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Archive | January, 2010

Ask Dr. Joan: I had an unsuccessful herbal abortion. What are my options now?

Monday, January 25th, 2010 by Dr Joan F.

Questioner: a Subject: Unsuccessful Herbal Abortion Date Answered: 2010-01-25 AllExperts Question: I attempted an herbal abortion that was unsuccessful, and now I am wondering if I have limited my options. This was my attempt: I started taking Vitamin C (6000mg every 24 hrs)and Parsley one day before my period was due, and continued that for […]

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Ask Dr. Joan: When should I start my birth control after my abortion?

Monday, January 25th, 2010 by Dr Joan F.

Questioner: J Subject: When should I start birth control after non-surgical abortion Date Answered: 2010-01-25 AllExperts Question: HiDr.Joan,                                                                                                                                                    I had an unwanted pregnancy and chose the non-surgical method of abortion. I took the first round of pills on the 4th of this month and had the second round inserted on the 6th. I had very […]

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Ask Dr. Joan: Can sex or birth control cause irregular bleeding after taking the abortion pill?

Monday, January 25th, 2010 by Dr Joan F.

Questioner: Hillary Subject: bleeding after the abortion pill, having sex, and birth control Date Answered: 2010-01-23 AllExperts Question: Hi there. I was 5 weeks and 6 days along when I decided to abort using the RU486 Pill. I went to my local clinic on Jan 7th and received the oral pill and the 4 tablets […]

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Ask Dr. Joan: I started birth control after my abortion and am having irregular bleeding. Is this normal?

Monday, January 25th, 2010 by Dr Joan F.

Questioner: Sarah Subject: bleeding and spotting after surgical abortion Date Answered: 2010-01-22 AllExperts.com Question: I had a surgical abortion about three weeks ago.  I’ve stopped bleeding for about a week now, and I was told at the clinic that I would start my period 3 to 4 weeks after the procedure.  I began bleeding yesterday […]

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Ask Dr. Joan: Is it unsafe to have multiple abortions?

Friday, January 22nd, 2010 by Dr Joan F.

Questioner: Rida Subject: Multiple abortions in a span of 3 months, what are the risks? Date Answered: 2010-01-22 AllExperts.com Question: Hi Joan, i had an abortion recently, i.e. 2 months back and again my pregnancy test appears to be positive. I am planning to go for abortion again due to personal issues…I have consulted doctor […]

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Ask Dr. Joan: Is brown/black bleeding after abortion normal?

Friday, January 22nd, 2010 by Dr Joan F.

Question:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    I had an abortion at the end of October for my own personal reasons.  After procedure I bled about 7 days and everything seemed normal.  I started orthotricycline.  End of November I got my period, lasted about 1 week, was normal.  End of December when it was time for my period it started out […]

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Ask Dr. Joan: I've been spotting after my abortion. When should I start my period?

Monday, January 18th, 2010 by Dr Joan F.

Questioner: Tess Subject: bleeding and spotting after abortion Date Answered: 2010-01-17 AllExperts.com Question: I had a abortion in december, i bled heavy for 2 weeks and then had a lot of spotting throughout the rest of the month at least 6 different times, then all bleeding stopped, now im still waiting on a period mid january. […]

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Ask Dr. Joan: It's been five weeks since my aspiration abortion. I don't think I've had a true period yet. Is this normal?

Monday, January 18th, 2010 by Dr Joan F.

Questioner: Dani Subject: Period, bleeding after Aspiration Abortion Procedure Date Answered: 2010-01-17 AllExperts.com Question: I had the aspiration procedure Dec. 10th. I began taking birth control pills on Dec. 13th. I went back for my check up two weeks after the procedure, and the doctor said my body was healing just fine and to expect […]

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Ask Dr. Joan: Is it possible to get pregnant one week after a medical abortion?

Friday, January 15th, 2010 by Dr Joan F.

Questioner: Leslie Subject: preventing pregnancy after medical abortion, Plan B Date Answered: 2010-01-15 AllExperts.com Question: my friend just had a medical (pill)abortion one week ago. she started bleeding and everything they told her would happen did and she does not believe she is pregnant anymore. however, she made the decision to have sex with her […]

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Ask Dr Joan: What do you think about misoprostol for treatment of miscarriage?

Friday, January 15th, 2010 by Dr Joan F.

Questioner: Ana Subject: Waiting vs. misoprostol for treatment of miscarriage Date Answered: 2010-01-15 on AllExperts.com Question: Dear Dr. Joan, I am 43 years old, and have a missed miscarriage that died at around 9 weeks (today is 10 weeks; I just found out today that there’s no heartbeat). The MD gave me misoprostol. My husband […]

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