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Scan post taking abortion pills showed bulky retroverted uterus, mild fluid in pod. Have severe bleeding and body pain post scan. Cause?

dear doctor, i have intaken abortion pills on october 2 . i experienced blood clots coming from vagina after 4 days of medicine ingestion . after the ultra sound scanning the results are bulky retroverted uterus and mild fluid noted in the pod. i was 6 weeks pregnant during the abortion. after this scanning iam now experiencing severe bleeding and pain all over the body especially on muscles of legs and iam also suffering from back this normal? what should i do?
Asked On : Sun, 21 Oct 2012
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Hello and welcome to HCM
Some women may experience bleeding from the vagina after an induced abortion. Sometimes due to retained products of conception (bits of plancental tissue) may remain adherent to the uterine wall and this too causes lot of bleeding.
However, it is unusual to bleed from any other site of the body.
Bleeding at sites such as legs needs investigation.
Get your complete hemogram done especially platelet counts.
A fall in platelet counts can lead to bleedings as small pin head sized haemorrhages.
This could be due to acute ITP (Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

Post me the results of complete hemogram.

Thanks and take care
Dr Shailja P Wahal
Answered: Mon, 22 Oct 2012
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