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Incomplete abortion through pills, possibility of pregnancy in future - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   I am
User :   having some gynic problem with my gf
User :   can u help me?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Sure, I can guide you
Doctor :   Proceed with it
User :   2 months back had unsecure sex and unwantedly got pregnant
Doctor :   Ok
User :   took som con-pills and even got to know that it didnt work out
User :   after 7 days consult a doctor and she advised to take abortion pill
Doctor :   Ok
User :   after taking that after 5 days she was still pregnant
Doctor :   Ok
User :   then she had a surgical abortion
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but still after 7 days she got to know that she is pregnant and it was caused due to blood clotting
Doctor :   Ok
User :   caused of that abortion pill
Doctor :   Pregnant due to blood clotting?
User :   yah the doc said some tissues were left due to those clots and the abortion was not successfull
Doctor :   in taht case a D& C is required for her
User :   in 7th week doc said nothing can be done as she has to remove those clots first
Doctor :   which is a surgical procedure done by gynecologist
Doctor :   to remove teh tissues from the uterus
User :   so she had an operation and those clots were removed
Doctor :   and it is followed by another ultrasound scan
Doctor :   to see that the procedure is done well
Doctor :   was repeat ultrasound done to see if all the clots were removed?
User :   after 7 days she had another abortion and everything was fine
User :   now the clots were gone and the 2months baby also
Doctor :   ok
User :   but the problem is that the doc says she cant be pregnant anymore
Doctor :   she should not try for pregnancy next 6-8 months as uterus should heal
Doctor :   else it wil lead to miscarriage
User :   sir its already can u suggest aything
User :   regarding remedies
Doctor :   and the D&C if done very close to uterus can result in damaging the uterus lining and lead to scars which can lead to infertility problems later
Doctor :   now what she wants to be done?
User :   one more question i future suppose she doesnt want reaveal that she had an abortion earlier, can it be possible?
Doctor :   does she wants to get pregnant again?
User :   yah ....but after marriage
User :   we are not married
Doctor :   if the scar tissue is present, it will lead to infertility and cause problem
Doctor :   at that time detailed histiry from patient will be taken
Doctor :   to see if any prodecure was done which could have laed to uterine scarring
Doctor :   and infertility
User :   ok
User :   means there is noway to unreveal this abortion
User :   ?
Doctor :   she can keep quiet about it, but it willlead to more complications with doctors not finding the cause for infertility if it happens
Doctor :   and will misguide in furthertreatment for infertility
User :   in front of doctor we can reveal all the things
Doctor :   so it is better not to hide
Doctor :   from the doctor atleast
User :   but regarding the family
User :   we dont want to reveal it
Doctor :   the information can be kept confidential from the family
User :   till get married
User :   suppose anything happens to he like and she is taken to hospital can any doctor get to know abt it easily that she had an abortion?
User :   her*
Doctor :   not if there is bleeding related to the abortion .
Doctor :   if the problem is due to some other cause
Doctor :   then the cause of her illness will be responsible
Doctor :   and unless a hysteroscopy is done, the changes in uterus will not be visible
User :   ok
Doctor :   have you followed/
User :   yah
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   one more thing....
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