How to distinguish an ectopic pregnancy
In a woman's life sometimes there are situations when it is necessary to distinguish between an ectopic pregnancy (a condition that threatens not only the health but also life) from ordinary ailments that may be symptoms of certain diseases. It is important to make timely because in the case of an ectopic pregnancy, there is only one way to save the woman's life - immediate surgery.
Instruction how to distinguish between an ectopic pregnancy
The earliest symptoms are not allow to distinguish from normal ectopic pregnancy, which is developing in the womb. Symptoms that occur in women will be the same as in the traditional development of pregnancy. Pregnant may experience breast engorgement and sexual organs, slight weight gain, nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, irritability - all the symptoms that are associated in the minds of the women with a normal expectation of the child process.
In an ectopic pregnancy the fertilized egg dividing and does not have time until the time of implantation to pass the fallopian tube and into the uterus, so it can penetrate the mucosa of the fallopian tube. With the development of the pregnancy will happen pipe break, which is accompanied by severe pain in the abdomen, nausea and fast emerging signs of internal bleeding.
Often there may be a feeling of heaviness in the pelvis and pressure on the rectum, which can be explained by the fact that the blood flows into the abdominal cavity, accumulates at the lowest point - the fold of peritoneum, which is located near the rectum. Sometimes genital tract bleeding may occur, like menses, but compared with the intensity of menstrual bleeding is less pronounced, it is often at the same time there are signs of internal bleeding and peritonitis in which cavitary have to perform a complicated operation.
In the event of possible signs of pregnancy, a woman who had been suffering before pelvic inflammatory diseases and reproductive organs, should visit a gynecologist, constantly watching her. The doctor will be able to assign the laboratory tests that will help to establish the fact of pregnancy and ultrasound, which allows to determine the exact location of the embryo implantation.