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Before a surgical
abortion, your doctor will:
surgical abortion procedure, your doctor will check to make sure:
Medicines that may be given after a surgical abortion
follow all of your doctor's instructions and review what-to-expect information
after a surgical abortion. Follow these instructions:
Normal symptoms that most women will
experience after a surgical abortion include:
Call your doctor immediately if you have any of these symptoms after an
Call your doctor for an appointment if you have had any of these symptoms after a recent
follow-up exam may be done about 2 weeks after a surgical abortion. The exam
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerRebecca H. Allen, MD, MPH - Obstetrics and GynecologyKirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as ofMay 30, 2016
Current as of:
May 30, 2016
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Rebecca H. Allen, MD, MPH - Obstetrics and Gynecology & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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