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What is your opinion on abortion? Is it safe?

What is your opinion on abortion? Is it safe?

Abortion risks: Risks include injury to the cervix/uterus, infection of the uterus/ fallopian tubes, uterine scarring or perforation, retained tissue, hemorrhage & adverse reaction to anesthesia. See: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002912.htm ...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 any pregnancy. ...Read more


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What's your opinion on the abortion of children diagnosed with down syndrome?

What's your opinion on the abortion of children diagnosed with down syndrome?

Individual decision: It is a decision that is made by the parents and one that should be made after receiving accurate and complete information. ...Read more

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I would like doctors to read this and know their opinion about this unusual topic. Http://www. Sisterzeus. Com/hsp1shlp. Htm (vitamin c abortion remedy)?

I would like doctors to read this and know their opinion about this unusual topic. Http://www. Sisterzeus. Com/hsp1shlp. Htm (vitamin c abortion remedy)?

Good information: I am already familiar with this website. It provides a lot of valuable information on natural strategies in the area of fertility, contraception, abortions etc. Most doctors are totally unfamiliar with these as they are not taught in medical school. Objective research is lacking but the information is presented intelligently & responsibly, without exaggerated claims & I consider it quite credible. ...Read more

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What are doctors' opinions of abortion?

What are doctors' opinions of abortion?

A safe alternative: Abortion is a legally and medically safe alternative to having a unwanted or genetically impaired child. Cases of rape, a lack of financial stability, or wherewithal to raise a child also eliminates placing those children into a "broken" foster care system. Prior to Roe v. Wade, there were many harmful atrocities committed on pregnant women during illegal abortion. "Nuff said"! ...Read more

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How to get abortion?

How to get abortion?

Depend on baby's age: The medicine is by prescription, so a woman goes to her Ob-Gyn doctor (or a women's clinic) to be evaluated for it. Whether or not medicine can be used also depends on the age of the baby fetus (the number of weeks pregnant). The doctor will talk with the patient to be sure that the patient is making a good permanent decision, because abortion is a hard decision for any woman to make. ...Read more

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Medicine for abortion?

Medicine for abortion?

Yes: Yes this is possible if you are early enough. ...Read more

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How is an abortion done?

Depends: On how far along you are and your medical risk factors. Medicine can be used or surgery. ...Read more

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How can I do one abortion?

See a provider: You need the help of a physician. Look for a planned parenthood clinic close to you, they might be able to help or point you in the right direction. ...Read more

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Is having an abortion safe?

Yes: Abortions if performed by an experienced provider has less risk than if you were a smoker and taking birth contrl pills. Safe if you are emotionally and morally prepared for the termination of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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How do abortion pills work?

How do abortion pills work?

Interrupts hormones: Mifepristone (aka ru 486) works by interrupting the pregnancy hormones which support the growth of the growing fetus and placenta. About 48 hours later, another medicine called Misoprostol is taken to help expel the pregnancy. This type of abortion is best done prior to 7 weeks, although sometime can be used even later up to 9 weeks. ...Read more

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How do they do an abortion?

How do they do an abortion?

D&C: Abortion is a d and c usually. However there is a pill protocol that can induce an abortion. That is called ru 486. Please consult your doctor for all your options. ...Read more

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How can I get abortion pills?

How can I get abortion pills?

Uncertain: I am not certain about the laws in Macao. In the states you can get abortion pills from a licensed physician or a clinic such as Planned Parenthood. In some states it is also available thru e-health web site such as HealthTap. Wish I could be more help. ...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

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Who can advise me on abortion?

Who can advise me on abortion?

Your Physician: Your physician should be able to give you advice. ...Read more

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Is having an abortion painful?

Depends: For abortions done prior to 12 weeks of pregnancy, strong pain relievers or a light anesthetic may be used. If you do experience discomfort during the dilation of the cervix or actual scrapping of the uterus, it will be similar to a strong menstrual cramp. After the procedure, you may experience light cramping for a day. If this persists or worsens contact your doctor for re-evaluation. ...Read more

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Is abortion a safe procedure?

