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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Depend on baby's age: The medicine is by prescription, so a woman goes to her Ob-Gyn doctor (or a women's clinic) to be evaluated for it. Whether or not medicine can be use ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amit Bhavsar
20 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes this is possible if you are early enough.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: on how far along you are and your medical risk factors. Medicine can be used or surgery.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Would be unnatural: Humans naturally get pregnant and have babies, by having sex. Otherwise, we humans might go extinct. It would be unnatural to somehow at home easily g ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience in Podiatry
Surgery: Surgery has a lot of risks, no matter what the procedure or the reason. Although pills also carry their risks as well, many would argue that surgery ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical v. Sugical: A medical abortion is a pill that's an anti-progesterone and causes the placenta of very early pregnancy to fall away from uterus. A surgical abortio ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes it can: Misoprostol can abort an early pregnancy. it is less than 100% effective and is less effective than the combination of misoprostol and mifepristone. ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Varies: The laws about abortion vary from state to state from serious obstacles to very little obstacle. We have a serious problem with these issues in the u ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Definitely: One of the most safe medications we give in obstetrics. Helps to soften the cervix prior to a surgical abortion thus decreasing the risk of laceratio ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nausea,vomiting: Nausea, vomiting, diarheea, diziness, cramping abdominal pain are some of the side effects.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Misoprostol: Misoprostol alone is not an abortion pill and in fact it's used as a drug to prevent/treat stomach ulcers. It just so happens that Misoprostol can als ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
46 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Varies: Bleeding usually lasts as long as a heavy period and gradually decreases to light bleeding or a heavy brown discharge. There may be spotting irregular ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bleeding early: 20-30% of early pregnancies will have some bleeding in the first 13wks. Uterine cramping, (like a period), and a size less than dates measurement on ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unsure: It could be a new pregnancy, it could be that the old pregnancy was not completely removed, it could mean that you have persistent gestational neoplas ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abortion: It depends if it was surgical abortion or a medical abortion. If it was a surgical abortion a very worrisome complication could be a uterine perforati ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The emergency contraceptive only works if taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. You should not need it if you had a surgical abortion unle ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes: If the hpts are negative, there is not retained product of conception and abortion was successful. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraceptio ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
How long ago?: How long ago was the medical abortion done? Most periods resume in 6 weeks after this procedure.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nonyelu Anyichie
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abortion: Misoprostol is a synthetic prostaglandin e1 (pge1) analog that is used to prevent gastric ulcers, to treat missed miscarriage, to induce labor, and to ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Nemiro
44 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: Generally when an abortion is complete and the HCG levels are close or at zero, the brain will "reset" itself and you should have an ovulatory bleed w ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Abortion: Yes. Depends on gestation age.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Should be safe.
A member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Abortion conceive: Can second trimester therapeutic abortion that's surgical abortion make it difficult to conceive? ANS: Ask the team that did the surgery if they took ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More

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