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Elmsford, NY
A 22-year-old female asked:

Can an abortion 5 months ago affects my body still? i have irregular periods, and i can't seem to get pregnant. i regret having the abortion..:(

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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 19 years experience
Not usually: Your periods now should not really be affected by the abortion. However, if the abortion was for an abnormal pregnancy, there could be something going on with the ovaries that affects the periods. However if this is happening, best to see your doctor for an evaluation.

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Last updated Feb 8, 2013

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