i had the surgical abortion last week on friday, it was a most unpleasant experience cos i felt alot of pain, i've been bleeding since then till today wen i noticed i wasn't bleeding anylonger, is this ok?, also i'd lyk to know wen i shud take another pregnancy test. i still feel tenderness in my breast....i now use protection although i really do not enjoy it that much....i'm still not so comfortable taking pills, what do you recommend i do?
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thank you again, you mentioned intercourse should be avoided for 2 to 3 wks, i want to know why and i have already had intercourse what would happen to me?March 22, 2012 - 2:09pm
Hello and we're happy you got the answers you needed.
A small amount of bleeding following the procedure is generally normal and yes, does subside after a few days.
A surgical abortion will result in the termination of a pregnancy, so you will not need to take a pregnancy test, at least immediately. Experts also recommended not engaging in strenuous activity or using a tampon for a few days. Intercourse should be avoided for 2 to 3 weeks. A normal menstrual period should occur 4 to 6 weeks after the operation, according to Medline.
It does take time to adjust to birth control pills. If you still feel uncomfortable within a few weeks, you may want to check with your OB/GYN. To find out more about birth control options, visit this linkMarch 22, 2012 - 1:54pm