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In the early stages of an ectopic pregnancy, there may not be any notable symptoms other than what would normally be expected during the first trimester. While some women may experience spotting or mild cramping toward one side of the lower abdomen, a great many have no symptoms at all. Other common symptoms of ectopic pregnancy include: Nausea and vomiting with pain Sharp abdominal cramps Pain on one side of your body Dizziness or weakness Pain in your shoulder, neck. The following symptoms are more common in an ectopic pregnancy and can indicate a medical emergency: sharp waves of pain in the abdomen, pelvis, shoulder, or neck severe pain that occurs on one. Here are the primary warning signs to look out for: Mid-abdominal or pelvic pain Pain in the low back Shoulder pain Abnormal vaginal bleeding Dizziness or.

Ectopic pregnancy can be hard to diagnose, since many of the symptoms — including breast tenderness, nausea and fatigue — are similar to. Most of the time, an ectopic pregnancy happens within the first few weeks of pregnancy. You might not even know that you’re pregnant and may not notice any problems. Early signs of an ectopic. Main symptoms You may have an ectopic pregnancy if you miss a period, have a positive pregnancy test, and have other signs of pregnancy, in addition to.

Most of the time, an ectopic pregnancy happens within the first few weeks of pregnancy. You might not even know you’re pregnant and may not have signs of a problem. Light vaginal bleeding and. You’re diagnosed with preeclampsia if you have high blood pressure and protein in your urine after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Most expectant mothers who get preeclampsia develop mild symptoms near their due date, and they and their babies do fine with proper care.

Abnormal bleeding and pelvic pain should be reported to your obstetrician–gynecologist (ob-gyn) or other health care professional. As an ectopic pregnancy grows, more serious symptoms may develop, especially if a fallopian tube ruptures. Symptoms may include the following: Sudden, severe pain in the abdomen or pelvis.

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Teach signs and symptoms of ectopic pregnancy to women at risk: increased vaginal bleeding, moderate to severe abdominal pain (typically unilateral and low), shoulder pain, nausea, and vomiting.

“Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice” by Sandra M. Nettina
from Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice
by Sandra M. Nettina
Wolters Kluwer Health, 2013

Ectopic pregnancy: Suspect in a postpubertal female with lower abdominal pain, missed or scanty menstrual period, morning sickness, and breast tenderness.

“Pediatric Telephone Advice” by Barton D. Schmitt
from Pediatric Telephone Advice
by Barton D. Schmitt
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004

A high index of suspicion of ectopic pregnancy should be maintained with presentations of vaginal bleeding or lower abdominal pain with associated syncope, diarrhoea/ vomiting and shoulder tip pain.

“Crash Course Obstetrics and Gynaecology” by Sophie Kay, Charlotte Jean Sandhu, Shreelata T Datta, Philip Xiu, Ruma Dutta, Fevzi Shakir
from Crash Course Obstetrics and Gynaecology
by Sophie Kay, Charlotte Jean Sandhu, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

With rupture of the fallopian tube, women commonly experience sudden sharp pain in one side of the lower abdomen, but signs and symptoms of tubal pregnancy

“Mosby's Medical Dictionary E-Book” by Mosby
from Mosby’s Medical Dictionary E-Book
by Mosby
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2013

ECTOPIC PREGNANCY Chronic abdominal discomfort early in pregnancy may be caused by unruptured ectopic pregnancy, when, rarely, the fertilised OVUM starts developing in the Fallopian tube (see FALLOPIAN TUBES) instead of the uterus.

“Black's Medical Dictionary” by Bloomsbury Publishing
from Black’s Medical Dictionary
by Bloomsbury Publishing
Bloomsbury Publishing, 2005

Signs of ectopic pregnancy in danger of rupture include slight bleeding, abdominal pain on one side, lightheadedness, shoulder pain, or passing out.

“Dad's Guide To Pregnancy For Dummies” by Mathew Miller, Sharon Perkins
from Dad’s Guide To Pregnancy For Dummies
by Mathew Miller, Sharon Perkins
Wiley, 2014

With rupture of the fallopian tube, women commonly experience sudden sharp pain in one side of the lower abdomen, but signs and symptoms of tubal pregnancy are insidiously variable, and the classic triad of amenorrhoea, pelvic pain, and a tender adnexal mass are present only 50% of the time.

“Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions Australian & New Zealand Edition E-Book” by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
from Mosby’s Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions Australian & New Zealand Edition E-Book
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2009

The most common symptom of ectopic pregnancy is abdominal pain, which may be manifested in isolation or in combination with vaginal bleeding or spotting, dizziness, and shoulder pain (which suggests blood irritating the diaphragm); symptoms generally appear between 6 and 12 weeks of gestation.

“Primary Care E-Book: A Collaborative Practice” by Terry Mahan Buttaro, Patricia Polgar-Bailey, Joanne Sandberg-Cook, JoAnn Trybulski
from Primary Care E-Book: A Collaborative Practice
by Terry Mahan Buttaro, Patricia Polgar-Bailey, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2012

In the initial stages of an ectopic pregnancy, although the fertilised ovum embeds into the fallopian tube the uterus still undergoes the normal changes of early pregnancy, and so the woman experiences the normal symptoms of pregnancy.

“Joints and Connective Tissues: General Practice: The Integrative Approach Series” by Kerryn Phelps, Craig Hassed
from Joints and Connective Tissues: General Practice: The Integrative Approach Series
by Kerryn Phelps, Craig Hassed
Elsevier Health Sciences APAC, 2012

Ectopic pregnancy sometimes produces symptoms of normal pregnancy or no symptoms other than mild abdominal pain (the latter is especially likely in abdominal pregnancy), making diagnosis difficult.

“Illustrated Manual of Nursing Practice” by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
from Illustrated Manual of Nursing Practice
by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002

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  • Makes no sense to me why they can’t move the embryo:,( so sad. I’ve had a tubal and am currently very very late. I’m very afraid of this. Having lots of cramping with no menstruation. And my shoulder is sort of achy, but not much. Just paranoia?

  • Hi Dimple Kh I’m sorry I didn’t get back to you right away. First of all thanks for watching my video. As far as how far along I was, I think I was a month in a half. And the pain, is it very strong?

  • I have the implanon and I got a pregnancy test from the doctor and it came out negative this was two weeks ago and I get really bad lower back pain it sounds like I bleed the same way you talk about except for the dark brown I bled like that about five months ago could I have an etopic pregnancy

  • know about. I have to say that was my first time pregnant so it was very hard for me as i just went through another miscarage that fell out. I felt pregnant for a month but again home pregnancy test said negative. Went to doctors for rib pains, could hardley breathe cramping, hadnt had my period in 44 days, spotting, reaaaal sore breasts, and right before i went started bleeding like a period and he said i was 4 days pregnant from my blood work. I knew i had already lost it whenever they couldnt

  • Yep, when I was going through my ectopic I wished to have come across a video where they would go into details with the symptoms; well because I never ran into a video like so, I made it my mission to post a video that can give good sources on this particular situation. My best wishes to you and do know god is with you and that our angel babies are watching over us…;)

  • @ jokereteful… Hi, no problem. Yep, these were the symptoms I encountered when I was pregnant with my ectopic, of course the emotional aftermath is worse; no matter how far along one was, that love is felt right away and to experience something like so, is just horrible. My best wishes to you, and remember, we all have angel babies who know we love them.

  • I just got diagnose with ectopic pregnancy last week and I just get the shot today it was scary. Everything your saying that’s how it happen to me. I just went for a regular checkup and found out that I have a ectopic pregnancy. Back pain shoulder pains and lower abdominal cramps. Am so happy I caught it early. Thanks girl for the information. Very informative ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️����

  • What if you only discharge clear with blood..I’m having all the symptoms but my ob didn’t even bother checking me and said I think you have your pelvic inflammation..she did said your not pregnant cause your pee came out negative

  • I am 6 weeks pregnant and I have fear that I may have ectopic pregnancy I always have cramps like daily and lower back pain…I don’t know maybe I’m just paranoid ��

  • thanks for this video..i have experienced that before too.ruptured falopian tube, i was in critical situation,that made me 60/40..that they needed to transfer 8 bags of blood to make me survive..and now im afraid of  getting pregnant again..but i want to have baby..but im suffering in emotional condition for what happened on my past..but still hoping 4 it..

