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Causes of Ectopic pregnancy, chances of conception post Salpingectomy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
I am in XXX, XXX,. And my wife recently had a right fallopian tube C-Section
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Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
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User :   My wife recently was operated for Ectopic pregency and her right fallopian tube been removed (SALPINGECTOMY). It was our first pregency...
Doctor :   ok
User :   Will she be able to conceive again?
Doctor :   when was the operation done? what was the cause for the ectopic pregnancy? was she on any birth control before?
Doctor :   what was the gestational age of the fetus?
User :   operation done on Saturday
Doctor :   conception can result with one fallopian tube if it is healthy and patent, do not worry, she will be able to conceive again
Doctor :   but the next pregnancy should be delayed atleast for next 6 months
Doctor :   what was the cause for the ectopic pregnancy? was she on any birth control before?
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User :   Hi My wife had a Ectopic Pregnancy sugery and her right fallopian tube has been removed. First of all I wanted to know the reasons for Ectopic Pregnancy. Secondly, What are the chances for normal second pregnancy. thirdly, Is Clomid causes Ectopic Pregnancy.
Doctor :   the reasons for ectopic pregnancy can be 1) birth control getting back fired, 2) late fertization of ovum, 3) any problem with fallopian tube, not allowing the fertilized ovum to move forward
Doctor :   the chances of second pregnancy is normal, if the other fallopian tube is healthy and patent
User :   Fetus was 7 Weeks and 1 day. And She is not using any contraceptives.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any evidence of chronic disease in her
Doctor :   were her periods regular before?
Doctor :   is there history of TB in family?
Doctor :   is there history of miscarriages in the family (maternal side)?
User :   Chronic - Like?
User :   No history of TB and miscarriages?
User :   And periods were regular
Doctor :   the next pregnancy should be delayed now
User :   How much?
Doctor :   she should use contraceptives for next 6 months to 1 year
Doctor :   before planning for next pregnancy
Doctor :   the patency and the function of the other fallopian tube has to be checked with special studies
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