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After effects from eptopic pregnancy
Hi there- 14 mths ago I had an eptopic pregnancy and had to have my tube removed as the tube had burst, it was an emergancy operation.
My doctor said that I could carry on trying for a baby when i felt ready, and that I would have as much chance as anyone else trying with one tube left. (No luck as yet).
I'm 25yrs old and since then I have had no sex drive, feel very depressed, my body feels very achy and old, and my periods are quite painful. And the past week I have been having pains on my left side above my pelvic area. I have had a period in the last two weeks so I dont believe it is another eptopic and not being so sure on what side my tube was removed im starting to worry that all these problems maybe due to the operation.
Could I have damaged tissue down there or are there any side effects which could arise from this kind operation?
Anyone know what Im talking about please reply.
Thanks, Jenny
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On Dec. 31st I had my first eptopic pregnacy.  my tube did not rupture but i had a pint of blood that was blocking in my tube.  i ended up loosing a pint of if not more.  when the surgens looked at my other tube it was perfect (so they say!)  but my left tube was damanaged.  so they ended up taking out my left tube.  my docter told me i could start having kids whenever i felt ready.  5 months later i found out i was pregnant.  i remembered that the doctor told me i will always be a high risk of eptopic and that i needed to be checked as soon as possible i went to the doctor they would not see me then two days later i lost the baby and the other tube it ruptured.
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On Dec. 31st I had my first eptopic pregnacy.  my tube did not rupture but i had a pint of blood that was blocking in my tube.  i ended up loosing a pint of of if not more.  when the surgens looked at my other tube it was perfect (so they say!)  but my lesft tube was damanaged.  so they ended up taking out my left tube.  my docter told me i could start having kids whenever i felt ready.  5 months later i found out i was pregnant.  i remembered that the doctor told me i will always be a high risk of eptopic and that i needed to be checked as soon as i found out that i was pregnanat, they never saw me that day  they said i would be fine and it was to early to see.  two days later my right tube ruptured and i had another surgery.  now i am 22 and cannot have any kids.  my periods are very heavy and i have the pains you all have described. but when your doctor tells you that it is all right then make sure that he is right don't get your hopes up be like me.  if you have one in one tube then you will most likely develop the infection in the other.  it might be fine when the doctors take a look at you then but what about 5 months down the road.
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  Hello

   I am trying to find information on methatrexate.I have been led to believe my mother took this drug [in 1953]to try and abort me. I survived but was born with severe birth defects. Does anyone know anything about this drug;it's purpose; and was it the abortion drug of choice back in that era? Any information would be greatly appreciated.
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Hi everyone,
Ive just read through your comments and thought I would add my own.
I also had an eptopic pregnancy in 2001, I had taken myself to hospital when I was in severe pain on my lower right side. It turns out that I was pregnant and it was ectopic, I was very confused as there was no lack of periods for me to even think I was pregnant. The same day I found out I was pregnant was the same day it was terminated. The hospital had informed me that I may lose the tube altogether if there was to much damage. After the surgery they told me the tube was taken, I was quite upset. A specialist had spoke to me and told me that my chances of becoming pregnant are very slim and if I was to conceive chances would be that another ectopic could happen. Keep in mind that I already have three children with whom I have fallen pregnant with at the drop of a hat, so I wasnt to fussed at the time.
I now have met a lovely man who has no children and would wish very much to have one with me and I feel the same way.I am currently not taking the pill and the week after my period is very painful, so Im assuming that this is a common thing after experiencing ectopic pregnancies but Im also scared that I may not get pregnant again or if I do it could be eptopic and I may lose my left tube. I will keep you posted on what happens next.

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I had an ectopic pregnancy July of 2003.  I got pregnant in July 5 months after I had a birth and death due to premature labor at 22 weeks.  My HCG levels took a long time to rise, but they got to 1100 and then by aug start to decline.  I went for 3 Ultra sounds because I'm high risk and didn't detect the ectoptic until I was 12 weeks.  During those 12 weeks I was bleeding, had dizzy spells and felt very weak.  After the ectopic the dizzy spells continued, my body still felt weak and I would get headaches, my energy level as at 40%.  Also, during the ectopic my blood pressure would drop extremely low 80/30 this would cause me feel like I was out of my body.  Prior to the ectopic I was pretty healthy person.  Today, I am doing a lot better, but I had to try some holistic techniques.  I did a complete detox cleaning, colonic cleaning and am now taking some herbs to help with fertility and cleaning/promoting good health of the female reproductive organ. I also got in to a really good excercise regime that has contributed to my overall well being.  Unfortunately, I still get the headaches and I also now suffer with ovulation pain.

Is there anything that I can do to prevent another ectopic?
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Hi

I have just recently been through an eptopic pregnancy.  I had an IVF cycle as my husband and I were ttrying PGD which is genetics testing so as to try an eliminate the Retonoblactoma gene that I carry in my eyes.  I only have about 5% of sight in my right eye and nothing in my left eye.

Anyway this was my 3rd cycle and my first transfer and we were so happy.  I went for my follow up test and found my levels were only 15, 5 days later I went for another and found my levels were 80 and then a week later it jumped up to 921.  And that is when I started to get pain however had been bleeded only slightly all this time.  I was admited to hopstial and they gave me the metroxate injection (kemo inection) to try and kill the pregnancy tissue however I was still in pain and Easter Saturday night I had surgery.  I have since spoken tot he Doctor and he has told me that he did not remove the left tube but made a cut in the tube to remove the pregnancy tissue.  He thinks the tube should heel up by itself but cannot guarantee it.  He then also recmommended that my husband and I try to conveive naturally rather than IVF as I do not respond to the drugs as well as he had hoped.  But he did say that an eptopic pregnancy is now higher for me as I had this one.

