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What Is Ectopic Pregnancy?

In an ectopic pregnancy, a fertilized egg implants outside the uterus, may be in the fallopian tubes or ovaries or somewhere else. Usually in the fallopian tubes. If undiagnosed or untreated, as the pregnancy grows, it can damage the organs that contains it and cause life -threatening blood loss (endanger the mother’s life). In the very early phase, it can be treated by medicines or laparoscopy. After rupture it can be treated by laparoscopy or open surgery. Even after surgery patient can have successful healthy pregnancy in future.