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Abortion (Overview)

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 any pregnancy. See: http://dictionary.Reference.Com/browse/abortion.


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What are ways to get unpregnant without abortion ?

What are ways to get unpregnant without abortion ?

No: Termination of pregnancy is, by definition, abortion. It can be performed surgically, or in some cases with Rx medication. Please speak with your doctor about the options.. ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Abortion (Overview)

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 any pregnancy. See: http://dictionary.Reference.Com/browse/abortion.


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What arel the downside to having abortion?

What arel the downside to having abortion?

Abortion: Physically the recovery is very fast if it is not complicated and managed by a physician. The more advance gestational age the longer the recovery time . Emotionally the smaller the baby the lesser the impact.If it is elective is good to discuss carefully with a doctor the represents your best interest the pros and cons of having this procedure. Hope it helps:). ...Read more

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Well is abortion murder?

It depends: It depends on when the embryo is considered to be an individual human being. Some believe that designation begins with fertilization. For those people, abortion is murder. ...Read more

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Is the abortion pill safe and effective? Espexially at 9 weeks

Is the abortion  pill safe and effective? Espexially at 9 weeks

Day after pill: I strongly advise you seeking the advice and guidance of a gynecologist as this is not the proper forum for this. ...Read more

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How do I determine to get an abortion or not when my child has tested positive for a disability?

Difficult to answer: Dr amster's advice is good.My suggestion is to discuss the problem with a geneticicist plus a medical pediatric or pediatric surgical sub-specialist taking are of the type of disability your child would have. Then it is up to you and child's father to make a decision which of course needs should take into account child's probable quality of life as well as impact on your entire family. Not easy. ...Read more

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Abortion pills cause death? What are the maximum risk in it?

Abortion pills cause death? What are the maximum risk in it?

To the fetus, yes: The abortion pill Mifepristone causes the death of the fetus by blocking progesterone. Another medication is used to help empty the uterus. Mifepristone is for use during the first 7 weeks of pregnancy. Rare cases of women's deaths from infection, after Mifepristone abortion, have been reported (about 1/100, 000). Sepsis, not the medication, is presumed to be the cause of those rare deaths. ...Read more

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Do teens get free access to abortion pills?

Do teens get free access to abortion pills?

Yes,butF/U is recom: Teens can access emergency contraception over the counter as Plan B in some states and at some planned parenthood clinics. Follow up with a provider is always recommended and encouraged to make sure the medication was effective and that you are still not pregnant. Taking this medication unsupervised is not always a safe alternative. Please see a provider! ...Read more

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Can Ampiclox cause abortion?

No: This is an antibiotic that should not cause a misccariage and is relatively safe to be taken during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is having an abortion safe?

Yes: Abortions if performed by an experienced provider has less risk than if you were a smoker and taking birth contrl pills. Safe if you are emotionally and morally prepared for the termination of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Would a d&c be the same thing as an abortion?

Sometimes: Many abortions are performed medically and some are performed surgically. The surgical procedure is called a d&c. ...Read more

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