I am now so scared.  All I have ever wanted in my life is to have a child I am now 31 and will be 32 in NOvember.  I am really scared.  I want to fall pregnant but scared that it may be eptopic again and then I worry that I may never have children.  I am confused and dont really know what to do anymore.  All I have ever wanted and prayed for was to have a baby.  

Can anyone help or give me any advise or recommend anything please I cant handle this on my own.

Thanks you
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Hi

I have just recently been through an eptopic pregnancy.  I had an IVF cycle as my husband and I were ttrying PGD which is genetics testing so as to try an eliminate the Retonoblactoma gene that I carry in my eyes.  I only have about 5% of sight in my right eye and nothing in my left eye.

Anyway this was my 3rd cycle and my first transfer and we were so happy.  I went for my follow up test and found my levels were only 15, 5 days later I went for another and found my levels were 80 and then a week later it jumped up to 921.  And that is when I started to get pain however had been bleeded only slightly all this time.  I was admited to hopstial and they gave me the metroxate injection (kemo inection) to try and kill the pregnancy tissue however I was still in pain and Easter Saturday night I had surgery.  I have since spoken tot he Doctor and he has told me that he did not remove the left tube but made a cut in the tube to remove the pregnancy tissue.  He thinks the tube should heel up by itself but cannot guarantee it.  He then also recmommended that my husband and I try to conveive naturally rather than IVF as I do not respond to the drugs as well as he had hoped.  But he did say that an eptopic pregnancy is now higher for me as I had this one.

I am now so scared.  All I have ever wanted in my life is to have a child I am now 31 and will be 32 in NOvember.  I am really scared.  I want to fall pregnant but scared that it may be eptopic again and then I worry that I may never have children.  I am confused and dont really know what to do anymore.  All I have ever wanted and prayed for was to have a baby.  

Can anyone help or give me any advise or recommend anything please I cant handle this on my own.

Thanks you
Diane
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hello everyone,

