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can the abortion pill make you infertile

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kimberlynn Heller
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: By "the abortion pill", I am assuming you are referring to ru486 or mifepristone. It only affects the developing pregnancy, not the anatomy or mechani ... Read More
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Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Rarely a problem: Most abortions (medical or surgical) don't cause future fertility problems, but if you have some pregnancy tissue left behind or an infection afterwar ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not unless there : Were serious complications.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rarely: Abortion will only cause infertility if there are complications like bleeding, infection or retained tissue. Those can cause scarring.
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Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not usually: Having a procedure does not usually lead to infertility. However an infection from the procedure can cause scarring of the uterus and even the fallopi ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Pena
24 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not directly: Abortion does not cause infertility directly. However, one of the methods for abortion is a suction currettage, which has the risk of causing scarrin ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Usually not: If the procedure was done correctly and appropriately. Check w/your doctor.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not likely: One uncomplicated abortion, especially in first trimester, is not usually a fertility concern. You can be evaluated by an obg or fertility doc for pos ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Possible, not likely: It obviously depends on any complications, such as endometritis, salpingitis, endometrial scarring (asherman syndrome) during or after the abortion - ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
It would: Be a very uncommon occurrence.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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No: Hi. No, it won't compromise your ability to have a baby if/when the time is right. Try to use reliable contraception so you don't need to abort, but d ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Plan B has a transient effect on the system and leaves no long lasting residual.Abortion, depending on technique and or complications would have a gre ... Read More

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