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How many weeks before my body returns to normal after surgical abortion?

How many weeks before my body returns to normal after surgical abortion?

Please as kthe doc: Who did the porocedure, it depends how far along you were, and what the doc had to do , your doc is the best one to answer that ! ...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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What are the causes of you to bleed after surgical abortion?

What are the causes of you to bleed after surgical abortion?

Surgical bleeding: Bleeding after any surgical procedure is not uncommon and is related to the mechanics of the procedure. Factors that worsen the risk for bleeding include use of Aspirin and anticoagulants. Hypercoagulopathy can also be a contributor. Okay to call your surgeon or team if the bleeding continues. ...Read more

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After surgical abortion i had very light bleeding which lasted a week. 1 week after bleeding stopped(now) I have severe bleeding. What do I do?

After surgical abortion i had very light bleeding which lasted a week. 1 week after bleeding stopped(now) I have severe bleeding. What do I do?

See your obgyn: If you have excessive bleeding you need to have an exam and find the source. It's not unusual to bleed after but if all the tissue did not get removed, this and many other things can cause bleeding. Don't wait. Get in and get examined. ...Read more

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Tips to fight infections after surgical abortion?

Tips to fight infections after surgical abortion?

Prevention is key.: If you think you have an infection, see your doc! for prevention, 3-day course of Doxycycline 100mg twice daily (if not allergic to this antibiotic) would help. Avoid sex for 7-10 days post-op and use barrier protection upon resumption. Make sure you follow up to ensure a healthy recovery. He or she may recommend hormonal contraception to prevent unplanned pregnancies. Hope this helps. Take care! ...Read more

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Can infection occur three weeks after surgical abortion?

Can infection occur three weeks after surgical abortion?

Infection: Yes. Be very careful with this. Have a GYN check you today and start antibiotics. Go to the ER is you have fever or pain. ...Read more

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Can I use postinor 2 after sex 10 days after surgical abortion?

Can I use postinor 2 after sex 10 days after surgical abortion?

Yes: Yes however ,you should already be on an oral contraceptive immediately post abortion and this should protect you ...Read more

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Is it normal to have green and light brown discharge after surgical abortion?

Is it normal to have green and light brown discharge after surgical abortion?

Yes: The discolored discharge is most likely old blood and blood breakdown after the abortion. If it is associated with any fever/smell/abdominal pain/nausea, then you should be seen by your gynecologist for an infectious exam . ...Read more

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