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 necessary to take anti-D injection post abortion in Rh-negative woman?

Query: Hello doctor, I am O negative and my husband is Rh-positive. I have a baby of 1.6 years old, Rh-positive. Now I am pregnant of six weeks and do not want to continue so I take an abortion kit but after taking all four Misoprostol pills bleeding not started yet and it is almost 24 hours gone. What...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to do one ultrasound scan to confirm the pregnancy. If you had done scan before taking pills then wait for 12 days and if no bleeding then repeat ultrasound scan. And if you did not do ultra scan then get it done. You should bleed. But if not then either you h...  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

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

Does I-pill affect periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I got my periods exactly one month back. I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend seven days back. I had one I-pill after two days at lunch time. My periods are regular. Will the tablet consumption affect my periods? Is there any possibility for pregnancy? Kindly help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hope your periods are regular of around 28 to 30 days. In that case nothing to worry as you had sex very much after ovulation period. And no need of I-pill also. You should not be taking I-pill frequently. It is an emergency contraceptive pill. For further doub...  Read Full »

Is self abortion recommended in hypertensive patient?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to have a natural abortion because I have no other choice. What could you suggest to successfully achieve this goal? I am currently taking anti-depressants and BP medicines.  Read Full »


Dr. Y Siva Roja

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is no acceptable or approved method to have a natural abortion. If it happens on its own that would be a different issue, but you doing something on your own to have an abortion is not at all recommended. Please do not brush away my opinion as something you ha...  Read Full »

Is it abnormal for hCG to rise slowly?

Query: Hi doctor, My hCG level is not doubling. What can be the reason? A week back it was 250 and now it is 423. Is this abnormal? Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) report can be relied, it indicates possibility of impending abortion (miscarriage). For further information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gyna...  Read Full »

Can you abort a child using pills?

Query: Hi doctor, I am married and have a child of two years. I am five weeks pregnant now and I want to abort. Is it possible with pills? Or should I go for surgical abortion?  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern here completely. As you mentioned that you already have a child of two years, I would suggest you to actually continue the pregnancy if you have a future plan of having more than one kids. This is the best time and as it has happened naturally...  Read Full »

Why is there continuous bleeding after taking abortion pills?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife took abortion pills before three weeks, but still, her periods did not stop. She is getting some fiber along with the blood and we think that this is not normal. Can you please suggest?  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Her symptoms are suggestive of incomplete abortion. First, you should go for pelvic ultrasonography to see the cause. Then you should consult a gynecologist and get your examination done. If any retained products of conception are there then it can be evacuated by surgi...  Read Full »

Is medical abortion advisable after C-section?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife missed her periods and we doubt she is pregnant. Our first kid is just 1 year old now and it was a Cesarean. We are not in a position to have a second child now. Her LMP was 22nd of last month. I read that Mifepristone can induce abortion. Is it a safe drug? Do we have to consult ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, please confirm the pregnancy with a serum beta-hCG test (human chorionic gonadotropin) as urine pregnancy test is not reliable till eight days post missed periods. If the hCG levels are more than 5 ng/dL then she is pregnant. In that case as she has been a p...  Read Full »

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

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

I am tested positive for pregnancy and want to abort it . Kindly suggest home remedies.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old, and I have two kids one is three years and second is one year I recently tested positive for pregnancy, and I want to abort it. Currently I am six days above from the periods I missed and fifth week what is medication to abort this pregnancy. I want to use it at ho...  Read Full »


Dr. Sree Gouri Sr

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is not recommended to take tablets without confirming the intrauterine pregnancy and ruling out an ectopic pregnancy. So, please consult your nearby gynecologist and undergo an ultrasound. After confirming the intrauterine pregnancy and gestational age, with your ...  Read Full »

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