hey,i was 5 weeks pregnant when i went for an abortion through suction.This is the third week since the abortion and i hav'nt had my periods back.Also i made a urine test for pregnancy and it turned out possitve.i'm scared cus i have not had sex since the abortion.Besides i experience nausea dizziness and sometimes vomitting i do not know if it is normal.Thanks

If you are having issues after an abortion procedure, you should contact your abortion provider. They should be able to offer you a follow-up appointment.

The pregnancy hormone can remain in your system for up to 4 weeks after an abortion, so the fact that you had a positive test isn't a clear indication of any problem. Continuing pregnancy symptoms are not normal, though, so if that is happening, you should be seen for follow-up care as soon as possible.  


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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.


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

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

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