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Can i get a medical abortion?

Can i get a medical abortion?

Possibly: Depending on where you live and how far pregnant you are a medical abortion may be an option. Check these sites for info: www.Earlyoptionpill.Com or www.Womenonweb.Org. ...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 ...Read more


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Can you maturbate after a medical abortion?

Can you maturbate after a medical abortion?

That depends on how: You plan to masturbate. T is recommended that you avoid sexual activities involving vaginal penetration for 2 weeks after a surgical 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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I'm regretting medical abortion, what to do?

Seek Support: Terminating a pregnancy is often a complicated decision. It's not uncommon for negative thoughts and feelings to follow. One of the best options is to seek support either professionally or with family, friends. Pick the option that feels the safest, so you're more incline to share. ...Read more

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Can I have longterm effects of a medical abortion?

Can I have longterm effects of a medical abortion?

Very rarely: Complications of abortions are very rare - under 2% for abortions less than 12 weeks gestation. Long term complications are even rarer, and complications of medical abortions are rarer still. If there is a complication, the most common one is an infection. ...Read more

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What are some bodily changes after a medical abortion?

Medical abortion: The medications used have no long-term side effects. Bleeding can last up to 4 weeks but it can be as long as 8 weeks. Breast tenderness resolves in 2 weeks. Nausea resolves within 2 days. Period returns 6-8 weeks after taking the medication. The HCG hormone lowers slowly. The pregnancy test should be negative or trace positive within 2 weeks after the abortion. ...Read more

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Is protected sex one week after a medical abortion safe?

Better to wait: Until you've had an ultrasound done that confirms that the abortion was completed and that the uterus is empty, then you should probably wait. If there are still products inside or if you're still going to bleed then your cervix may be open and be prone to infection. Best to wait until you complete your follow up. Good luck. ...Read more

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What if u don't feel any pain during a medical abortion?

What if u don't feel any pain during a medical abortion?

Maybe ok?: Some women will not have a lot of pain. But you should have cramping, bleeding and pass tissue. Be sure you're under the care of a doctor or other provider experienced in managing medical abortions. You need follow-up. In some cases the medications don't work. You need to be 100% certain that there isn't a continuing pregnancy. ...Read more

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