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I have EDS and bleeding issues associated with the faulty collagen would surgical or medical abortion be a safer approach?

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Dr. Celia Remy
Aesthetic Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Medical abortion

With EDS you should work closely with the physician managing the EDS.
If you have bleeding disorder - i.e.bleed more easily - then medical abortion is somewhat safer. Avoiding the need for the collagen function, in order to repair tissue after surgery would be wise in your case. However, medical abortions have risk of bleeding as well. Please work with an EDS experienced physician.

In brief: Medical abortion

With EDS you should work closely with the physician managing the EDS.
If you have bleeding disorder - i.e.bleed more easily - then medical abortion is somewhat safer. Avoiding the need for the collagen function, in order to repair tissue after surgery would be wise in your case. However, medical abortions have risk of bleeding as well. Please work with an EDS experienced physician.
Dr. Celia Remy
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Dr. Richard Roberts
Clinical Genetics

In brief: Medical

if you are early enough for a medical procedure, it likely would be preferable to a DNC since that scrapes the wall of the uterus which in your case would be more fragile and possibly easier for the rare complications have significant bleeding and of perforation to occur

In brief: Medical

if you are early enough for a medical procedure, it likely would be preferable to a DNC since that scrapes the wall of the uterus which in your case would be more fragile and possibly easier for the rare complications have significant bleeding and of perforation to occur
Dr. Richard Roberts
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