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Complications of Abortion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I need to speak to a gynecologist
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If
required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   I am preganant and I need abortion
Doctor :   How many weeks pregnant are you?
User :   and my last period was on 15th October
User :   4 weeks and 2 days
Doctor :   You can get the pills for medical termination of pregnancy
User :   what are the names ?
Doctor :   Before you take pills measure Bhcg levels
Doctor :   1 wk After you take the pills , again measure the levels
Doctor :   Medications have side effects
User :   what side effects ?
Doctor :   and in the best interest of you to know how to take the pills and how many to take , I recommend consulation with Gynecologist
Doctor :   I will give u the side effects
Doctor :   plz wait
User :   ok... I had already consultated doctor but I want to be more sure before taking any step
User :   can abortion with pills cause infertility ?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   what are the chances that it can cause infertility ?
Doctor :   I am sorry
Doctor :   They will cause abortiosn
Doctor :   *abortion
Doctor :   chances of
inferility if taken under the guidance of Gynecology r rare
Doctor :   Side effetcs: Because they are pills u need speculum examination to see the complete abortion
Doctor :   If the tissue is not completely aborted, it will cause infections and bleeding
User :   yes, I will take pills under the guidance of Gynecology, but still what % chances are there that I will be infertile for the future baby ?
Doctor :   U may gte nausea and vomiting with pills
Doctor :   I do not know the exact percentage
Doctor :   Infact I do not see that as a complication
Doctor :   In practice it usually rare
User :   can I have other problems with my next baby ?
Doctor :   No
User :   since my last period was on october 15, can I still take the pills ?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   but I learnt that pills can be taken only before 49 days of the last period...what do u say ?
Doctor :   it works up to 12 weeks
Doctor :   49 days means 7 wks
User :   what will happen if I get infection after taking pills ?
Doctor :   infection happens if the tissue is not completely expelled
User :   what are the chances that the tissue is not completely expelled ?
Doctor :   That is the reason , Gynecologist will do either Ultrasound or speculum examination or Beta HCG lkevels after 1 wk of medicines
Doctor :   I dont know the numbers
Doctor :   but fairly good
User :   can the infection be easily cured ?
Doctor :   Up to 8 weeks (49 days) for best success (97%). Success rates decrease as the pregnancy advances
Doctor :   Infection can be treated by evacuation of the tissue and with antibitics
User :   8 weeks from the last period or the actual pregnancy ?
User :   ?
Doctor :   very good chances of sucess
Doctor :   *success
User :   "Up to 8 weeks (49 days) for best success (97%). Success rates decrease as the pregnancy advances " 8 weeks from actual pregnancy or the last period ?
Doctor :   yes
User :   actual pregnancy or the last period ?
Doctor :   from last menstrual period
Doctor :   Do you have any other questions?
User :   see doctor, I want to have babies in future....can I go for it safe ?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   You can surely go for it
Doctor :   It is safe
Doctor :   But consult Gynecologist and work with her
User :   but I heard that some women couldn't have babies after thier abortion.. is it true
Doctor :   Some people buy medicines from pharmacy and not even visit Gynecologist
Doctor :   That approach cause infections
Doctor :   But under guidance of expert , it is safe
User :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   WHenthe infections are very severe, then it cause future problem
Doctor :   The severe , especially untreated infections can damage the tubes and uterus and cause infetility
Doctor :   Are you with me
User :   yes
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting us
User :   wait pls
Doctor :   ok
User :   is it normal that the lower abdomen pains ? becoz it is paining now
Doctor :   yes it normal
User :   I am italian citizen but now in india, shall I do abortio in Italy or in India ?
Doctor :   ligaments of the uterus attaching to pelvic bones are pulled during pregancy
Doctor :   that cause pain
User :   I am italian citizen but now in india, shall I do abortio in Italy or in India ?
Doctor :   How long u stay here
User :   it's been 2 months now
Doctor :   get it done here
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   Bye
User :   bye
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