If i having these polycystic disease of the ovary, pituitary tumors secreting prolactin, anemia and poor diet, hormonal imbalance, unexplained or sudden weight gain or weight loss and this is the reason for missed or delayed period then why it not should earlier.This time iam feeling this first time and i got spot of blood like in white discharge.Please tell me what is ECTOPIC and how will it diagonis?
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!
An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that occurs outside the uterus. Usual site is a fallopian tube. It is diagnosed by an ultrasound through the vaginal route.
It is true that all the causes enumerated usually cause a missed or delayed period for a long time. However, it can start any time in a woman's life. So, if pregnancy is ruled out be blood tests and ultrasound, these causes will have to be looked into.
Since a confirmed diagnosis cannot be given on net please discuss these possibilities with your gynecologist once and get a blood test for HCG and an ultrasound. Hope this helps. Take care!
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