Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.

Ectopic pregnancy

Ectopic pregnancy: Introduction

Ectopic pregnancy: The occurrence of a pregnancy outside that of the uterus. See detailed information below for a list of 15 causes of Ectopic pregnancy, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

» Review Causes of Ectopic pregnancy: Causes | Symptom Checker »

Causes of Ectopic pregnancy:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Ectopic pregnancy. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

» Review Causes of Ectopic pregnancy: Causes | Symptom Checker »

Home Diagnostic Testing and Ectopic pregnancy

Home medical tests possibly related to Ectopic pregnancy:

Ectopic pregnancy: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Ectopic pregnancy, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

Symptom Checker

Symptom Checker

Ectopic pregnancy Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Ectopic pregnancy may include:

Review further information on Ectopic pregnancy Treatments.

Stories from Users for Ectopic pregnancy

Real-life user stories relating to Ectopic pregnancy:

Ectopic pregnancy: Animations

Ectopic pregnancy: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Ectopic pregnancy may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

Research the causes of these more general types of symptom:

Research the causes of related medical symptoms such as:

Causes of Similar Symptoms to Ectopic pregnancy

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Ectopic pregnancy:

Ectopic pregnancy: Deaths

Read more about causes and Ectopic pregnancy deaths.

Misdiagnosis and Ectopic pregnancy

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with more »

Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the breast tissue, such as with a more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis more »

Undiagnosed celiac disease in pregnancy harms fetus: The failure to diagnose the common but less known digestive disease celiac disease (see symptoms more »

Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status can affect her level of fertility. Although obesity or overweight can in themselves reduce fertility, there are other more »

Ectopic pregnancy: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

Other ways to find a doctor, or use doctor, physician and specialist online research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: Ectopic pregnancy

Research extensive quality ratings and patient safety measures for hospitals, clinics and medical facilities in health specialties related to Ectopic pregnancy:

Ectopic pregnancy: Related Rare Diseases

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

Ectopic pregnancy: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Definitions of Ectopic pregnancy:

Development of a fertilized ovum outside of the uterine cavity.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Pregnancy resulting from gestation elsewhere than in the uterus
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Development of a fertilized ovum outside of the uterine cavity.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Ectopic pregnancy

The list below shows some of the causes of Ectopic pregnancy mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Ectopic pregnancy?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Ectopic pregnancy. Of the 15 causes of Ectopic pregnancy that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 12 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Ectopic pregnancy:

The following list of conditions have 'Ectopic pregnancy' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Ectopic pregnancy or choose View All.

Conditions listing medical complications: Ectopic pregnancy:

The following list of medical conditions have Ectopic pregnancy or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.




Join in at the forums

Ask or answer a question about symptoms or diseases at one of our free interactive user forums.

Medical story forums: If you have a medical story then we want to hear it.

See a list of all the medical forums

Causes of Ectopic pregnancy Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Ectopic pregnancy based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    What are the alternative names for Ectopic pregnancy:

    Eccyesis, Tubal pregnancy
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Ectopic pregnancy:

    Medical Conditions associated with Ectopic pregnancy:

    Pregnancy symptoms (699 causes), Female reproductive symptoms (928 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes)

    Symptoms related to Ectopic pregnancy:

    Pregnancy (699 causes), Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Absent periods (287 causes), Miscarriage (285 causes), Pain abdomen, Ultrasound, Dilatation and curettage, Fallopian tube, Acute appendicitis (10 causes), Pouch of Douglas

    Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

    Doctor-patient articles related to symptoms and diagnosis:

    These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Ectopic pregnancy

    Medical research papers related to Ectopic pregnancy include:

    Research More Evidence-Based Medicine at

    Related medical articles from our Disease Center for Ectopic pregnancy:

    More Ways To Research Medical Signs and Symptoms:


    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise