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How Late Can A Woman Have An Abortion
Earlier is safer.: In general, the earlier in pregnancy abortion is done, the safer. Abortions beyond the first trimester (13 weeks) will put a woman at icreased risks. The latest in pregnancy an abortion can be obtained will vary from state to state, and are almost never done beyond 24 weeks gestation. ...Read more
How soon could someone get pregnant after an abortion? I'm scared to have sex because I've heard your most fertile after having a baby or an abortion.
Soon: Depending on how far along you were, it is possible to ovulate and get pregnant again within a few weeks after an abortion. You can start most almost any contraceptive method the same day as a first trimester abortion, including an IUD. Please see your clinician about starting an effective contraceptive method. Use condoms or abstain until then. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1 month: After a miscarriage, the initial cycle is delayed, even in the setting of a d;c because HCG levels fall slowly. You will probably ovulate about 3-4 weeks after the d;c and your cycle will come two weeks later. You should avoid pregnancy until at least your next normal period occurs. Your doctor should specifically address how long they would like you to wait. ...Read more
Varies: When a women who is pregnant has cramping and bleeding, the suspicion is that she may be miscarrying. If an ultrasound shows a non-viable pregnancy, then it becomes almost certain. If there is a viable pregnancy, even with cramping and bleeding - only time will tell if a miscarriage will occur. ...Read more
Very soon: Some women will ovulate within 4-6 weeks of delivery. This is how we see patients having two babies within the same year! ...Read more
Depends on method: Usually first trimester abortions can be safely done up to 14 weeks gestation. Abortions at 16 to 18 weeks are far more complicated. Many states consider a 20+ week pregnancy a"birth event" and abortions are generally not done at that time unless to save a mother in exceptional circumstances. ...Read more
If I had an abortion In June will it be safe to get pregnant in September? Is that too soon can the abortion make complications for a future pregnancy
If I had an abortion in June is it safe to get pregnant in September? Can the abortion cause complications for a future pregnancy?
Pregnancy: Safety is always a relative thing. Generally speaking, it should be reasonably safe although you are at a slightly higher risk of a miscarriage. And can abortion cause future problems? Yes, but generally most people are ok. Abortion does have a psychological component as well. Many women suffer from depression later. You are listed as male in the info line, whats the story? ...Read more
Some commonality: Ectopic is a pregnancy so no period other signs of pregnancy occur- appetite, fullness, breast changes etc for the duration until identified and hopefully treated before rupture. If spontaneous termination can have bleeding and products like a miscarriage all about timing, location and making the diagnosis. ...Read more
40-60 days: it really depend how bad the episiotomy is, first you have to allow enough time for the wound to heal,and that take up to 30 days ,could be more. second you have to give the uterus enough time to heal,and stop bleeding,and that take anyway between 30-40 days. third you have to give enough time for the cervix to completely close and become tight,to prevent any infection, last ask your doctor. ...Read more
Can gyn exam tell : It is very difficult to tell by exam, exceot if the hymen is intact, than you can say than she did not have intercourse.But hymen can break withot having sex, so if you dont give that information that you are sexually active, we can not tell.Exceptions are when some one has sexually transmitted disease like gonorrhea, syphilis, pid etc, than there is no hiding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Light Bleeding: Rest assured that in the early weeks of pregnancy, a little spotting or bleeding is very common. The most common cause for experiencing a brown discharge during pregnancy, especially in the later half of the first trimester, is that the body is getting rid of the older blood remnants in the cervix. As the baby grows, the original blood which is used to protect the womb is no longer required. ...Read more
Not naturally: With medications yes, but not naturally. A true menstrual period is by definition an event that follows ovulation. There are many reasons for vaginal bleeding due to other causes, which can cause confusion, but these are not menstrual periods. It is a safe rule of thumb anyway, that a woman with regular cyclic bleeding is ovulating. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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