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Can you still get pregnant after having an abortion?

Can you still get pregnant after having an abortion?

You mean EVER?: Yes, you generally can get pregnant after having had an abortion. If you had certain medical complications, i.e., infection, you could have problems that would make getting pregnant more difficult - but it's not likely. Most women have healthy pregnancies later in their lives - when they are really to welcome a baby. If you mean, right after an abotion, yes it can happen, so take precautions. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can you get pregnant after a abortion ?

Yes: Pregnancy can occur after an abortion therefore birth control should be practiced if this is not desired. ...Read more

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Can you fly after having an abortion?

Can you fly after having an abortion?

48 hours if you can: It is best to wait at least 48 hours if you can because of unpredicible bleeding and cramping. You would be wise to remain close to medical help in the unlikely scenario you might need it. There is also a very rare chance of blood clot risk right after any surgical procedure and air flight may raise that risk ever so slightly. Rest, hydrate, and move the air flight two days ahead if possible. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while having a miscarriage?

Can you get pregnant while having a miscarriage?

No: If you are truly pregnant and in the process of shedding the pregnancy tissue you cannot conceive. Once the tissue is gone, then the ovaries can resume ovulating and pregnancy will be possible. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant after miscarriage without a period?

Can you get pregnant after miscarriage without a period?

Yes: Yes, it is possible as the egg comes out before a period shows up and can be fertilized. ...Read more

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How soon could someone get pregnant after an abortion? I'm scared to have sex because I've heard your most fertile after having a baby or an abortion.

How soon could someone get pregnant after an abortion? I'm scared to have sex because I've heard your most fertile after having a baby or an abortion.

Soon: Depending on how far along you were, it is possible to ovulate and get pregnant again within a few weeks after an abortion. You can start most almost any contraceptive method the same day as a first trimester abortion, including an IUD. Please see your clinician about starting an effective contraceptive method. Use condoms or abstain until then. ...Read more

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Can you get an abortion while having an sti?

Can you get an abortion while having an sti?

Depends: It depends on what type of sti you have. If you have hpv, for instance, you can safely get an abortion. If you have active pelvic inflammatory disease, your doctor may want to treat you with some antibiotics prior to performing an abortion. Most doctors/clinics don't require an sti check prior to an abortion, so unless the infection is serious and clinically known, they won't postpone abortion. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant having sex a week after a miscarriage?

Can you get pregnant having sex a week after a miscarriage?

Ovulation: This is possible of course. Once the HCG hormone has diminished the ovaries begin ovulating again. You don't need a physician to tell you that without contraception sex can lead to pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant without having a period?

Can you get pregnant without having a period?

Yes: Some women have more ovulatory cycles (chance of getting pregnant) than menstrual cycles/periods, especially in young girls in the first few years of having their menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant 1week after a surgical abortion?

Can you get pregnant 1week after a surgical abortion?

Birth Control: yes, it is possible to get pregnant one week after an abortion. Also it is recommended not to have intercourse for at least 4 weeks after a D+c to allow your cervix to fully close. ...Read more

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How soon can you get pregnant after you had a miscarriage ?

How soon can you get pregnant after you had a miscarriage 
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Soon: Once you feel ready, you can start trying. Make sure your preconception status is optimized. Take prenatal vitamins with folic acid and DHA, do not smoke, drink alcohol, or use any other recreational drugs. Any medical disorders such as diabetes, hypertension, should be well controlled, hopefully your body weight is also in the optimum range, engage in regular physical activity. Best Wishes! ...Read more

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How many weeks pregnant could you get an abortion?

Abortion?: A medical abortion can be performed in general through the 12th week of pregnancy. It is illegal in some states beyond that time. An ultrasound will provide an accurate measure in weeks of the pregnancy. Consult your healthcare provider for a referral, since many physicians for personal reasons do not perform them. Call Planned Parenthood for a referral if your physician is not able to help. ...Read more

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Can you still get pregnant without having a period?

Can you still get pregnant without having a period?

No periods: with no periods it is difficult to tell when or if you ovulate. So you would ovulate it would be possible to get pregnant on the first cycle and not be aware you ad ovulated. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant after having sex just once?

Can you get pregnant after having sex just once?

Yes: You can. Once is all it takes to get pregnant or have a sexually transmitted disease. Always use condoms to help prevent this. But they are not 100%. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant without having a cycle?

Can you get pregnant without having a cycle?

No cycle at all?: If you do not have a cycle at all (e.g., post-menopause), then no, one cannot become pregnant. However, if you are missing cycles while still of reproductive age, then a common reason for is pregnancy itself. There are many other causes for missing cycles however; if you think you could be pregnant, take a home pregnancy test. Most importantly, consult your physician! ...Read more

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How likely are you to get pregnant immediately after having a baby?

How likely are you to get pregnant immediately after having a baby?

Almost immediately: This has been commonly referred to as "_ _ _ _ _ _ (insert ethnic term here ) twins" it is possible to become pregnant almost immmediately after pregnancy and children have been born inthe same calendar year. Some say nursing may diminish this tendency but I am aware of many exceptions to this. ...Read more

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Can i still get pregnant after having an STD ?

Can i still get pregnant after having an STD ?

Sometimes a woman: Could develop infertility if an std has gone untreated. Have you had severe complications from a std? If you had an std that was promptly treated without serious complications - the chances are that pregnancy is an option. Please discuss any concerns you might have with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant during an actual miscarriage?

Can you get pregnant during an actual miscarriage?

Unclear question: You have to be pregnant to have a miscarriage. You can't get pregnant with a new peegnancy while you are already pregnant. ...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