How to identify an ectopic pregnancy in the early stages
Ectopic pregnancy is a pathological case in which the fertilized egg is not in the uterus. This is due to the inability of the fallopian tubes to fulfill its intended purpose - transporting the fertilized egg into the uterus. Ectopic pregnancy is very dangerous for a woman's life, so it is very important to timely diagnose the pathology.
Instruction how to identify an ectopic pregnancy in the early stages
Symptoms of ectopic pregnancy in the early stages are very similar to symptoms of normal pregnancy: delayed menstruation, morning sickness, breast tenderness, etc.
As a rule, women do not attach importance to the characteristic signs of ectopic pregnancy: a pulling pain in the abdomen, low blood pressure, accompanied by dizziness and syncope, vaginal bleeding and a feeling of heaviness in the perineum and rectum. These symptoms may be signs of disease, but in the presence of at least one of them is important to see a doctor urgently, so that he has appointed the necessary examination. After all, if the ectopic pregnancy is detected at early stages, it is possible to do without surgery.
Normal pregnancy test and a blood test for hCG ectopic pregnancy as a normal, positive. To diagnose an ectopic pregnancy in the early stages can be if in time to notice a decrease in the blood of women chorionic hormone secreted by the placenta. This hormone promotes the blocking function of the ovaries to develop a new egg.
Identify possible ectopic pregnancy using ultrasound of the uterine cavity by means of which it can be assumed about the existing pathology in the early stages. From 2-3 weeks of pregnancy extrauterine diagnose her character is possible by means of transvaginal ultrasound conducted by introducing a special probe into the vagina.
To identify an ectopic pregnancy in the early stages can be, having diagnostic laparoscopy - a procedure that is performed under general anesthesia. It uniquely allows you to set the pathology.
If a woman is faced with a situation of ectopic pregnancy and the need for surgical intervention, following her pregnancy must take place under the constant supervision of a doctor.