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I had an abortion at 18 weeks and im bleeding heavy 3 weeks after with pain in my belly?

I had an abortion at 18 weeks and im bleeding heavy 3 weeks after with pain in my belly?

Be seen: You need to be seen as soon as possible to rule out an infection or a tear in the uterus or a retained piece of the placenta You need to be seen soon as the infection could take over your entire body ...Read more

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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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Had abortion january 18, two weeks later had sex, two days after took Plan B and shot as birth control. Unprotected sex a week ago. Still no period. ?

Had abortion january 18, two weeks later had sex, two days after took Plan B and shot as birth control. Unprotected sex a week ago. Still no period. ?

Take a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. You started the shot so one would not expect regular periods. ...Read more

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What happens during 2nd trimester abortion?

What happens during 2nd trimester abortion?

Uterine evacuation.: Surgical or medical/mechanical methods can be used to empty the gravid uterus in the second trimester. The earlier one decides to terminate a pregnancy the safer, less costly, less traumatizing and faster it is. Consult with your gynecologist for additional details. ...Read more

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Its been 2 weeks ( about 18 days) since my abortion , can I use a tampon ?

Its been 2 weeks ( about 18 days) since my abortion , can I use a tampon ?

After next period: You may use tampons after an abortion although it is important that you do not begin to use tampons again until your next period. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of having 3 abortions in a 18 month period?

What are the consequences of having 3 abortions in a 18 month period?

See Below: Also 3 abortions can cause uterine scar tissue causing it impossible to have a subsequent pregnancy too. ...Read more

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I am wanting to get pregnant however I have been unsuccessful and feel that the fact that i had an abortion when I was 18 being the problem.

Not necessarily: If the abortion was done in a clinical environment with a clinician, then there is almost no impact on future fertility. If the abortion had complications such as an infection or excessive bleeding then there can be a future medical issue if not addressed at that time. ...Read more

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I want an adportion but my parants does know that I am pregnant or I want a abortion.so my question is do u have to hAve some over 18 to get adportion?

Depends on state: This web site describes the rules for NC if under 18 http://www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-central-north-carolina/patients/north-carolina-abortion-law-women-under-18 You will need to get a judicial waiver and go through counseling before having an abortion if you are under 18. ...Read more

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I am pregnant but my baby is not growing normally. My l.M.P is 18-04-13 and the baby is only 5weeks and 3days my dr suggest me abortion kindly help me?

Fetal growth: If your last menstrual was in april, your baby would have been way more older than 5 weeks 3 days. If indeed that is true, you baby would have died by now. No heart beat would be seen and your doc is right that if the fetus has not come out by now, you will need to have medical intervention to get it out. ...Read more