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Your Guide To Incomplete Abortion Following MTP

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An incomplete abortion is a miscarriage in which some fetal or placental tissue remains in the uterus.

Thirty percent of incomplete abortions were seen following MMA (Medical Method of Abortion). [1]

- Determined by ultrasonography and clinical examination
- Incomplete abortion follows medical abortion

Sometimes an MTP (Medical Termination of Pregnancy) may lead to an incomplete abortion - partially successful. Medically it means that the pregnancy has ended and there will be no fetal growth. However, in an incomplete abortion followinbg MTP, the uterus expels only a part of the tissue and other pregnancy products. These remnants comprising of tissue and blood can cause heavy bleeding or cause an uterine infection. It’s important to note that the treatment for an incomplete abortion is legal across countries.

Symptoms:

Self-diagnosable:
Prolonged and heavy bleeding more than a regular period.

People may experience:
Abdominal cramps that become unbearable with fever.

Treatment:

Self-care: Avoid tampons or menstrual cups. Use sanitary napkins or period underwear. Heat compress to get relief from cramps and rest.

Medications/Procedures: Vacuum aspiration or ‘curettage’. Surgical abortion. Painkillers for cramps. The effective treatment for incomplete abortion is Misoprostol.

Specialists: For other kinds, consult a physician or an OB-GYN. At mfine we’re here to help you with different areas of health issues, come on board for a holistic treatment program.

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