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Surgical Abortion - terrible sharp cramps

I had this procedure done 4 days ago. It was an extremely painful experience. I was given an alternative antibiotic because I have an allergy to penicillin. The was also allergic to the antibiotic that I was prescribed. I decided to just not take them and be careful and clean so that I don't get an infection. I've been feeling somewhat sore but I figured that much was normal. Today I had terrible cramps all day, sharp cramps in my belly, and body aches (mostly in my back, along my spine and in my arms). Is this normal?
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replied July 15th, 2014

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out.

From the symptoms that you have described, body aches and cramps are present usually after a surgical abortion. If you run any fever then the possibility of infection should be ruled out.

Consult your doctor and get anti inflammatory pain killers like Ibuprofen prescribed. You may also need a course of antibiotics for which you should consult your doctor and get them prescribed.

I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and regards.
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