Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Ectopic Pregnancy - The Symptoms

Ectopic pregnancy is defined as a condition in which the fertilized implant in somewhere else other than in the uterus. In most case, ectopic pregnancy occurs in the one of the Fallopian tube, causing tubal pregnancy. Ectopic pregnancy will end up in miscarriage as the fertilized can not survive outside of uterus.
1. Bleeding
Bleeding occurs between 6 - 8 weeks of pregnancy may be a sign of miscarriage due to the implant egg inability to survive out side of uterus.

2. Abdominal cramps and pain
Abruption of miscarriage can cause abdominal cramps and pain, sometime very severely 

3. Pain during sexual intercourse.
It may be caused by infection or inflammation due to bleeding of the ectopic pregnancy

4. Dizziness and faint
May be caused by loss of blood

5. Shoulder Pain
Some women are experience of shoulder pain, it may be caused by bleeding into the abdomen

Other symptoms are similar to the normal pregnancy.
6. Missing period
It is normal that a women starts the pregnant stage with the absence of period, it is due to hormonal change in the body to provide a suitable environment for the fetus to grow and survive.

7. Tender breasts, fatigue, nausea and morning sickness
Due to hormonal change

8. Etc.

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