Abortions safe: Abortions or any other surgical procedure performed by a skilled, trained physician can have complications. There are less problems if the patient has good health with few to no medical problems. An abortion has fewer risks if performed prior to the first trimester ...Read more

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Can you tell me about abortion?

What can I tell you?: Here are some good websites: www. Prochoice. Org and www. Plannedparenthood. Org and if you want data about statistics check www. Guttmacher. Org or feel free to reply or ask a more specific question if you need info. ...Read more

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What will happen in an abortion?

Abortion: Abortion is the early ending of pregnancy. It can be medical, or surgical (after 9 weeks). ...Read more

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What the d&e abortion procedure?

What the d&e abortion procedure?

Dilation/Evacuation: The uterus is emptied via dilation of the cervix and evacuation of its' contents with scraping of the endometrium and/or a suction machine. ...Read more

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What is last month for abortion?

Depends: It really depends on your locality/state. Most states in the U.S. put the limit around 24 weeks (around 6 months). ...Read more

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Give me a name of abortion pill?

None: There are none available in the us. In europe maybe in some places by a doctors order but can have severe side effects. It has even resulted in deaths which is why it was banned as unsafe here. ...Read more

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How to do an abortion medically?

See a gyn: You will need to see a gyn who can prescribe the right medications to help you attain this goal.
Best wishes
Dr M ...Read more

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Where can you get free abortion?

Stay reputable: Consider starting at your local planned parenthood to inquire about your options. ...Read more

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What kind of food after abortion?

What kind of food after abortion?

Healthy diet: Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, for fat milk products, small amounts of seafood and lean meats. Curtail intake of saturated fats. Exercise about 30 minute/day for 150 minutes/week. ...Read more

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At home abortions? Is this real?

Medical abortions: In early pregnancy you can be given a combination of medication which can cause an abortion, after administration, while you are at home.

If this is a procedure you are interested in, you should see a doctor early, because it works best in very early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can I get an abortion at 4 weeks?

Yes: Elective abortions can be done between the beginning of pregnancy until about 20 weeks pregnant in most states. However the earlier in the pregnancy it is done the better. An ultrasound and blood work are usually required to make sure the pregnancy is in the uterus. Then your options will be discussed ...Read more

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What can I do to have an abortion?

Seek medical counsel: You need to call your gyn and discuss your condition and options. ...Read more

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Does one eat a lot after abortion?

Some do: But it is usually a social or psychological behavior, its not related to the physiology of having the abortion. ...Read more

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What are some abortion techniques?

What are some abortion techniques?

Meds, surgery: Medications are often used to induce abortions.
Surgical techniques are often utilized that can be done safely in the office or in the hospital.
The mode of abortion is usually determined by the progress of the pregnancy. (gestational age)
best wishes
Dr M ...Read more

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What are normal after an abortion?

What are normal after an abortion?

A heavy period: Should be like having a heavy period since the abortion (whether by pill or procedure) essentially is clearing out the uterus like a period. It may be heavier than usual but if there is fever or pus-like discharge or severe pain that is not getting better it would be reason to call your provider ...Read more

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How many type abortions are there?

Two: Surgical (requiring an operation) and medical (pills are used to induce contractions). ...Read more

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How early can you get an abortion?

Soon: You can conceive the next time you ovulate. If you are planning another pregnancy soon, give your body a rest for a cycle or two before trying. If you are avoiding pregnancy get your self on reliable birth control asap. ...Read more

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How is cytopan used for abortions?

Do not use: While one of the active ingredients of cytopan is misoprostol comma which is a component of the drug combination used for medical abortion, this should not be done without the evaluation and guidance of a local doctor because it has not been tested and is likely less effective and less safe then what you can obtain from a doctor. There are many places that can provide an abortion inexpensively ...Read more

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Do iuds cause spontaneous abortions?

Possible: If you're pregnant with an iud in place it's recommended to remove it asap due to risks of miscarriage or septic abortion. Having an iud removed and then conceiving does not increase the miscarriage rate. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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Is 6 weeks too late for an abortion?

Is 6 weeks too late for an abortion?

No: Most abortions are done when the women is less than 13 weeks pregnant, but it can be done later. The abortion is done by taking medication or by surgical technique. For excellent information about abortion see> http://wb. Md/1aSGYET ...Read more