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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How soon do your pregnancy symptoms go away after an abortion?

How soon do your pregnancy symptoms go away after an abortion?

Pregnancy ; abortion: The hormone of pregnancy can take a few weeks to normalize or drop to zero. Patients might feel 'pregnant' because of this effect. It can take almost 4-6 weeks for everything to normalize depending on how advanced your pregnancy was. ...Read more

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I had an abortion 2 weeks ago. I was 7 almost 8 weeks. I no longer have symptoms of pregnancy, but my stomach is still bloated and feels hard at times?

I had an abortion 2 weeks ago. I was 7 almost 8 weeks. I no longer have symptoms of pregnancy, but my stomach is still bloated and feels hard at times?

I recommend...: ...that you contact your healthcare provider about these symptoms. Elective abortion, while exceedingly safe, is still an invasive procedure that can cause hemorrhage, infection & occasional long-term complications. Stomach bloating & hardness may be from persistent pregnancy hormones, an indication that some placental tissue may still remain. This isn't a diagnosis, just a concern. Please? ...Read more

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How long does pregnancy show after abortion?

How long does pregnancy show after abortion?

Varies: Bhcg resolution varies from person to person. It may take a few days or a few weeks. Unless you had sex without condoms or birth control after your abortion then the pregnancy test is still detecting left over hormone from the previous pregnancy. Recheck it once and week until it resolves. Start birth control to prevent another unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to still have pregnancy symptoms after abortion?

Abortion: Pregnancy hormone levels can remain positive for approximately 30 days after an abortion. It also depends if you had a surgical therapy for a miscarriage or a natural abortion. You might still feel pregnancy symptoms after a miscarriage since hormone levels are still elevated but hopefully decreasing. Follow up with your obgyn to make sure hormone levels drop to zero. ...Read more

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Symptoms of the first month of pregnancy and when can I take an abortion pill?

See a doctor: Abortifacients (abortion pills) can be used as early as around 5 weeks of pregnacy, but must only be used under a competent doctor's supervision. ...Read more

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I had an abortion 3 months ago. I tested again & it says positive. But I fond feel any symptom of pregnancy. Am I really pregnant?

I had an abortion 3 months ago. I tested again & it says positive. But I fond feel any symptom of pregnancy. Am I really pregnant?

Unprotected sex?: If you have been having unprotected sex and pregnancy test is positive you are very likely pregnant. Repeat the test to be 100% sure. ...Read more

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Is it true that pregnancy hormones can linger in your body for up to a month after an abortion? How long would a person have to wait to take a p.T?

Is it true that pregnancy hormones can linger in your body for up to a month after an abortion? How long would a person have to wait to take a p.T?

Uncommon: After a misacarriage, pregnancy hormones usually go down by 2 weeks. Rarely they can present upto 4 weeks. They should resolved after that
see gyn if it persists > 4 weeks ...Read more

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How long after abortion does pregnancy test read positive?

Depends: On how high the HCG was when you had the abortion: the higher (farther along) the longer it will take to disappear. I've seen it take up to 8 weeks. ...Read more

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How long will a pregnancy test show positive after an abortion?

Varies: Bhcg resolution varies from person to person. It may take a few days or a few weeks. Unless you had sex without condoms or birth control after your abortion then the pregnancy test is still detecting left over hormone from the previous pregnancy. Recheck it once and week until it resolves. Start birth control to prevent another unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does retained tissue after an abortion cause pregnancy symptoms?

Retained placenta: Having a retained placental tissue after an abortion can cause uterine cramping, vaginal bleeding and abdominal discomfort. If you think you have retained placental tissue after a natural miscarriage consult your obgyn asap for medical or surgical therapy. ...Read more

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As you read before I had an abortion 2 weeks ago I went for. My.Check up an everything was fine but I keep having strong. Pregnancy symptoms why?

As you read before I had an abortion 2 weeks ago I went for. My.Check up an everything was fine but I keep having strong. Pregnancy symptoms why?

Hormonal: First off, abortion is an unnatural abrupt pregnancy termination that causes a sudden change in your wellbeing, so in and of itself it can cause some general symptoms - nausea, cramping, fatigue, etc. Also, your pregnancy hormone, although, decreasing, probably has not dropped low enough to offset your symptoms. Also, if not all of the fetal tissues were removed, the level will persist. ...Read more

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I found out I have retained product (rp) from abortion a month ago, how easy to mistake the rp for a continued pregnancy, what are the symptoms of rp?

Doctor guidance: Your doctor will need to help you determine the difference. The length of time after an abortion is one factor. The level of your bhcg is another. The appearance on ultrasound is another. ...Read more

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I had a medical abortion on 11th feb this year and I took a pregnancy test today 4th March and it showing positive. Does that mean the abortion failed? Am worried. I don't hve any pregnancy symptoms

Abortion: Not necessarily but You need to see the doctor and get an ultrasound as well as a quantitative beta hcg blood draw to further evaluate. Sometimes depending on how far along you were at time of abortion, it can take a longer time for beta hcg to be cleared. ...Read more

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For how long will it take for a girl 2 mensurate after abortion of a 3weeks pregnancy?

A female's: Period usually resumes within 4 to 6 weeks (sometimes up to 3 months). ...Read more

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Why is my legs swollen after abortion, and am still having some of the pregnancy symptoms?

Why is my legs swollen after abortion, and am still having some of the pregnancy symptoms?

Return to Ab clinic: You need to return to the abortion MD/clinic and make sure that the procedure was successfully completed and there are no other problems or complications. ...Read more

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How long do pregnancy hormones remain in your system after abortion?

A few weeks: Pregnancy hormone usually goes away in a few days to a few weeks (depending on how high they were when you started). If there is still some placenta tissue left in (which can happen even if you think nearly everything came out), then it can still make pregnancy hormone (hcg). If it hasn't gone away in a few weeks or if you still have bleeding or feeling pregnant, get an ultrasound to be sure. ...Read more

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 any pregnancy. ...Read more