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how is an abortion done?

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Dr. Matthew Wilson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Depends: on how far along you are and your medical risk factors. Medicine can be used or surgery.

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A 53-year-old member asked:

Are there alternative choices to having an abortion?

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Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
Yes: An abortion, or termination of pregnancy, can be performed in several ways. There are medications to end a pregnancy if it is early. There are also procedures for later pregnancies. The alternative to abortion would be adoption.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Is having an abortion safe?

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Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Yes: See a specialist. Done correctly it is very safe.
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A 36-year-old member asked:

Are there any negative health repercussions to having an abortion?

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Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: Other than for the risks of any procedure (e.g. Bleeding, infection, injury to adjacent organs, etc...) or pill/medication (e.g. Side/adverse affects), I am not aware of any.
A 24-year-old member asked:

Can having an abortion decrease your chance of conceiving later in life ?

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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 19 years experience
Should Not: It should not. However, complications of the procedure can be infection and scarring of the uterus. And of those occur, which are rare, fertility can be affected.
A 19-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to have an abortion without a doctor?

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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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An: Talk to a trained professional. Go over your options.

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