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i got my period 5 weeks after abortion is this normal ? and am i allowed to wear tampons ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Avoid using a tampon for 2 weeks after a medical abortion. Some physician even recommend not using a tampon until your next period. Use a sanitary napkin if needed for spotting. Most women experience their next period 4 to 6 weeks after a surgical abortion.
Answered on Nov 2, 2013

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