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Ectopic Pregnancy (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

If you are pregnant and experience any unusual abdominal pain or vaginal bleeding, contact a medical professional immediately. If your health care professional cannot be reached, or if your symptoms become worse, go quickly to a hospital's emergency department.

You must go to a hospital's emergency department for any of the following reasons:

  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Heavy vaginal bleeding
  • Passing out or loss of consciousness
  • Dizziness when standing
  • If you are unable to reach your health care professional in a timely manner
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/12/2015
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