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What are the side effects of abortion?

What are the side effects of abortion?

Usually small: Usually some bleeding and cramping, nothing more. Long term complications of legal abortions are uncommon. ...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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What are the dangers of having an abortion?

What are  the dangers of having an  abortion?

Many: In surgical abortion, the risks include infection, bleeding, injury to surrounding structures such as bowel or bladder, anesthesia, reaction to medications, incomplete abortion leading to another operation, etc. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of oral abortion?

What are the side effects of oral abortion?

Depends: On which type. Rarely, serious medical problems can occur when a pregnancy ends (e.g., due to medical abortion with medications including mifepristone, surgical abortion, miscarriage), including sometimes fatal infections and bleeding. If any suspicious symptoms occur best to seek help from a gynecologist asap. ...Read more

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What are the physical side effects of abortion?

What are the physical side effects of abortion?

Pain, bleeding : Most often women experience pain and bleeding for days to weeks. The pain should not be severe and there should not be a fever. It can take 6-8wks to resume your period. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of an amygdalectomy?

What are the side effects of an amygdalectomy?

Emotions...: The amygdala is and integral part of the limbic system in the brain deeply connected to emotional processing, learning, and memory. Having the amygdala removed would result in serious emotional deficits. For interesting background info, look at work if J. Ledoux, A. Damasio, and historical perspectives of the Cannon-Bard and James-Lange theories of emotion. ...Read more

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What are the health effects of an abortion?

Usually minimal: Assuming there are no complications of the procedure, there are no long term physical effects from having an abortion. Emotional effects are more variable and unpredictable. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of having a sex or adrenaline addiction?

What are the side effects of having a sex or adrenaline addiction?

Stress: Too much of anything is stressful to your system and can cause adverse symptoms related to imbalances in your autonomic nervous system, immune system and hormonal system. The cliche "everything in moderation" holds true. ...Read more

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What are the effects of an oophorectomy?

What are the effects of an oophorectomy?

Menopause: If both ovaries are removed, the woman will go into what is referred to as surgical menopause. Removal of one ovary does not do that and reduces fertility negligibly. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of having surgery for spondylolisthesis?

What are the side effects of having surgery for spondylolisthesis?

Back pain /stiffness: Best done to relieve leg pain srgeries ability to relieve axial back pain is controversial and unpredictable great for leg pain. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking misoprostol for a medical abortion?

Cramping: This medication is meant to cause cramping to expell the contents of the uterus. It can also cause diarrhea, chills, and abdomenal cramping as well. Usually these are mild and disappear quickly. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of a vasectomy?

What are the side effects of a vasectomy?

Here are some...: Side effects usually refer to the long-term effect from something. After vasectomy, its common side effects may include: chronic testicular pain, sperm granuloma(a chronic lump reacting to sperm leakage), vasal reconnection (failure), etc. More? Ask the surgeon timely. ...Read more

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What are the side effect of iui?

What are the side effect of iui?

Paragard or Mirena (levonorgestrel): With paragard, period may have same or heavier flow and same or heavier cramping than before insertion. With mirena, (levonorgestrel) Progesterone is released into uterus and the effect is only in uterus not throughout the body, there is usually less days and amount of flow and sometimes the period stops, with that comes less cramping.You still ovulate each month with either iud and mid-cycle pain may be be there. ...Read more

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What are the effects of having a hypothyroid?

What are the effects of having a hypothyroid?

See details: Fatigue, constipation, dry skin, muscle aching and weakness, menstrual abnormalities, heart disease, etc. ...Read more

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Please explain what are the risk and side effects of getting hysterectomy?

Please explain what are the risk and side effects of getting hysterectomy?

Many:: Physical risks of surgery: infections, injury to other internal organs (bladder/intestines), bleeding (risk of needing blood transfusion), hernia formation, changes in sexual function, risk of onset of urinary leakage, risk of nerve injuries, risk of changes in hormone function (even if pt keeps their ovaries), scar tissue ; /or pain after surgery. To name a few. These aren't common, but possible. ...Read more

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What are the risks of getting an abortion?

What are the risks of getting an abortion?

Abortion (surgical): Risks include injury to the cervix/uterus, infection of the uterus/ fallopian tubes, uterine scarring or perforation, retained tissue, hemorrhage & adverse reaction to anesthesia. See: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002912.htm ...Read more

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What are the side effects of a possible overdose?

What are the side effects of a possible overdose?

Please tell us the: drug and we can give you a better idea of what types of symptoms might occur. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of having to use lamictal?

What are the side effects of having to use lamictal?

Lamictal: Rash incidence has been reported at 1 in every 1, 000 cases. Is more prevalent if patient is taking Depakote (valproic acid) due to increase level of both. Other side-effects reported are aseptic meningitis, fever, double vision, dizziness, insomnia, nightmares or vivid dreams, dry mouth/nausea/cramps, anxiety, emory problems. Incidence of these varies between patients. ...Read more

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What are negative side effects of getting an abortion? (At any age)

Abortion: There are many such as emotion, health and spiritual for many. It is a decision that can not be reversed once done . ...Read more

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What are the effects of a hysterectomy?

What are the effects of a hysterectomy?

Stop bleeding: If you have a hysterectomy and your doctor removes your uterus and cervix, you will definitely stop having periods. Depending on your situation, ovaries are usually left in in a 37 year old. If there is cancer, that is a different situation. Hysterectomies can be done through an open incision or "minimally invasively" with a robot. The main factor is often size. ...Read more