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Think I may have had an early miscarriage how can I know for sure ?

Think I may have had an early miscarriage how can I know for sure ?

Obgyn evaluation: You need to see an Obgyn. If you are experiencing a miscarriage then your BHCG pregnancy hormone will be tested. A sonogram and a physical exam will most likely be done as well. If you had a positive pregnancy test followed by bleeding the prompt evaluation is warranted ...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 am 9/10 weeks pregnant. How can i induce a miscarriage? I do not want to have a surgical abortion.

I am 9/10 weeks pregnant. How can i induce a miscarriage? I do not want to have a surgical abortion.

Not possible: A surgical legal abortion is your best and healthiest option. In days prior to 1973 Roe vs. Wade ruling, physicians saw all kinds of failed home remedies for abortion/miscarriage that were injurious to the mother. Thankfully, those days are long past. ...Read more

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How many days before my period can i have sex an not get pregnant?

How many days before my period can i have sex an not get pregnant?

Taking a risk...: Hormones and ovulation are not 100% predictable - if you really do not want to get pregnant I would recommend that you discuss birth control options with your GYN. Predicting ovulation depends on cycle length (which you did not provide) so I couldn't (and wouldn't) hazard a guess as to "safe" time frames. ...Read more

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I am 20 an have primary amenorrhea how do I fix it an can I still have kids?

I  am 20 an have primary amenorrhea how do I fix it an can I still have kids?

Have it evaluated: If you have primary amenorrhea, it is important to have your system evaluated to see if the parts are in order. Treatment must be based on information & all variables must be accounted for. ...Read more

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I have an irregular period. Can i be able to get pregnant?

I have an irregular period. Can i be able to get pregnant?

Probably: It may help you to chart your menstrual cycles to identify the fertile periods. This site given below should be useful in getting you started. http://www.webmd.com/baby/charting-your-fertility-cycle. ...Read more

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How late can you have a legal abortion?

How late can you have a legal abortion?

24 weeks: I depends on which state you are in. Some states allow up to 24 weeks. Some states only up to 20 weeks. I recommend you check out your state's department of health website. ...Read more

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For how long can I have an abortion?

For how long can I have an abortion?

Varies: It varies from state to state, usually to around 20 weeks: try www.Plannedparenthood.Org as a resource, you should be able to get help california's laws there. Good luck! ...Read more

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After an abortion what difficulties will I have when i decide to have sex?

After an abortion what difficulties will I have when i decide to have sex?

What did your: Doc say who did the procedure, once you are recovered from it assuming there were no complications, u should not have any difficulties but i recommend birth control so u do not have to have another abortion. ...Read more

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How can I know if I am having an ectopic pregnancy?

How can I know if I am having an ectopic pregnancy?

Ultrasound: The diagnosis of an ectopic pregnancy may not be straight-forward and may take multiple blood pregnancy tests and ultrasounds done over several days. ...Read more

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Have no periods an I was wondering can I still have a baby with having no periods I'm now 33 I want to have a baby before it's to late will I be able?

Have no periods an I was wondering can I still have a baby with having no periods I'm now 33 I want to have a baby before it's to late will I be able?

Need to see gynecolo: The question is why are you not having a periods. Your physician can have you see a gynecologist to help answer this. This will be able to tell you if you can still get pregnant ...Read more

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I had an abortion this november due to spina bifida. When can I conceive again to have a healthy pregnancy?Pls help dr

Soon: There's no indication that waiting more than one cycle changes your chances for pregnancy or increases your risk in any way. I typically recommend one cycle just to re-establish your cycle and uterine lining, but basically you can have unprotected sex whenever you want. I hope the best for you in the next pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can i cause a miscarriage, i am already 6months pregnant.its illegal here in our country to have an abortion so i have to have miscarriage.

How can i cause a miscarriage, i am already 6months pregnant.its illegal here in our country to have an abortion so i have to have miscarriage.

Miscarriage: This is a questions that is not likely to be answered on this site. At this stage in your pregnancy, you may want to look into adopting the baby out if you do not want to keep him/her. ...Read more

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What do I do to have a successful pregnacy after an eptopic and a missed misscarriage?

What do I do to have a successful pregnacy after an eptopic and a missed misscarriage?

Congratulations!: Be sure to get early prenatal care if you have not already begun. You want to make sure this pregnancy is healthy and in the uterus by getting an early ultrasound and blood work. After that eat a healthy diet, don't smoke or use alcohol or substances, and get regular prenatal care and recommended testing! report any unusual symptoms to your provider right away. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I am not pregnant.But i was wondering can teens have a an abortion without parents permission?

Yes: The answer to this depends upon your state's laws. However, this is a decision that should not be made lightly and consulting parents for some women may be in the patient's best interest. There are alternatives to abortion that may be considered. ...Read more

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How can doctors tell if you have had an abortion?

If you tell us: Is usually the only way. If you had an abortion with complications or have had multiple abortions there may be clues; otherwise, we only know what you tell us. ...Read more

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Is there a test I can take to see if I had an abortion?

No : The only waly to tell if you had an abortion is by you taking several her pregnancy tests. it takes some time after a miscarriage or abortion for the pregnancy test to turn negative. if a pregnancy test that you are doing now is positive, and another test in a week or two comes back negative, then you had a miscarriage. ...Read more

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If I go to the ER 2 days after a medical abortion, & tell them that I think I'm having a miscarriage, will they be able to tell that I had an abortion?

If isn't fair: to use the medical establishment this way. Doctors and nurses usually work really hard to take care of their patients - please don't lie to them ...Read more

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