just this past March i had experieced a eptopic pregnancy. I had pain on my right side went to 3 Drs. they all told me it was to early to take a ultrasound, they checked me for every possible infecton everything came back negitive. On March 9 04 I had pain on my right side so bad i couldn't even stand up. So my husband took me to the er. The Doctor ran some blood work did a pelvic exam waited 3 hrs,for some kind of  result, nurse walked in said I had a infection and that was causing the pain. Well after she had left i was passing out looking pale and sweating. Dr. came back in said i needed an ultrasound saw the baby in the tube, my stomach full of blood, and transported by amblance to another hospital, because the hospital that i was at wasn't equipt to do the surgery. By the time i got to the other hospital i had lost so much blood i couldn't stay awake. to make a long story short they ended up taking out my left tube, and ever since then i have had painful periods and experience the same pain at ovulation time. Before all this had started my sister and i were pregnant at the sametime she now is still pregnant with twins.
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Hi,
I just had 2 shots of Methatrexate to abort my ectopic pregnancy.  It's amazing how fast we go from being pregnant to getting injected with chemotherapy.  I thought I was miscarrying last week because I was bleeding heavily.  My doctor's office kept instructing me to have blood work done at the lab to test my HCG levels (I wanted to go in to see my doctor, but you know the drill. . .too early for them to see anything).  The levels went from 23 to 218 to 190 to 191 and finally this morning 291. I guess I knew I couldn't be pregnant anymore, but to have my levels rise was such a shock.  Finally, the office asked me to come in today, ASAP (yeah right, ASAP).  Even with an ultrasound, nothing could be seen, but it was obvious there was no pregnancy in my uterus.  With the elevated HCG and my cramping on my lower left side, the doctor determined it was ectopic and sent me over to Oncology to have my chemo.  It all happened so fast.  There's still a 10% chance I'll need surgery, but I have my fingers crossed.  Could anyone tell me how the Methatrexate made you feel and how long it took you to recover?  Is there anyone it didn't work for?  If it did work, are you experiencing those ovulation pains I've been reading about?  
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Hi,
I just had 2 shots of Methatrexate to abort my ectopic pregnancy.  It's amazing how fast we go from being pregnant to getting injected with chemotherapy.  I thought I was miscarrying last week because I was bleeding heavily.  My doctor's office kept instructing me to have blood work done at the lab to test my HCG levels (I wanted to go in to see my doctor, but you know the drill. . .too early for them to see anything).  The levels went from 23 to 218 to 190 to 191 and finally this morning 291. I guess I knew I couldn't be pregnant anymore, but to have my levels rise was such a shock.  Finally, the office asked me to come in today, ASAP (yeah right, ASAP).  Even with an ultrasound, nothing could be seen, but it was obvious there was no pregnancy in my uterus.  With the elevated HCG and my cramping on my lower left side, the doctor determined it was ectopic and sent me over to Oncology to have my chemo.  It all happened so fast.  There's still a 10% chance I'll need surgery, but I have my fingers crossed.  Could anyone tell me how the Methatrexate made you feel and how long it took you to recover?  Is there anyone it didn't work for?  If it did work, are you experiencing those ovulation pains I've been reading about?  
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Hi,
I just had 2 shots of Methatrexate to abort my ectopic pregnancy.  It's amazing how fast we go from being pregnant to getting injected with chemotherapy.  I thought I was miscarrying last week because I was bleeding heavily.  My doctor's office kept instructing me to have blood work done at the lab to test my HCG levels (I wanted to go in to see my doctor, but you know the drill. . .too early for them to see anything).  The levels went from 23 to 218 to 190 to 191 and finally this morning 291. I guess I knew I couldn't be pregnant anymore, but to have my levels rise was such a shock.  Finally, the office asked me to come in today, ASAP (yeah right, ASAP).  Even with an ultrasound, nothing could be seen, but it was obvious there was no pregnancy in my uterus.  With the elevated HCG and my cramping on my lower left side, the doctor determined it was ectopic and sent me over to Oncology to have my chemo.  It all happened so fast.  There's still a 10% chance I'll need surgery, but I have my fingers crossed.  Could anyone tell me how the Methatrexate made you feel and how long it took you to recover?  Is there anyone it didn't work for?  If it did work, are you experiencing those ovulation pains I've been reading about?  
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Hi! I have been married for 8 years. I had 3 D & Cs and 1 eptopic pregnancy. 4 years ago I had an eptopic pregnancy and went for a surgery. After one year I got again pregnant but I lost it. I haven't get pregnant again. My periods became irregular. I took all the tests and doctors said I had no problems. Right now I am 32 year old. I am so frustrated. With one tube I have only 50% chances to get pregnant and I am becoming older.
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Hi, everyone.  I am 28yo and have a 20 month old son.  In November 2003 I had to have a D&C to remove my 7week pregnancy (no heartbeat).  In March 2004 we thought we might be pregnant again and had blood test which was inconclusive - traces of hcg but not sufficient to confirm..  Two days later my period started - it was a proper period for me of 7-8 days.  Two days after my period stopped I developed intense pelvic pains on the left and asked my husband to take me to er.  They did another blood test for hcg and sent me for a pelvic sonar.  The sonar showed an empty uterus and all fine, so we went back to er doctor who had received the blood results that showed my hcg to be 980 - definitely pregnant. They admited me into hospital and the gynae on call came to see me.  The next week consisted of daily hcg level tests and sonars.  Every day my hcg had risen but they could never see anything in my uterus or falopian tubes.  By the time he discharged me (a week later) my hcg was 17000.  I phoned my own gynae imediately and saw him the next day when he found the pregnancy in my left tube.  He suggested immediate surgery and said he would try laporoscopically but might have to "open me up".  When I woke (after 2 hours in surgery) they told me that the tube had ruptured and had to go the long invasive way to remove that tube.  It was hard to understand why this all happened but we got throught it and try not to dwell on it too much.  Now I have started to experience these ovualtion pains.  They're not unbearable just uncomfortable.  The thing is now a week after my ovulation I am feeling something else - like something moving down the right tube. Has anyone experienced something similar? Could it be that I am pregnant again and feeling the embryo move down?  Hey, I guess I am a bit paranoid but I am very aware of my body after the experience.  This is very strange!  Please, any comments welcomed and thanks for taking the time to read my message.  Good luck to all of you!
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Hi! On June 23rd, I found out that I was about 6-7 weeks pregnant. On July 7th, I had an ultrasound and was told it's possibly an eptopic pregnancy. Since then, I
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Hi! On June 23rd, I found out that I was about 6-7 weeks pregnant. On July 7th, I had an ultrasound and was told it's possibly an eptopic pregnancy. Since then, i've had 2 ultrasounds, 2 "stat" HCG tests--first test showed my levels at 26,000 and i'll find out the results of the other test on Monday, July 10th. This morning, I saw a pinkish discharge after using the restroom. I immediately called my doctor's office, he called back and asked me if I was feeling in any pain. Being that i'm not experiencing any pain, he will see me in his office tomorrow and discuss possible surgery. He also instructed me to get some rest.

I'm especially worried because about 6 years ago I had my right ovary and fallopian tube removed due to complications from PID. Since that surgery, I had a miscarriage in 2001 and now a possible eptopic pregnancy. Now i'm faced with a possiblity of losing my left fallopian tube. I was told by my doctor that the fallopian tube can tolerate up to 9 weeks of growth in the tube before it rupture. I had to remind him that based on his calculations, I should be 9-10 weeks pregnant now! I don't understand what the wait is for. And why can't anything be seen on the ultrasounds. From my understanding, a embryo can be detected at 6 weeks in the uterus. Why is it so diffcult to make a definite diagnoses of an eptopic pregnancy around this same gestation period? Why do we have to play the "wait game" and be faced with the same end result--damage and removal of the tube/infertility.

Is is correct to assume that if i'm not experiencing any pain, dizzy spells or loss of energy that my body is somehow taking care of the pregnancy on its own?

I'll keep you posted on my final outcome.