  • Me myself I had my period same but sometimes after period had brown spots forone more week than next period normal periods, but now my nipples started hurting before the 15 that i get my periodI felt my period coming but only got one two pink spot, then nothing, but hole week felt like had my period from inside no bleeding. My expiriances right now is itchy boobs sleepy and sometimes lower back pain, and cravings, and 13 year ago I got my tubes tide so I’m like I will wait til dec15 and get checked

  • Mija I took a pregnancy test that you told me to told me to buy and it said negative but I am still having the same symptoms haven’t had my period its like 11 days late

  • I want to ask when did you experience these symptoms?I mean which week of your pregnancy..i m having little bit cramps in my right side of abdomen but they r not severe i usually get a lot of cramping durin my periods and it is not period like but mild..I dont have any other symptoms but yes sometimes i feel dizzy n tired may be it is cos I also had low iron levels before but i m taking iron supplements…I m waiting for your reply..I have appointment with my Ob /Gyn on Monday

  • Thank you very much for your video.am getting true a difficult moment.knowing I have an ectopic pregnancy since dec.11.got methatroxate injection since a week.but my hcg hormone got more higher.so the injection didn’t work.doctor calk me today and said they got to do surgery to take off the ambryon.this is so so hard mentally and physically.after a miscarriage last year in June.am exhausted with that other bad news.tks for your video.it’s good to see that we not alone in that terrible moment.Go

  • I’m on the implant and I’ve been on it for almost a year. I’ve had lower back pain and I’ve recently started bleeding after months and months of not having blood. The blood is a browny colour!!! Could I be pregnant

  • Hi a been getting lower back pain for more then 4 days I went to the Gp and they tested my urine and said everything looks good it’s ligament pains and it’s normal.then the lower back pain went and I started getting pain only on the right side of my stomach in the middle and going a little to the back, I can’t get comfortable in any position and can’t sleep in peace cuz of it.i went to the gp straight away again and she tested urine and blood pressure and said everything is fine and it’s normal. So plzz could u tell me is this something that I should visit the A & E or not. I did ring the hospital a few times they say it’s normal and if it’s really bad that u can’t take the pain then come Straightaway.

  • I had an ectopic pregnancy as well I didn’t know I was pregnant until I started having bleeding it was not a lot it was spotting it sometimes stopped & come back so I was scared & made an appointment to see the doctor I did a pee test & the results come out I was 9 weeks pregnant they told me the bleeding was normal for some pregnant females then after 4 days they wanted a ultrasound to see what was going on & that’s when I found out it was a ectopic pregnancy right away hurts thing ever:(

  • Thank you for your feedback, I truly appreciate it. Thanks for watching my video and I hope it some how helped you with what you may be going through;; I know it’s hard, but remember keep strong and never loose faith. Best wishes!

  • Ive been having lower pain right under my belly button, I am 7 days late. I know its off subject, but could you tell me what it may be?

  • I got a positive tests few days ago took another test got negative took another yesterday morning and got very light positive. I had my tubes tied 2 years ago. I’m currently having severe shoulder pain on my right shoulder so bad I had to soak it and took 800mg of ibeprofien and feeling sick and light headed but not much cramping I am 6 days late so would be about almost 5 weeks. Should I be worried?

  • I had an eptopic pregnancy on 2/28/12. I was two months pregnant. I felt pregnant but i was constantly taking at home pregnancy tests and they all were saying negative. I didnt go to the doctors, which i should have. As days went on i was getting crampy and gasy feeling in my lower section. It would come and it would go. It last for 5 to 10 secs and then would go away. Getting closer into the second month the shooting pains were more focused on the left side. It got so bad on night it woke me ou

  • I am currently going through this. I got two dose of the shot. I have to go on tomorrow for my beta hhc levels. I pray that they have went down a lot. I’m nervous because my breast are very tender. I put my faith in gods hands

  • with my ectopic pregnancy i was feeling a sharp pain in one side and i didn’t told my doctor i that it was normal until one day i felt so dizzy i was blacking out i felt a horrible bloating inside,then i knew something was wrong. I got a emergency surgery the next day my tube had burst