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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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After a miscarriage, why do I not bleed and only have thick brown discharge during periods?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 37 years old. I had a miscarriage and abortion a year back. After that, I started to have periods regularly every 26 days. But I do not have bleeding. I have only thick brown discharge two drops in a day and it lasts for two days. Usually, I use to have heavy periods for five to six d...  Read Full »

Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. After D&C (dilation and curettage) abortion, scar tissues or adhesions are formed inside the uterus. It is referred to as Asherman syndrome. The majority of women have this syndrome with few periods or absence of periods. Sometimes, in men...  Read Full »

I did not get period after taking Cytotec for abortion. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I got pregnant in march this year and got it aborted through medicines (Cytotec). I took two doses as the first dose failed to work. Till this month, my monthly period cycle was absolutely fine. I was supposed to have periods on the 21st of june. Still I have not got my periods. I did ...  Read Full »

Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Health issues because of abortion pills are that you may continue to bleed for 16 days or so, and also there may be incomplete abortion or some times no effect at all (failure) as you have already experienced. So it is not possible to continue pregnancy also after ta...  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 »

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 »

I took the first abortion pill but did not get the bleed. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I took the first abortion pill but until now, I did not get bleed. What is the reason?  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is really a very short description of your concern. It would be better if you would send me your detailed gynecological, menstrual, obstetric, medical and other histories. Which pill have you taken and how much dose? Had you confirmed your pregnancy status befo...  Read Full »

Can I use abortion pills without a scan?

Query: Hi doctor, I was supposed to get my period on the 19th of this month. Generally, my period lasts 25 days, but it did not arrive this month. After taking a urine test using a pregnancy detection kit, I received a positive result. So, I think I am pregnant. I have not taken a scan or contacted a docto...  Read Full »

Dr. Vidya Muralidhar

Answer: Hi welcome to As the urine pregnancy test result was positive, you are pregnant. However, it is very important to confirm the same by scan and to locate the pregnancy to make sure it is in the uterus and not outside, which is called an ectopic pregnancy. Ectopic pregnancies cannot be ...  Read Full »

Can taking papaya and long-distance travel cause abortion?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 7 weeks pregnant and I want to terminate it. Please suggest me some natural methods.  Read Full »

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, there are medical methods available which could be availed under a doctor's supervision only. This is an abortion kit containing one Mifegest (Mifepristone) tablet 200 mg to be taken orally and 4 Misoprostol 200 mcg to be inserted per vagina after 48 hours of ta...  Read Full »

I had abortion, then regular periods. Any cause for concern?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an abortion by a gynecologist few months back. She gave me some tablets and inserted something in my vagina. I had heavy thick bleeding, which reduced after two days. But, I did not go to meet the gynecologist after seven days. Will that cause any problems? I am having regular pe...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If you have had regular periods after that episode, it only means the abortion has been completely expelled. The inner part of the uterus is empty, so it is a good sign. It is better to leave a gap of three months after abortion for next pregnancy. I hope some investigat...  Read Full »

I had an abortion pill post-positive pregnancy. What will happen?

Query: Hello doctor, I missed my period by three weeks, I did a pregnancy test five times to be sure and it was positive, so I took abortion pills. I took both by swallowing, and insertion into the vagina, and under the tongue but, still I did not feel anything. I did not even feel a common cramp or bleedi...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It would be better if you describe some of your medical, obstetrics, gynecology, and drug history as well. Which medications you have taken and what dosage as well would be better to guide you? Too many hormonal medications can interact with individual personal hormo...  Read Full »

I suffered five abortions continuously, and now I gained much weight. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,My first abortion was done last year. After that, continuously including these, five abortions are done. This month, only my previous abortion was done. After the third abortion, I gained more weight. Now I am looking like eight months pregnant. After the fourth abortion, I went scanning, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am sorry for your loss. You should complete an evaluation to find the cause for these losses instead of facing another loss. A few more facts like your age, occupation, any medical problem in self or family, consanguinity, surgeries, diabetes, semen report, height ...  Read Full »

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