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Hi everyone, I am so sorry that there are so many of you that have gone through such a horrible experience as I have as well. My husband & I have been wanting a baby for 4 years. Last Nov I had an ectopic that resolved on its own, in June I had another ectopic, & again no med intervention nessessary just the monitoring of my hcg levels. In Aug on our wedd anniversary I was rushed to the ER & I lost both of my tubes along with the baby!!! I/we are devastated!! I had gone to a fertility specialist in July & I wanted his assistance in determaning wether I should get on birth control, as well as looking into IVF as a posibility in order to prevent future miscarriages in attempting to conceive the old fashioned route. He told me to continue trying to conceive for the next 6 months & if we were unsuccesful or miscarried again then we could look into IVF. I totally wish I would have gone for a second opinion or listened to my regular OBGYN whom had advised me to wait 2-3 cycles before trying again!! I simply beleived that a fertility specialist would have more knowledge & more accurate advice, not so!!! It is too late for me, but if any of you have lost only one tube  & I am not at all undermining your loss!!! because it is all tragic!! just know that if you still have 1 tube that is all you need to conceive!! having a Hysterosalpingogram/HSG is a very useful test in checking for blockage before you try to conceive. Make sure you get  checked out  & wait for your body to heal before trying again, please!! & to those ladies that have lost both tubes as I have or have severely damaged tubes I truly feel your pain, it just does not seem fair to us!!!!! although, if you have your ovaries & uterus you can consider IVF it seems to be becoming more accesible now a days some places even offer financing!!! I know that it is a tremendeous financial burden, not to mention emotionally challenging!!! It has only been two weeks since my surgery so I am not ready for much yet, at times I cry non stop & the lingering pain & irregular bleeding that I am still having just keep me down. Do not feel alone in what you are going through, I know that I am not. It does not please me that there are so many of you that share with true understanding in my pain, but it does comfort me to know I am not alone in my pain. May the future be much kinder to you all whom have already experienced more pain than anyone woman deserves both physically & emotionally.((((( Hugs to you all))))))   Vacia
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Hi everyone, I am so sorry that there are so many of you that have gone through such a horrible experience as I have as well. My husband & I have been wanting a baby for 4 years. Last Nov I had an ectopic that resolved on its own, in June I had another ectopic, & again no med intervention nessessary just the monitoring of my hcg levels. In Aug on our wedd anniversary I was rushed to the ER & I lost both of my tubes along with the baby!!! I/we are devastated!! I had gone to a fertility specialist in July & I wanted his assistance in determaning wether I should get on birth control, as well as looking into IVF as a posibility in order to prevent future miscarriages in attempting to conceive the old fashioned route. He told me to continue trying to conceive for the next 6 months & if we were unsuccesful or miscarried again then we could look into IVF. I totally wish I would have gone for a second opinion or listened to my regular OBGYN whom had advised me to wait 2-3 cycles before trying again!! I simply beleived that a fertility specialist would have more knowledge & more accurate advice, not so!!! It is too late for me, but if any of you have lost only one tube  & I am not at all undermining your loss!!! because it is all tragic!! just know that if you still have 1 tube that is all you need to conceive!! having a Hysterosalpingogram/HSG is a very useful test in checking for blockage before you try to conceive. Make sure you get  checked out  & wait for your body to heal before trying again, please!! & to those ladies that have lost both tubes as I have or have severely damaged tubes I truly feel your pain, it just does not seem fair to us!!!!! although, if you have your ovaries & uterus you can consider IVF it seems to be becoming more accesible now a days some places even offer financing!!! I know that it is a tremendeous financial burden, not to mention emotionally challenging!!! It has only been two weeks since my surgery so I am not ready for much yet, at times I cry non stop & the lingering pain & irregular bleeding that I am still having just keep me down. Do not feel alone in what you are going through, I know that I am not. It does not please me that there are so many of you that share with true understanding in my pain, but it does comfort me to know I am not alone in my pain. May the future be much kinder to you all whom have already experienced more pain than anyone woman deserves both physically & emotionally.((((( Hugs to you all))))))   Vacia
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well for starters i dont know if i have an eptopic but i have symptoms of lower abdominal pains ,headaches and just tired i just had a baby in may and got my tubes tied so do anybody think that this is a sign of an eptopic please let me know i have no clue
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well for starters i dont know if i have an eptopic but i have symptoms of lower abdominal pains ,headaches and just tired i just had a baby in may and got my tubes tied so do anybody think that this is a sign of an eptopic please let me know i have no clue
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i dont know if i have an eptopic i just had a baby in may but now im having abdominal pains on my left side and having headaches and tired i got my tubes tied is it a possibility that this could be the problem please someone help i  have no clue
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Hi i suffered an eptopic in July last year. I had been feeling unwell for a few days, bloating in my stomach and sereve pains up my back passage. I hadn't had a period but had taken a test which came back as negative. I had been on the pill for 8 years and this was the 1st month since coming off the oill. I just thought it would take a while for my body to regulate itself. After suffering the pain for 3 days i decided to go to the hospital as i was starting to fell faint and sick. The doctor told me i was pregnant and to go home and book an appointment with my own gp. I asked if these pains were normal and he just told me to take paracetmol. Luckly i managed to see my own gp the same day, i fainted and was taken by ambulance to the same hopsital, after blood tests they told me it was eptopic. Withn a day i had been told i was preganant and now it was going to have to be removed. I had surgery that evening and they removed part of my right tube. I had a pint of blood in my stomach. I stayed in hospital for 4 days and had to have 6 weeks off work. I waited 3 monthe before trying again as my periods were now back to normal. I too suffer from the ovaluation pain and sometimes sore breasts. Part of you wants to believe it could be a pregnancy syptom but its major disappoinment when you get your period. My heart goes out to anyone who has suffered with an eptopic. The loss is horrible and i worry that i may never get pregnant again.
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I am really worried my tubes are tied and I still have not started my period I am 19 days late and kind of worried if anyone can give ne some advise I would appriate it I am very scared of eptopic pregancy because my mom almost died from it so if you could give me some advice I would really apprciate it....
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I had an eptopic pregnancy this past November and i had to have my left tube removed. I was supposed to have my period December 7 but it still hasnt showed. The day i was supposed to get it i started having bad pains in my left side. I was wondering if anyone else has had this happen to them or their thoughts on what this could be.
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i have had two ectopic pregnancys in 12 months first one was in my ovarie 8 weeks second was at 5 weeks my first was an operation my second was injections i would just like to ask if anyone knows how long after having the injection you are due a period because i had the injection 18 dec and now im having a period is that normal                                                                                                                                                                                                              thankyou andrea
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my story is long so ill try to cut it down just over a year ago i was pregnant everything was going fine until i woke up with bellyache and bleeding we went straight to emergency doctors who thought i was misscarrying he sent me to hospital for a scan i was 6 weeks they couldnt see anything and i was told it was a misscarige they then did a pregnancy test and took some bloods and told me i was still pregnant and that my dates was wrong or it was ectopic they sent me home and made me an appointment for two days time so i went back for more bloods they rang me to tell me everything was fine my levels where going up and it wasnt ectopic i was so relevied even though i was stiil bleeding they booked me in for a scan in ten days time i stopped bleeding after five days and then went for my eight week scan i was then told there was nothing there but my right overie was slightly enlarged they rushed me straight up to theatre and removed it they stitched my overie up and flushed my tubes out and five days later i went home it took me a long time to face what had happened i tryed to block it out i was too scred to try again but as time passed i decided to try again so 11 months later i was pregnant again but this time i was very scared soon as i found out i rung the doctors and sent a sample in there it came back negative so i put another one in i knew i was id done lots of home tests while waiting for this to come back i started getting bellyache quite low down and a feeling of wanting to go to toilet alot and slight pain in my bum my husbsnd rang the doctors for my result and it was possative we went straight to casuallty they took blood and then i started bleeding they did a internal exam and then booked me in 2 days later they did more blood and said it had died and it was not in my womb so i had the choice of an opperation again or this injection i went for the injection this time then they sent me home i had a light cramping and some bleeding i went back every 48 hours to check my hg level was dropping and it was by new years day it had all gone i just cant drink alcohol for 12 weeks i still have my tubes and overies even though this has happened twice i have two children 15 and13 I had no trouble with them why now twice in a row has this happened and should i try again   andrea
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I had surgery 2 weeks ago today and have been dying in pain with this sharp shocking pain in my left side where they took my tube... is this normal?? they started one week from surgery date... will it go away?? coud it be infected? im freaking...
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shanlove, call your doctor and tell them what it happening.  Call their after-hours number and a doc should call you back, and will tell you if you need to be seen.  

