Abortion

Ending pregnancy by removing the fetus before it can survive outside the uterus is called abortion. Medical abortion is done up to the 10th week of pregnancy, where tablets Mifepristone and Misoprostol are used. The other methods used are vacuum aspiration, dilation and evacuation, and induction abortion.

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Is it possible to end an pregnancy naturally at second month?

Query: Dear Doctor, I am 2 months pregnant. How to abort naturally using pills? Female, weight-43kg, height-155cm.  Read Full »


Dr. Garima Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Two months of pregnancy cannot be aborted with pills and what you are asking naturally is not in the hands of doctors. If you want to abort this pregnancy, it will be done by a specialized doctor and it is going to be a surgical procedure known as dilation and ev...  Read Full »

I gained weight, and there has been no ovulation after abortion since last year. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor,I have been unable to lose weight since abortion. I had an abortion one year ago. I gained 30 to 40 lbs in a short amount of months since discovering I was pregnant last year. I had an incomplete medical abortion at nine weeks three days one year ago. Since that, I have had six months of e...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Mam hormonal changes and PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) can lead to such unwanted weight gain. Most probably, it is associated with PCOD. Because PCOD is a common one and you have a history of the irregular me...  Read Full »

What is the reason for not getting periods even after taking I-pill after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with my wife when her periods was due. But at that date, she did not get her period, and she took an I-pill next day. It is already six days since she took the I-pill, but she did not get her periods still. I am really worried that she is pregnant, as we are not plan...  Read Full »


Dr. Sonal Prasad

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Her periods could have been missed due to pregnancy caused due to the earlier intercourse or due to hormonal imbalance. Get a serum beta hCG done, which is a blood test. Review with the report, so that I can suggest medication to induce periods. Revert with more inform...  Read Full »

What type of miscarriage is possible during six weeks of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor,What type of miscarriage is possible during the first six weeks? What are the expected symptoms?  Read Full »


Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. During the first six weeks of pregnancy, if one bleed with cramps then it may be due to threatened miscarriage whereby one should seek immediate medical consultation. This stage can be reverted to normal pregnancy. If one experience some tissue along with clot of blood...  Read Full »

My girlfriend has prolonged periods after taking a birth control pill. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with my girlfriend, but I did not ejaculate. As a precaution, she took birth control pill. She is having lower abdominal pain for more than 10 days. And her periods are also prolonged. Please suggest an appropriate solution. I asked the same question to a doctor, and I was as...  Read Full »


Dr. Garima Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are only two possibilities for prolonged periods and pain. It might be the side effect of the contraceptive pill. OCP being a powerful hormone causes these kinds of symptoms. It might be the failure of the tablet. It might be pregnancy and in an aborting phase, bec...  Read Full »

Does it bleed after a miscarriage?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a miscarriage ten days back, and the clot came out, but I did not get any bleeding or period after that. Is there any serious issue, or should I do any test to look for the presence of something inside? While I was pregnant, my gynecologist started Cor 3 tablet. Why did this miscar...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Your ultrasound report shows that the abortion has been complete (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Only a tiny clot of 6 mm is seen in the uterine cavity. This is normal after an abortion. If the miscarriage was not ind...  Read Full »

Does a positive hCG test after 40 days of abortion indicate pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an abortion at five weeks of gestation 40 days ago. Twenty days after the abortion, I had my follow-up when I still tested positive for hCG. After one week of the follow-up, I got a transvaginal ultrasound scan in which my uterus was empty. And I still tested positive for hCG. Toda...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You can test positive for hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) even two months after an abortion. This may be associated with spotting and sometimes a passage of clots. However, the hCG post-abortion comes down drastically immediately after the ...  Read Full »

What to do if there is no heartbeat during the 9th week?

Query: Hi doctor,My wife is pregnant. She is in the eighth week of pregnancy. We consulted a gynecologist. During the sixth week, she was able to see the heartbeat of the baby. But now, she is unable to see it. On seeing the scan, she told me that there is an abnormal growth of the baby and so she asked us...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your description, your wife seems to have missed miscarriage. The fetus has failed to grow due to stoppage of the heartbeat. It can get aborted on its own or you can take medications to abort it. It takes some time to get aborted on its own or you can c...  Read Full »

Can Yasmin pills be taken two weeks after unprotected sex to prevent pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor,Myself and my wife had unprotected sex before two weeks. She told me that it was her sixth day after having her last period. Now, she has soreness in her breast for three days and we are worried whether she is pregnant. We are not willing to have a pregnancy at this point. Does taking Yasm...  Read Full »


Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As it was the sixth day after having her last period, then it means that it is the eleventh day of her menstrual cycle. Ovulation starts from 14th to 16th day of the cycle if she has a 28 days cycle. This is the period where she has a higher chance to become pregnant if...  Read Full »

I have done an aspiration abortion a month back. Can I still be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an aspiration abortion at five weeks of pregnancy about a month ago. The day after the procedure all my pregnancy symptoms went away. I started birth control two days later. I just ended my first period a week ago. I am currently on the birth control pill Aviane. I have not had s...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. What you got is not a period but a withdrawal bleeding caused by finishing of contraceptive pills. Your symptoms may be due to the effect of the pills. Though rare pregnancy may continue even after aspiration and even in the presence of bleeding. To get rid of the anxiet...  Read Full »

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