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How long can you wait after getting pregnant and it is still safe to get an abortion?

How long can you wait after getting pregnant and it is still safe to get an abortion?

<24 weeks.: Most us states have laws prohibiting pregnancy termination after 24 weeks (check with your state's laws). In general, the earlier you terminate an undesired pregnancy, the safer, cheaper and less emotionally/physically dangerous it is. ...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 after an abortion should you wait to try to get pregnant?

How long after an abortion should you wait to try to get pregnant?

After 2 periods: I usually recommend waiting until you've had two normal menstrual cycles after the procedure. That way the endometrial lining has fully recovered in preparation for a new implantation. ...Read more

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I am pregnant and getting an abortion how long do I have to wait to get a negative blood test?

I am pregnant and getting an abortion how long do I have to wait to get a negative blood test?

It depends: It depends on the test. I am baffled why you are asking this question. Once the abortion happens you are no longer pregnant. Your OB will give you the right suggestions on when to resume sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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How long can you wait until you can't have an abortion?

State dependent: The state in which you're in will determine how far along you can be before you are no longer able to obtain an abortion. http://www.guttmacher.org/statecenter/spibs/spib_plta.pdf. ...Read more

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I am 16. How long can I get an abortion?

I am 16. How long can I get an abortion?

Termination: It varies from state to state, also how early you can get a termination. States also differ regarding at what age one needs parental consent. I'd recommend contacting a local planned parenthood if there is one in your area; if not, their website can point you to resources. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I wish to know how long can you get an abortion?

Termination: It varies from state to state, also how early you can get a termination. I'd recommend contacting a local planned parenthood if there is one in your area; if not, their website can point you to resources. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How much is an abortion in state of ohio? And how long do you have to wait to do it?

How much is an abortion in state of ohio? And how long do you have to wait to do it?

Google: You can google this information on the internet including the legal requirements in the State of Ohio. Abortions using medications are likely to be more expensive, than a surgical procedure. ...Read more

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How long to get an abortion at 20 weeks?

Timing: Do you mean, how long does the procedure take? Usually 2-3 days- 1-2 days for ripening and then the procedure is usually less than 20 minutes depending on location, anesthesia, and so forth. I recommend a reputable location and provider to discuss all of your options and risks/benefits. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait to receive oral sex after an abortion?

How long do you have to wait to receive oral sex after an abortion?

Uncertain...: I doubt if there is any study which was specifically designed and done to address the issue in this question. But commone sense of understanding tissue healing and how the endometrium resurfaces after each period suggests a minimal period of 2 weeks or more should be sufficient. More? Ask your gynecologist for instant reliable advice. ...Read more

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My 1st pragnancy end with abortion. How long should I wait for next pragnancy?

There is no: Medically proven amount of time. We usually say 3 months but it's a bit arbitrary. If u had bad anemia you may wanna get that improved. You may want a little time to recover emotionally, otherwise there are no strict rules. Get on a prenatal vitamin and try not to smoke if u do. ...Read more

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How long should you wait to have sex after a abortion?

How long should you wait to have sex after a abortion?

Please ask teh doc w: Who did your procedure as that doc should ahae already told u that. ...Read more

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How long after an abortion should I get my period?

How long after an abortion should I get my period?

4-8 weeks: If your periods were regular before the procedure, you period may return anytime between 4-8 weeks after. The average time is probably 5-6 weeks after procedure. More than eight weeks would be abnormal, and it would be very important to do a pregnancy test ...Read more

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How long after a abortion can u get pregnant again?

How long after a abortion can u get pregnant again?

Three months: Wait three months at least to give your body a chance to recover essential nutrients and red blood cells from the abortion. ...Read more

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How long after an medical abortion should someone get a period?

How long after an medical abortion should someone get a period?

4-6 weeks: On average it may take 4-6 weeks after a medical abortion to resume menstruation. Your previous menstrual history may affect this time interval and it could be longer. You should already be using contraception, because you ovulate before you menstruate and could very well conceive again if you are having unpprotected sex. ...Read more

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How long should you wait to have intercourse after abortion pill?

Sex after abortion: It is recommended that you avoid sexual activities involving vaginal penetration for 2 weeks after an abortion assuming that the abortion was complete ; you have been medically cleared by your physician. There can be variation in provider recommendations. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i had a abortion how long does it take to get a period afterwards?

Abortion: Most women experience their next period 4 to 6 weeks after a surgical abortion. If you don’t have a period after 3 months ensure that you discuss with the physician. ...Read more

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How long after abortion do you get your period?

How long after abortion do you get your period?

2-6 weeks : The first period usually occurs 2-6 weeks after and then patients return to their usual patterns. If you continue to have irregular periods after a few months then you should schedule a visit for evaluation. ...Read more

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How long after an abortion do you get your period?

4-6 weeks: For a woman who has regular periods, she will likely get her period about 4-6 weeks after an abortion. ...Read more

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How long after a abortion must you wait before having sex?

Sex s/p abortion.: It is recommended that you avoid sexual activities involving vaginal penetration for 2 weeks after an abortion assuming that the abortion was complete ; you have been medically cleared by your physician. There can be variation in provider recommendations. ...Read more

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How long after taking the abortion pill should I wait to have sex?

How long after taking the abortion pill should I wait to have sex?

2 to 3 weeks: You need to wait for everything to pass, confirm that everything has passed, and then wait for the bleeding and discharge to stop. This is usually about 2 weeks. ...Read more

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How long must you wait to have sex after you've taken an abortion pill?

Sex s/p abortion: It is recommended that you avoid sexual activities involving vaginal penetration for 2 weeks after an abortion assuming that the abortion was complete ; you have been medically cleared by your physician. There can be variation in provider recommendations. ...Read more

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How long does it take after an abortion untill you get your period?

How long does it take after an abortion untill you get your period?

2-6 weeks : The first period usually occurs 2-6 weeks after and then patients return to their usual patterns. If you continue to have irregular periods after a few months then you should schedule a visit for evaluation. ...Read more