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Better to wait: Until you've had an ultrasound done that confirms that the abortion was completed and that the uterus is empty, then you should probably wait. If there are still products inside or if you're still going to bleed then your cervix may be open and be prone to infection. Best to wait until you complete your follow up. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unknown: Because the effects of these herbals are not fully understood, you would be best to wait a week before having any elective procedure to allow any effects to clear from your system. ...Read more
I suffered a hemorrhagic stroke 5 months ago and just found out i'm pregnant. Is surgical abortion safe for a stroke survivor?
Might be.: This all comes down to a question of risks vs. benefits. If you're a stroke survivor, your risk of recurrent stroke increases MUCH higher with pregnancy than it will with abortion and abortion likely ends your risk much earlier. No matter what the cause of stroke, pregnancy is more dangerous if you aren't prepared for it or desire it. If you have an abortion though, please go to a hospital for it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Generally, yes.: While we can never predict the future, most women are able to conceive after having had three abortions. This may not be the case, of course, if there were complications associated with the procedure, such as infection (unlikely) or damage to organs (extremely unlikely). Best advice, of course, is to get pregnant when you are truly ready to welcome a child into your life. Easily said. Good luck. ...Read more
Earlier is better: As a genral rule the earlier the safer, after 12 weeks is a big jump from under 12 weeks. Laws also vary from state to state, usually up to around 20 weeks: try www.Plannedparenthood.Org as a resource, you should be able to get help with your state's laws there. Good luck. ...Read more
Provider Dependent: If you have access to a well-trained provider, abortion is almost universally more safe than carrying a pregnancy that is both unplanned and unwanted. Your risk goes up once you reach the 2nd trimester, but that doesn't mean that it's unsafe. Get care early. Contact me personally if you need further support. ...Read more
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