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Have cervical pregnancy. Doctor suggested cleaning. Any complications? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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Doctor:Good morning
User:Hi would like to check with you on a gynaec issue
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
Doctor:Sure, please
User:I missed my periods and later started bleeding, when checked it was found that its cervical pregnancy
User:The doctor says it has to be ckleaned urgently, would like to check with you on what could be complications
Doctor:As said by your doctor, you must get it evacuated at the earliest
Doctor:Complications are minimal
Doctor:Common ones are continued bleeding
Doctor:retained products of conception
User:the doctorsays possibly the uterus has to be removed
Doctor:Uterus can be retained
Doctor:You must speak to your doctor about retaining the uterus
Doctor:How old are you?
User:why could the doctor have said this, my age is 43
Doctor:Doctor would have said this in view of your age
Doctor:At this age, uterus does not serve a major purpose in the body
Doctor:so it is still fine to get it removed
User:would there b a issue if i dont remove
Doctor:You may probably have a recurrent cervical pregnancy
Doctor:Have you not undergone tubectomy?
User:what would be the setbacks in case i remove the uterus
User:whst is tubectomy
Doctor:When you remove the uterus, you will become deficient in Oestrogen
Doctor:Over a period, you would be likely to be put on hormone replacement therapy
User:no am sorry doctor i dont understand tubectomy and oestrogen
Doctor:Tubectomy is female sterilization, a permanent method of contraception
Doctor:oestrogen is female sex hormone
Doctor:Mainly produced in the ovary
Doctor:when the ovaries are removed with uterus, you are likely to become deficient in oestrogen
Doctor:decrease in oestrogen causes hot flushes, tiredness, vaginal dryness, osteoarthritis
Doctor:Are you following me?
User:what do you suggest, should I go in for removign the uterus
User:how does cervical pregnacncy happen
Doctor:If the operating doctor insists on removing the uterus, you must go ahead with it
Doctor:Cervical pregnancy happens when the baby is implanted in cervix and not in the body of uterus
Doctor:It happens probably due to increased movement of the fertilized egg towards the cervix
User:Ok thanks doctor thanks for the chat, do you advise anything , am planning to get this doen today
Doctor:Please go ahead with the surgery
Doctor:I have a suggestion
Doctor:Please discuss if the doctor about possibility of retaining the uterus
Doctor:Would you?
User:yes will do that
Doctor:I am glad
Doctor:Wish you good luck
User:thanks and have a great day
Doctor:And quick recovery post operatively
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:You too
Doctor:Take care
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