When a fertilized egg gets attached anywhere outside of the uterus, it is called ectopic pregnancy. Ectopic pregnancy in the fallopian tube is the most frequent occurrence. The symptoms include bleeding from the vagina and dull to sharp abdominal cramps.
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Query: Hello doctor, My wife and I had sex one and a half months ago. We used the withdrawal method for contraception. After four weeks, she showed all the pregnancy symptoms including delayed period. Five weeks after the intercourse, she had heavy bleeding and it continued for four days. I think it was a ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A negative pregnancy test rules out pregnancy. But, to be safe, you can get a serum beta hCG test done. A negative result will rule out any possibility of pregnancy. All the pregnancy symptoms can occur in the case of pregnancy in tubes, called as ectopic pregnancy... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My periods are regular in 28 days. I did not get my periods of this month, and there is a positive confirmation in beta hCG test, the level being 1600. But, there is no sac found in transvaginal ultrasound in 5 weeks 2 days. The doctor told that if it can be outside the uterus. But, I hav... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Whatever your doctor said is true. But there is no need to be afraid. Even when it is an ectopic pregnancy, it can be managed efficiently with medicines or laparoscopy in the modern era. An ectopic pregnancy will not cause pain, bleeding, etc., unless it is about to rupt... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have got a very regular 28 day cycle. I got my periods for three days in the last month with a heavy flow. So, my due would be today for this month. But, last three days I got very little bleeding and the color was light watery red and sometimes brownish. I did not have any physiolog... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com You tested too early with a urine pregnancy test. Please wait for three to four days and then retest if period does not start by then. Urine pregnancy test though theoretically can give correct result on the day of a missed period, practically it is not that sensitive and... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My hCG level is not doubling. What can be the reason? A week back it was 250 and now it is 423. Is this abnormal? Please suggest. Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am 30 years old and according to LMP, I am 9 weeks and 6 days pregnant now. I had three previous miscarriages (two chemical pregnancies and one at 5-6 weeks). This pregnancy has been really well until a few days ago. Last week I had an ultrasound and the heart rate was 173. That night, ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms you are experiencing come under category of threatened abortion. The clinical diagnosis of threatened abortion is presumed when a bloody vaginal discharge or bleeding appears through a closed cervical during the first half of pregnancy. Risk of threatened a... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My period is late by 21 days late. I got all the pregnancy tests done, but everything came back negative. I have lower left side pain, feel bloated on that side, back pain, and abdomen pain. I am 18 years old and weigh 170 lbs. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you get beta hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) test to rule out pregnancy and ectopic pregnancy with 100 % confidence. If negative, you should consider taking progesterone for withdrawal bleed and painkiller for pain. If beta hCG is positive, you need to go t... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My wife had first ectopic pregnancy before two years and her left tube was ruptured. She had laparoscopic surgery at that time and the bleeding was stopped by laser and the tube was left in ruptured condition. After one year we tried, but did not conceive. After two years of the incident,... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If tuberculosis have not done irreversible damage to the tube and endometrium (inner lining of the uterus), then pregnancy can happen either naturally or with treatment. A simplest way to check these two things is one mid-cycle ultrasound (around day 13 or 14 of menses) t... Read Full »