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Can i have longterm effects of a medical abortion?

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Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
Dr. Marianne DiNapolianswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 8 years experience
Very rarely: Complications of abortions are very rare - under 2% for abortions less than 12 weeks gestation. Long term complications are even rarer, and complications of medical abortions are rarer still. If there is a complication, the most common one is an infection.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Should not: Assuming that your procedure was done competently, you should not have any lasting physical effects.
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Medical abortions are safe.
Jan 26, 2012

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