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What are the symptoms of a tubal pregnancy?

May 2013
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What are the symptoms of a tubal pregnancy? Do they show up at cinceptuon (mid cycle or when the period is due?
Posted Mon, 30 Jul 2012 in Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms
Answered by Dr. Sree Gouri SR 57 minutes later
Thanks for the query.

usually the symptoms of tubal pregnancy occur around 6 to 8 weeks after last menstrual period,
as at the middle of the cycle which is usually the period of the ovulation is the time when fertilization occur, so immediately after fertilization the symptoms of ectopic won't present but they can present as early as 4 weeks means at the date of expected period,

the usual symptoms of tubal pregnancy are,
-pain abdomen,
-bleeding per vaginum which could be continuous or intermittent in the form of spotting,
-absence of menstrual periods(when crosses due date),

in case of ruptured ectopic pregnancy features like,
low blood pressure,
patient in shock etc can be seen,

along with these normal pregnancy symptoms like nausea, vomitings, breast tenderness etc symptoms also can be seen in ectopic pregnancy.

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