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2.5 Million U.S. Women Have Condition That Can Cause Infertility

Posted 3 Feb 2017 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Feb. 3, 2017 – About 2.5 million American women have had pelvic inflammatory disease, an often-symptomless infection of the reproductive tract that can cause infertility and lasting abdominal pain, a new U.S. government report shows. Scientists also found that those who had 10 or more male sex partners experienced pelvic inflammatory disease three times as often as women with a single ...

Ultrasound Best Detector of Dangerous Ectopic Pregnancies, Study Finds

Posted 23 Apr 2013 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, April 23 – Ectopic pregnancy, in which the fertilized egg grows in the fallopian tubes or other spots outside the uterus, typically leads to miscarriage and can even prove fatal. Now, a review of the data finds that taking a patient's history along with a clinical exam is not enough to diagnose the condition in women with abdominal pain or vaginal bleeding during early pregnancy. ...

Ectopic Pregnancy Treatments Have Similar Effects on Fertility

Posted 13 Mar 2013 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, March 13 – Fertility rates are about the same for women who undergo different types of treatments for ectopic pregnancy, according to a new study. In an ectopic pregnancy, the fertilized egg grows outside the uterus, usually in the fallopian tubes. This typically leads to a miscarriage. This study looked at pregnancies among more than 400 women in France two years after their ectopic ...

Fewer Children for Women After Ectopic Pregnancy: Study

Posted 18 Oct 2012 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, Oct. 18 – Women whose first pregnancy is ectopic have fewer children and are at increased risk for another ectopic pregnancy, a new study says. Ectopic pregnancies account for about 1 percent of pregnancies and occur when a fertilized egg implants somewhere other than in the womb. Ectopic pregnancies usually occur in the fallopian tubes, which carry eggs from the ovaries to the uterus. ...

Illicit Drug Use May Be Driving Rise in Ectopic Pregnancies in Florida

Posted 16 Feb 2012 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, Feb. 16 – An alarming increase in ectopic pregnancy-related deaths among Florida women is likely caused by illicit drug use and delays in seeking medical care, a U.S. report released Thursday says. The finding that deaths from ectopic pregnancies jumped fourfold in the past decade in Florida points to a need for improved access to health care and greater awareness of the importance of ...

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