I don't think the "dying in pain" is normal, but it might be something to do with your ovary swelling with ovulation, so it might not be serious, just painful.  But really only a doctor can tell you.  Good luck!
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so has anyone had an eptopic and then had a baby afterwards?
im going through eptopic now,Its Really hard considering im in a
house full of people that have no clue they think i had a syst on my
overies.. i think i was only like 4 weeks but im unsure they gave
me methotrxete and pills for pain my levels in the beggining were
227 then i went back 188 then they called and told me 127 a few
days later im only 23 and have no kids my boyfriend has a 5 yr old
and shes mine ;) but i really want to have kids again after.. i think that
everything is going well so far except i have bad pain but its mostly because im really constipated and cannot go to the bathroom it hurts so bad sometimes that i havet to take a bath the toilet is right next to the tub yet i still find myself having the worst pain just to straighten my back out im really deppressed and keep putting myself down because i feel like i did something wrong like my body or im not even good enough i see all these young women old women having kids that do not even take care of them or they are baby's having baby's..
i was pregnant once before and never really thought about it but i was bleeding and i had a misscarrige i dont think it was eptopic but i really hope that after this 2 or 3 years down the line i was hoping to get pregnant anyone think i would be able to have a child at all after this.. im sitting here reading all these comments and not one has resulted in a happy ending.
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I meant to say never really thought about it being an eptopic,i think about that
all the time..
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In July 2010 I had a positive pregnancy test after having pains in my stomach an bleeding, I attended the hospital to be told I had a ovarian cist and a positive pregnancy result , I was admitted and kept for 4days where I was told on four occasions I was still pregnant and then told I had miscarried eventually they discharged me and I was told I was no longer pregnant. I was in serious pain as I advised them but still I was discharged. Later that day I was back at the hospital (A different one) complaining of Pain in my shoulder and stomach plus still bleeding again my pregnancy test was positive they advised me they thought I was having a Eptopic and may need a op or the Met injection however after 7 days of serious pain and scans they too decided my pregnancy would pass on its own and they pain was down to the fact my cist had now ruptured and again discharged me. At 5am the next morning I woke up throwing up blood and In the worst pain in my life my mum rushed me too the hospital (The 3rd hospital) and I was scan they advised me I was having a Eptopic that my stomach was filled with blood and i would have to go to surgery straight away. Once i woke up from my OP I was informed my right tube had burst and has to be removed. Since my OP I have been back in the hospital twice complaining of pains and continue to get pain very often, my nipple on my left breast has been sore and cracked, I have random bleeding from time to time and before my period have the worst pain. My energy is low, I've experienced depression and have NO sex drive at all.......my doc claims this is all normal any suggestions ????
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Hi all I had an ectopic pregnancy nearly four months ago sept 10 and still to this day between ovualtion and having my period im getting pains on my left side (which is where i had the ectopic.) and im always worried its an ectopic again.. i havnt fallen prego yet and hope i do soon as everyone around me is falling at drop of hat. BIG HUGS to all of us going through so much pain, i just need answers. Natalie UK
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I too had an ectopic in Sept. 2010.  Itw as my first pregnancy and very depressing.  I found out I was pregnant on August 18th and started bleeding on August 23rd.  I didn't find out it was an ectopic until September 14th and had surgery on September 16th to remove the pregnancy and my right tube.  Everything about my period has changed since my ectopic.  I went from a cycle of 29-23 days to 28-29 days consistantly.  My period used to last 4-5 days and now it is 5-7 days.  The flow is much heavier now on my heaviest days and my cramps are more severe than they used to be.  I NEVER spotted in between my periods and now I spot 2-3 days before my period.  I used to get sore breasts about 2 days prior to my period starting and up until this last cycle, I wasn't getting sore breasts at all.  

