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Abortion complete after cytotec ?

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i am 20 years old after my first month stoppage of menses i use 5 tablets of cytotec.after 5 hours i have bleeding like menses which continue 5 or 6 days.now i want to know what it mean my abortion complete or not??


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replied June 19th, 2010
Birth Control Answer A13319
Hello,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
If you are not having abdominal cramps and the bleeding has stopped, then it would mean that the abortion was complete.
However getting a pelvic scan done would help to confirm that the uterine cavity is empty and there are no retained products of conception.
If you still continue to have bleeding and cramps, report to your healthcare provider/gynecologist and get an examination and scan done. You might need a D&C if there are retained products.
All the best.



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