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Medical and surgical abortion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi sir,
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   My wife has missed period and its 40 days since last period and today velocity test kit turned positive..
User :   she is 30 yrs and we have 6yrs son already.. it was almost 7 yrs gap now
Doctor :   ok when did you perform the test?
User :   we dont want any more kids as of now..pls suggest easy & safe remedy
User :   today early morning.. first urine..
Doctor :   ok i do understand your concern.
User :   yes doctor..
User :   what do we do now doctor?
Doctor :   Your wife is pregnant and you wish not to continue. First discuss mutually and make a decision. If still you want to terminate it then you can consult a obstetrician and gynaecologist
User :   ya.. we decided to terminate.. thats why we came here to consult a gynaecologist..
Doctor :   ok now you need the methods of termination?
User :   yes doctor...pls..
User :   safe and easy method...
Doctor :   ok give me a moment
User :   sure sir...
Doctor :   there are two types that you can opt for 1) medical 2) surgical
User :   Medical means?? Surgical i understand any surgies...we dont want..
Doctor :   medical termination is the preferred one in which the doctor puts tablets into the vagina.
User :   ok..pls suggest easy & safe method doctor...
Doctor :   The next way to go about this is
User :   ya go ahead..
Doctor :   The safest and easy way is get to a doctor, where the doctor can insert vaginal tablets under supervision
Doctor :   and this will abort the products of conception within 48 hours after vaginal tablet insertion
Doctor :   You have to get this process fast before 7 weeks
Doctor :   According to MTP act, you can have termiantion very safely upto 7 weeks of pregnancy but after 7 week you need to get consent from 2 Gynecologist trained in MTP
User :   ok..ok
User :   This should be ok with us doctor...but will there any side effects later...and if we want we can have kids later?
Doctor :   Did you follow what I said
Doctor :   No problem if you get the abortion as early as possible
Doctor :   Medical termination of pregnancy is a relatively safe and easy process
User :   and if we want we can have kids later?
Doctor :   You can start planning for pregnancy within 3 months after abortion
Doctor :   There is no robust evidence that the abortion procedures will affect the future pregnancies
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you are not planning for pregnancy in near future, adopt a contraceptive method
Doctor :   like Condom, OCP
User :   Can you suggest the tablets name too doctor?
Doctor :   This will prevent unwanted pregnancies
Doctor :   The tablets are not available over the counter
Doctor :   and cannot be taken by the woman without examination
User :   ok doctor..Thank you
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