An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that occurs outside the womb (uterus). It is a life-threatening condition for the mother. This kind of pregnancy occurs due to several reasons like defects in the fallopian tubes, by birth, or scarring after a ruptured appendix. The most common site for an ectopic pregnancy is within one of the two fallopian tubes. In rare cases, ectopic pregnancies can occur in the ovary, abdomen or cervix. Symptoms Of Ectopic Pregnancy – There can be early pregnancy symptoms such as breast tenderness or nausea. Other symptoms may include abnormal vaginal bleeding, low back pain, pelvic cramping, missing periods. If the area around the abnormal pregnancy ruptures and bleeds, symptoms may get worse. They may include fainting or dizziness, rectal pressure, low blood pressure, shoulder pain or severe lower abdominal pain.
There are two types of treatment for ectopic pregnancy that are available at hospitals in India – medical management or surgical intervention. At our hospitals if the ectopic pregnancy is diagnosed in early stages then the best way to treat it is through an injection of methotrexate. This stops the growth of the embryo. If the pregnancy is at a matured stage then our gynaecologist may advise you surgery for ectopic pregnancy. But sometimes ectopic tissue can be removed using laparoscopy, a less invasive surgical procedure.
Whatever your treatment, our gynaecologist will want to see you regularly afterwards to make sure your HCG levels return to zero. This may take several weeks. An elevated HCG could mean that some ectopic tissue is still present. Ectopic Pregnancy can be a life threatening condition which some patients do not understand and keep moving from one doctor to another, wasting precious time. You must trust the doctor and go ahead with the treatment prescribed by them in case of ectopic pregnancy. In such emergencies you must value the life of the female who could be your wife, girlfriend or your daughter.
Dr Balvin Kaur Ghai is one of the best and extensively trained gynaecologist in Mohali, Chandigarh for Ectopic Pregnancy Management at Bahra Hospital, Mohali, Punjab. The cost of ectopic pregnancy management would be in the range of Rs. 15,000 – 55,000 depending upon whether it is medical or surgical. However since it is not an elective procedure it is advisable to not waste time on finding the lowest cost. The best thing to do is to go ahead with the treatment at the nearest good hospital where a qualified gynaecologist is available. The things to be kept in mind is preservation of the fallopian tubes during the course of the treatment so that the chances of future pregnancy are not at risk. A good gynaecologist at a decent maternity centre is trained to handle ectopic pregnancy. However in some cases where the health of the pregnant woman is otherwise precarious a multi specialty hospital would be a better choice. Other complications in the health of the female are better handled at a multi-specialty hospital.
Bahra Superspecialty Hospital is the biggest private hospital in the Tricity of Mohali, Chandigarh and Panchkula. Spread over 12 acres, the hospital has 250 beds at present which can be expanded to 1000 beds. Mr. Gurvinder Singh Bahra who is one of the most distinguished educationist in India has setup this hospital in the Kharar area of Mohali, Punjab.
Bahra Hospital has been in the forefront of deploying cutting edge technology for the benefit of its patients. Our Intensive Care Units are equipped with the latest ventilators, monitors and other life saving equipments. The Radiology department has the ultrafast 32 Slice CT Scanner, Ultrasound, Colour Doppler and Digital X-Ray to provide all the diagnostic services inhouse.
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Gynecologist Dr Balvin Kaur is talking about the ways in which a pregnant woman can try to go for normal delivery. What all things should be kept in mind during pregnancy.