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Sister Zeus Herbal Abortion
I have taken traditional herbal that can even induce abortion to make period comes. But it is almost 3 weeks late. My beta test shows <0.1. What to do?
Wait: If you're not pregnant, there's no need to try to make a single skipped period come. Often it will go back to normal by itself by next cycle. If not, evaluation by a gynecologist would be a good idea. There are many causes of skipped periods including stress, thyroid disease, pcos, eating disorders, medications, excessive exercise and others. ...Read more
My friend is at most 5 weeks pregnant & tried an herbal abortion with cohosh. It still hasn't worked after 4 days. When should she go to a clinic?
Now: Herbal treatments are not likely to be successful and are not recommended. She needs to schedule a visit with the doctor before she hurts herself. ...Read more
No!!!: Go to planned parenthood. They are always helpful in this situation ...Read more
When woman have abortions why do they bleed so long afterwards my sister did and 2months after she still was spotting even after usin birth control
Unpredictable: Bleeding is unpredictable. See your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
My sister is 30 years old and 1mth pregnant, did 1st scan, doc infd cyst in uterus, threaten abortion, thyroid results waitg. What r the chances?
You need to wait: No one knows exactly what your sister has at this point. All those things you mentioned and more could be present. I am glad you have an ob-gyn taking care of your sister. Let it settle for a few days. I will hope that the pregnancy does well but no one can give you an accurate number. ...Read more
Can my pregnant sister's doctor detect herbal inducers? She is a teen mother, 6 months pregnant and having contractions. She didn't want the pregnancy
Unlikely, but: If there is any indication from her actions that she tried to abort the pregnancy at this stage the attending physicians will refer to child & family services that will investigate her and the family. This one attempt could end up keeping cps in her life forever. If she triggers a delivery they may charge her with felony child endangerment. ...Read more
Hi. I took abortion pills in 3days ago and after 2hours I bleed then I drink the last 1 but what worry me s that I only bleed that day and?
Ur? Is Unclear: The only approved oral (pill) medical abortion regimen utilizes one pill - mifepristone, followed 24-48hrs later by 4 pills - misoprosol placed between your cheek and gum until they dissolve. If taken properly, and when 9 weeks pregnant or less, this regimen is up to 98% effective. I do not understand what pills you took or when or how you took them. Please see Dr asap for an ultrasound. ...Read more
I did an abortion but didn't bleed. The u/s showed 5weeks and 6days fetus and no heartbeat. Heartbeat would still be possible at 7 weeks and 4days?
If you had surgical (d;c)
abortion the pregnancy was missed. If you used Cytotec (misoprostol) to induce termination it was unsuccessful. If there is a heart beat at 7 weeks and 4 days either the first heartbeat was missed or a new pregnancy was conceived. The abortion unfortunately was unsuccessful. Contact your doctor. ...Read more
A million: In 2011, there were 1, 058, 490 abortions in the USA. The rate has been dropping since the mid '80s. Best wishes. ...Read more
My uterine size is 49*59*81 after my s abortion at 8 feb of 2 month. I m feeling heaviness. What is the cause of it. I m worried about my next pregna?
Interrupts hormones: Mifepristone (aka ru 486) works by interrupting the pregnancy hormones which support the growth of the growing fetus and placenta. About 48 hours later, another medicine called Misoprostol is taken to help expel the pregnancy. This type of abortion is best done prior to 7 weeks, although sometime can be used even later up to 9 weeks. ...Read more
What can I tell you?: Here are some good websites: www. Prochoice. Org and www. Plannedparenthood. Org and if you want data about statistics check www. Guttmacher. Org or feel free to reply or ask a more specific question if you need info. ...Read more
Yes: Elective abortions can be done between the beginning of pregnancy until about 20 weeks pregnant in most states. However the earlier in the pregnancy it is done the better. An ultrasound and blood work are usually required to make sure the pregnancy is in the uterus. Then your options will be discussed ...Read more
Depends on age...: The medicine is by prescription, so a woman goes to her ob-gyn to be evaluated for it. Whether or not medicine can be used also depends on the age of the baby fetus (the number of weeks pregnant). The doctor will talk with the patient to be sure that the patient is making a good permanent decision, because abortion is a hard decision for any woman to make. ...Read more
2 different pills: Medical abortions are done with 2 different pills. The first is ru-486. This is hwat is usually called the abortion pill. This pill kills the pregnancy tissue. A second pill, cytotec, (misoprostol) is used to get the body to get the pregnancy tissue out. The response to these pills is not completely predictable so follow up is necessary to make sure the abortion is completed. ...Read more
Unsure about?: If you are trying to end a pregnancy, any way that you do it IS an abortion. There are both surgical and medical abortions but terminating a pregnancy is something that should be done with the help of a doctor since there is risk to the mom and that risk is much higher if it is done by someone who does not have the training necessary to minimize the risk. Be safe. ...Read more
Not in NC: Abortion is regulated in all U.S. states, which often includes the licensing requirements of providers, restrictions on late-term abortion, and parental consent mandates. North Carolina abortion laws are relatively restrictive, requiring the written consent of parents or guardians, banning abortion after 20 weeks (except to save the life or health of the mother), and the requirement that abortion providers be licensed medical doctors. ...Read more