My last period was on Jan. 18th and it was even different from the last few.  This time I bleed for 7 days (my longest so far), it was heavy for 3 days (usually only heavy for 2 days), light cramping (not even enough to take medication), and my breasts started hurting a couple of days before my period and have not stopped since.  In addition, I have been spotting at least 5-6 different times since my last period.  It is VERY light and only shows when I wipe.  I have also been getting some pains in my lower pelvic region over the past few days.

I am so confused because I have always had a very regulated and consistant period.  I don't know what to think.  My husband and I are TTC and have been trying since December.  Hope it happens soon, but I can't help but think about it all the time.  
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Helo everyone , my story is too similer all above , i had a ruptured eptopic sept 2010 :( we want to TTC again after a year now , and i visited my Gyno , where is suggested that i take an HSG test , i am really freaking out thinking if i really should have the HSG test cus i am not very tolerable with pain :( , i am thinking if its really necessary to HSG test , did anyone get preggo after eptopic without a HSG test??
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I have lost both my fallopian tubes to ectopic pregnancies. I have suffered form extreme ovulation pain and period pain after this happen to me. I also get very tied and my boobs are very tender to touch as well. Its been nearly ten years since my 2 ectopic pregnancies (one after the other) and the pain hasn't got any better. I am now 27, I did IVF about 5 years ago and i hyper-stimulated and couldn't do an embryo transfer. This happen cause they gave me so much hormone drugs and i was so young. I have just come out of hospital as i got my appendix removed, they also found my ovary was stuck to my intestine from the ivf scaring (3 cm long) so I don't no if this had anything to do with the pain. I have had my period since and the pain is still there. Not much luck for me but I'm doing a frozen embryo transfer soon so wish me luck. We now have seven 5 day old embryos so fingers crossed. Good luck to you all.  
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I have lost both my fallopian tubes to ectopic pregnancies. I have suffered form extreme ovulation pain and period pain after this happen to me. I also get very tied and my boobs are very tender to touch as well. Its been nearly ten years since my 2 ectopic pregnancies (one after the other) and the pain hasn't got any better. I am now 27, I did IVF about 5 years ago and i hyper-stimulated and couldn't do an embryo transfer. This happen cause they gave me so much hormone drugs and i was so young. I have just come out of hospital as i got my appendix removed, they also found my ovary was stuck to my intestine from the ivf scaring (3 cm long) so I don't no if this had anything to do with the pain. I have had my period since and the pain is still there. Not much luck for me but I'm doing a frozen embryo transfer soon so wish me luck. We now have seven 5 day old embryos so fingers crossed. Good luck to you all.  
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i suffered from a ruptued etopic in november 2009, i lst so much blood and had to have a blood transfusion. the doctor told me i could ry again when i felt ready, 3 months later i fell preggi again and yep it was another ectopic and yep it burst again even tho i was under 2 day care at the hospital they didnt know, because i already had one in my womb and one in my tube. so lost them both, and now have no tubes. every month i get the worse pains in he world doctors say its just scar damage. does anyone know what i can do to ease the pain or at least deal with it better then dosing up in strong pain killers and staying in bed.
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Hi. I had an eptopic pregnancy back in febuary mine disapeared naturally after a week or 2 but they found it hard to find in the first place. I had bleeding it my stomach not sure if thats just what happens. I am now having pains aswell seems to be mainly on my left side even up my side a little and sometimes on my right side which is where the eptopic was. I am also back on the pill and  had a period around about the right time after the miscarriage and am not sure why im having weird aches and pains now but nog jyst when ovulating as im having them yodayand in due to have my period in the next 7 days with my pill,there not terrible but im just worried as ive nevrr had this before ive always had irregular periods but am now on the pill for that. Could the pill cause problems? also i think it may be effecting my bowells aswell.
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Hi. I had an eptopic pregnancy back in febuary mine disapeared naturally after a week or 2 but they found it hard to find in the first place. I had bleeding it my stomach not sure if thats just what happens. I am now having pains aswell seems to be mainly on my left side even up my side a little and sometimes on my right side which is where the eptopic was. I am also back on the pill and  had a period around about the right time after the miscarriage and am not sure why im having weird aches and pains now but nog jyst when ovulating as im having them yodayand in due to have my period in the next 7 days with my pill,there not terrible but im just worried as ive nevrr had this before ive always had irregular periods but am now on the pill for that. Could the pill cause problems? also i think it may be effecting my bowells aswell.
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I am worried. I have been bleeding for a little over two weeks with no pains or anything. I took a pregnancy test 6/15 (Friday) and was positive. I went to the ER on the following monday and found out I am RH negative. They gave me a shot and took my HCG levels they were 360.46. I went to an OB doctor thursday 3 days later and they didn't see anything in the uteris but I have a cyst on my left overy. My HCG levels that day only went up to 365.76. I am suppose to go back Monday morning to see whats going on. I am still bleeding but not as heavy and still no pains. They think it might be tubal. Would that be painful or not? Does anyone have advice. This is my first pregnancy.
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It's been almost a year now after my EP surgery. I had my left tube removed and ever since, I've been having alot of pain before my period. My sister had the same and she said," it takes a least 13-14 months to see signs of less pain". However, it is nornal, but if  you are experencing more pain than usual. Go see a doctor. I feel like it's getting worst for me since I'm getting older. I'm 35 yrs and still feel weak, tired and my tummy size and shape had not been the same. I also gained 10lbs after my surgery because I ate to relive my depressing and stress. I started going to the gym and changed my diet, but no change. I hope this helps. You're not alone!
