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An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg implants outside of the uterus. The most common site is within a fallopian tube. More rarely an embryo may implant within an ovary, in the cervix, or on the abdominal wall






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Bleeding Esophageal Varices

Alternate Names : Esophageal Variceal Rupture, Esophageal Variceal Bleeding, Esophageal Variceal Hemorrhage

Bleeding Esophageal Varices | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the signs and symptoms of the condition?

Symptoms often happen quite suddenly and include:

  • coughing up or vomiting up blood
  • black, tarry stools due to the bleeding in the gut
  • lightheadedness from loss of blood
  • passing out from loss of blood

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    Bleeding Esophageal Varices: Diagnosis & Tests

    Author: Adam Brochert, MD
    Reviewer: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS
    Date Reviewed: 04/03/01



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