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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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If I have a lot of abortions what will happen to my body?

If I have a lot of abortions what will happen to my body?

Mulitple abortions: Depends on how many, how they are done and how far along you have been at the time. There is no exact number or kind of abortions associated with long term complications. In general, however, taking control of your life so that you don't need abortions will be better for your mental health. ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
449 doctors shared insights

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 to do if I have problem of repetitive abortions?

What to do if I have problem of repetitive abortions?

Autoimmune problem: See infertility physician for evaluation, tests and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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What do you think about abortions? Is it a good thing or a bad thing?

Individual answer: It depends how the coin lands. It means that you need to make that decision. If you are in trouble and want to know consider having the baby and giving the baby for adoption. It is not easy to make such a decision. If you plan to have an abortion go to an approved clinic not a backroom clinic or you may suffer serious illness. In my opinion it is better to bring the child into world and give up. ...Read more

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How likely is death to occur with todays abortions?

Under attack: Current religio/politics are making it more difficult for safe abortion facilities to exist and function. Steadily they close. While some can find a safe place, I am concerned that with these policies, we will be encouraging desparate women to find marginal and incompetent clinics which are becoming more prevalent. This is currently a moving target, and the injuries/deaths will increase. ...Read more

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What do abortions do to the female body!?

Abortion risks: Abortions usually have no long-term physical consequences for the woman. In rare cases it can cause scarring inside the uterus making future pregnancies difficult or impossible. Multiple terminations can cause preterm delivery by cervical incompetence in future pregnancies. Terminations can sometimes cause a hefty psychological toll. ...Read more

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Do iuds cause spontaneous abortions?

Possible: If you're pregnant with an iud in place it's recommended to remove it asap due to risks of miscarriage or septic abortion. Having an iud removed and then conceiving does not increase the miscarriage rate. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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How many type abortions are there?

Two: Surgical (requiring an operation) and medical (pills are used to induce contractions). ...Read more

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Can you have two abortions in one month ?

YES: You need to keep in mind that the more aborions you have the more scar you can create to your uterus and this could lead to infertility problems. ...Read more

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Until what stage do you believe women should be able to have abortions?

Belief?: It's not really a matter of belief: each state has laws that strictly determine how late an abortion can be perfomed legally. These laws differ between states, but are generally based on medical safety, beliefs about when life begins, and balancng rights of a woman with rights of her unborn. ...Read more

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Why do women over 40 have the second highest rate of abortions?

Why do women over 40 have the second highest rate of abortions?

Chromosomal errors: The quality of eggs deteriorate with age and once fertilization occurs, these embryos have higher rate of chromosomal malformations leading to miscarriage. Other co-morbidities (diabetes, hypertension that is present at this age more than younger years) complicates issues further Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more