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Concern about abortion history reflecting in the ultrasound - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXXhere
User :   i got an abortion done 2 months ago
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query?
Doctor :   ok
User :   and now i'll have to go a full abdomen ultrasound
User :   will it reflect in the reports?
Doctor :   May i know your age please?
User :   26 yrs
Doctor :   Was it done by a medical professional?
User :   i dnt want my family to knw abt it
User :   yes a gynaec
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   How many months pregnant you were and why was it done?
User :   7 weeks
User :   i didnt want the child that time
Doctor :   ok
User :   i m married but me and my husband didnt want the child
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Now you have to go for your regular ultrasound
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you still have any problems associated?
User :   no
User :   i have regular periods
Doctor :   Was it done surgically?
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   After abortion in 2 months time the uterus usually gets back to normal
User :   so if my abortion was done on 1st april i can have a normal ultra sound?
Doctor :   Minor scars in uterus due to an abortion cannot be made in ultrasound so no need to worry about it
User :   and does it reflect in any of blood or urine tests?
Doctor :   No it does not.
User :   thanks a lot doctor
User :   any special precautions to be taken
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   no thats all doctor
User :   can i be assured that this chat will remain confidential?
Doctor :   For the uterus to heal it takes 3 to 4 months so follow birth control measures until you want to get pregnant again.
Doctor :   Yes this chat will be confidential
User :   thank you doctor
User :   have a good day
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now

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