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A 18-year-old female asked:

what steps should i take to find the right doctor to get a safe abortion from?

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Dr. J Mendez
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Experience: Physician needs to be experienced and have hospital privileges nearby. If done in office setting, needs to be very clean and professional.

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Could I drive after my abortion procedure?

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Dr. Felecia Dawson
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Probably not.: Any manipulation of the cervix or mouth of your womb can lead to fainting in susceptible people. It can be a delayed reaction. You don't want to endanger yourself, nor others on the road. Be safe.
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What arel the downside to having abortion?

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Difficult question: The physical risk to the mother is quite low however the psychological consequences can be severe.
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Who can advise me on abortion?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
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Your Physician: Your physician should be able to give you advice.
Dr. John Chavez
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Also, depending on your religious background, it would be helpful to seek their advice.
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What the d&e abortion procedure?

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Dilation/Evacuation: The uterus is emptied via dilation of the cervix and evacuation of its' contents with scraping of the endometrium and/or a suction machine.
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What are causes of recurrent abortion?

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Dr. Michael Carson
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