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

186 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.

Is it possible to be still pregnant after a dilation and curettage procedure?

I had my last period on 9th april 2018...i went to see a doctor on 13th may because i was late...he did ucg n told me i was pregnant n gave me one mifepriston 200 and 4 misoprostol...the second one i took orally n 3 vaginally...on 19 i went to do ucg again..i was told the pill didn t work..so dey did D&C on 19....am i still pregnant???
Tue, 5 Jun 2018
Report Abuse
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Sometime oral pill might not fully effective and there can be chance of incomplete abortion.

Dilatation and curretage is effective method of abortion as curettage done in that.
. So it can be reliable method.

Still it's advisable to perform Trans vaginal USG after few days to check abortion is complete or not.

Hope this solves your concern

Take care
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

Hello! I had a abortion 2 years age. Now I m 11 weeks pregnant. At 6 weeks I had a TVS and found two babies and have cardiac activities but after 10 weeks I found brownish discharge and go to the Dr and made 2 TVS both found no cardiac activities now Dr decided to go for a D&C. Is it harm full to have 2 D&C

doctor1 MD

Hello, I was 4 weeks pregnant when i went to do an abortion, the doctor gave me 2 abortion pills and asked me to come back in 4 hours. when i arrived to him, he did a little operation which is cleaning me ( like suction) i bled only a little after this procedure and didnt bleed until the 8th day for 3 days then the bleeding stopped. on the 2nd day ( which is today ) i woke up and i was bleeding again. and went to the doctor since it was my appointment. During the ultrasound he said he has to do the suction again because there was still some cells. Is this normal ? could this happen again ? please advice me coz im panicing

doctor1 MD

Had a D and C 12 days ago. Not for miscarriage. Abnormal bleeding and polyps. No cancer found. Had light bleeding first 4 days then started getting darker red still only used one pad daily. I was due for period today. Bleeding started getting more heavy yesterday changing pad about every 2-3 hours. Seems like starte of period. Is it normal to go ahead and get period after the surgery on time? Just worried its possibly not my period and something gone wrong.