Essay On Ectopic Pregnancy

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Ectopic Pregnancy is when the egg that is already fertilized by sperm is implanted in the fallopian tube in instead of implanting itself in the uterus.if the fertilized egg implants in the fallopian tube it can be because the tube is either damaged or it's blocked make it impossible for the egg to get to the uterus and the egg proceeds to develop in the the fallopian tube, which can also be called a tubal pregnancy. when having an ectopic pregnancy it is important to treat it because it can cause serious damage to the fallopian tube which can cause the fallopian tube to rupture and cause bleeding and abdominal pain. According to BabyCenter “This can cause permanent damage to the tube or loss of the tube, and if it involves very heavy internal …show more content…
and because the fertilized egg can not be taken and implanted into the uterus the only solution there is is to terminate the pregnancy. In the website of BabyCenter”If the pregnancy is clearly ectopic and the embryo is still relatively small, you may be given the drug methotrexate. The drug is injected into a muscle and reaches the embryo through your bloodstream, where it ends the pregnancy by stopping the cells of the placenta from growing. (Over time, the tiny embryo is reabsorbed into your body”.)(BabyCenter) or another way to terminate a pregnancy is through a surgery called laparoscopic which according to webMD “A laparoscope is a thin, flexible instrument inserted through small incisions in the abdomen. During this surgery, a tiny incision is made in the fallopian tube and the embryo is removed, preserving the fallopian tube’s

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