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Consequences of medical termination of first pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi am 24yrs old .....Iam married but my husband and I dont want to have a child now. I have a feeling that may be Iam pregnant , I havent got a check up done yet but if its positive then is it fine to terminate the first pregnancy ??? can i be pregnant again without any problem?? wat are the side effects of termination?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.XXX here
User :   Hello Doctor
User :   Can you please answer my query?
Doctor :   Let me read your query
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Termination of pregnancy does not cause long term complications
Doctor :   if it is rightly done by a gynecologist
User :   ok...
Doctor :   but before that you should confirm if you are pregnant first
Doctor :   for that certain tests are essential
User :   ok yes I will do..
Doctor :   Fine
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   yes...some people say that first pregnancy should not be it true? are any complications later due to this..also is termination illegal in India?
Doctor :   Termination is not illegal
Doctor :   if done as per the indications
Doctor :   it is legally done by a gynecologist
Doctor :   as he/she is entitled to do so
Doctor :   so no worries about that
Doctor :   as I previously suggested, if done with care by a gynecologist, it shall not have any long term complications
User :   What happens after termination ...? is there a full time rest required?
Doctor :   It does depend on the age of pregnancy
Doctor :   when was your last menstrual period?
User :   it was on may 23rd
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   In case, confirmed of pregnancy
Doctor :   and terminated
Doctor :   then you shall require few days of rest
Doctor :   like 2-3 days
Doctor :   nothing more than that
User :   ok
User :   Thank you Doctor !!
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting, bye for now
User :   Goodbye!
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