Complications From Abortion

Some of the common complications are vaginal bleeding, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and spotting. The serious complications after abortion are uterine perforation, bowel injury, cervical shock, retained products of conception, failed abortion, and disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC).

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How can I conceive fast after an abortion and a miscarriage?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been trying to conceive for six months with no success. I have had an abortion and one miscarriage before. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. I suggest you keep a check on your menstrual cycle regularity, weight gain, and abnormal growth of hair. Stress, anxiety, hormonal imbalance, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, strict dieting, and strenuous exerci...  Read Full »

Why do I have fever, white discharge, weakness, and blurry vision after manual aspiration abortion?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23 years old. Four years ago, I had a manual aspiration abortion. After that, I had no bleeding but a slight discharge. I felt normal after a week but had a temperature. However, I did not get periods next month. My nurse did the hCG test and said that there were minor signs of p...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Your history shows you have post-miscarriage symptoms and are still on antibiotics, multivitamins, and antifungal drugs. Your symptoms like weakness, blurry vision, and back and lower abdominal pains are post-evacuation or miscarriage symp...  Read Full »

I am pregnant and want to consider a medical abortion. Is it safe?

Query: Hi doctor, I am about five weeks pregnant, and I do not want to continue the pregnancy. So I am considering a medical abortion. Will this affect my fertility? Is there a chance of getting pregnant again? Or any future pregnancy complications?  Read Full »

Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Medical abortion is a safe procedure. Abortion usually does not affect your future chances of becoming pregnant and having children. However, if you develop a womb infection after the abortion, there is a minimal risk to your fertility and...  Read Full »

Why am I having a pain in my ovaries after a exercise after a surgical abortion?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain in my ovaries. It hurts to walk, and pain is worse after exercise. I had a surgical abortion seven months ago. Please help me. Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I see you have not been taking any medicines. Is it chronic pain since the abortion time? Does it happen only around periods or a continuous thing? Do you have any other issues like fever, nausea, fainting, etc.? Most probably, it is an infection that I feel based on...  Read Full »

I had a miscarriage two weeks ago, and now I have been observing bleeding along with backache and cramps. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had a miscarriage two weeks ago. I have been on medications Supracal 2000, Polybion, Taxim-O, Upan, and Zerodol and got the scanning done, the reports were good, and the bleeding had stopped. But in the last few days, I have been bleeding and developed backache and cramps. So what co...  Read Full »

Dr. Natasha Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Irregular bleeding and spotting are common after abortion, particularly after medical abortion. So there is nothing to worry about. Also, you can take one tablet of Texakind MF (Tranexamic acid and Mefenamic acid)...  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 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 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 »

Are my boobs and legs enlarging due to my abortion a month ago?

Query: Hi doctor,I had an abortion a month ago, for the second time. Previously I had abortion before nine months. However, my boobs grew tremendously and my pants do not fit anymore even after a month. Is this normal? I did not eat more than I usually do during the short pregnancy (approximately seven wee...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hi,Welcome to have gone through the details presented by you and I fully understand your concern. Please tell me exactly how much is the growth to decide if it is normal or require any investigation. During pregnancy the estrogen and progesterone levels raises and results in breast gro...  Read Full »

How to use the MTP kit to terminate my partner's pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, The period cycle of my fiancee falls on the 1st of every month. We had sex on the 13th and the 14th. She missed her periods this time and had a pregnancy test, which came back positive. She took a single tablet of Mifepristone at 2 p.m. The medical person asked her to take the first ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There are two types of medicines in the MTP kit (medical termination of pregnancy), one is Mifepristone, and the other one is Misoprostol. They are not always successful. There are 4 % to 5 % chances that one may require a surgical evacuation. You should have got ...  Read Full »

I am a mother of two, and I suspect a pregnancy. Can you help me choose a suitable abortion method?

Query: Hello,I am almost 35 years old and a mother of two kids. I had unprotected sex, and I did not even take any emergency pill. Now I am afraid I may get pregnant. I got my last period in the last week of last month. I am waiting for my period to come, but I would like to go for an abortion if I do not ...  Read Full »

Dr. Manwani Saloni Dilip

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I will list down the advantages and disadvantages of both for you. In medical abortion, you will take pills over three days and bleed for at least three days. After that, follow-up sonography will be done. In case it is incomplete, you might need a surgical abortio...  Read Full »

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