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Can I have longterm effects of a medical abortion?

Can I have longterm effects of a medical abortion?

Very rarely: Complications of abortions are very rare - under 2% for abortions less than 12 weeks gestation. Long term complications are even rarer, and complications of medical abortions are rarer still. If there is a complication, the most common one is an infection. ...Read more

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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 had a medical abortion 8 years ago i would like know what long term effects i could suffer from?

Likely none!: One uncomplicated abortion rarely causes damage or problems. Theoretically, damage can involve tubal blockage or uterine scarring. A good obg or fertility doc can evaluate you if you have further concerns. ...Read more

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I've had 3 surgical abortions and 1 medical abortion what lasting effects will this have on my body?

I've had 3 surgical abortions and 1 medical abortion what lasting effects will this have on my body?

"Headache": Physiologically, without complications such as infection your reproductive system will be fine. I am more concerned about your repeated choices to have unprotected intercourse resulting in multiple pregnancies that need termination and your resulting "headache" and inability to make better choices. ...Read more

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I've had 3 surgical abortions and 1 medical abortion, what long term effects can this have on me?

Many: There are possible physical and emotional side effects of multiple abortions... Too many d&e procedures especially when infection is involved may result in scarring of the uterine lining... At times when people have undergone abortions they later experience regret... Please consider using a reliable form of birth control to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

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Had medical abortion 2 years ago! will there be any side effects for the kid if i be pregnant again? Im quite tensed

Had medical abortion 2 years ago! will there be any side effects for the kid if i be pregnant again? Im quite tensed

No : A previous abortion will not affect future pregnancies. I notice you are only 18. Please take precautions so that you don't have another accidental teen pregnancy. See a doctor for birth control. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking misoprostol for a medical abortion?

Cramping: This medication is meant to cause cramping to expell the contents of the uterus. It can also cause diarrhea, chills, and abdomenal cramping as well. Usually these are mild and disappear quickly. ...Read more

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Can i get a medical abortion?

Possibly: Depending on where you live and how far pregnant you are a medical abortion may be an option. Check these sites for info: www.Earlyoptionpill.Com or www.Womenonweb.Org. ...Read more