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Abortion Health Risks
Short answer: This is a complex question, but short answer is legal abortion is generally very safe.The only clear risks are from complication (infection, perforation, etc...) of abortion, not abortion itself. There have been suggestions in the media such as that abortion 'might increase risk of breast cancer;' this is untrue and complete nonsense. ...Read more
What are the advantages of an abortion and what are the disadvantages? What is mental health or physical issues?
Medicine & Morality: Of all medical procedures performed in the us, abortion is the most charged emotionally, politically, morally. No other medical procedure's been limited, debated like this one. If strip aside personal beliefs, abortion done by trained professionals is a safe procedure 4ending a pregnancy. The stressors assoc w unintended/hi-risk pregnancy can b traumatic. Politics/religion amplify those stressors. ...Read more
Going thru an abortion process wid d pills prescribed.Wot care should I take after its complete regardng my health?
No: A single abortion performed by a qualified md in a qualified facility should not affect your health or your ability to conceive in the future when you wish to. Use a reliable method of pregnancy prevention to prevent multiple abortions as multiple abortions increase the risk of ectopic pregnancy and can affect your fertility. ...Read more
What week is safe for abortion if no baby heartbeat, bcz they keep telling me the earlier is good for my health. Now 8 weeks. Could it be still a live?
No fetal heart beat: If at 8 weeks there is no heartbeat on multiple occasions( 2 or 3), the baby is not alive. if you have not spontaeously started to deliver the fetal remains , then it is best to have it induced and if needed have a vacuum aspiration or D&C. The longer the fetal remains are inside more risk of infection, prolonged bleeding.Many women experience fetal loss and have subsequent sucessful pregnancies ...Read more
I had my 1st abortion on 08/2011 and 2nd on 06/2012. I am considering to abort again. I am concerned about my future pregnancies and overall health.?
Slight problem: If you have more than 3 abortions then there is a small increase in fertility issues and pregnancy issues. However if it isn't the right time for a pregnancy for you then abortion is a reasonable choice. But what you need is a better form of birth control so you don't need to go through all this again. See your doctor. ...Read more
I had my 1st abortion on 07/2011 & 2nd on 06/2012. I am considering to abort again. I am worried about its effects on my future pregnancies & health.?
Abortion should not: Be used as birth control, you need to get on reliable birth control ! the more times u have a termination, the more chance you can have a complication, or it can cause problems with your cervix, if u are going to have a 3rd it should be your last as, u need birth control, most women who have 3 do not have a problem but your cervix will need to be monitored more closely when u do decide to keep. ...Read more
Had abortion 2years ago it can affect my health? Now find blood in my urine and protain it is the cause of abortion
See your doctor: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
My gf taken taken 3 times of mife gest kit for abortion.is danger for her health.have any chance to be preganant in future.she was preganant 3 times.
Birth control: It sounds like the two of you need to rethink your plan. There are many birth control options she can use to prevent pregnancy. Three unplanned pregnancies at age 19 is a lot. Consider an IUD or another form of birth control. Another option is you could take charge and begin using condoms to keep her safe. ...Read more
Different items: Breast cosmetic surgery is simply that and is under the general rule for insurance plans to not cover cosmetic procedures. Note that they will cover breast reconstruction for injury and loss such as mastectomy for cancer. Some plans cover abortion under the umbrella of women's rights. These plans are aware that abortion is far cheaper than paying for pregnancy to term. But abortion is a choice. ...Read more
Hello Can abortion be done at 7 months pregnancy? Is there any risk to health and conceiving in future? If possible then would like to know method
No: Legally and ethically no, but it is technically possible to destroy the baby fetus. In reality, it's too late to consider doing an abortion in the third trimester. Major birth defects should be found as early as possible, so that parents can consider aborting their baby in the first trimester or early in the second trimester. In the third trimester, the baby gets delivered. Talk with one's doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer