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by EPT Host 20
Mon Jan 08, 2024 7:24 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Spam Posts apology
Replies: 0
Views: 6734

Spam Posts apology

We are aware of the amount of spam posts we are currently receiving and are working really hard to try and stop them. Some posts still remain whilst we await for guidance from our IT department on how to permanently stop them from reposting. Please try to ignore them. We are truly sorry for any inco...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jan 03, 2024 10:51 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Do you regret methotrexate?
Replies: 6
Views: 4264

Re: Do you regret methotrexate?

Dear Rose, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, This is a really difficult question to answer as people will have positive and negative experiences with methotrexate. The downside of methotrexate is having to have regular blood tests, waiting for your hCG to get back to pre pregnanc...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Jan 03, 2024 10:37 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 4 post op itchy dry skin anyone else
Replies: 3
Views: 3753

Re: 4 post op itchy dry skin anyone else

Dear Lau, Yellowing of the skin and eyes with itchy skin may indicate there is an issue with your liver. This is very unlikely to be due to your ectopic pregnancy and surgery, but I would seem medical advice if this happened. Kind regards, Karen x The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust Registered Charity Numbe...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 02, 2024 9:26 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 4 post op itchy dry skin anyone else
Replies: 3
Views: 3753

Re: 4 post op itchy dry skin anyone else

Dear Lau, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, Experiencing an ectopic pregnancy can be quite a traumatic event for the body. Make sure you are resting, drinking plenty of water and using moisturiser regularly on your dry skin. As we are not able to provide personalised medical advi...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 02, 2024 9:22 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Sex after laparoscopy
Replies: 3
Views: 4027

Re: Sex after laparoscopy

Dear Kjkw, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, As a gentle reminder if you are trying to conceive again, we and many medical professionals advise waiting for two menstrual cycles. This "wait" is to allow your cycles to resume and have a last menstrual period date from whi...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 02, 2024 9:17 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: I need help
Replies: 2
Views: 3126

Re: I need help

Dear Hotblonde, I am so sorry to hear of the worrying time you are going through, As Chaotic Blues has already mentioned, It is important that you seek urgent medical advice to determine if you are pregnant or not. This needs to be in a hospital setting as you have concerning symptoms. They can chec...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 02, 2024 9:12 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Sex after ectopic surgery
Replies: 1
Views: 4286

Re: Sex after ectopic surgery

Dear livhass, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss and the worrying time you are going through, We often hear from women who receive varied information about timings to try to conceive again. There is sadly little research in the area of early pregnancy loss, so we do not have any de...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Jan 02, 2024 8:59 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: How to recover after a near death emergency ectopic pregnancy surgery?
Replies: 3
Views: 3238

Re: How to recover after a near death emergency ectopic pregnancy surgery?

Dear MrsAmber, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, from your own words I can only imagine what a frightening experience this must have been and I am so sorry you have had to go through this. You are in the very early days of recovery and it can take up to 3 months to even begin to ...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Dec 20, 2023 8:40 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Listen to your body always
Replies: 1
Views: 3453

Re: Listen to your body always

Dear Kirsty, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, Thank you for taking the time to raise awareness of your minor change in symptoms. Ectopic pregnancy can be tricky to diagnose and treat precisely because it doesn't have a defined set of symptoms and everyone's experience is differe...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Dec 20, 2023 8:35 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Period after unilateral tube removal
Replies: 1
Views: 3302

Re: Period after unilateral tube removal

Dear Mclaire, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, Most people find their period arrives around 4-6 weeks after treatment for ectopic pregnancy. This is an average though, so I wouldn't be too concerned about it appearing a little early. It can take a few cycles for our periods to s...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Dec 20, 2023 8:30 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Am I having another ectopic pregnancy?
Replies: 2
Views: 3483

Re: Am I having another ectopic pregnancy?

Dear treezle, I am so sorry to hear of the worrying time you are going through. With a negative urine hCG, I would suggest speaking to your GP or EPU about the possibility of doing a blood test to measure hCG. This is extremely accurate, so if it is negative, you can be sure that you are not having ...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Dec 19, 2023 7:18 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Sleeping after laparoscopy
Replies: 3
Views: 3524

Re: Sleeping after laparoscopy

Dear Ney, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, Whilst every care is taken of you during the operating theatre, as our muscles completely relax we can develop pain in places we weren't expecting, this can be normal. As the pain is so severe it is waking you from sleep or if it is not...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Dec 19, 2023 7:14 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Shoulder pain
Replies: 3
Views: 4196

Re: Shoulder pain

Dear Hannah, Shoulder tip pain is exactly that, in the tip. If your discomfort is along the collar bone, It is less likely hear be anything related to an ectopic pregnancy. You could always try some simple analgesia such as paracetamol, if it helps it is also more likely be be muscle type of pain. A...
by EPT Host 20
Tue Dec 19, 2023 7:09 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Stairs and Methotrexate
Replies: 2
Views: 3273

Re: Stairs and Methotrexate

Dear Silraen, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, We advise avoiding anything that increases pressure on your lower tummy, so lifting heavy objects, heavy house work. We would advise only completing light tasks and gentle walks. Stairs will be fine. Sending much love, Karen x The E...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Dec 17, 2023 9:30 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Clexane
Replies: 2
Views: 3020

Re: Clexane

Dear Lau, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, I think this would depend upon individual hospital policies, however as most people who experience ectopic pregnancy are generally young and fit, I do not think.it's common place to have clexane after surgery. If you want to be sure, I ...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Dec 17, 2023 9:24 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: fever in 4th week of laproscopy
Replies: 3
Views: 3249

Re: fever in 4th week of laproscopy

Dear Raj, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, If your wife has a fever, I would advise seeking medical advice to discuss any other signs and symptoms she may have. Sending love love, Karen x The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust Registered Charity Number: 1071811 The EPT is awarded the PIF T...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Dec 17, 2023 9:22 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pain and bloating
Replies: 5
Views: 5229

Re: Pain and bloating

Dear Meagan, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, It is still very early in your recovery journey and it is possible that you are doing to much too soon. If you are concerned about your symptoms however, I would advise seeking medical advice. although you mention that you do not hav...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Dec 17, 2023 9:04 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Welcoming a New Year
Replies: 2
Views: 2677

Re: Welcoming a New Year

Dear Ktcakes and ectopicrecovery, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy losses, Thank you both for reaching out, we hear from many women with similar feelings and theses always resonate with me. I didn't cope very well emotionally following my ectopic pregnancy either, I struggled for 2yea...
by EPT Host 20
Wed Dec 13, 2023 7:38 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Post op
Replies: 3
Views: 2898

Re: Post op

Dear Lau, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss, Pain and bleeding are common following treatment for ectopic pregnancy. You should be able to manage the pain with medications given to you by the hospital or over the counter pain relief and you should not be bleeding so heavy that you...
by EPT Host 20
Sun Dec 10, 2023 9:01 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: How to stay feeling hopeful?
Replies: 2
Views: 2795

Re: How to stay feeling hopeful?

Dear LucyLo, I am so sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy loss. Never feel that you have to apologise for reaching out on these boards. These boards are a safe space to share, ask questions, or to vent. They are filled with people who have been through similar experiences and journeys, and we are...