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Problems about getting abortion done after pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my last period was oct 26 n i didn't get mine on nov 20th.i waited then i knew i was pregnant.had medical abortion on jan5th with the tablet n the 2nd tablet on 8th n i bleed for 6days with little clots.then i thought all ok .after 3 weeks i checked i was positive when i did a pregnancy test.Now i planned to get an abortion as my tummy is getting bigger,pls help i can't go on with the pregnancy n ay i know hw many week pregnant m i?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   let me read your query
User :   please help me as i m extremly sad over this
User :   where r u from doc?
Doctor :   I am from Bangalore, India
User :   thnks
User :   1st time i got pregnent
Doctor :   may i know if you had a surgical abortion or medical with pills ?
User :   medical abortion
Doctor :   ok, the chances of failure of these pills can occur in about 25-45% cases
User :   so hw many months i m pregnent nw
Doctor :   give me a few minute while i calculate after reading your entire history
User :   thnks
Doctor :   based on the dates given , your probable date of conception is november 9th
User :   wht does tht mean?
Doctor :   and so by no you are 13 weeks pregnant
User :   can i get an abortion done?
Doctor :   it means that you ovulated on 9th november and got pregnant during that time
Doctor :   yes you can get a surgical abortion done as of now
User :   is the baby already develop at this time?
Doctor :   medical abortion is done upto 20 weeks of pregnancy
Doctor :   yes, the baby is about 13 weeks now
User :   i hv an appointmnt with doc on the 16th feb.
Doctor :   if you do a ultrasound, you can see the baby developed
Doctor :   ok , you can go ahead and do it
Doctor :   i mean the abortion (medical termination of pregnancy)
User :   is it called D n C?
User :   is it risky?
Doctor :   yes the procedure is called D & C (Dilatation and curettage)
User :   can i go to work after D n C?
Doctor :   every procedure has its risk, of infection , etc, BUT when done by a trained doctor, who is experienced, the risk of complications are less
Doctor :   yes , you can go to work ,
User :   HE IS A SPECIALIST
Doctor :   but you should take at least 1-2 days of rest
Doctor :   then it is fine
User :   OK N WILL I BLEED LONGER AFTER THE PROCEDURE?
User :   IS IT PAINFUL AND HW MUCH IS THE COST?
Doctor :   the usual bleeding will be there not more than 3-5 days
Doctor :   the cost varies from doctor to doctor, but it should not be more than 3000 INR
User :   OK THNKS DOCTOR IS IT LIFE TREATHENING WHEN DOING A D n C?
Doctor :   There will be a limited pain, during the procedure, but not severe enough
Doctor :   it is not dangerous to life, when done by a trained specialist
User :   HW LONG IS THE PROCEDURE FOR D n C?
Doctor :   it may take less than 1 hour
User :   WILL I BE CONCIOUS?
Doctor :   yes, you will be conscious, as anesthesia, will not be used usually
User :   UP TO HW MANY WEEKS ABORTION CAN TK PLACE?
Doctor :   but you can ask your doctor for anesthesia
Doctor :   20 weeks is the max duration, upto which abortion is medically permitted
User :   HW LONG I HV 2 BEAR WIT ANESTHESIA?
Doctor :   it depends on the duration of the procedure, say upto 1 hr
User :   3HOURS
Doctor :   no not 3 hrs
Doctor :   it will be less than that
User :   OK THNKS ALOT DOC REALLY APPRECIATED
Doctor :   you need not be depressed due to this
Doctor :   you are most welcome
User :   I FEEL BETTER AFTER UR EXPLAINATION
Doctor :   that is good
Doctor :   u need not worry
User :   WHEN CAN I START EXERCISE
Doctor :   everything wil be ok,
Doctor :   u can work out within a week
Doctor :   as long as you feel fit, you can start working out
User :   GREAT N THNK U VERY MUCH HV A GREAT DAY
Doctor :   you are most welcome
Doctor :   take care and bye for now
User :   BYE
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