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Is surgical abortion safe after taking dong quai and black cohosh?

Is surgical abortion safe after taking dong quai and black cohosh?

Unknown: Because the effects of these herbals are not fully understood, you would be best to wait a week before having any elective procedure to allow any effects to clear from your system. ...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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Help! what is abortion & abortion pills?

Help! what is abortion & abortion pills?

Medical v. Sugical: A medical abortion is a pill that's an anti-progesterone and causes the placenta of very early pregnancy to fall away from uterus. A surgical abortion is when the physician uses an instrument and/or suction to remove a pregnancy from the uterus. In the first trimester, both are very safe. Sometimes you'll hear doctors refer to any loss of pregnancy, as an abortion, i.e. Spontaneous abortion. ...Read more

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Any late term abortion alternatives?

Depends: It all depends on gestational age and the doctor performing the procedure. The higher the gestational age the higher the chance of using a procedure that looks like induction of labor.Up to 23 weeks it can be performed a dilatation and evacuation. ...Read more

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Any good herbal plant teas for uti?

Any good herbal plant teas for uti?

Not that I know: If you want to try something over the counter, use cranberry tablets or cranberry juice. You can also alternate one day of cranberry juice intake with another day of ice tea for a weak. This changes urine ph and can cure uti, although not high likelihood. May end up needing antibiotics. The claim of fame for cranberry is in the prevention of uti, not treating it. ...Read more

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Is abortion like natural birth?

No: There r some obvious differences. In abortion you r expelling out fetus prematurely whereas in child birth it's a baby coming out. Since the size of both differ ( fetus not alive and much smaller than baby) the whole process and experience is different. ...Read more

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Any natural, herbal or homeopathic treatment for ovarian cysts?

Any natural, herbal or homeopathic treatment for ovarian cysts?

"Natural: Cysts are, so make them you shall" yoda md if you have polycystic ovarian syndrome weight loss can help. For homeopathy i suggest http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=hmgibogu8q0 if having pain issues its probably not the cysts, stop caffiene and see a doc specializing in pelvic pain. ...Read more

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Is herbal dietary tea bad for pregnant woman?

Is herbal dietary tea bad for pregnant woman?

See below: Some herbal teas are fine in pregnancy. I would avoid diet teas though as many have high levels of caffeine or other stimulants that wouldn't be good for baby. You should maintain anhealthynbalanced diet during pregnancy and not be trying to actively diet. ...Read more

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Is abortion pill worse or surgical abortion?

Surgery: Surgery has a lot of risks, no matter what the procedure or the reason. Although pills also carry their risks as well, many would argue that surgery carries more risks and possible known complications with it than pills. Hope that generally answers your question. ...Read more

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How do a medical abortion & surgical abortion differ?

How do a medical abortion & surgical abortion differ?

Different risks: Medical abortion uses medications to end pregnancy and causes the uterus to shed its lining. Surgical abortion is done by suction to clear the uterus. A detailed list comparing the two can be found at this link: http://www.Ucsfhealth.Org/education/medical_versus_surgical_abortion/. ...Read more

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Surgical abortion is safe?

When done properly: Yes it is but any type of procedure can have complications. ...Read more

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Are there any safe home abortion remedies besides the vitamin C remedy?

None: Any methods including pills and vitamin C are unsafe home abortion remedies. No one should try them at home. The consequences of this type of remedies at home could be dangerous to your health. If needed you should talk to your PCP for help ...Read more

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Are there any benefits to chinese herbal medicine?

Yes: Both Western medications & Traditional Chinese Medicines can be beneficial. You must be cautious about what you use however. I try to be aware if I am taking a TCM medication that utilizes a rare or endangered species (like rhino horn or rare sea horses). Sometimes can contain contaminants (such as mercury in shark). ...Read more

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Laws about abortion in your country, practice of abortion (induced abortion), cases of abortion, discussion on abortion?

Varies: The laws about abortion vary from state to state from serious obstacles to very little obstacle. We have a serious problem with these issues in the usa largely from groups stating that god disapproves (even though not in the bible) and that potential life begins at conception therefore anything preventing development is killing. These are mostly very strongly held but erroneous beliefs. ...Read more

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Medicine for abortion?

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

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Was given misoprostol 24hrs before surgical abortion. Safe?

Was given misoprostol 24hrs before surgical abortion. Safe?

Definitely: One of the most safe medications we give in obstetrics. Helps to soften the cervix prior to a surgical abortion thus decreasing the risk of laceration or creating a false passage during the abortion. Side effects can include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, dizziness, hot flashes or fever. I give this medication frequently, and 95% of my patients have no side effects. ...Read more

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Could vitex black cohosh or dong quai regulate periods?

Could vitex black cohosh or dong quai regulate periods?

Not likely: Neither of these is likely to provide much help with cycle regulation. In fact dong quai can cause blood thinning making periods even worse. ...Read more

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