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Is spotting normal after a surgical abortion?

Is spotting normal after a surgical abortion?

Normal to bleed: It is entirely normal to have bleeding after an abortion. You may have bleeding for three or four weeks but usually it starts to let up during that time. You will not have normal cyclist until you start to ovulate again on a regular basis which may take a while. Spotting may continue for several months after that. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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My surgical abortion (12 weeks) was 2.5 months ago. The spotting stopped and I've had my period 2x. Now I have mild spotting again. Is this normal?

My surgical abortion (12 weeks) was 2.5 months ago. The spotting stopped and I've had my period 2x.  Now I have mild spotting again. Is this normal?

May be: Where are you in your cycle? It sounds like there were no complications from the abortion. If you are using pills this could happen if you took them late or missed one. It could also be due to an infection or cervical irritation.If you are not using something for contraception, it could be implantation. Check with your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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Hey. I had a surgical abortion I was bleeding for 2 weeks. But now I've started spotting how long will that last for ??

Hey. I had a surgical abortion I was bleeding for 2 weeks. But now I've started spotting how long will that last for ??

Unclear: If the spotting continues to improve then I would expect for your to be done within 1 week. It is always possible that you may have had some retained clots in the uterus, prolonging the bleeding. Be in contact with your doctor and call for any signs of fever, pain or increased bleeding. ...Read more

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I m spotting at irregular intervals...i had a 9 week abortion as no cardiac activity ws found ..it ws a surgical abortion held on 19 june...

I m spotting at irregular intervals...i had a 9 week abortion as no cardiac activity ws found ..it ws a surgical abortion held on 19 june...

Spotting post aborti: Please f/u with doc today. Sometimes they do not get everything out so you need a sonogram and may need a D&C. f/U today with doc/ ER ...Read more

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Brown discharge for 2 weeks after surgical abortion and red spotting on the 15th day. Just spotting with mild cramps ?

Brown discharge for 2 weeks after surgical abortion and red spotting on the 15th day. Just spotting with mild cramps ?

Normal: Very normal after this procedure. The main thing to watch for is fever, increasing pain, otherwise the spotting/discharge may continue for a few days to weeks ...Read more

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I had surgical abortion at 13 weeks 1 month ago, today i did abs workout and had spotting after that, is this my period?Is it ok?

I had surgical abortion at 13 weeks 1 month ago, today i did abs workout and had spotting after that, is this my period?Is it ok?

Early excersise: It is very difficlt to determine but you stated abdominal excersise too early need uterous too heal and shrink but in dout see your doctor. ...Read more

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I started generess fe the day after a surgical abortion. On day 4 and 5 i start exp cramping and back aches as well as light bleeding, normal ?

I started generess fe the day after a surgical abortion.  On day 4 and 5 i start exp cramping and back aches as well as light bleeding, normal ?

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very normal on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. Just continue taking. ...Read more

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Very faint pink tissue after 3 weeks from an surgical abortion is this normal?

Very faint pink tissue after 3 weeks from an surgical abortion is this normal?

Probably: Yes, this is probably normal. If no fever or abdominal, pelvic pain, likely body's normal way of getting back to "baseline". ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a pink light tint discharge 3 weeks after an surgical abortion?

Is it normal to have a pink light tint discharge 3 weeks after an surgical abortion?

Yes: If that is the only symptom, it can take around 6 weeks for all of the discharge and spotting to disappear. If it persists beyone that or more symptoms come, see your GYN. :) ...Read more

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I had a surgical abortion 3 days ago . I've been feeling nausous all day .is this normal ?

I had a surgical abortion 3 days ago . I've been feeling nausous all day .is this normal ?

It could be: but I would call the clinic where you had the procedure and ask to be re checked asap ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more