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Had surgical termination, copper coil fitted, massive bleed and clot. Serious? Normal?

I had a surgical termination 3 weeks ago and a copper coil fitted whilst I was under, and thurs I had a massive bleed and clot , then earlier today and this evening the bleed so was so bad I went to a and e and sat in a massive pool of blood and they said it was normal but I just can t get my head around it - I ve never seen so much blood in my life
Asked On : Sat, 27 Apr 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2013
Thanks for your query.
You could be having the bleeding and clotting due to imcomplete surgical termination.
This is a known complication of a surgical abortion.
However, I wonder why it was considered normal, because the way you describe it, you should not be having pools of blood 3 weeks after a termination.
I suggest you see a gynecologist as soon as you can.
Please have an internal check up and a transvaginal ultrasound, which will tell you if tissue and blood clots are still inside the uterus.
You might require blood transfusion, and a repeat evacuation if the need arises.
Take care.
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