Ectopic Pregnancy

by Cathy Parkes October 22, 2021 Updated: December 29, 2021

Any pregnant patient complaining of unilateral stabbing pain in the lower abdomen/pelvis should be evaluated for ectopic pregnancy.

Any pregnant patient complaining of unilateral stabbing pain in the lower abdomen/pelvis should be evaluated for ectopic pregnancy.

Methotrexate may be used to dissolve the pregnancy and save the fallopian tube. Surgical intervention may be required if the pregnancy is too large to reabsorb, or has ruptured the fallopian tube.

To learn more, see our full article on Ectopic Pregnancy and other complications!



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