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A 41-year-old member asked:

is having an abortion safe?

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Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syalanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Yes: See a specialist. Done correctly it is very safe.
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes: Abortions if performed by an experienced provider has less risk than if you were a smoker and taking birth contrl pills. Safe if you are emotionally and morally prepared for the termination of the pregnancy.
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Yes: Having an abortion is nearly ALWAYS safer than going through with an unplanned pregnancy. Independent of pregnancy though, abortion is VERY safe with risks of bleeding/infection/damage to the uterus all at

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to get an abortion?

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Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Yes: As long as it is done by a qualified md who has been trained to do the procedure, .
A 47-year-old member asked:

What is the latest to get an abortion and be safe?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Earlier is better: As a genral rule the earlier the safer, after 12 weeks is a big jump from under 12 weeks. Laws also vary from state to state, usually up to around 20 weeks: try www.Plannedparenthood.Org as a resource, you should be able to get help with your state's laws there. Good luck.
A 22-year-old female asked:

Is it safe to do abortion in 20 days ?

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Dr. Xin-Nong Li
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: If you mean that 20 days of pregnancy, abortion is safe. Indeed, the earlier, the better.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Can I have a safe abortion even if I have myoma?

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Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes but...: If you have a D&C procedure under any circumstances, if the uterus is distorted or enlarged by uterine fibroids, the procedure is inherently more risky. It should be done with ultrasound guidance.
A 37-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to masturbate after abortion?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Just wait until you : Feel up to it. Would not place any objects in orifices.

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