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It's not likely but you can still ovulate with only one tube and have a successful pregnancy!

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What is an escopic pregnancy?

I assume you mean an ectopic? An ectopic pregnancy occurs when the fertilized egg implants in the fallopian tubes instead of the uterus. Unfortunately the baby cannot survive and will either be removed or the mother will have a miscarriage.

Can an ectopic pregnancy miscarry?

Yes, an ectopic pregnancy most often ends in miscarriage. An ectopic pregnancy cannot go to term because the fallopian tubes are not designed to house a growing baby

Can an STD cause ectopic pregnancy?

Yes, damage from chlamydia or gonorrhea can cause scarring in the fallopian tubes. This scarring can increase the risk of a later ectopic pregnancy.

What happens if you have a ectopic pregnancy?

If the embryo attaches to the inside of the fallopian tube it must be removed. Fallopian tubes cannot expand to accomodate the growth of the fetus and would eventually rupture, endangering the life of the mother.

What is ectopic pregnancy mean?

An ectopic pregnancy occurs when the fetus implants somewhere other than the uterine lining. Most of them occur in the fallopian tubes, also known as a tubal pregnancy.

Where does an ertopic pregnancy occur?

Ectopic refers to outside its normal place. Most occur in fallopian tubes, but occasionally an ectopic pregnancy can occur on the ovary or in the abdominal cavity.

What are some problems with a ectopic pregnancy?

The main problem with ectopic pregnancies is that they must usually be terminated. These happen when the fertilized egg lodges itself somewhere other than in the uterus, most often in the fallopian tubes. If an ectopic pregnancy occurs, then the egg must be removed, and the pregnancy ended. If this course of action is not taken, then the developing fetus may break through the walls of the fallopian tubes, which could put the life of the mother in serious danger.

One year after getting my tubes done i had a ectopic pregnancy can you get pregnant tweleve years later and have a baby?

If your fallopian tubes were cut and tied, there is no way you can get pregnant. If you experienced an ectopic pregnancy and did not have your tubes tied again, there is the possibility that you could again get pregnant.

How do you prevent and treat ectopic pregnancy?

Unfortunately, it is not possible to prevent ectopic pregnancies. Treatment is to remove the foetus from the Fallopian tubes immediately. It can be life threatening.

What does a doctor due if you have a pregnancy in the fallopian tubes?

The fetus will have to be aborted if you have a pregnancy in the fallopian tubes.

Whats the difference between a pregnancy and an ectopic pregnancy?

A normal pregnancy is when the foetus grow in the womb where it's supposed to be, whereas an ectopic pregnancy is where the foetus is growing in the fallopian tubes, this is very serious if you suspect an ectopic pregnancy go strait to you GP or nearest A&E department, Ectopic pregnancies can be potentially life threatening.

How do you get pregnant after having a previous ectopic pregnancy with removal of one fallopian tubes?

You get pregnant using the same method as you did the first time! Just becasue on fallopian tube has been removed doesn't mean the other won't function perfectly well.

Can a woman have an topic pregnancy if her tubes are tied?

It's possible for a tubal ligation to fail, for the fallopian tubes to grow back together even after being cut. If this happens, an ectopic pregnancy (in which the embryo implants itself in the fallopian tube instead of in the uterus) is possible.

How are an ectopic pregnancy and a miscarriage different?

An ectopic pregnancy is when your baby develops in your fallopian tubes rather than your uterus. A miscarriage or a spontaneous abortion is your body's way of releasing your baby on its own if it senses that its not developing correctly.

What feature of ectopic pregnancy renders it life-threatening?

the fallopian tubes are unable to contain the growing embryo and may rupture. A ruptured ectopic pregnancy is considered a medical emergency as it can cause significant hemorrhaging

Can you have an Ectopic pregnancy if your tubes are not tied?

Yes, ectopic pregnancy really means the fertilized egg implanted somewhere besides the uterus, fallopian tube being the most common place but the abdomen is another possibility.

What can cause swollen Fallopian tubes?

Fallopian tubes can become enlarged if full of pus or fluid, or during an ectopic pregnancy. A woman will not perceive her own Fallopian tubes to be swollen; instead, this is a diagnosis that might be given after surgery by your health care provider. If you believe that there is a problem in your Fallopian tubes, see your health care provider in the next few days.

What and how is ectopic pregnancy happen?

An ectopic pregnancy is when the fertilised egg attaches itself outside the uterus. The most common place where the ectopic pregnancy occurs is the fallopian tubes. Other possible areas where the ectopic could occur are the ovaries, abdomen and the cervix. The cause for ectopic pregnancy is mostly unknown. However endometriosis, any surgery to the abdomen, previous pelvic inflammatory disease all increase the chances of an ectopic pregnancy.

What is the name of the common disease of the fallopian tube as a result of pelvic inflammatory disease?

PID can cause a number of problems in the fallopian tubes. These can include tuboovarian abscess, salpingitis, or ectopic pregnancy.

What is ectopic pregnancy?

An ectopic pregnancy occurs when the baby starts to develop outside the womb (uterus). The most common site for an ectopic pregnancy is within one of the tubes through which the egg passes from the ovary to the uterus (fallopian tube). However, in rare cases, ectopic pregnancies can occur in the ovary, stomach area, or cervix.An ectopic pregnancy is usually caused by a condition that blocks or slows the movement of a fertilized egg through the fallopian tube to the uterus. This may be caused by a physical blockage in the tube.Symptoms of Ectopic PregnancyPain in the lower abdomen, and inflammationPain while urinatingPain while having a bowel movementExternal bleeding is due to the falling progesterone levels.Ectopic pregnancy is when the fertilised egg implants itself within one of the fallopian tubes rather than within the uterus, as the embryo grows it outgrows the small space of the fallopian tube and if not caught soon enough this can prove fatal.

What causes an eptopic pregnancy?

Generally, the reasons for ectopic pregnancy are unexplained. However, it can be caused by: . Damaged fallopian tubes . Smoking . Surgery . Medication I suggest reading the related link

Can an embryo grow anywhere else than in a uterus?

Yes. This called an Ectopic Pregnancy, most commonly in the Fallopian tubes.See the Related Link.

Are you at risk of ectopic pregnancy after having one ovary removed and a cyst removed on the other?

I would not think an ectopic is any more likely in the situation you describe. Surgery on the tubes might make an ectopic more likely but not on the ovaries.

Is it possible to have both Fallopian tubes and only one ovary removed?

Yes. But with no Fallopian tubes, you can not get pregnant.

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