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Does having an abortion make you infertile?

Does having an abortion make you infertile?

Not likely: One uncomplicated abortion, especially in first trimester, is not usually a fertility concern. You can be evaluated by an obg or fertility doc for possible complications. Good luck! ...Read more

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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I dd abortion can dis make me infertile?

I dd abortion can dis make me infertile?

Usually not: If the procedure was done correctly and appropriately. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with PID after an abortion, does this make my risk of infertility any greater?

Diagnosed with PID after an abortion, does this make my risk of infertility any greater?

Might: Pid increases the risk of infertility, but with toda treatment, i would be less worried even compared to 10 years ago. ...Read more

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I had an medical abortion 2 weeks ago and i'm gettin pains in my vagina and gettin brown discharge what is this and can it make me infertile?

I had an medical abortion 2 weeks ago and i'm gettin pains in my vagina and gettin brown discharge what is this and can it make me infertile?

Post Procedure D/C: A brown discharge and some pain right after an instrument procedure is not uncommon, and is the body's way of cleaning out the debrided tissues. Normally, these should subside in a week or so. If the symptoms continue much longer, it would be prudent to consult your gynecologist. Make an appointment sooner if you develop a fever or the discharge becomes heavier. ...Read more

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Does abortion cause infertility?

Does abortion cause infertility?

Rarely: Abortion will only cause infertility if there are complications like bleeding, infection or retained tissue. Those can cause scarring. ...Read more

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Does medical abortion causes infertility?

Does medical abortion causes infertility?

Not usually: Medical abortion can cause infertility only if there is an infection of the uterus at the time of the abortion. A pelvic infection associated with a pregnancy can cause scarring of both the uterine lining and of the fallopian tubes. ...Read more

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Does abortion causes infertility?

Does abortion causes infertility?

Absolutely NO: The idea that suction abortion causes uterine scarring has long been found to be false. Uterine scarring has happeded in postpartum (after delivery) curretting especially in the presence of infection. Should a patient have a pre-existing bacterial infection does increase concern but all patients are pre-treated with antibiotics prior to surgery minimizing infection to nearly zero. ...Read more

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Can someone becomes infertile after an abortion?

Can someone becomes infertile after an abortion?

Possible, not likely: It obviously depends on any complications, such as endometritis, salpingitis, endometrial scarring (asherman syndrome) during or after the abortion - in general it is not common for women to become infertile after an abortion, although it is not unheard of. ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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