Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

185 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

What causes delay in menstrual bleeding when diagnosed with anemia?

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Nagamani Ng

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2010

Answered : 703 Questions

default
Posted on Mon, 20 Mar 2017 in Internal Doctor Category
Question: Hello Doctor
My wife's period was delayed by few days last date was 30th XXXXXXX In preganews test result was positive.
She is already anemic and not in best of health from last few weeks. So we wanted to abort this pregnancy. At this stage is it possible to do using some medicine?

Thanks
xxxx
doctor
Answered by Dr. Nagamani Ng 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
6to 8weeks

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for posting the query,
The medical abortion is possible till 8th week , Acording to her last periods date she is shoul be 6th week now. Get the ultrasound scan to confirm and then consult the gynaecologist to see if the medical abortive pill can be prescribed.

Any issue do follow up,

Take care.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
doctor
default
Follow up: Dr. Nagamani Ng 12 minutes later
thanks for prompt response Doctor.
Her hemoglobin in ~9 , do you suggest to carry with pregnancy or termination will be better option?
doctor
Answered by Dr. Nagamani Ng 16 minutes later
Brief Answer:
carry the pregnancy

Detailed Answer:
low hemoglobin is never the option to abort the pregnancy.

Low hemoglobin can be treated. And your wife's level is not very low, it's just borderline.

She can still carry the pregnancy by taking the good amount of iron and follic acid supplements.

Take care.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Medical Procedures
Medical Topics

Recent questions on  Medical abortion

doctor1 MD

Hello, I m 26 and had a surgical abortion on December 5th 2013, I was 6 weeks pregnant. I had the contraceptive implant fitted at the same time. An ultrasound later that day showed some retained tissue and on the 7th I was given a half dose of the abortion pill to flush the remainder out. I had heavy bleeding and pain for a few days but it settled. However, 5 months down the line I am still having very spotty bleeding, no pain and very light but probably on average 4 days out of 7 every week. I know the implant can cause irregular bleeding but I also notice on a regular basis, tiny scraps of tissue after I pass urine, there is no blood, just a number of pieces of tissue ranging from 2-15mm long. Can you offer any advice? Thank you.

doctor1 MD

hi, Last month i had my periods on 19 oct,but this time it is late. On 26 oct i get physical with my husband.today i checked by pregasure kit and i found it positive.I amd preganant but i don't want this pregnancy .Please suggest me can i use M c...

doctor1 MD

I'm 6 weeks pregnant. Report is attached. I want to abort. I have already taken Primolut-N which was suggested by a Gynecologist. Now she is suggesting DLC? Is she correct?

doctor1 MD

Hi , I got period last month 29th sept. expected this month on 29th as my periods duration cycle is 30-34 days. but till date i have not got. I am not sure if pregnancy or not, Can you suggest me some pill. Cuz I dono if intercourse happened or...

doctor1 MD

Hi Dr Jain
As we are getting quite old ( I am 36, my husband 45) when I got pregnant last time my partner and I decided against the baby and I ended up having a medical abortion middle of October. Now I regret this decision a lot and contemplate having another baby (we have one daughter age 6). My question is – when is it safe to conceive again? What is the time needed for the body to cleanse after the pill used in the womb during the medical abortion?
Thanks a lot for your help
Kind regards
MT

doctor1 MD

i have pain in my right side of my waist.its pain comes like a stitch settled in the side of the waist.three weeks ago i had an abortion using the pill method.i was about nine to ten weeks old.is it because of the abortion the pain insist or is it something else.