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Had surgical abortion. Taken misoprostol for passing clots. Now have watery bloody discharge. Normal?

I had a surgical abortion 4 weeks ago, I had to return to the clinic due to passing big clots and pain a week after the surgical. I was given misoprostol and 3 days of antibiotics they said a clot had developed in my uterus and that it was a possibility for some. A week later I returned for and US and the clot had been expelled. I was told that I was fine. It s been 3 weeks and I feel fine, but yesterday I had a watery bloody discharge . I did have sex a week ago, Is this normal?
Asked On : Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
Thanks for the query.
After termination of the pregnancy spotting can be seen to one to two weeks.
As your last ultrasound confirmed that there are no retained products or uterine infection no need to worry.
The time taken for returning of the menstrual periods vary from person to person after termination of the pregnancy. Some women may get it immediately after one month of termination.
So the bloody discharge now you are having could be sign of beginning of menstrual flow or it could also be post-ovulatory bleeding. Better to use some form of contraception for 2 to 3 months to prevent pregnancy.
Take care.

Answered: Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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