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I had an ectopic on 9/2/12. I was not even aware that i was pregnant. I called OB due to my spotting on and off for 3 weeks, and then sudden twinge pains. My preg test was positive, and an ultrasound revealed the pregnacy was in my right fallopian tube. OB sid i was about 7 weeks along and gave me 2 injections of MTX. I was in the hospital twice in one week with pain managment for horrible contrations that were debilitaing. A week and a half later my belly began to bloat, and i had a seizure. A short while after i couldnt breath without pain due to sharp pains in my shoulders. I was brought to the ER for the third time after my injection to get my 5th US, and a CT scan to rule out Pulmonary embolism. I was rushed to the OR due to the evidence of blood loss through US and blood tests. My tube had burst and there was 2 pints a blood in my belly, which explained my deferred pain in my shoulders. My Hemoglobin went from a 14 to a 5.8, and my hct was a 18. I needed two blood transfussions, and spent some time in the hospital. Apparently i was too far along to even receive MTX. It is now two months later and i have had two cycles. I am now around ovulation time and get severe sharp pains on my right side both months. I am hoping this isnt the only side i ovulate from. I had a miscarriage two years ago with evidence of blood and ovulation on my right side.  I have felt very down, overwhelmed, no sex drive, and no motivation. I am so sorry for any who has to go through this. My husband and i have a beautiful daughter whom is almost 5 years old and i am assuming that she was conceived on my left side. My right tube was removed, and i feel a little at peace that it cannot happen again in that tube. We pray that it is possible to have another child, but we are also very nervous due to the risk.
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I had a eptopic pregnancy & winded up having my ovary rupture & had it removed along with one of my tubes. I had to take chemo a few times and am still suffering from vaginal bleeding . Its been 5 months. It hasn't really let up. Haven't been back to a dr. & am tons of pain. I no longer live in the state where I had the surgery, what should I do?
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hi dearest my name is sodabah im from afg and 3 months ago my spotting start and i did (Bhcg) test it was shown that im pregnant i was too happy but at that time pine also start and i did ultrasound i didn't show anything so finally
i went to India and did some investigations so doctor told me that i am cornual
pregnant i went under surgery now everything is fine but i am too much worry because i wish to have one more child i already have one 5years old girl does it possible that i be pregnant again?  
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I also had an eptopic june 2014, left tube removed. My periods have been normal with cramps on the 1st day which is normal for me. This month the normal pain on my right side, but also on the left just not as far down, like something was trying to pass only it could not. 3 days into my cycle and the pain stil niggling anybody else experienced this thanks in advance
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Hi I am 27 and I had an ectopic pregnancy losing my left tube almost 6 years ago and I started having pain for almost two years now to the left side I have painful periods I bleed very heave and it's hard to walk it hurts to cough or sneeze or even laugh. It's very excruciating every month it happens like this three days before my period and almost 2 weeks after my period. I have went to the OB GYN and they have done nothing they only say to take birth control and it will stop the pain I haven't done that be cause I want answers to why I'm hurting every month. I went to the ER and had a cat scan it was normal. They suggested I go to a gastro doctor so I have a appointment tomorrow but I'm starting to have second chances about going because what if it's nothing to do with gastro idk I'm lost and confused and I'm just tired of hurting I want to know what's going on just like you I pray for your answers and healing as well as mine
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I had an ectopic pregnancy in 2000 (1 tube lost) and I had emergency surgery in 2014 due to an explosive and unusual ectopic pregnancy (second tube lost). I still hurt. Bleed heavy and have severe cramping. Since the surgery my right hip bone is constantly hurting. Cant lay on my right side or put any preasure on my right hip. Told my OBGYN and she is baffled. at this point, after 2 years, i have NO sex drive/female libido, and  dont care if i ever have children. Life is miserable. I wish my doctor would allow a full hystorectomy, but my insurance wont pay for it. Said I should have taken the chance when the 2nd surgery was done. Lost my opportunity. Her only answer to the pain, is that scar tissue is affected during my period. I have read every post on here. Thank you to the woman who had ectopic over 10 years ago. Good to know that this physical pain NEVER goes away! Wish my doctor would be as honest as you! I have learned from forums/other women that If you CAN get a full hystorectomy, do it. I wish i would have :(
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I had an eptopic pregnancy 5 years ago, and your story is exactly like mine. Where you able to have a child? I was told that i could but it has been 5 years and no luck. I dont want to give up but it sometimes hurts after intercourse. Is there hope for children? Thanks aw
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Patchesaw, late to the conversation, but I had my first ectopic at the end of 2011. I got pregnant February of 2013, and my rainbow baby was born November 13, 2013. Not all cases are the same, but I hope knowing it is possible gives you hope. Unfortunately I had a second ectopic in the spring of 2014, so I'm pretty sure I can't have more kids. But on the topic of the OP, I have severe pain on both sides near the front of my hips during the time I should be ovulating. Sometimes bad enough that it's close to the amount of pain I was in when my tubes ruptured. I'm curious of the medical explanation for the pain, so I'd love to know if anyone has found any info on that.
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Hello all. thank you so much for sharing your experiences, reading them has really helped me. please don't let such an experience bring you down, these are things that happen in life which we are not in control of and whether we are able to produce children or not, does not determine how much of a woman we are! unfortunately many doctors are insensitive towards patients feelings and do not like to give concrete answers about the cause of ectopic pregnancy and the likelihood to reproduce after that (unless they factually know because the patient no longer has the 'parts' to do so), the truth is they do this .... because they just don't know what could happen on an individual level since every case is different.

