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I Have Endometriosis With Blocked Tubes & A Previous Ectopic

Posted On: November 27, 2013 9:27 pm

Dear Dr. Ramirez, A few years ago, I had an IUD inserted to which my body never adjusted to.  I bled the entire time until it was removed months later to discover that it caused an infection.  This year I became pregnant in January, and in February the ectopic pregnancy was removed by a laparoscopy procedure.  At that time, I learned that I have/had endometriosis, my left fallopian tube had been scarred completely shut, and the right fallopian tube was where the pregnancy had occurred.  The endometriosis had attached my uterus to my bowel, but was removed in the same [...]

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Woman Has Salpingectomy Of Left Tube: Trying To Conceive Again

Posted On: November 29, 2012 5:51 pm

Question: Hi, My name is Lindsay; I’m from Atlanta, Ga. I recently underwent emergency surgery to remove my left Fallopian tube that had ruptured due to an ectopic pregnancy. I lost a severe amount of blood, resulting in receiving 5 blood transfusions. My husband and I have a 20 month old daughter, and we are/were trying to conceive again. My question is: The doctor that performed the surgery stated that my right ( intact) tube ” looks great”. I explained this to my normal doctor (works in same practice) and I was told that we really don’t know what the [...]

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