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Does abortion with medicines hurts alot? How i will come to know that my pregnency is terminated?In how many weeks abortion with medicines can b done?

Does abortion with medicines hurts alot? How i will come to know that my pregnency is terminated?In how many weeks abortion with medicines can b done?

Medical Abortion: Medical abortions can usually be done a little earlier than surgical abortions. They do cause cramping, as you proceed to have a very heavy period. You can take medications to help with this pain, however. Confirmation that a pregnancy has been terminated can be done through ultrasound and exam. I highly recommend that you contact your doctor or planned parenthood now. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...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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Is it true that having a 2nd abortion hurts less than the first?

Is it true that having a 2nd abortion hurts less than the first?

Abortion: Not necesarily. Depening on the size of the pregnancy ( how many weeks etc) and if abortion is done electively or naturally. Consider lcontraception if pregnancy is not wanted. ...Read more

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Is it possible for abortion to hurt more than having an actual baby?

Is it possible for abortion to hurt more than having an actual baby?

Yes: It can cause scarring in the uterus (asherman's syndrome), cause infection of the lining of the uterus (endometritis), and is sometimes associated with perforation of the uterus leading to bowel infection, injury and possible hemorrhage. ...Read more

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What does the abortion pill do to the baby how does it make the baby die? And does it hurt the baby?

No baby involved: The abortion pill (mifepristone) prevents ovulation or implantation of fertilized egg. There is no baby yet. It's an egg or growing cells. There is no nervous system, so there is no pain or discomfort. If the fertilized egg doesn't implant, it doesn't grow, and is extruded like every other non-fertilized egg you produce. ...Read more

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Are my ovaries supposed to hurt after an abortion?

Nope: It's usually not the ovaries which cause pain and cramping after an abortion. The uterus is going back to it's nonpregnant size and that leads to cramping. This can be painful and usually is treated with Ibuprofen and sometimes narcotic pain medicine. If you are having bad pain, fevers, chills, or foul smelling discharge, call your doctor or seek emergency care immediately. ...Read more

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How do sugical abortions work? Do they hurt? Any side effects?

How do sugical abortions work? Do they hurt? Any side effects?

Cramping: First trimester abortions causing cramping, much like a menstrual cycle cramping afterwards, light spotting as well. Second trimester abortions also cause cramping, but they can be more severe. Late second trimester abortions are often a multi-day procedure and also cause cramping and spotting. All of these can be easily managed with 600-800mg of ibuprofen, the best medication for cramping. ...Read more

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I had an abortion in feb have not been active since but have cuts on my vaginal and hurts bad i've had for about 3 weeks now want to know what about it.

See a gyn: I'm not sure if you are having a complication from the abortion or some other condition, but it sounds like you need to see a gynecologist as soon as possible for an exam. ...Read more

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Could getting a surgical abortion hurt a lot?

Could getting a surgical abortion hurt a lot?

Depends: Everyone has a different pain tolerance. Earlier abortion (first trimester) is less painful than later abortion. If you have had vaginal deliveries it probably will hurt less. If you use narcotics or other drugs, it will probably hurt more. Talk to your doc. Anesthesia is probably available if you're in new york. ...Read more

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I am going for an abortion and am getting local anesthesia, does it hurt?

I am going for an abortion and am getting local anesthesia, does it hurt?

Yes, but...: Yes, but pain is preventable. Giving local anesthesia itself may produce pain, and dilation of the cervix, even more so. A discussion with your physician about the liberal use of IV pain medications and sedatives before any procedure should occur prior to the procedure so you have the best chance of knowing what to expect (and you'll be able to tell how your doctor approaches pain management. ...Read more

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I had an abortion done 5 days ago and it feels like i have a test infection but it doesn't itch like one only hurts when I wipe? Is that normal ? Help

I had an abortion done 5 days ago and it feels like i have a test infection but it doesn't itch like one only hurts when I wipe? Is that normal ? Help

Post abortion: Discharge and a small amount of bleeding after an abortion is normal. Pain associated with wiping is not uncommon after this kind of procedure. If pain persists, see your healthcare provider to make certain there is no infection. ...Read more