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Help! what is abortion & abortion pills?

Help! what is abortion & abortion pills?

Medical v. Sugical: A medical abortion is a pill that's an anti-progesterone and causes the placenta of very early pregnancy to fall away from uterus. A surgical abortion is when the physician uses an instrument and/or suction to remove a pregnancy from the uterus. In the first trimester, both are very safe. Sometimes you'll hear doctors refer to any loss of pregnancy, as an abortion, i.e. Spontaneous abortion. ...Read more

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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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Which is less painful abortion or abortion pill . Is the pill safer if i wanna have kids in the future?

Which is less painful abortion or abortion pill . Is the pill safer if i wanna have kids in the future?

The best answer: May be a discussion with your ob/gyn physician, regarding birth control and not having to be in a position to have to abort a child or take the morning after pill. If you're planning on having babies in the future, you want to be healthy as possible and safe too. This is a big question that you're asking, which has moral as well as social implications. Discuss the risks of either with your physician, if you're in a position where you have to make a decision now. ...Read more

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Laws about abortion in your country, practice of abortion (induced abortion), cases of abortion, discussion on abortion?

Varies: The laws about abortion vary from state to state from serious obstacles to very little obstacle. We have a serious problem with these issues in the usa largely from groups stating that god disapproves (even though not in the bible) and that potential life begins at conception therefore anything preventing development is killing. These are mostly very strongly held but erroneous beliefs. ...Read more

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I had an abortion (medical abortion) about 2 months ago and I have not stopped bleeding. What is the cause for it? How can I stop the bleeding?

I had an abortion (medical abortion) about 2 months ago and I have not stopped bleeding. What is the cause for it? How can I stop the bleeding?

Evaluation: If you are bleeding continuously since your abortion you should see your obgyn asap since it possible that you have retained "product of conception" : remaining “tissue” of the pregnancy in the uterus. The presence of retained products of conception can increase the risk of scarring of the uterus, infection of the pelvis, anemia etc.. The sooner you see your obgyn the better. ...Read more

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How do a medical abortion & surgical abortion differ?

How do a medical abortion & surgical abortion differ?

Different risks: Medical abortion uses medications to end pregnancy and causes the uterus to shed its lining. Surgical abortion is done by suction to clear the uterus. A detailed list comparing the two can be found at this link: http://www.Ucsfhealth.Org/education/medical_versus_surgical_abortion/. ...Read more

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What is the difference between having a medical abortion & surgical abortion?

What is the difference between having a medical abortion & surgical abortion?

Procedure type: Medical abortion involves use of medication to make uterus contract and empty the content, surgical abortion uses surgical instruments to do it. The medical abortion has a 7 times higher risk of bleeding complications than the surgical one. ...Read more

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What to if I am wondering what are the differences between a medical abortion & surgical abortion?

What to if I am wondering what are the differences between a medical abortion & surgical abortion?

Medical/surgical: Medical implies the taking of a medication, orally or intravenous or both. Surgical is the same with the addition of a procedure. If a medical therapy is available and effective, it is nearly always a better choice. Surgery when other therapies are not enough. Be well. ...Read more

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When do I ovulate after abortion?my abortion was on 2-3-2015.and when to expect a period?

When do I ovulate after abortion?my abortion was on 2-3-2015.and when to expect a period?

14 days before: Ovulation occurs consistently about 14 days before your next cycle. If you know how many days there are from the first day of the bleeding to the next during your normal cycle just subtract 14 days. This allows you to predict when you should be ovulating. The first period is usually 4-6 weeks after a miscarriage or abortion. ...Read more

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Abortion did abortion by pills within 8 weeks of conciving leads to future infertility in female?

No: By "the abortion pill", I am assuming you are referring to ru486 or mifepristone. It only affects the developing pregnancy, not the anatomy or mechanisms that lead to pregnancy. ...Read more

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