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Strong left abdominal pain after surg abortion. took 4 azithromycin and 3 days 500mg metronidazole. what is causing this pain? night sweats as well.

Strong left abdominal pain after surg abortion. took 4 azithromycin and 3 days 500mg metronidazole.  what is causing this pain? night sweats as well.

Call your doc!: Moderate to severe pain with night sweats is not normal. Please call the doctor that did the procedure now. If you cannot reach the doc, go to the ER. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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Is it normal to have abdominal pain 5 weeks after the abortion?

Is it normal to have abdominal pain 5 weeks after the abortion?

Short answer is yes: If your pain is increasing or doesn't subside soon, then you need to see your gyn. Hopefully, you were encouraged to have a follow-up appointment scheduled after your abortion. You should be seen 4 to 6 weeks out to make sure you are healing well. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain 12 days after surgical abortion. Bleeded normally for few days. Now no bleeding just pain started today?

Lower abdominal pain 12 days after surgical abortion. Bleeded normally for few days. Now no bleeding just pain started today?

Possible infection?: At 12 days post abortion the most important question to answer is "is there an infection in the uterus?" some physicians would treat empirically, others would do culture. It is important because intra-uterine infections could lead to pelvic abscess and/or infertility. ...Read more

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I had an abortion 2 months ago and I am now experiencing abdominal pain for weeks now... What is wrong with me?

I had an abortion 2 months ago and I am now experiencing abdominal pain for weeks now... What is wrong with me?

Anything: If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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What could cause belly pain after an abortion?

Pain: Abdominal pain is tough to diagnose without examining the one who has it. Common causes of pain after an abortion include: an intrauterine infection or an incomplete abortion. Other causes range from intestinal gas, constipation, diarrhea, kidney stones, gall stones to ovarian torsion. So you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you had and abortion a week ago an you have belly pain eveynight?

Recovering: Not unusal to have lower abdominal pain after an abortion for a week or more, if it becomes severe or persists then you should return to the clinic where procedure was performed to make certain you have no retained tissue from preg in your uterus and that you have no infection ...Read more

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After abortion there is abdominal pain and brown discharge. How long will it take to stop?

Several days: The bleeding and cramping usually lasts a few days. Take Ibuprofen 600mg every 6 hours with food. If pain or bleeding gets worse, call your doc/clinic. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Abortion (Definition)

In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of ...Read more


Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more