Patient :Hello! I had an ectopic pregnancy 5 years ago (my first ever pregnancy) I did have a burst appendix when I was 7 and it put a hole in my bowels and I did have the operation and all was well. Since that ectopic I have had 2 healthy pregnancies ( 4 year old and 1 1/2 year old) what are my chances of having another ectopic if we were to try for another baby??
Thanks for the query to ATD for an opinion,
The chances of ectopic pregnancy after first ectopic pregnancy which was treated with salpingostomy increases by 10 per cent with each pregnancy. You have been lucky that you conceived naturally through possibly the other healthy tube, but the chances as per statistics and equations as i mentioned increases by 10% with each pregnancy. So you must bear this fact in mind while deciding for your future conceptions now.
I hope i have answered your query in detail,
Wishing you good health,
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