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can a doctor tell if you have had an abortion

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: There's no way to tell, whether it was medical or surgical. I'm sorry it happened in the first place, and I hope that someday the two of you will be ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
He will find: out if you tell him. Otherwise, there is no way for him to know. Are you sure you don't want to be honest about it with your future husband?
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
If you tell us: Is usually the only way. If you had an abortion with complications or have had multiple abortions there may be clues; otherwise, we only know what you ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
46 years experience Interventional Radiology
No: An abortion, especially in the first trimester leaves no tell-tale signs. No one can tell if you have had an abortion.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Open communication: It is important for the patient-doctor relationship to have open communication and honesty. When an obgyn asked about pregnancy history it is for a ve ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It would be hard for a doctor to tell you had an abortion much less how many you have had unless you told her/him. Hope this helps.
A male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: There is not a way to know if a woman had an abortion in the past. This is information she may choose to share or choose to keep private.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Tell doctor.: You should always tell your doctors everything about your medical history. Not everything will be readily apparent.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Half-life of HCG: After an abortion, the HCG levels start to fall. The half-life of HCG is 24-36 hours, so every 24-36 hours the level of HCG in your blood drops by 50% ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
38 years experience Pediatrics
It depends: I don't have any real experience with this, but it would probably depend on what type of surgery was done (there are several forms). A doctor could pr ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Polar opposites: Those who oppose abortion are offended and upset by abortions. Those who have sympathy for the woman and do not have moral proscriptions against this ... Read More
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