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Symptoms of ectopic pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   my LMP was on 11th Dec 09. I've tried home test on 9th Jan 2010 and a faint 2nd line appeared after few seconds. I tried another test at Sagar hospital on 12th jan 2010 and got same results. Doctor advised me for a Beta hcg. What is your suggestion. Couls a faint line mean any problems with pregnancy. I am worried. Please advise
Doctor :   hi
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plesae give me some time to read through your history
User :   ok
Doctor :  
the faint line that came showed that you are pregnant
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was th eline at SAgar hospital darker than the test you did?
Doctor :  
sometimes HCG hormone in urine can be less
User :   i don't remember very correctly. But this line appeared after few seconds and not immly
User :   what are the symptoms for ectopic pregnancy?
Doctor :  
hence beta HCG levels in blood which is more definite test to confirm preanancy
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also if the levels are less then hormone will be supplimented to help you carry the preagnancy in sfae way
Doctor :  
also get a scan done to see if there is ectopic pregnancy
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have you followed what i have told?
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please get the beta HCG test and a scan done and get back to us if any doubts
User :   Yes doctor. Have another doubt, aren't there specific symptoms for ectopic?
Doctor :  
there wil have pain or discomfort on one side, sometimes there will be periods continuing rather than you having a missed period
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you might also have cramps like in lower abdomen
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are you having any of these symptoms?
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are you there?
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have you followed what i have said?
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   No thankyou.
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