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How is abortion done? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 25-Mar-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Abortion and Stillbirth
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Doctor:How can I help?
User:Doc.. I just have one query.. N this is behalf of my friend
Doctor:Please go ahead
User:One of my friend isn't expecting a baby and wants to have an abortion.. Can u let me know the procedure?
Doctor:There are two ways
Doctor:with medicines and surgical
Doctor:One of these can be opted
User:Can u elaborate?
Doctor:It depends on the gestational period
Doctor:that is how long has the pregnancy been there?
Doctor:If it has been only a few days
Doctor:then medicines can be taken
User:It's just about a month
Doctor:Do you mean one month after missing the periods
User:Is there some medicine u suggest
Doctor:Well there are kits available in pharmacies
Doctor:under the brand names like MTP kit etc
Doctor:But those should be taken under doctors supervision
Doctor:At this stage D and C is a better option
Doctor:it is again done by gynecologists
Doctor:Since the fetus is big and may remain inside after taking the pills
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:Ok so what's the best advice I can pass on to her?
Doctor:tell her to see a gynecologist
Doctor:its for her good
User:Ok cool.. So her husband keeps visiting as he has a sales job
User:Would she need him around?
Doctor:Well she still needs to take care of herself
Doctor:She will need someone around
User:For any kind of formality?
User:What's the formality?
Doctor:not for formalities
Doctor:but to take care of her during the process
User:Ok.. Thanks so much for ur time.. Highly appreciate..
Doctor:thanks for consulting
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