Ectopic Pregnancy Treatment

Prompt treatment of an ectopic pregnancy is needed to protect the health of the pregnant woman. In all but very rare cases, an ectopic pregnancy is not viable, meaning it cannot result in a healthy baby. In addition, most ectopic pregnancies represent a serious threat to the pregnant woman's health. If a woman's body does… Continue reading Ectopic Pregnancy Treatment

Ectopic Pregnancy Symptoms

Abdominal pain and abnormal bleeding may be symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy. The initial symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy are the same as those of a normally progressing pregnancy: Missed period Nausea and occasional vomiting Breast tenderness Fatigue Signs of Ectopic Pregnancy If the pregnancy is in the fallopian tube, as most are, the following sign… Continue reading Ectopic Pregnancy Symptoms

Abdominal Pregnancy

Abdominal pregnancy is extremely rare, but poses significant health risks when it occurs. An abdominal pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg implants on an organ or tissues in a woman's abdomen. In the United States, one to two percent of pregnancies are ectopic pregnancies, caused when the fertilized egg implants somewhere other than the uterus.… Continue reading Abdominal Pregnancy

What Is Ectopic Pregnancy? Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention

An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg implants somewhere other than a woman's uterus. In a normal pregnancy, when sperm fertilizes an egg, the resulting zygote moves through the fallopian tube and eventually implants in the lining of the uterus. With an ectopic pregnancy, a fertilized egg grows outside the uterus. The vast majority of… Continue reading What Is Ectopic Pregnancy? Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention