Ectopic Pregnancy: Causes

What Causes an Ectopic Pregnancy?

When a fertilized egg's unable move down the fallopian tube into the uterus quickly, it causes an ectopic pregnancy. A fallopian tube could have entirely or partially blocked by an inflammation commonly known as Pelvic inflammatory disease or PID.

Chlamydia or gonorrhea also can cause PID. Blockages also caused by scar tissue from previous abdominal and fallopian surgeries. Seldom the shape of the fallopian tube changed by the birth faults and interrupt the egg's process.

Read more on:
1. Ectopic pregnancy symptoms and signs
2. Diagnosis of Ectopic Pregnancy

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