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Gave up after ectopic pregnancy

posted 6 years 10 months ago
How can one get pregnant again after experiencing ectopic pregnancy? It is a question that lingers in my mind from the painful situation that I found myself in. Fertilisation had occurred in my fallopian tubes. It started with a slight itch that I never took seriously. As the pregnancy grew, the itch translated to pain. Little by little did the pain grow. I was worried beyond a reasonable doubt. I was stressed and in total confusion. As days progressed, the pain grew this time so intense that I was unable to bend low. Without hesitation, I decided to visit a medical physician for advice. I was totally in stress when it was found that the pregnancy was growing almost to the left side of the abdomen. It was going to be an emergency case. The doctors called the ward attendants and I have whisked away for a scan. What I took lightly came to be a mountainous thing. I had to be done a scan. Immediately it was done, it was established that I had an ectopic pregnancy. The fetus had grown in the fallopian tube leading to its permanent blockage. I underwent surgery and from that time I have never conceived. What should I do now?

posted 6 years 5 months ago
I am sorry that you are feeling that way. It's true that if you had an ectopic pregnancy you have more possibility to have it again. After all this problems you mentioned my advice to you is to try with ivf. Think hard and if you decide to try it I can tell something about it.

posted 6 years 4 months ago
Sorry for that experience. Perhaps I need to look at some of the causes of the problem to help you decide whether to conceive or not. I guess it is not the best experience, but it sometimes happens. It happens and could recur especially in the case of a scarred uterus. Notice that ectopic pregnancy is prevalent in women who have suffered from the same problem before. Also, women undergoing IVF are likely to suffer from ectopic pregnancy because the embryo can travel into the fallopian tube instead of implanting itself in the uterus. Also, old women stand a higher chance of suffering from an ectopic pregnancy. Women who have had inflammatory diseases are likely to end up with ectopic pregnancy. Studies show that women who have had an operation in the fallopian tube stand a higher chance of having an ectopic pregnancy. Also, any form of an operation on the tummy especially the cesarean section is most likely to lead to ectopic pregnancy.
According to research, at the University of Edinburgh, it was discovered that smokers have an increased level pf PROKRI protein in their fallopian tubes. This protein plays a role in the helping pregnancies get implanted in the womb. When such proteins find their way into the womb, they may hinder the movement of the fertilized egg. It increases chances of ectopic pregnancy. So, my dear, I think you should not be scared about the reoccurrence of the problem. You need to forget about the past and conceive. Remember you need a few children before your biological clock starts ticking. What happened to you may or may not repeat itself. Good Luck.

posted 6 years 4 months ago
I feel extremely sorry for this condition. Ectopic pregnancies can also cause pelvic infection, which have some on your fertility. However you need to get some lab tests done. Consult a fertility specialist. You certainly have various options. Also after ectopic pregnancy surgery it is better to wait for three months and then try again. If you are still unable to conceive then it is better to go for options like IVF and Surrogacy. Hope you make the right decision. Stay Positive and maintain a healthy routine. Much love xx

posted 6 years 4 months ago
Sorry for what happened to you it must have been a harrowing experience. But we thank God that you were able to get medical attention, and you are now feeling much better. For the sake of those who may not be knowing what ectopic pregnancy is, I will take a few minutes to gloss over the subject. Ectopic pregnancy refers to a medical condition where the egg is fertilized in the fallopian tube. The egg does not travel to the uterus but get stuck in the tube and start implanting itself on the wall of the tube. It may seem like a normal pregnancy where one misses the period and feels discomfort able in the belly. You may also experience tender breasts just like any other women. With time, a woman will experience abdominal pain and bleeding.
When you visit a doctor, the normal pregnancy test will be conducted, and he may even feel tender mass during a pelvic examination. A pelvic ultrasound will help establish the presence of an ectopic pregnancy. Inserting an ultrasound into the vagina will help display images on the on the screen. The images may reveal a mass in the fallopian tube which suggests the presence of an ectopic pregnancy. The ultrasound will also help the doctor detect the absence of pregnancy in the womb. This suggests the presence of an ectopic pregnancy. To treat the patient, she must undergo a surgery where the growing fetus is removed from the tube. Unfortunately, if the doctor is not experienced, he may end up damaging the tube as it is in gey’s case.

posted 6 years 1 month ago
Hey gey, this is so depressing yet hard to endure the pain of infertility. Ectopic pregnancies are a loss because, in the end, it has to be terminated. I fee you totally, I have three MC's and since then haven't conceived naturally. I would suggest you try for IVF or go for surrogacy. I know both costs fortune and have legal issues. But there are countries who have reputable clinic offering great services with higher success rate. I have a low ovarian reserve and I am over 40, this has lowered my chances to conceive naturally. Now, after an extensive research landed on the idea of gestational surrogacy. It will allow me to have my biological child but a surrogate will carry it for me. The clinic I have enrolled in as a surrogate database to choose your ideal match for carrying your child. They all are tested and screened for perfect health to carry a pregnancy for someone else. I have deiced to pursue surrogacy after a year of extensive research, what clinic to choose, how to choose a surrogate, the legal procedures etc.
If you cant carry your child, you can with assisted reproductive techniques. The most pursued technique is surrogacy. And Eastern Europe has the most surrogacy-friendly countries. Reseach your choices, hopefully, you will find one. Wish you success!!

posted 6 years 1 month ago
Dear friend, I am grieved about the happenings which you have mentioned. Nothing can be more hurting than the feeling that you cannot be a mother anymore. It is a hard time. Although there are several ways to become a mother the desire of becoming a mother nature is too soothing and satisfying. Life of a woman revolves around this desire. Unfortunately, you can no more enjoy the blessing of natural conception. There is nothing to feel low. You can think high and stay positive. Options like surrogacy and IVF can be helpful too. In your condition, the doctor would not take the risk of IVF based pregnancy. Instead, he will prefer recommending the surrogacy. In this technique, the womb of a surrogate mother serves as the fertilization organ for the IPs. The process is not legalized in many parts of the world. Hence, before going for the surrogacy you need to check the legal status of the process in your state. Any medical practitioner would you know about the status very easily.

posted 6 years 1 month ago
This is an emotional time for you. You are not able to find out any solution. Most of the women are concerned about getting pregnant after they get their ectopic surgery. Some really start getting desperate about having a baby while others don't want to take a chance because they are afraid to go for any other medical procedure. If you seek the medical advice in this regard you would come to know that you are ready to conceive after three or more months. If your monthly cycles become normal, even then you can try to conceive. There is nothing to worry about the conception after this kind of surgery. If your tubes are still healthy then there is no risk of infertility. The medical researchers reveal that 65 to 85 percent women going through the ectopic surgeries get pregnant. You can also be the lucky one. Just stay in touch with the clinic. Get yourself properly checked. I hope that everything will go absolutely fine with you. There is a whole life before you. Wishing you a great time.

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