I had surgery 4 weeks ago to remove a raptured ectopic pregnancy. I lost my right fallopian tube and of course my unborn child but thankfully not my own life. I found out I was pregnant at 7 weeks and we were extremely excited, but soon after I started to have some bleeding and after 3 internal ultrasounds I was told that the baby could not be detected and I had miscarried naturally. 3 weeks later I had heavy
bleeding and very bad cramps which I thought was my period. coincidentally I was due for a follow up check up and was shocked to find out that I was 10 weeks pregnant with the same child which in fact I had never miscarried.  I was told that I had been bleeding internally for a number of days and doctors were shocked that I was still on my feet, let alone going to work and living life normally hehehe. anyway ....rushed into surgery after that and now recovering.

moral of the story .... 2 things ....
No. 1 - after a miscarriage you are supposed to get tested to see that your HCG levels are decreasing. unfortunately in my case this was not done and this mistake could have caused me my life.
No. 2 - my sister also had the same experience and had an ectopic pregnancy and lost her right tube. I have been told by my GP (and 2 other doctors agreed after that) that this could be due to a hereditary birth defect, thus both of us having the same problem in the same tube. it is important that we are open about such experiences with our family as this could help determine what the problem is or whether we may be at risk.  

I am 28 years old and am lucky to still have 1 functioning tube and am very hopeful to have children in the  future, however should it be the case that I am not able to do so this does not mean that I am anything less than anyone else who has given birth. Stay positive friends! .... we are all on this earth for a reason and sometimes it is very different than what we were expecting or hoping for. I am getting married in 2 weeks and my partner is aware of the risk that we may not be able to have our own children but he is supportive .... if a man does not support you because of this than he is not for you.

I wish you all the best in life. be proud. be positive. be happy. xxxxx sincere love - Tina (Malta-Europe)

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Hello all. thank you so much for sharing your experiences, reading them has really helped me. please don't let such an experience bring you down, these are things that happen in life which we are not in control of and whether we are able to produce children or not, does not determine how much of a woman we are! unfortunately many doctors are insensitive towards patients feelings and do not like to give concrete answers about the cause of ectopic pregnancy and the likelihood to reproduce after that (unless they factually know because the patient no longer has the 'parts' to do so), the truth is they do this .... because they just don't know what could happen on an individual level since every case is different.

I had surgery 4 weeks ago to remove a raptured ectopic pregnancy. I lost my right fallopian tube and of course my unborn child but thankfully not my own life. I found out I was pregnant at 7 weeks and we were extremely excited, but soon after I started to have some bleeding and after 3 internal ultrasounds I was told that the baby could not be detected and I had miscarried naturally. 3 weeks later I had heavy
bleeding and very bad cramps which I thought was my period. coincidentally I was due for a follow up check up and was shocked to find out that I was 10 weeks pregnant with the same child which in fact I had never miscarried.  I was told that I had been bleeding internally for a number of days and doctors were shocked that I was still on my feet, let alone going to work and living life normally hehehe. anyway ....rushed into surgery after that and now recovering.

moral of the story .... 2 things ....
No. 1 - after a miscarriage you are supposed to get tested to see that your HCG levels are decreasing. unfortunately in my case this was not done and this mistake could have caused me my life.
No. 2 - my sister also had the same experience and had an ectopic pregnancy and lost her right tube. I have been told by my GP (and 2 other doctors agreed after that) that this could be due to a hereditary birth defect, thus both of us having the same problem in the same tube. it is important that we are open about such experiences with our family as this could help determine what the problem is or whether we may be at risk.  

I am 28 years old and am lucky to still have 1 functioning tube and am very hopeful to have children in the  future, however should it be the case that I am not able to do so this does not mean that I am anything less than anyone else who has given birth. Stay positive friends! .... we are all on this earth for a reason and sometimes it is very different than what we were expecting or hoping for. I am getting married in 2 weeks and my partner is aware of the risk that we may not be able to have our own children but he is supportive .... if a man does not support you because of this than he is not for you.

I wish you all the best in life. be proud. be positive. be happy. xxxxx sincere love - Tina (Malta-Europe)

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Hi ginjenny i am going through the same thing.ive had my ectopic 2years ago now and i had my right tube remove because of it,during my period its like something cutting me from inside out ..and sometime for no reason at all i feel sharp uncomfortable pain where thr tube was removied ..ive been to the doctor and all they can say its side effect maybe its to it not sure ..
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