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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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 had 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 icliniq.com. 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 »

Did I have vomiting and stomach cramps three days after intercourse due to pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor,I want to know the procedure for early termination of pregnancy. I had stomach cramps three days after intercourse in the morning, along with vomiting. I need to know the possible causes of it. When can I take the pregnancy test? What should I do if the test is positive and I want to ab...  Read Full »

Dr. Natasha Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Stomach cramps and vomiting sensations can be due to any reason. As such, they are not the symptoms of pregnancy. They can be due to stomach infection or acidity. For now, if you had unprotected intercourse two to three days ago, I suggest you take an emergency contrac...  Read Full »

I had a medical abortion using Mifepristone and Misoprostol. Will it affect my future pregnancies?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a medical abortion using the combination of Mifepristone and Misoprostol. During the procedure, I had severe cramping and bleeding. After the procedure, I felt a mass passing through my vagina. A week after, I went to get an ultrasound to see if the abortion was successful. The ultr...  Read Full »

Dr. Akhileshwar Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I shall explain to you the ultrasound findings. The endometrium is intact and thick, but there are no retained products. So it will resolve on its own. Do not worry about that. It is normal to have endometrial hypertrophy after abortion. Your abortion is complete. You hav...  Read Full »

How to confirm the reason for my abortion?

Query: Hi doctor, I had some hormonal imbalance problem. I had my last periods two months back. I became pregnant and took an hCG test. It was 121 and I took viability scan at 7.6 weeks. The heart rate was 92 bpm, which is less compared to one week. So, doctor suggested me to repeat a scan after two weeks....  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Patodiya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your ovarian reserve appears to be good. Recurrent abortion needs evaluation for the following. Parental karyotype abnormality, uterine abnormalities, antiphospholipid syndrome, immunologic dysfunction, thyroid dysfunction, diabetes mellitus, polycystic ovary...  Read Full »

What are the chances of pregnancy when periods are gotten in three days after sex?

Query: Hello doctor,My girlfriend and I had sex recently, and the condom broke. She immediately took Unwanted 72. Her period came three days later. What are the chances of her getting pregnant? Can we abort the child if she gets pregnant?  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The chance of pregnancy is almost nil. She also took an emergency pill which protects up to 95%. Yes, medical termination of pregnancy is possible. Regards.   Read Full »

I have a history of abortion, and my AMH levels are low. Are the chances for me to conceive?

Query: Hello doctor,I am an adult weighing 70 kilograms and having a height of 5.3 feet. I have a problem conceiving with a history of one abortion, and my vitamin D levels are a bit low. My anti-mullerian hormone level is 1.25 ng/mL. I have no thyroid issues. As per the references in the report, it is men...  Read Full »

Dr. Usha Mohan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. I have gone through the reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity).The information you have given is not enough to make a proper evaluation. I need to know more to suggest to you. How long hav...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for continued bleeding after ten days of medical abortion?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a medical abortion ten days ago. I had bleeding until yesterday, which was brown in color. So, I took a USG today, which showed the endometrium thickness to be 12 mm. Is this normal? Is D&C really required in my case? Is there any other treatment option?   Read Full »

Dr. Garima Sawhney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is no need to undergo a D&C (dilation and curettage) if there are no retained products seen in the USG (ultrasound sonography), and symptomatically there is no bleeding or spotting.   Read Full »

I have low AMH levels and a history of abortion. Are there any chances for me to conceive naturally?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 years old (70 kilograms weight and 5 feet 3 inches in height) facing problems in conceiving and have had a previous history of an abortion. I have no record of thyroid and other issues, but my vitamin D levels are a bit low. I also have an AMH level of 1.25 ng/ml, and I am a...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the details shared by you (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). If you both have been trying to conceive for one year, and there is no conception, then you should see a fertility specialist. Anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) levels...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for bleeding profusely at five weeks of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am five weeks pregnant. From the last four days, I have bleeding. I consulted my doctor and she gave me a medicine but, it did not work. This is similar to what happened in my last pregnancy which I lost at two and a half months. So, I decided not to continue with this pregnancy. Whi...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand that it must be very distressing for you. But I do not understand why you want to take medicines for abortion when you already have had one previously. If you are still bleeding and the baby is viable (alive) on the scan, they would prescribe you a...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing vaginal bleeding after a medical abortion for over month. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had vaginal bleeding for over a month after the medical abortion. I was prescribed Arthrotec, but the bleeding has not stopped. I bled for several days after my abortion, and after ten days, the bleeding stopped a bit for 2 to 3 days, then I started bleeding again. Last week I b...  Read Full »

Dr. Natasha Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern in detail and will surely help you out. I would like to know a few things; first of all, was it medical abortion or surgical, and secondly, did you get an ultrasound after the abortion to check for completeness of the process? Irregular and pro...  Read Full »

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