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Had medical abortion, bleeding stopped feel extremely painful and bloated. Is this normal?

Hi. I had a medical abortion almost 3 weeks ago. The bleeding stopped at two weeks but I m still feeling extremely uncomfortable. It s not necessarily vaginal pain. Rather I feel an overwhelming bloat. It s extremely uncomfortable. Is this normal, and if so what can I do to alleviate the problem? When I poke my stomach , it bounces back like the pillsbury doughboy
Asked On : Sun, 3 Mar 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2013
Thank you for your query.
having mild discomfort after medical abortion is common.
Bloating and discomfort also is normal.
The texture of your stomach and tummy would not be overnight, it would be gradual.
However, you might have noticed it of late.
You need to get in touch with your gynecologist for a follow up check up first.
You need to confirm whether the abortion was complete, or there is some residual tissue / infection which is causing such problems.
Remain active, avoid eating outside, take lots of fluids and be well.
Take care.
Answered: Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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