knowing what is happening to our bodies can be extremely overwhelming and you have friends here who understand. Whilst I was not diagnosed with a pregnancy of unknown location, I was admitted to hospital with a ? ...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Feb 13, 2024 9:47 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ectopic pregnancy and today been diagnosed with an embryonic pregnancy. Any success stories out there?:(
Replies: 1
Views: 493

Re: Ectopic pregnancy and today been diagnosed with an embryonic pregnancy. Any success stories out there?:(

Dear mcxop, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and losses, We hear from many people who successfully concieve following multiple losses, do not give up hope. I very much understand that strong desire to conceive. I appreciate how frustrating it can be if it isn't happening as we would l...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Feb 12, 2024 8:32 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: The pain post surgery recovery
Replies: 1
Views: 436

Re: The pain post surgery recovery

Dear Anon, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss and continued worries. Your recovery time from surgery sounds about right, we usually advise up to 6 weeks. Unfortunately we cannot provide individualized medical advice, however if you have had antibiotics for urine infections,.which h...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Feb 11, 2024 10:49 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: How to choose then choices change!
Replies: 1
Views: 445

Re: How to choose then choices change!

Dear Fedup, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss. I also want to send a huge hug, I can only imagine how hard this must be for you being away from family and friends. You are not alone here, we will be with for as long as you need us. I can only comment on treatment options for the U...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Feb 06, 2024 9:10 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Low blood pressure post surgery
Replies: 3
Views: 854

Re: Low blood pressure post surgery

Dear LTQKVS, Unfortunately we are unable to give personalised medical advice, however as you have had surgery, I would ensure your Dr has thought of reasons such a anaemia (low blood count level) which can also make you dizzy and have low blood pressure. There are many other reasons for dizziness an...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Feb 04, 2024 10:25 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: First period after ectopic surgery
Replies: 3
Views: 984

Re: First period after ectopic surgery

Dear ihm1, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, Yes, this can be very normal for your first period. The first period following ectopic pregnancy may be more painful or less so than usual, heavier or lighter, last for longer or shorter than usual – there really is no set pattern. You...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Feb 04, 2024 10:21 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Fed up of the long recovery
Replies: 12
Views: 1932

Re: Fed up of the long recovery

Dear LTQKVS, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss and the worrying time you are going through. I completely understand the frustration and just wanting to get/feel better but think your surgeon saying 2 weeks recovery, is probably a little optimistic. Some people may recover quickly ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Feb 04, 2024 10:10 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Day 2 post op, very confused
Replies: 2
Views: 880

Re: Day 2 post op, very confused

Dear Rosie, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, Sadly ectopic pregnancies can lead to life of death situations, so you were absolutely justified in Having that bed, that theatre space and the care and treatment you received. Although your ectopic pregnancy had not ruptured at the t...
by EPT Host 20
Mon Jan 29, 2024 7:10 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Confused on HCG levels and growth
Replies: 2
Views: 1500

Re: Confused on HCG levels and growth

Dear LTQKVS, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, This is a slightly difficult question to answer as we do not have access to your medical and scan results. I would assume that the foetus stopped growing and so your blood hCG levels started to decline. This would not mean that the f...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 28, 2024 7:36 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: How soon after surgical management did you start bleeding and get a negative pregnancy test?
Replies: 1
Views: 1277

Re: How soon after surgical management did you start bleeding and get a negative pregnancy test?

Dear Anna, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, It is likely to depend upon how high your hCG levels were. Once the beta hCG levels (pregnancy hormones) in your body have dropped, the chemical signals to retain the thickened uterine lining that has built up in early pregnancy, are n...
by EPT Host 20
Fri Jan 26, 2024 10:03 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Could I be having an ectopic pregnancy?
Replies: 5
Views: 7486

Re: Could I be having an ectopic pregnancy?

Dear Charltonboo, I am so sorry to hear of the worrying time you are going through. The problem with ectopic pregnancy is that although bleeding and pain can be signs, everyone will experience them differently. Some people will bleed very heavily, or just spot, or it may look like a brown loss (a bi...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 23, 2024 6:55 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Risk Factors - Is it worth getting an STI test?
Replies: 6
Views: 2974

Re: Risk Factors - Is it worth getting an STI test?

Dear Emerald, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, Whilst there are risk factors such as PID, increasing maternal age and smoking to name a few, one third of people who experience ectopic pregnancy will have absolutely no risk factors. They don't routinely screen for infections in E...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 23, 2024 6:43 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: HCG raise post MTX 7 day
Replies: 2
Views: 1905

Re: HCG raise post MTX 7 day

Dear Ayesha, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, We do hear from women who have an odd spike in hCG levels or levels that plateau for a while before settling with expectant management and medical management with methotrexate. It is difficult to predict how quickly our levels will f...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 21, 2024 6:09 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Feeling Alone
Replies: 4
Views: 3342

Re: Feeling Alone

Dear Tinyjewel, 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 ord...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jan 17, 2024 7:23 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Feeling Alone
Replies: 4
Views: 3342

Re: Feeling Alone

Dear Lau, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss and everything you have been through. Experiencing ectopic pregnancy can feel very isolating at the best of times, let alone when your relationship has broken down. I just wanted to post to say that we are here for support. These boards ...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 16, 2024 8:55 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pain on other side?
Replies: 1
Views: 2582

Re: Pain on other side?

Dear ihm, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, Experiencing some pain after an ectopic pregnancy is normal as your body has been through a great deal over the last few weeks. Your body may be preparing to ovulate and many women experience ovulation pain when they did not before thei...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 14, 2024 6:09 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pain and bloating
Replies: 5
Views: 5255

Re: Pain and bloating

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by EPT Host 20
Sun Jan 14, 2024 6:02 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 4 Months later & empty feelings
Replies: 1
Views: 2647

Re: 4 Months later & empty feelings

Dear Bexx, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, You are not alone, we hear from lots of people who struggle emotionally for some time following ectopic pregnancy. For some, ectopic pregnancy can be very traumatic and It can take up to 3 months to even begin to process traumatic even...
by EPT Host 20
Sat Jan 13, 2024 3:32 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Trying again and pain where tube removed
Replies: 2
Views: 2924

Re: Trying again and pain where tube removed

Dear jeffc, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy 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 and t...
by EPT Host 20
Thu Jan 11, 2024 1:04 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Exercise after surgery
Replies: 3
Views: 3137

Re: Exercise after surgery

Dear Rose, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, These are guidelines but we advise if you had keyhole surgery, you could start gentle exercise within two weeks of the operation. If you had open surgery then you should wait six weeks for your abdomen to heal. It is completely individ...