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14 week surgical Abortion vs miscarriage. Does the womb look the same a day later or will a doctor be able to tell it was an abortion if he scanned me?

14 week surgical Abortion vs miscarriage. Does the womb look the same a day later or will a doctor be able to tell it was an abortion if he scanned me?

Experienced Dr Knows: Surgical abortion (or miscarriage) has stretching of the the cervix, the lowest part of the uterus, to remove the fetus. That stretching leaves bruising, tiny (less than 1/8" long) tears, bleeding, and even clots or tissue. An OB/GYN will definitely know SOMETHING went on with your cervix. If you are trying to hide your abortion from your doctor, ask yourself why. Your doctor needs to know. ...Read more

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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 questions can I ask my doctor about the abortion I had done?

What questions can I ask my doctor about the abortion I had done?

Anything: Hopefully your relationship with your doctor is strong enough where you feel comfortable asking anything and everything. If your doctor doesn't know the answer, i'm sure he or she will still find ways to help you get your answers. ...Read more

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I was just wondering when an underage girl is seeking an abortion, what questions does the doctor ask?

I was just wondering when an underage girl is seeking an abortion, what questions does the doctor ask?

See below: Right now this really depends on what state you are in. As the news will have informed you it changes on a monthly basis. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can doctors tell if you have had an abortion?

How can doctors tell if you have had an abortion?

If you tell us: Is usually the only way. If you had an abortion with complications or have had multiple abortions there may be clues; otherwise, we only know what you tell us. ...Read more

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Can a doctor find out if you have had an abortion. Plz suggest sir?

Not really: No, your doctor will most likely not be able to tell if you have been pregnant in the past by doing an exam. However, it is of utmost importance that you tell your doctor about you complete medical and surgical history because it can affect any current or future pregnancy in significant ways. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What should I do about prior abortion: tell or not tell the doctor?

What should I do about prior abortion: tell or not tell the doctor?

Open communication: It is important for the patient-doctor relationship to have open communication and honesty. When an obgyn asked about pregnancy history it is for a very good reason. That is the way we (obs) know if you are at higher risk for any conditions, offer different screening exams, etc. Keeping information from your provider may compromise your own care. Have an open discussion. It's all confidential. ...Read more