Every married woman wants to be a mother. Pregnancy or news of pregnancy brings joy to a family life. But sometimes a seemingly normal pregnancy turns out to be an abnormal one and ultimately does not produce any positive result or baby. In some cases even puts the life of a woman in danger. This kind of abnormal pregnancy is called Ectopic Pregnancy. Ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg places itself on Fallopian tube instead of getting to the uterus or womb. This kind of misplaced fertilized egg does not grow up to be a healthy fetus, rather it can cause complication in long run.
Doctors sometimes refers Ectopic pregnancy as Tubal Pregnancy. Though the misplaced egg can place itself in abdominal region instead of Fallopian tube too. Doctors say that this kind of pregnancy sometimes does not produce any signs for a few days or weeks. But mild signs like lower abdominal or pelvic pain may occur. It also can involve light vaginal bleeding too. Along with these a woman can feel dizziness as well as weakness, a feeling of nausea. a woman with Ectopic pregnancy can feel ache in one part of her body also. But health experts say that sometimes this kind of pregnancy can turn serious. Bleeding from Fallopian tube can take place and it can become severe. A woman in this case can feel pain in shoulder or neck also. That is why doctors say that if your seemingly normal pregnancy produces heavy vaginal bleeding with a sense of lightheadedness or loss of consciousness then do not loose a moment. Contact a doctor immediately. It may be Ectopic pregnancy.
Here Are 5 Major Factors That Can Contribute To Ectopic Pregnancy In Women:
1. Infectious Disease In Pelvic Or Female Organs
Doctors say that inflammation or infection in female or pelvic organs can increase the risk of Ectopic pregnancy. Such organs are ovary, Fallopian tube and uterus. The diseases which can create infection are pelvic inflammatory disease or PID, salpingitis etc. Besides sexually transmitted infections like gonorrhea, chlamydia etc also increase risk of Ectopic pregnancy experts say.
2. Defect In The Structure Of Fallopian Tube
Health experts or doctors say that defect in the structure of Fallopian tube can be a riskfactor for Ectopic pregnancy in women. Sometimes a woman has structural defect in the tube that barres a fertilized egg to travel to uterus normally. Sometimes such defect in the tube can occur due to some surgery in this region. It is even seen that surgery to right the defect in the structure of Fallopian tube sometimes damages the tube that in turn increase risk of Ectopic pregnancy in a woman.
3. Different Contraceptive Method To Help Child Birth
Contraceptive methods also can be one of the riskfactors for Ectopic pregnancy. Sometimes women use different contraceptive method to prevent child birth. Though it is rare still sometimes it is seen that despite of having precaution a woman is pregnant. Doctors say that in such cases the chance of getting Ectopic pregnancy becomes higher. The contraceptive methods include IUD or intrauterine device and tubal ligation.
4. Infertility Or Method To Tackle Infertility
Infertility can increase risk of abnormal pregnancy in women.According to doctors some modern medical research has shown connection exists between infertility and Ectopic pregnancy. Doctors say that it is the method that is taken to tackle infertility can increase the risk of getting Ectopic pregnancy. Women sometimes take medicines for fertility that can ;contribute to Ectopic pregnancy.
5. Habit Of Smoking
Smoking increases the risk of any major heath condition or ailment including this kind of abnormal pregnancy in women. Doctors say that a woman who has habit of smoking frequently has to leave this if she wants to be a mother. Habit of frequent smoking increases risk of Ectopic pregnancy.