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Hello, I found out I was pregnant in the emergency room after a visit for kidney stones. I was taking birth control and decided to terminate the pregnancy. I had a vaccum aspiration procedure at 7 weeks 3 days. The clinic told me I did not have to follow up. I am now four weeks post op and have had two positive pregnancy tests at night. I've had horrible breast tenderness, nausea, fatigue and headaches . I also started a new birth control a week after my abortion. I still feel pregnan t and have positive tests. I can not go back to the clinic I went to because I moved across the state. I've called three different doctors offices and no one will see me because they say they don't want to mess with someone else's work. Am I pregnant still, am I not, I'm driving myself crazy.

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You should just go to a primary care physician and have them order an ultrasound.  The breast tenderness could be due to the birth control.  The test will be faint positive but should not be a bright positive.  Make sure you are using the 1-line / 2 line test and not the test that says (+) or (-.

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We are a group of family doctors who provide abortion care for over a decade. We can answer any health or medical related questions about early abortion, including the aspiration procedure, the abortion pill (RU486), or surgical abortion. We run a practice called Early Options, located in New York City: http://www.EarlyAbortionOptions.com. The practice is dedicated to making early abortion part of mainstream medical care. There are other family doctors around the United States who practice a similar approach to early abortion care: see http://www.EarlyAbortion.com. Please do not ask "private" questions so that other women can learn from your experience. Please tell me what country you are from so that we can better help you.

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Experience in the area: We are all board certified family doctors who have special training in early abortion and reproductive health. Dr. Joan Fleischman is the founder of Early Options (earlyabortionoptions.com) dedicated to making early abortion part of mainstream medical care. Organizations: National Abortion Federation American Association of Family Physicians

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Dr. Joan Fleischman, Founder M.D., Harvard Medical School M.P.A., John F. Kennedy School of Government

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