An ectopic pregnancy is a type of pregnancy complication that can occur as a result of dangerous drug use. Another term used is "tubal pregnancy" because the baby grows outside of the mother's womb where it is supposed to grow. While ectopic pregnancies can occur a number of different places outside of the uterus, a common area is inside the fallopian tube. This is because when an egg is fertilized, it has to travel from the ovary to the uterus and the pathway used is the fallopian tube.
You may be at risk for having an ectopic pregnancy due to a number of factors, such as pelvic inflammatory disease, in vitro fertilization and past surgery among others. Sometimes women who take prescription medication are at a higher risk of suffering from birth complications, so if you are pregnant or may become pregnant, it is best to consult a medical professional before you continue use of your prescription drug, because it may be harmful to the child.
Ectopic pregnancies are sometimes hard to spot, because the baby does not grow normally. Women may even produce negative pregnancy tests in the event of an ectopic pregnancy. If you think you may be pregnant and suffering from an ectopic pregnancy, consider the following symptoms: abnormal bleeding, breast tenderness, nausea, pelvic pain, fainting and low blood pressure, among others. Visit your doctor if you are displaying any of the following symptoms and they will likely run tests to conclude the cause of your pain.
How a Pharmaceutical Injury Attorney Can Help
If you became pregnant and the pregnancy was an ectopic pregnancy, you are likely curious as to how it happened. Getting a physical examination is crucial in this case, and if it can be determined that this birth injury was caused or contributed to by use of a dangerous prescription drug, then talk to a pharmaceutical injury attorney at our firm immediately. Our firm has a history of obtaining successful case results for our clients, because we always fight for their rights. Our firm is not afraid to stand up to large pharmaceutical companies in order to get our clients justice, so if you are interested in this kind of service then you should speak to someone at our firm immediately. Someone is always available to take your call. We offer free case evaluations, so even if you are unsure about the cause of your
pregnancy complications you should still speak with us to discuss your options. If this is the kind of legal help you are looking for, then don't hesitate to contact our firm today.
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