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i had an abortion two weeks ago and i bleed right after the process and after a while it stop. after five days i bleed and the next day it was light and my abdoment was having this menstral pain kind of thing, i took a mirror check it and saw few cramps on the mouth of my vigina still paining. i washed my hands with hot water put one in and remove it then the pain was over. today i am exectly two weeks and i seems to be normal but my only problem is that some times i feel heavyness on my left lower abdoment and at times it tranfers to the right and it is not paining and there is no bad oder.

i am really confuse and need help

Bleeding and cramping, as well as bloating,  can continue on and off for a few weeks after an abortion procedure. What you are describing sounds normal.

If you are concerned, though, you should contact your abortion provider and request a follow-up.  


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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: 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 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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