Ectopic Pregnancy - When To Call a Doctor
If you are
pregnant, be alert to the symptoms that may mean you have an ectopic pregnancy, especially if you are at risk. If you have symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy or you are being treated for an ectopic pregnancy, avoid strenuous activity until your symptoms have been evaluated by a doctor.
Call 911 or other emergency services immediately if:
You passed out (lost consciousness).
You have severe
vaginal bleeding. You have sudden, severe pain in your belly or pelvis.
Call your doctor now or seek immediate medical care if:
You are dizzy or lightheaded, or you feel like you may faint.
You have vaginal bleeding.
You have new
cramps or new pain in your belly or pelvis.
Who to see
The following health professionals can evaluate you for an ectopic pregnancy:
A diagnosed ectopic pregnancy is treated by a
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic
Making the Most of Your Appointment.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
June 04, 2014
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