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How Do Abortions Happen
Mulitple abortions: Depends on how many, how they are done and how far along you have been at the time. There is no exact number or kind of abortions associated with long term complications. In general, however, taking control of your life so that you don't need abortions will be better for your mental health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on the meds: If it was medication for pain - there would be no risk to you from forgetting it. If there were some reason your doctor was worried about an infection, and gave you an antibiotic, and you forgot to take, then you could be at increased risk for getting an infection. Medicine to decrease bleeding after an abortion is sometimes given, but if you didn't bleed much anyway - then no harm done. ...Read more
Fewer children: This is not a reasonable way to end multiple pregnancies. There are ways to prevent pregnancy and that is preferable. Some circumstances require an abortion to be done but if there are many, then the lifestyle needs examination. If done properly there is no risk to health or future fertility. ...Read more
What could happen to a women who has had more than 10 abortions and planning on having another ? Im 32 with 3 living children
Post abortion check: The physician will make sure your uterus is regressing to its normal size. (will do physical exam) wil probably check hormones levels to make sure they are dropping to zero ( depending on what happened during your pregnancy). Will offer explanations on what caused the pregnancy loss and will probably offer methods of contraception. ...Read more
Maybe infertility: The reasons for a check up after an abortion are to make sure that you don't have an infection and that all the pregnancy tissue is gone. If you took your antibiotics, didn't have any significant pain, prolonged bleeding or fever and a urine pregnancy test is negative after 2-3 weeks, you may be ok to skip your follow-up. But make sure you're using birth control if you don't want to be pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Abortion anesthesia: Local anesthesia involves injecting a numbing medication into the cervix. For abortions performed under local anesthesia, the patient remains awake and aware. General sedation is usually IV medication used to put the patient temporarily asleep so that they are unaware while the procedure is performed. Either way, after anesthesia, the uterus is emptied. ...Read more
Mixed outcome: Abortion is gradually dropping because of fewer service providers and lagging demand. The GOP panders to its evangelical subset who oppose any aspect of what they consider abortion. However this issue is a great vote and money gainer. The republicans controlled both house, Senate and presidency during the Bush years and did not pass a single abortion bill. They value the votes and money more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pregnancy/abortion: There are different medication to terminate a pregnancy. Also there are medication to inhibit ovulation that is not considered an abortion pill, because in reality it is not. Patient sometimes confuse the two. After a medical termination of pregnancy, your chances are the same depeding on your age and fertility potential. ...Read more
I wish I knew: This is an it depends question. I assume you mean over 20 weeks. There are doctors in some states that seem to believe you are never too far along. God willing, an ethical clinic will help you find prenatal care, counseling, possibly an adoption agency. I refer pregnant women who want an abortion to the yellow pages, those that want help to agencies that can provide it. ...Read more
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