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Is it safe to go for medical abortion or take mifegest?

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Hi, I have a friend who got accidentally pregnant. She is 6 weeks into her pregnancy and done a basic urine test to confirm this. She wants to go in for an abortion. Question is whether she should go for a surgical abortion or would pills like mifegest help her. Please let me know.
Posted Wed, 19 Feb 2014 in Pregnancy
Answered by Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar 12 minutes later
Brief Answer: Medical abortion is sufficient before 12 wks Detailed Answer: Hi, She just needs pillls for abortion. Surgical abortion is not required unless medical abortion fails. However MTP (medical termination) has to be done by qualifed doctor or trained Gynecologist. So please consult someone in the locality.
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Follow-up: Is it safe to go for medical abortion or take mifegest? 2 minutes later
Are pills like Mifegest helpful in this case?
Answered by Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar 3 minutes later
Brief Answer: Yes Detailed Answer: Mifegest is commonly used for medical termination.
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