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Could I be having an abdominal pregnancy?

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I had a partial hysterectomy 7 yrs ago. I still have my overies. For the last three months, I have been showing all the symptoms of pregnancy. My abdoman has increaced aproximatly 18 inches in the last month and when I lay on my left side or stomach I can feel a mass. Pregnancy test comes up negitive. My reg. DR. has tested for just about everything else. The only strange result was my CA 125 came back elevated to 34. Could I be having an abdominal pregnancy? What do I do to confirm it? The mass is in the upper left quadrant, just under my ribs and deep toward my back. Also, at the risk of sounding crazy, I have felt light thumping like movement over the recent few weeks.


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replied November 7th, 2012
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Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
CA 125 is usually used as tumor marker test for detecting ovarian cancer. It can also be elevated in other conditions like in pregnancy, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, pancreatitis, PID, liver disease etc. Consider going ahead with getting repeat tests and repeat ultrasound scan to look for the underlying cause. You may also consider taking second opinion from another gynecologist. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest.
Take care.


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