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Heavy bleeding post medical abortion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   jhjhj     
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Iam.Dr,XXX
User :   Hi Dr..
Doctor :   please post your medical query
User :   ok
User :   Can I ask you on Gynea..abt abortion?
Doctor :   May i know your age and sex?
Doctor :   yes sure
User :   Age 23/F
Doctor :   what type?
Doctor :   is it medical or surgical?
Doctor :   ok
User :   I had a medical Abortion on 29th July and is atill bleeding
User :   am worried
Doctor :   Is your date correct?
Doctor :   i mean today is 26
User :   oh sorry..
Doctor :   Medical Abortion is a form of early abortion caused by the combination of two medications
User :   it is in June
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where is it done?
Doctor :   was it at hospital?
Doctor :   was it under a gynaec dr that you used the medicine?
User :   Advice from a doc
Doctor :   ok
User :   TAB MIFEGEST 200mg (3) all together on 27th Evning
Doctor :   Most of the side effects when using this early abortion option are caused by the second medication, misoprostol.
Doctor :   ok
User :   and on 29th TAB CYTOLOG 200mg (5) evening
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Side-effects may include heavy bleeding, headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and heavy cramping.
User :   i bleed for a few days..
Doctor :   ok
User :   but still now its this normal?
Doctor :   the problem is with the hormonal imbalance you have now
User :   bleeding heavy
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when was your expected periods?
Doctor :   after june 27
Doctor :   Vaginal bleeding with medical abortion could be extremely heavy. In rare situations it could require a aspiration abortion and very rarely, a blood transfusion
User :   2nd week of every month
User :   I got pain mostly in the evening..
Doctor :   when did your period start this month?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   A follow-up exam is scheduled for two weeks later to make sure the process is complete. If you have not yet miscarried, we will perform a aspiration abortion
User :   4-5July
User :   still bleeing
Doctor :   since 4th?
User : has not actaully stop after 29th..
Doctor :   ok
User :   its decrease
Doctor :   then did you report to your dr
User :   around 1-3July...
User :   the reason is my doctor sits in another city..
User :   i couldnt contact
Doctor :   but this is an emergency
User :   i want to know what is the likely problem and any advice?
Doctor :   you need to consult
Doctor :   an near by gynaec dr
User :   I take a painkiller
Doctor :   since you will have severe blood loss
Doctor :   as i had mentioned before
User :   to stop the pain
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   but the problem is with the blood loss
Doctor :   you will be anemic
User :   ok so what kind of check up would you advice me
Doctor :   and will need blood transfusion
Doctor :   you need physical examination
Doctor :   to rule out that
Doctor :   you had a full abortion
Doctor :   or whether there are some remnants left
Doctor :   in uterus which can make you bleed
User :   abortion was done after 4weeks
Doctor :   and also the side effect of the medical pill
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Most of the side effects when using this early abortion option are caused by the second medication, misoprostol. Side-effects may include heavy bleeding, headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and heavy cramping.
User :   ok
User :   do i need to do any scanning?
Doctor :   First anyway an examiantion and then if reqd
Doctor :   scan will be done
Doctor :   to rule out uterine embryo remnanats
User :   ok
Doctor :   so you now need to meet an gynaec dr
User :   can i continue to take a painkiller>?
User :   okay
Doctor :   some times infection can occur in uterus
Doctor :   yes you can
Doctor :   but get a follow up soon
User :   I get pain in the evening..and it bleed clot
Doctor :   since you are losing blood
Doctor :   ok
User :   blood transfusion is very much necessary?
Doctor :   it depends on your hemoglobin
User :   do i need to do a blood test also?
Doctor :   yes you need to
Doctor :   but after consultation
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting.............
Doctor :   Bye for now...............
User :   ok thank you
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