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ObGyn Ectopic pregnancy on which OCP!

A woman who was on oral contraceptive developed ectopic pregnancy. What type of pill was she on?
a) combined oral contraceptive
b) estrogen only
c) progestin only
answer please and explain your answer.

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progestin as estrogen is needed to induce excretion of follicles
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But wouldn't there be enough estrogen already present in her body to cause normal rupture of follicle?
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ya thats why is progeterone
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