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Common anxiety and insomnia drugs may raise women’s risk of ectopic pregnancy, study shows  | Daily Mail Online

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Women taking commonly used drugs for anxiety and insomnia before they conceive may be at greater risk of having an ectopic pregnancy. Around one in every 90 pregnancies in the UK is ectopic, meaning it comes to an end because the fertilised egg gets stuck and does not enter the womb. Women who take benzodiazepine drugs – which include brands such as Valium – typically to sleep or relieve anxiety, are almost 50 per cent more likely to lose their pregnancy this way. The finding comes from a study of almost 1.7million women, of whom about one per cent had […]

VirtaMed Launches Ectopic Pregnancy Clinical Simulation Video Series

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Ectopic pregnancies are rarely encountered during medical training; however, they still occur at a rate of around 100,000 per year across the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To help spread awareness about this condition and help educate learners on how to prepare and care for an ectopic pregnancy patient, VirtaMed has coordinated an informational video series on the subject. During the series, Professor Michael Bajka shares his knowledge about the diagnosis of an ectopic pregnancy, to better inform healthcare professionals and increase patient safety outcomes. To identify an ectopic pregnancy, also called an extrauterine […]

Ladies: Lets Have A Discussion On Ectopic Pregnancy

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If you are young, female and sexually active this information is just for you, Lets have a discussion on ectopic pregnancy. Basically, a normal pregnancy develops inside the uterus ( womb) A pregnancy is said to be ectopic when it develops else where other than original home (womb). Sometimes the pregnancy may develop in the fallopian tube, the cervix which is the entrance of the womb or the ovaries. How does ectopic pregnancy happen! Well, for a pregnancy to occur, a sperm from a semen and a female egg must hook up or let’s say fertilize. After a successful fertilization, […]

Woman, 26, left infertile after bungling docs removed the wrong Fallopian tube following ectopic pregnancy

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A WOMAN has been left infertile after bungling doctors removed the wrong Fallopian tube after she suffered an ectopic pregnancy. Chelsie Thomas, 26, believed she was expecting at the end of February last year, but when she started bleeding she went straight to hospital. Chelsie Thomas has been left devastated after she was left infertile following a bungled op to remove her fallopian tube after suffering an ectopic pregnancyIrwin Mitchell Staff at Walsall Manor Hospital, West Mids, diagnosed her with an ectopic pregnancy, a potentially life-threatening condition caused when a fertilised egg implants itself outside of the womb. An ultrasound revealed […]

How to Recognize and Treat an Ectopic Pregnancy – The New York Times

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If an ectopic pregnancy grows and causes the fallopian tube or other organ its growing in to rupture or bleed heavily, you might have more intense abdominal pain and bleeding; and also dizziness, light-headedness, pain in your shoulder or low blood pressure. Get diagnosed. If your provider suspects an ectopic pregnancy, she’ll typically first measure the level of the pregnancy hormone hCG, or human chorionic gonadotropin, in your blood. The level will help your doctor figure out if it is a normal pregnancy, as well as if you’re pregnant at all, said Dr. Loretta Strachowski, M.D., a clinical professor of […]

TOWIE’s Cara Kilbey hospitalised for emergency surgery after ruptured ectopic pregnancy – Mirror Online

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Celeb obsessed? Get a daily dose of showbiz gossip direct to your inbox When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Your information will be used in accordance with ourPrivacy Notice. Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy notice Cara Kilbey has revealed that she has been hospitalised just weeks after requiring emergency surgery after suffering a ruptured ectopic pregnancy last month. The 33-year-old The Only Way Is Essex star shared the heartbreaking news with her followers on Sunday after posting a pic from her her hospital bed. The reality star […]

Case of the Month — Ectopic Pregnancy

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CASE A 26 year-old with no significant past medical history presents with two days of abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding. She describes the pain as a 4/10, “crampy” and diffuse, located in the lower abdomen. She is not experiencing any nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, dysuria, or increase in urinary frequency or urgency. Her last menstrual period was approximately 7-8 weeks ago and she has a history of regular periods. She has no history of STIs, prior surgeries or pregnancies, and is uncertain whether she desires pregnancy currently. In the ED, her vitals are normal. Physical exam is notable for mild […]

Ectopic pregnancy medical mistake leaves woman infertile

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Ectopic pregnancy medical mistake leaves woman infertile An incident has recently been reported in the press of a woman who attended Hospital for removal of one fallopian tube (Salpingectomy) due to suffering an ectopic pregnancy. After various complications it was found that the Surgeon had removed the wrong fallopian tube, the one that did not contain the pregnancy.  As a result of that medical mistake, the woman has now had both fallopian tubes removed and is infertile. Salpingectomy is the surgical removal of one (unilateral) or both (bilateral) fallopian tubes. Fallopian tubes allow eggs to travel from the ovaries to the […]

Valium, Xanax linked to higher risk for ectopic pregnancy – UPI.com

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Taking benzodiazepines — drugs such as Xanax, Valium, Klonopin, Halcion or Ativan — to treat anxiety or insomnia before pregnancy boosts the risk of an ectopic pregnancy, new research suggests. Ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that develops outside the uterus, typically in a fallopian tube. The risk of ectopic pregnancy was nearly 50 percent higher for women who had filled a prescription for a benzodiazepine within three months of becoming pregnant. “There is a real gap in understanding what leads to ectopic pregnancy. Past studies on psychotropic medications like benzodiazepines in pregnancy looked at the effects on the baby,” explained […]

Charlotte Crosby in tears over devastating ectopic pregnancy

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Geordie Shore‘s, Charlotte Crosby breaks down in tears as she recalls her devastating ectopic pregnancy, which nearly cost her her life, and resulted in losing her right ovary and fallopian tube. In 2016 the reality star fell pregnant with her then boyfriend Gary Beadle, before suffering unbearable pain, which resulted in her being rushed to hospital and having to undergo emergency surgery. “We were filming the advert for Geordie Shore: Big Birthday Battle,” Charlotte explained in an interview with Heat, shortly afterwards in 2016. “I thought I had a really bad period because I was bleeding and cramping – I can’t describe the pain, it […]