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Readers Respond: Have you had a tubal pregnancy?

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Updated October 16, 2011

Not sure what happend

I'm on the Depo shot.I went in 4 my routine shot on Oct.5 but a few days b4 that I started spotting.Ever since then,until today,I've been continuously bleeding.so that's 2mnths that I've been bleeding now.A few days ago the bleeding got very light,almost gone, but then I started getting this nasty brownish discharge& it smelled like something died inside me! It was soo gross.So the day b4 yesterday I was having REAL bad cramps ALL DAY,took 3 excedrin& it didn't do anything 4me. Just took the pain.that night I jumped in the shower, &used my finger to clean out my vagina, & I felt this big piece of tissue inside that was not normally there,so I pulled it out& I was soo scared cuz I didn't know what was going on.It wasn't bloody,it was a piece of tissue kinda brownish/reddish &thick! Yesterday I had really bad cramping again! So this morning I'm laying in bed&feel a gush of fluid as if my water broke!Ran 2the bathroom& this GLOB of tissue comes out&I am no longer cramping nor bleeding.
—Guest Alaina

Not sure what happend

I'm on the Depo shot.I went in 4 my routine shot on Oct.5 but a few days b4 that I started spotting.Ever since then,until today,I've been continuously bleeding.so that's 2mnths that I've been bleeding now.A few days ago the bleeding got very light,almost gone, but then I started getting this nasty brownish discharge& it smelled like something died inside me! It was soo gross.So the day b4 yesterday I was having REAL bad cramps ALL DAY,took 3 excedrin& it didn't do anything 4me. Just took the pain.that night I jumped in the shower, &used my finger to clean out my vagina, & I felt this big piece of tissue inside that was not normally there,so I pulled it out& I was soo scared cuz I didn't know what was going on.It wasn't bloody,it was a piece of tissue kinda brownish/reddish &thick! Yesterday I had really bad cramping again! So this morning I'm laying in bed&feel a gush of fluid as if my water broke!Ran 2the bathroom& this GLOB of tissue comes out&I am no longer cramping nor bleeding.
—Guest Alaina

Scared

I'm only 18 and I've recently had an ectopic and I'm too scared to try have another baby cause I don't want to lose my last tube.
—Jaybee1993

Tubal pregnancy

I had this kind of pregnancy before but I wasn't aware that I was pregnant until I had miscarriage & that is when I found out about the cause. I am pregnant again & I am scared that the history will repeat itself after reading some comments.
—Guest Buhle

lost my tube

I found out I was prego. We were very excited because we had been trying for a while. Knowing that I am at a higher chance of having a tubal we constantly had ultrasounds and blood test. The first week and a half everything seemed great, level were going up as normal. Then on Sunday I started to bleed so we went to the ER right away. They did an ultrasound and said they could see nothing, no baby no gestational sac, which worried us because our doctor saw one last week. The ER said it was most likely a miscarriage and to follow up with my dr. So on Tuesday I went to the dr and they did more blood and told me this pregnancy was not looking like it would be viable, and to have another ultrasound tomorrow. I did, and no baby but they believed it to be ectopic, so the next day they treated it as one and give me the shot to take care of it so I would not have to have surgery. Needless to say that shot did not work, I had emergency surgery Monday and lost my tube.
—Guest worst 2 weeks ever

My ectopic ruptured my tube

I woke with a severely swollen abdomen. Excruciating pain & cramping. After rushing to ER, found out I was pregnant, after ultrasound learned it was tubal & ruptured my right fallopian tube. The bloating was the blood accumulating in my belly. Emergency laproscopic surgery was preformed, they removed tube, fetus & blood. Stopped the bleeding & cauterized the incisions. Sent me home hours later. I'd never had surgery before, it saved my life. Traumatic, yes, but blessed to be here still. The pain had been excruciating. Like none I've ever felt before.
—Guest Tracy

Scared I might have another one...

I had an ectopic 9 months ago, after IVF. It wasn't tubal, in fact they didn't locate it (pregnancy of unknown location) but my hormones were dropping as the pregnancy failed. They monitored me and 10 weeks after I conceived, I miscarried naturally and painfully. I'm now pregnant again, and terrified it will happen again. This pregnancy is naturally conceived, but I had an early scan which showed no sac, but a thick uterine lining, so I have to go next week to try again. Scare scared scared!
—Guest pregoagain

Lost my Tube

I had to have surgery and lost my tube. I was really worried about it happening again. Though they said I'd just have an early ultrasound in my next pregnancy to watch. I'll admit that all the early twinges worried me, but the lack of the tube didn't seem to make a huge difference in my fertility.
—Guest Jenny78

I had an ectopic.

It was after we heard a heart beat that I had bad cramping. After an ultrasound we saw that the baby wasn't in my tubal but also not in the right place in my uterus. The doctor said that we had to do surgery to remove it. In my grief I asked if we could move the baby to the right spot. The doc was great, even though the answer was no. I was able to save my tube.
—Guest 613Mom

Surprise!

I was so excited about being pregnant. The twinges I'd had were blown off as simply growing pains. A routine ultrasound showed the baby in my tube. I had methotrexate (a chemo drug). It worked and I saved my tube. But it was awful losing my baby and having the nasty side effects.
—Guest Rasheed
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