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Doctor insights on: Abortion After Effects

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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


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What are the side effects of abortion?

What are the side effects of abortion?

Usually small: Usually some bleeding and cramping, nothing more. Long term complications of legal abortions are uncommon. ...Read more

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Which side effects does abortion present?

Which side effects does abortion present?

Many: Both physical and psychological issues come into the picture. See your gyn doc for counselling. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of oral abortion?

What are the side effects of oral abortion?

Depends: On which type. Rarely, serious medical problems can occur when a pregnancy ends (e.g., due to medical abortion with medications including mifepristone, surgical abortion, miscarriage), including sometimes fatal infections and bleeding. If any suspicious symptoms occur best to seek help from a gynecologist asap. ...Read more

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What are common side effects after abortions?

What are common side effects after abortions?

Bleeding/Infection: The two most common complications of abortions are excessive bleeding (hemorrhage) and infection. The 3rd most common is retained products of conception. ...Read more

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What are the physical side effects of abortion?

What are the physical side effects of abortion?

Pain, bleeding : Most often women experience pain and bleeding for days to weeks. The pain should not be severe and there should not be a fever. It can take 6-8wks to resume your period. ...Read more

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Is abortion painful? Are there any side effects?

Mostly emotional : Abortion is painful in many ways. The pain can be controlled for by an appropriate use of medication so that the pain is minimized. The procedure is fairly straightforward and simple in the vast majority of occasions. But emotionally and in some cases physically it could be very painful and it is something to be taken seriously and discuss with a trusted person or loved one. ...Read more

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What would you say are mental effects after having a abortion?

Varies: Women describe many different feelings after an abortion. Studies show the majority of women describe feeling relief. It would be normal however to feel happy and relieved and later to feel grief and sadness. A sense of loss, some women describe. Some women, but not all, feel guilt, especially if their religion or culture advises against abortion. A whole range of emotion would be normal. ...Read more

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How do sugical abortions work? Do they hurt? Any side effects?

Cramping: First trimester abortions causing cramping, much like a menstrual cycle cramping afterwards, light spotting as well. Second trimester abortions also cause cramping, but they can be more severe. Late second trimester abortions are often a multi-day procedure and also cause cramping and spotting. All of these can be easily managed with 600-800mg of ibuprofen, the best medication for cramping. ...Read more

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Sir abortion within 15 weeks is safe or it have any side effects.

Safe if done right: At this gestational age, the termination needs to be done by an experienced health care professional to avoid complications. ...Read more