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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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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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How long do you have for an abortion to happen?

How long do you have for an abortion to happen?

Varies by state: It varies from state to state: try www.Plannedparenthood.Org as a resource, you should be able to get help with your state's laws there. Good luck! ...Read more

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What happens to your body after having an abortion?

What happens to your body after having an abortion?

Cramping, spotting: Those tend to be mild after an abortion. Your uterus shrinks back to it's pre-pregnant size, the HCG pregnancy hormone levels gradually fall to zero, and then your body will begin cycling again. ...Read more

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If I have a lot of abortions what will happen to my body?

If I have a lot of abortions what will happen to my body?

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 more

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What if you happen to have a second abortion 5 yrs later?

What if you happen to have a second abortion 5 yrs later?

Better contraception: seems indicated. There is very little risk from abortion in terms of complication rate nor effects on fertility (but you ARE 5 years older and that has significant consequences on fertility). http://www.nerdpocalypse.net/fertility%20calculator.html ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens to the remains of abortions?

Incineration: There are abortion waste management companies which incinerate the remains. Most states require that the remains be buried or incinerated. ...Read more

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What happens if u have pill abortion and u don't clean after?

Generally: If medical abortion is unsuccessful or incomplete, surgical abortion is needed. Which procedure depends on the specifics of the woman's case. ...Read more

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What can happen if iforgot to take my medications after an abortion?

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