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by EPT Host 22
Fri Mar 03, 2023 1:27 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Emotionally Grappling with Rupture
Replies: 4
Views: 2813

Re: Emotionally Grappling with Rupture

Hi Mountain9494girl, 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, and there is no set timeframe for emotional recovery. There are no "musts" or...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Mar 03, 2023 1:21 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Low level of HCG Second Dose Methotrexate
Replies: 1
Views: 1062

Re: Low level of HCG Second Dose Methotrexate

Hi CattyCat, I am so sorry to hear that you suffering from this ectopic pregnancy and loss. Ectopic pregnancies are physically and emotionally traumatic and can leave us with many questions. I will do my best to answer yours. As I'm not medically qualified, I can not provide advice on the best cours...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Mar 03, 2023 1:18 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: PUL after 2 previous ectopic pregnancies
Replies: 1
Views: 1057

Re: PUL after 2 previous ectopic pregnancies

Hi Cloej, I know how worrying this time can be. I, too, suffered two ectopics, the second one in the stump of the first and also very traumatic. The waiting in early pregnancy is particularly difficult as we seek some certainty of what will come. You are doing everything correctly to get your scan b...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Mar 03, 2023 1:15 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Possible ectopic would love advice
Replies: 2
Views: 10288

Re: Possible ectopic would love advice

Hi Meg, I am so sorry to hear that you are going through this worrying time. Please know that we are here for you. I'm not medically qualified to comment on your specific situation. I know how challenging it can be to understand what our bodies are doing in early pregnancy. It is very good that you ...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Feb 17, 2023 9:12 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Period after Ectopic
Replies: 4
Views: 1551

Re: Period after Ectopic

Hi ShanLF, I'm so very sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. It can be a very confusing time and brings up many emotions we may not have expected. You have suffered physical and emotional trauma, and it is so important to look after yourself. There is no standard recovery process, as eac...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Feb 10, 2023 11:40 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Tubal ectopic after c-section
Replies: 3
Views: 1220

Re: Tubal ectopic after c-section

Hi CTN, I am sorry to hear you have suffered these ectopic pregnancies and losses. The experience can leave us with many questions, and I'll do my best to help. Following an ectopic pregnancy can be a very confusing time and brings up so many emotions that we may not have expected. It's important to...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Feb 03, 2023 9:55 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: First period post ectopic
Replies: 5
Views: 1797

Re: First period post ectopic

Hi Emmapx, I'm so sorry that your period arrived with such intensity. I know that periods can return differently than before our ectopic pregnancies. Women report feeling different levels of pain, flows, and sensations. It can be very triggering, especially as your ectopic pregnancy was not very lon...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jan 27, 2023 9:08 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Struggling to process
Replies: 2
Views: 1244

Re: Struggling to process

Emily, I’m sorry to hear about your experience, ectopic pregnancy, and loss. You have been through a lot with the IVF process and now, this ectopic. Please know that there is no set timeframe for emotional recovery. There are no "musts" or "shoulds" or deadlines. Grieve as you wi...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jan 27, 2023 9:01 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: MTX and subsequent ovarian reserve
Replies: 6
Views: 4502

Re: MTX and subsequent ovarian reserve

Hi Irina, I'm afraid I'm not medically qualified to answer your question. I encourage you to follow up with your GPs on MTXs interaction with ovarian reserve. I have not come across that situation or question on these boards as of yet. With good wishes, Michele Michele The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust Re...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jan 27, 2023 8:58 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Painful periods
Replies: 1
Views: 1056

Re: Painful periods

Hi Daisy, I am so sorry to hear you suffered an ectopic pregnancy and loss. Our recovery is not straightforward and takes some time - both the physical and emotions. I want you to know that there is nothing you did to cause the ectopic pregnancy nor sadly, anything we can do to prevent them. I searc...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jan 20, 2023 7:52 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ectopic pregnancy/ my journey
Replies: 4
Views: 2339

Re: Ectopic pregnancy/ my journey

Hi Amy, 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, and there is no set timeframe for emotional recovery. There are no "musts" or "should...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jan 20, 2023 7:43 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Ovulation
Replies: 1
Views: 1024

Re: Ovulation

Hi Kirstin, I'm sorry to hear you have suffered an ectopic pregnancy and loss. Many women find changes in their periods following treatment for ectopic pregnancy. Regarding resuming a period, there can be considerable variation between women. Your periods can take a while to re-establish, and they c...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jan 06, 2023 12:22 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Guilt as this wasn't a "wanted" pregnancy
Replies: 4
Views: 1576

Re: Guilt as this wasn't a "wanted" pregnancy

Hi Lorla01, I am so sorry to hear that you have suffered this ectopic pregnancy and loss. Even if we were not ready for a pregnancy, suffering from an ectopic pregnancy is still a physical and emotional trauma. It can bring up many emotions, even relief. There have been other women on these boards w...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Dec 30, 2022 8:53 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Looking for Advice: Ectopic and HCG
Replies: 1
Views: 1235

Re: Looking for Advice: Ectopic and HCG

Hi Sunshine29, I am so sorry to hear you are going through this worrying time and suffering from this early pregnancy loss. The experience can leave us with so many emotions and questions. While I'm not medically qualified to comment on your specific situation, I will do my best to help. It's very g...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Dec 16, 2022 3:11 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Possible Ectopic?
Replies: 2
Views: 1392

Re: Possible Ectopic?

Hi RachaelJack, I'm sorry to hear about your miscarriage and that you are now going through this worrying time. It's important to speak to your doctors if you are having concerns. After any baby loss, we are naturally more attuned to the challenges of early pregnancy. If you are in pain, calling 111...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Dec 16, 2022 3:02 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Hcg really high and methotrexate
Replies: 2
Views: 1215

Re: Hcg really high and methotrexate

Hi Cherry79, I am so sorry that you are experiencing this ectopic pregnancy and loss. It can be a nerve-wracking time and can leave us with many questions. I will do my best to help. It's very good that your doctors are looking after you. I encourage you to take it as easy as possible during this ti...
by EPT Host 22
Sun Dec 11, 2022 2:27 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Pain 6months post ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 939

Re: Pain 6months post ectopic

Hi NomNom, I'm so sorry to hear you are going through this worrying time. With GPs being very busy, I know it can feel like difficult to want to try for an appointment. You might consider keeping a short-term journal noting the pain, pain level (1-10), when it occurs, where it occurs, and anything t...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Dec 02, 2022 10:10 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Expectant Management - hcg dropped and then increased
Replies: 3
Views: 1677

Re: Expectant Management - hcg dropped and then increased

Hi Lauren, I just wanted to check in and see how you were doing today. I know you are returning for additional blood work in a day or so. While I'm not medically qualified to comment on specifics, early pregnancy can be a confusing time. With your previous ectopic experience, it is good that you are...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Dec 02, 2022 10:04 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Methotrexate
Replies: 2
Views: 1106

Re: Methotrexate

Hi Emmapx, I am sorry to hear you are going through this worrying time. It's good that you are being looked after, and I hope that provides you with some relief. I know how challenging it can be to receive an MTX shot and the wait which follows. The Trust has advised of the following possible side e...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Nov 18, 2022 2:52 pm
Forum: Men's Space
Topic: A Monday to remember
Replies: 1
Views: 10772

Re: A Monday to remember

Mr Price, Thank you for sharing these words with us. We are all bound by this experience. I am glad that these boards have provided support. We will continue to be here whenever you need us. With good wishes, Michele The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust Registered Charity Number: 1071811 Ectopic pregnancy pa...