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Can having an abortion ruin a female chance of getting pregnant?

Can having an abortion ruin a female chance of getting pregnant?

Absolutely not: If the abortion is done in a clinical safe environment without complications, pregnancy can and will occur in the future. ...Read more

Dr. Selby Jacobs
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What percentage of women who have an IUD will get an ectopic pregnancy?

What percentage of women who have an IUD will get an ectopic pregnancy?

Less than 1%.: Using an intra-uterine devices (iud) is a very effective method of contraception - about as effective as surgery to have your "tubes tied." the rate of ectopic pregnancy, a pregnancy outside the normal location in the uterus, occurs in less than 1% of IUD users. This is a lower rate than ectopic pregnancies in women who do not use an iud. ...Read more

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Is there extreme regret after having an abortion?

Is there extreme regret after having an abortion?

Regret can occur: After any decision a person makes. Decisions that are irreversible may produce stronger regret when regret occurs. If the decision to have an abortion was made with careful rational thought, free from pressure & coercion, it will less likely be regretted. The abortion decision occurs in the time-pressured circumstance of advancing pregnancy. Thinking it through before pregnancy is helpful. ...Read more

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What are the risk of getting pregnant right after an abortion?

What are the risk of getting pregnant  right after an abortion?

Risk of pregnancy: The chances to conceive having unprotected sex soon after an abortion are rather high. A woman is most fertile after a abortion or 4 mos. After a delivery if she doesn't breast feed. So use at least barrier contraception, condoms for example. ...Read more

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At what week of pregnancy do most women get an abortion safely?

At what week of pregnancy do most women get an abortion safely?

Elective Abortion: Usually sometime before the 12 th week of pregnancy (first trimester). ...Read more

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I have a history of preterm birth of twins (31w gestation). Assuming my next pregnancy is a singleton, should I do 17p injections to reduce the risk of ptb? Are there risks to 17p injections?

I have a history of preterm birth of twins (31w gestation). Assuming my next pregnancy is a singleton, should I do 17p injections to reduce the risk of ptb? Are there risks to 17p injections?

See your doctor: I think you should really discuss this with your obstetrician. Without other info and without actually seeing a patient, these kind of questions are hard to answer. ...Read more

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What percent of women get through child birth no complications or death?

What percent of women get through child birth no complications or death?

Low: Mortality rate in the US is approximately 17 per 100,000 live births. Many factors contribute to mortality and complications. Here is some information: http://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/MaternalInfantHealth/PMSS.html ...Read more

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I'm concerned about abnormal withdrawal bleeding and am wondering what the chances are of having an ectopic pregnancy?

I'm concerned about abnormal withdrawal bleeding and am wondering what the chances are of having an ectopic pregnancy?

Always possibility: Any suspicion of ectopic pregnancy need urgent attention for fear of rupture, must call your doctor or go to nearest er and you will go home with peace of mind. ...Read more

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What are the chances of having an ectopic pregnancy after a tubal ligation?

It depends: I see two ways to answer your question. The overall number of ectopic pregnancies following a tubal ligation is 7 per 1, 000 procedures (under 1 percent). However, if someone conceives after she has had a tubal ligation, the chance of that pregnancy being ectopic is as high as 50 percent. ...Read more

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Does having an abortion increase the chances of getting cancer?

Does having an abortion increase the chances of getting cancer?

No: The best scientific work has discredited the claim about breast cancer. This is being kept alive by politicians, not scientists. If you are considering ending your pregnancy for convenience, I would ask you to look at all your options, including bring your child to term and offering an adoption in a loving home. Only you can decide based on accurate information. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some leads to of women having an abortion?

Varied : Some women have an abortion because they are pregnant at the wrong time in their lives. Other very desired pregnancies are terminated when the fetus is diagnosed with a severe malformation. I have also had mothers terminate because their health was in jeopardy. Life is not always straight forward. ...Read more

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What is my percentage of having a full term pregnancy with having Uterus Didelphys ?

What is my percentage of having a full term pregnancy with having Uterus Didelphys ?

Good: With a uterine didelphys, chances are good. You will be considered high risk because of the risk of preterm labor, but will likely do fine. ...Read more

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I'm nearly40 trying for a baby with my boyfriend who is 28 what are our chances of having a successful pregnancy ?

I'm nearly40 trying for a baby with my boyfriend who is 28  what are our chances of having a successful  pregnancy
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Pregnancy: In one study, researchers found that 40-year-old women treated for infertility had a 25 percent chance of achieving pregnancy using their own eggs. By age 43 that number dropped to 10 percent, and by 44 it had decreased to 1.6 percent. Among women who did get pregnant, the miscarriage rate was 24 percent for 40-year-olds, 38 percent for 43-year-olds, and 54 percent for 44-year-olds. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Had two miscarriages what are the odds of having a successful pregnancy?

Had two miscarriages what are the odds of having a successful pregnancy?

Very good: It's not uncommon to have a miscarriage or two. You likely have normal fertility. After three miscarriages additional tests could be ordered. ...Read more

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Why does having an abortion so greatly increase the chance of getting breast cancer?

Why does having an abortion so greatly increase the chance of getting breast cancer?

It doesn't! : This is a myth that has been perpetuated for political reasons. It is not true. World experts have studied this question and they all agree: there is no increased risk of breast cancer in women who have had an induced or spontaneous abortion. To read more, check out this link: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/causes/ere/workshop-report. ...Read more

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What are the true odds of having another seizure after being 15 years free since my teens having one people tell me 100 percent I take Dilantin ?

What are the true odds of having another seizure after being 15 years free since my teens having one people tell me 100 percent I take Dilantin ?

Seizure control: That is a hard to answer, because of many factors. What was the cause of the seizure? Were there more than one seizure events? Generally if someone has no seizures on medication for 2-5 years, it is reasonable to ask whether they need to continue medication. We usually do an eeg to look at current brain activity, carefully review history, and discuss a careful taper. See your neurologist. ...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