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Doctor insights on: Second Trimester Abortion Procedure

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What happens during 2nd trimester abortion?

What happens during 2nd trimester abortion?

Uterine evacuation.: Surgical or medical/mechanical methods can be used to empty the gravid uterus in the second trimester. The earlier one decides to terminate a pregnancy the safer, less costly, less traumatizing and faster it is. Consult with your gynecologist for additional details. ...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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What are the problems with a second trimester abortion?

What are the problems with a second trimester abortion?

BIG: It may permanently damage the cervix causing premature delivery of the future pregnancies. And the cervical incompetence may not be diagnosed in advance until detrimental result irreversibly. ...Read more

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Is there any way to have a abortion in the second trimester from home?

Is there any way to have a abortion in the second trimester from home?

No: This is a complex medical procedure that should be performed in the setting of a healthcare facility. ...Read more

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Can second trimester therapeutic abortion that's surgical abortion make it difficult to conceive?

Can second trimester therapeutic abortion that's surgical abortion make it difficult to conceive?

Abortion conceive: Can second trimester therapeutic abortion that's surgical abortion make it difficult to conceive? ANS: Ask the team that did the surgery if they took out ovaries or tied tubes. Probably did not. But they know you best and can give you their experience in those they have operated on. I would hope they can at least. ...Read more

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What type of abortion is best for a first trimester termination?

What type of abortion is best for a first trimester termination?

Medical or surgical: Pregnancy can be terminated using surgery (d&c, "dilation and curretage") or a combination of two medications taken by mouth. Medical abortion should be performed by the 49th day of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Isnt it true that when women have an abortion in the first trimester the fetus isn't really developed. Yet?

Isnt it true that when women have an abortion in the first trimester the fetus isn't really developed. Yet?

Depends: This depends on when you believe life starts. Some say it is at conception when the egg and sperm join. Some say it is at about 24 weeks pregnant when the baby has a chance at surviving if it were born. Others say it is not until birth. This is a true ethical debate. ...Read more

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How long after a 1st trimester abortion can I have breast augmentation?

Probably 4-6 months: I would recommend waiting a minimum of 3 months and many would advise 6 months to allow your metabolism to return to baseline. ...Read more

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When after a 1st trimester abortion can you have a breast augmentation?

When after a 1st trimester abortion can you have a breast augmentation?

Weeks, if okay: Depends on your recovery from the recent procedure for a few weeks and also on whether you are planning on getting pregnant again soon or not. If not then you can see your pcp first and then make an appointment with a plastic surgeon in your local area. ...Read more

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Dear Doctor, after first trimester abortion, how long will it take to regain my normal periods. after 1 week of abortion my LH=175 and FSH=0.1 mIU.mL.

4-8 weeks: I usually tell my patients that they can expect a period within 4-8 weeks after a miscarriage or abortion. Your body will begin to cycle again after your HCG level has fallen. ...Read more

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Can I travel in the second trimester?

Can I travel in the second trimester?

Ask you doc: If no problems my pts can travelup till 32 weeks gestation. ...Read more

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What can I expect during my second trimester?

What can I expect during my second trimester?

Feel great: Second trimester is the best part of pregnancy. You may start looking pregnant with a little bubble and you will probably feel energetic and well. Most nausea and misery improves at second trimester. ...Read more

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Can I take Nyquil I'm in my 2nd trimester?

Can I take Nyquil I'm in my 2nd trimester?

Not a good idea: Nyquil contains several different medications, including a decongestant. Decongestants should be avoided during pregnancy due to the tendency to increase blood pressure. Nyquil also contains alcohol, which should be strictly avoided during pregnancy. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is one of the ingredients of Nyquil. Tyenol is considered safe throughout pregnancy. For more guidance, talk with your OB. ...Read more

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How serious is a 2nd trimester miscarraige?

How serious is a 2nd trimester miscarraige?

No fun.: A second (mid-)trimester pregnancy loss is a painful and potentially dangerous complication. Seek expert care with gynecologists trained to perform d&e and midtrimester terminations. ...Read more