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Having questions about your abortion? Here is what you need to know

About

A procedure that is employed to terminate the pregnancy with the use of medications.

Medical abortion has a success rate of about 99.5% if it is done within the first 9 weeks of pregnancy. [1]

- A combination of drugs are generally used
- Effective if done in the first trimester
- Usually takes 10 to 14 days to confirm the abortion
- Ultrasound or Negative test is required for confirmation

Undergoing medical abortion can be overwhelming both physically and psychologically. You need to have a thorough understanding of the potential risks and the procedure involved in medical abortion.

Self-diagnosable

Most of the women themselves will be able to know when the pregnancy symptoms disappear.

Symptoms include vaginal bleeding, pain and cramping of the abdomen.

Women may experience
- Heavy bleeding
- Severe pain in the abdominal region
- Vaginal discharge with a foul smell
- Prolonged fever more than 24 hours

Treatment

Self-care: Proper rest should be taken and women have to avoid stress inducing factors.

Medications: Painkillers and antibiotics can be taken as per doctor's prescription.

Specialist: It is recommended to see a specialist to confirm the abortion. Book an appointment with mfine and get in touch with a specialist.

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