…Sharing, Ectopic Pregnancy…

…Sharing, Ectopic Pregnancy…

Guys, I would like to get your attention on what I’m going to share with all of you!

Just a brief intro on what is Ectopic Pregnancy…(Mainly on pictures sharing, research, study purposes, more info you can get it thru the websites listed below…)

Sources of referral mainly taken from –

-Pubmed Health



Some of you might question that what is ‘ectopic pregnancy’?

An ectopic pregnancy is an abnormal pregnancy that occurs outside the womb (uterus). The baby (fetus) cannot survive, and often does not develop at all in this type of pregnancy.

Since I’m currently doing my housemanship in obstetrics and gynecology department, I’ve seen 2 of these operations done…

Risk factors include: pelvic inflammatory disease, infertility, use of an intrauterine device (IUD), previous exposure to DES, tubal surgery, intrauterine surgery (e.g. D&C), smoking, previous ectopic pregnancy, and tubal ligation.

Sites and frequencies of ectopic pregnancy. Ampullary, 80%; Isthmic, 12%; Fimbrial, 5%; Cornual/Interstitial, 2%; Abdominal, 1.4%; Ovarian, 0.2%; Cervical, 0.2%.


Abnormal vaginal bleeding, Amenorrhea, Breast tenderness, Low back pain,Mild cramping on one side of the pelvis, Nausea,Pain in the lower abdomen or pelvic area

If the area of the abnormal pregnancy ruptures and bleeds, symptoms may get worse. They may include:

In the operation room

Feeling faint or actually fainting

Intense pressure in the rectum

Pain that is felt in the shoulder area

Severe, sharp, and sudden pain in the lower abdomen

Internal bleeding due to a rupture may lead to low blood pressure and fainting in around 1 out of 10 women.

You will need emergency medical help if the area of the ectopic pregnancy breaks open (ruptures). Rupture can lead to shock, an emergency condition.

Once you noticed the signs and symptoms like what depicted above. Immediate send your beloved to the nearest medical establishment as soon as possible will be the best solution to reduce the mortality rates.


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4 Responses to …Sharing, Ectopic Pregnancy…

  1. L Grace says:

    I may be going through this now, Went to ER lastnight. This or a miscarriage I could not stop crying my roommate talked to the doctor. Now that I have rested I am glad I found this to look over. I go for a follow up soon. Thank-you

  2. sarah says:

    i went thro this in july i knew nothing about it and waqs in total shock mine did rupture and im lucky to here today!i was 2 months gone apparently had to had a tube removed and i put it down to the pill i was on as i have 2 healthy children already.

  3. limshouzhi says:

    Thx for sharing Sarah, well, ectopic is a life-threatening condition…

  4. Thankfulness to my father who shared with me concerning this blog, this website
    is genuinely awesome.

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