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Possibly pregnancy soon after ectopic ?

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i had a egtopic pregnancy and had surgery(dnc)on the 8th of december. a few days after surgery i had unprotected sex with my partner. Now im experienceing heartburn slightly tender breast, nausea, and cramping. On the 27th i was due to have a period but all have is some brown discharge and its not heavy but i still need to wear a pad.when i went to the bathroom again i was bleeding but its not as heavy as my normal period.. the dr started me on Monessa birth control but i have missed some pills so now i dont know if im pregnant or just cycle changes??

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replied December 29th, 2010
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Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

Actually yes, it is difficult to say whether it is changes due to recent surgery or pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test and if negative, do a blood pregnancy test after a week if you still do not get periods. If that too is negative consult your gynecologist to find the cause. If it is positive, consult your gynecologist to rule out ectopic. Hope this helps. Take care!

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