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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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I am getting clots after using abortion kit, but no periods. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, Today I got clot after using abortion kit, but no periods. Before going to the doctor, I got two days period in that also I got clots. I am unable to understand my situation. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Amit Kyal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Following the intake of proper dosage of abortion kit, complete abortion occurs in more than 95 % of cases. Bleeding following consumption of abortion kit is variable, sometimes heavy with passages of clots, tissues sometimes it may be like menstrual bleeding. The bl...  Read Full »

For how many days does the bleeding last after taking abortion pills?

Query: Hello, I was one month pregnant when my husband gave me an abortion pill. And now, it has been almost a week. I am continuously bleeding. Is it normal?  Read Full »

Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Can you mention the pill name and content (if possible) so that I can get precise information? Thank you.  Read Full »

After an abortion four months ago, I started spotting. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an abortion four months back. My period returned seven weeks later and ever since then I have been spotting randomly every few days. I was 13 weeks pregnant at the time of the procedure. Is this normal? If not, what could it be? There are no other symptoms aside from very very li...  Read Full »

Dr. Eeshani Dutta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please ensure if you had a complete abortion or there are still bits of retained products of conception in your uterus by doing a transvaginal scan. Since it was a second-trimester pregnancy, there may be chances of RPOC, which can lead to irregular spotting or bleeding...  Read Full »

Can I have an abortion after a history of C-section?

Query: Hi doctor, I am seven weeks pregnant and I want to do abortion but I have a baby boy with a C-section six years ago. So I just wanted to know if I can abort.  Read Full »

Dr. Sree Gouri. S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. If you have decided for abortion, you can undergo but under strict supervision. You have to consult your gynecologist, confirm the gestational age. Up to eight weeks, medical termination is possible. But better to be under admission to pre...  Read Full »

No gestational sac on ultrasound. Should I abort?

Query: Hello doctor, I had LMP 40 days back and positive pregnancy report but after six weeks, ultrasound mass is there but no gestational sac. The doctor has advised to go for abortion. I am confused. Kindly help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There are many scenarios in addition to normal healthy pregnancy in early pregnancy like missed miscarriage (baby died or did not get heart beat), ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy growth outside normal location in female body where it is harmful to both mother and developin...  Read Full »

Even after taking two doses of MTP pills, why am I still getting clots?

Query: Hello doctor, I had recently used MTP pills, and it is day 4. Day one I took 1 tablet of 200 mcg, the second day I took 2 tablets each 200 mcg. I did not take rest two pills, due to heavy bleeding. Also, I had got a lot of clotting, though it must be cleared now. On the fourth day, I did ultrasonogr...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Considering the USG (ultrasonography) scan report (attachment removed to protect patient identity), there are still retained products of conception inside the uterus with clots. Ideally, you can take the remaining two doses of tablet Misoprostol and allow the bleedin...  Read Full »

Up to how many weeks into pregnancy is abortion possible?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old unmarried girl. I am curious to know about the various options for abortions (medical and surgical) and up to how many days they can be done. I tried to look online but, I got several different answers. So, I thought of asking a doctor about it. Also, I want to know ...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The medical or chemical termination of pregnancy is safe and effective until 10 weeks. If it is beyond 12 weeks, surgical procedures may be required. If you take an emergency contraceptive pill within 72 hours of intercourse, there is no chance of a pregnancy. They ...  Read Full »

Can Mifepristone prevent pregnancy when taken four days after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I was three months pregnant and recently had a medical abortion. I had unprotected intercourse four days before the abortion. I was given 200 mcg of Mifepristone and two days later Misoprostol which expelled the pregnancy. (the intercourse occurred six days before the Misoprostol). I...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There seems to be confusion about the dose of Mifepristone which you know about. Usually, three 200 mg tablets (600 mg total) orally administered Mifepristone as a single one time dose and two days later Misoprostol is given. Your idea about 200 mcg Mifepristone is th...  Read Full »

I am having bleeding after positive pregnancy tests. Is it normal?

Query: Hello doctor, Last week I took three pregnancy tests and all three came back positive. This morning I woke up and was cramping and bleeding like I would with my normal period only a little lighter. Is this something to be concerned about?  Read Full »

Dr. Sunita Kothari

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If you are pregnant and the pregnancy test is positive, then bleeding after workup means there is threatened abortion. It could be due to over exercises.It is the initial phase of abortion, you should rest in bed, consult a gynecologist personally for an ultrasound of l...  Read Full »

Please explain the problems faced after taking Mifegest at gestation period.

Query: Hi doctor, My friend had a 45 days gestation. She took tablet Mifegest 400 mg, and there was bleeding for 20 hours. Some clotted and blackish blood came out. Now, the bleeding has stopped. Is the condition fine or not?  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please say more details about her. It is like induced abortion. In some patients, after taking medicine, it comes out in one go and then bleeding stops. In others, it comes gradually in episodes, and it might need further intervention. She can have a transvaginal scan t...  Read Full »

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