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Archive | October, 2009

Ask Doctor Joan: Did the medical abortion work?

Friday, October 30th, 2009 by Dr Joan F.

Questioner: saun Subject: medical abortion pills, failed medical abortion, period after medical abortion QUESTION: sir i took the medical abortion pills (mifepristone 600mg + misoprostol 400microgram next day + misoprostol 400microgram again after 4 days) when i was one month pregnant.. i had bleeding immediately after mifepristone but was low to moderate in amount ( […]

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Ask Doctor Joan: Private abortion services

Sunday, October 18th, 2009 by Dr Joan F.

Questioner: Lisa Subject: private abortion services Date Asked: 2009-10-13 12:19:41 Date Answered: 2009-10-13 15:06:45 on allexperts.com Question: Dear Doctor Joan, Where do I find a private doctor that offers confidential abortion services?  I do not want to go to an abortion clinic.  I don’t want to be in a crowded waiting room with other women […]

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Ask Doctor Joan: Passing clots after a medical abortion

Sunday, October 18th, 2009 by Dr Joan F.

Questioner: Emily Subject: Clotting after medical abortion, bleeding and the abortion pill Date Asked: 2009-10-13 10:41:23 Date Answered: 2009-10-13 12:05:50 on allexperts.com Question: I had a medical abortion Sept 22nd. I have had consistent but irregular bleeding. I went to my follow up apt last week and the doctor said my uterus was empty. I […]

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Ask Doctor Joan: Manual Vacuum Aspiration Abortion

Sunday, October 18th, 2009 by Dr Joan F.

Questioner: Jen Subject: Is the Aspiration Abortion Procedure the same as Manual Vacuum Aspiration? Date Asked: 2009-10-12 18:35:47 Date Answered: 2009-10-12 18:49:36 on www.allexperts.com Question: Dear Doctor Joan, I just learned about the Aspiration Abortion Procedure.  I think this would be the best option for me because I am only 3 weeks pregnant. I heard […]

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Ask Doctor Joan: Best Early Abortion Methods

Sunday, October 18th, 2009 by Dr Joan F.

Questioner: Erica Subject: Abortion Pill, Aspiration Procedure, Early Abortion Methods, surgical abortion Date Asked: 2009-10-12 17:55:44 Date Answered: 2009-10-12 18:10:52 on allexperts.com Question: Dear Doctor Joan, I am pregnant and need to get an abortion.  I am early in my pregnancy.  I missed my period 2 weeks ago, and I’m pretty sure of the date […]

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Ask Doctor Joan: Best Abortion Clinic in New York City

Sunday, October 18th, 2009 by Dr Joan F.

Questioner: Kelly Subject: Abortion in New York City, Early Abortion Options, Best Abortion Clinic New York City Date Asked: 2009-10-12 Date Answered: 2009-10-12 on allexperts.com Question: Dear Doctor Joan, I live in New York City.  I missed my period one week ago, and my pregnancy test is positive.  I need to have an abortion, and […]

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Ask Doctor Joan: Pregnancy tests after abortion

Sunday, October 18th, 2009 by Dr Joan F.

Subject: Pregnancy after abortion, pregnancy tests Date Asked: 2009-10-10 02:00:03 Date Answered: 2009-10-12 13:37:59 on allexperts.com Question: I had unprotected sex 3 weeks after my abortion and took a pregnancy test a week and a half later before ever receiving my first period. the result was positive but one line was very faint. Could i […]

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$20 Plan B in NYC at Early Options

Thursday, October 15th, 2009 by Dr Joan F.

Manhattan: 212-431-8533   Brooklyn 718-638-4094  $2o Plan B! (emergency contraception) a.k.a. Morning After Pill When you call our offices, mention “Doctor Joan” and get Plan B for $20.  (NYC Pharmacy price: $60) Get it BEFORE you need it! At this price, you can afford to buy it before you need it.  Keep a pack at home.  The […]

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Abortion: Let’s Talk About It

Thursday, October 15th, 2009 by Dr Joan F.

Even though abortion is legal and is one of the most common medical procedures, women rarely talk about their experience.  This “hush hush” attitude of abortion adds to its stigma, and makes women feel like they need to hide and feel ashamed.  This makes it hard for women who need to get an abortion to talk to […]

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Early Options: Family Practice is better than Family Planning

Thursday, October 15th, 2009 by Dr Joan F.

I am a family doctor by training.  The specialty of family practice emphasizes “patient centered care.”  Family doctors often have philosophical differences in how they approach medical care, compared to doctors from other Western medical specialties.  Family doctors believe: A patient must be an active participant in their medical care.  The relationship between a doctor and their patient […]

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