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Is raw papaya effective in inducing abortion?

Hi..... i m 24yr old girl... ii had a romantic date with my bf. Although m almost certain that i m NOT PREGNANT but still m stressed.. i was supposed to have my menses on 4th april... i had my date with my bf on 10th april.. and m still not down. Nothing of that sort happened but still i just want to be on a safer side. I have heard that raw papaya reduces the chances of pregnany.. will it be safe bec i m not sure if i m preg or not and trust me there r very very very less chances...but just for safty sake or for my peacr if mind i want to be sure..pls help me...i cant consult a gyna bec m scared as i live in a small town ... pls help...
Fri, 2 May 2014
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Infertility Specialist 's  Response

I read your query and I understand your concerns.

Following is my reply:

1) Papaya is not useful for abortion.

2) Please visit a gynecologist for examination and advice

Let me know if you have anymore questions.

Dr. Mahesh Koregol
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