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Abortion Pills

Abortion pills are a safe and convenient option to end an unwanted pregnancy at an early stage. It consists of a combination of drugs taken in a specified sequence as recommended by the doctor.

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I had an abortion and I did not have my drugs as doctor suggested. Will I be having infertility or infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an abortion a week ago, and the doctor suggested me to take two pills at a time, but I have taken one tablet at each time. Will I be having any problem in future like infertility or infection? Will my uterus get cleaned due to this?  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The question is not entirely clear. Have you already aborted or yet to bleed, and what is the name of the pill? Any pill used for abortions are safe and have to be taken in full and advised doses to get the best results. They never affect the uterus adversely. They a...  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

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 »

What can done if bleeding and stomach pain continues after taking abortion pills?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is two months pregnant. As she got pain and a little bleeding, we consulted a doctor. The doctor told that one is unhealthy, so she advised for abortion. We took one tablet and the next day she gave four pills. Two she inserted inside the vagina and two to take orally. After th...  Read Full »

Dr. Nadia Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Stomach pain is a usual side effect of abortion pills. For that, your wife can take simple pain killers such as the tablet Buscopan or Spasfon (anti-spasmodic tablets). Secondly, bleeding happens just like periods or maybe heavier and may last for 8 to 10 days someti...  Read Full »

I had taken the Mifepristone and had abdominal pain. Can painkillers reduce the pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I had taken the abortion pill (Mifepristone), and I am having too much abdominal pain. Could you please help me? Can I take any pain killers to reduce these cramps?  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and will surely help you. I hope you have taken the MTP (medical termination of pregnancy) pill after the doctor's consultation. Sometimes, it may have serious side effects like severe bleeding, severe cramps, incomplete abortion, or rupture...  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 »

Can I-pill after unprotected sex delay my periods, or is it pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor,I had unprotected sex with my partner three months ago and I took an I-pill four hours later due to which I had withdrawal bleeding after three days which lasted for six days. The next period came five days later than the usual date and it lasted for four days. The next month, I had unpro...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your post.  If you had unprotected sex one month after taking I-pill, it is not going to protect you from conceiving. And, if your periods are delayed by more than two weeks, there is a strong possibility of being pregnant. So repeat the pregnancy test...  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 »

Is it possible to have abortion after seeing heartbeat of fetus in earlier scans?

Query: Hi doctor,My fiancee had a private scan at the end of the fifth week two weeks ago. There was a heartbeat, I saw it, and the fetus was normal. Three days back, I was away for work, she had cramps and bleeding so she had a scan with the same doctor. He said it was a miscarriage, in the picture one ca...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If you have seen scan and fetus, it would be there. Heartbeat if clearly seen then it would be more then five weeks actually. Anything could be possible as it was early pregnancy. If severe cramps and fetus had a tendency for miscarriage (like a fetus with congenital...  Read Full »

I am not getting bleeding even after taking Mifepristone and Misoprostol. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, Today is the fifth day after my missed periods. I had Mifepristone and after 25 hours, I had Misoprostol. The abdomen started paining and started with white discharge but no bleeding yet, I had tablet yesterday at 3 PM exact, but why is there no bleeding still?  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to How are you doing today? I hope you had a positive pregnancy test. Or you had a scan showing the gestation sac. I mean to say that I hope pregnancy was confirmed. The ideal step after confirming a pregnancy inside the uterus is to have tablet Mifepristone 200 mg orally...  Read Full »

I have no bleeding even after taking Misoprostol. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. My weight is 143 lbs. Height is 1'6". At 9 AM I took three tablets of Cytotec drugs orally and inserted one. But have been having cramp and diarrhea but no bleeding just sign of small blood when I urinate. Please can I insert another one this night?  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The abortion procedure depends on the age of gestation. Cytotec contains Misoprostol and it is used for the abortion procedure. For the first trimester, abortion Mifepristone should be given orally as 600 mg dose and than Misoprostol orally or vaginally inserted a...  Read Full »

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