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Do herbal abortions work? Are they safe? Im 20 years old and I've made my decision to abort

Do herbal abortions work? Are they safe? Im 20 years old and I've made my decision to abort

No, : No, herbal abortions do not work. If you are pregnant and require a pregnancy termination procedure, you should see a board certified ob/gyn as soon as possible. Early terminations can sometimes be accomplished with medicine rather than surgery. ...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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I have taken traditional herbal that can even induce abortion to make period comes. But it is almost 3 weeks late. My beta test shows <0.1. What to do?

I have taken traditional herbal that can even induce abortion to make period comes. But it is almost 3 weeks late. My beta test shows <0.1. What to do?

Wait: If you're not pregnant, there's no need to try to make a single skipped period come. Often it will go back to normal by itself by next cycle. If not, evaluation by a gynecologist would be a good idea. There are many causes of skipped periods including stress, thyroid disease, pcos, eating disorders, medications, excessive exercise and others. ...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?

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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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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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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What will happen in an abortion?

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