What Is an Ectopic Pregnancy? How To Notice the Signs and Get Help

Symptoms To Look Out for With an Ectopic Pregnancy

– Abnormal vaginal bleeding – Shoulder pain – Nausea or vomiting

Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Not all women will experience severe symptoms in the first few weeks of an ectopic pregnancy. 

The Emotional Impact

It is common for individuals to experience feelings of hopelessness, shock, grief, and guilt after an ectopic pregnancy diagnosis.  

Risk Factors for Ectopic Pregnancy

– Previous history of an ectopic pregnancy – Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) – Previous pelvic surgery for infertility or tubal surgery

Prompt Care Is Key

The most important thing to remember about ectopic pregnancy is that prompt medical care is crucial.  

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