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Abortion/SIX MONTHS ON. still bleeding


hello, i had a surgical termination of pregnancy. i am bleeding and it has been six months, every single day since the termination i have bled, with the exception of a week where i had taken antibiotics prescribed by a doctor. also i have put on a drastic amount of weight. About 15-20kgs and i haven't changed diet habits.

i did have reatained products and was told it would go out on it's own. also am on the mini pill called Cerazette. which i used to take with no abnormal bleeding before the termination.

i still find myself feeling nauseous and the weight gain is a really big issue for me...been to the doctors multiple times, on a waiting list for hospital but i would really like to know an opinion of what you think is going on.

You need to see your doctor.  The mini-pill can cause prolonged bleeding and weight gain. I only use them if I have to.  If you have no medical contraindications, I would suggest switching to a pill like Microgynon 20 or 30.  This should help balance the hormones.  


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