Ectopic Pregnancy

Stephanie Lopez 7th

Description

It occurs when the fertilized egg attaches itself in a different place that is not inside the uterus. Most of the Ectopic Pregnancies occur in the fallopian tube and are sometimes called tubal pregnancies.

Symptoms

*Vaginal bleeding (heavier or lighter than normal period)

*Weakness, dizziness, or fainting

*Sharp or stabbing pain

Risks Involved

*Pelvic Inflammation Disease (PID)

*Several Induced Abortions

*Smoking

Treatment Options

*If the tube has become stretched or has ruptured and started bleeding, part or all of it may have to be removed