Pregnancy requires a number of steps in a woman's body, from fertilization to delivery. When a fertilized egg travels to the uterus to attach itself, makes one of the steps during pregnancy. Ectopic Pregnancy also is known as tubular pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg implants somewhere other than the main cavity of the uterus. Ectopic pregnancy is a risky condition which requires immediate attention and treatment.
What causes Ectopic Pregnancy
An ectopic pregnancy occurs when the egg which is fertilized by the sperm gets attached to the fallopian tube linings starts growing there. Different reasons by which Ectopic Pregnancy occur are, restrictive movement of egg owing to an inflammation or infection in the tube, the presence of STDs, birth defects, due to the presence of surgical adhesions and so on. Endometrium inflammation, repeated use of fertility drugs or a history of repeated abortions, delayed pregnancy after an age of about 40 etc makes other reasons.
Signs and symptoms of Ectopic Pregnancy
- Severe abdominal and pelvic pain
- Vomiting or nausea
- Body pain in neck shoulder or back
- Vaginal discharge in light red color.
Diagnosis is done by an abdominal examination followed by an ultrasound. It will help in ascertaining the location of fetal growth. Immediate treatment procedures are to be initiated at the earliest if an ectopic pregnancy is detected during the diagnosis.
Laparoscopic Ectopic Pregnancy Treatment
Surgical removal of ectopic growth or repair of the fallopian tube is required in most of the cases where internal bleeding has occurred. This can be done in two ways as, Salpingostomy and Salpingectomy.
Advantages of Laparoscopic Treatment
- Smaller surgical scars
- Reduced blood loss
- Less pain after surgery
- Shorter hospital stay
- Faster return to normal activities
- Reduced risk of infections
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