Abnormal Bleeding After A Pregnancy Termination

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Abnormal vaginal bleeding can take place after any type of
procedure like manual, a suction, or
abortion pill Kit. Every
female is warned to be on the lookout for after-abortion irregular bleeding in
the vagina, as this can point out infection, hemorrhaging, or other
complications. Irregular bleeding is rare; less than 1% of females experience
this complication after a pregnancy termination. If you feel like there is
abnormal bleeding in the vagina, however get in touch to your doctor right away
or visit the nearby emergency room.

Time frame:

It is usual to feel some vaginal bleeding for around 2 weeks
after a pregnancy termination. You may experience light bleeding for the first
several days; for the next several days, it is common to have heavier cramping
and bleeding.

Irregular bleeding in the vagina may be the result of non-
contraction of uterine muscles or blood vessels not restricting to cease the
bleeding. Additionally, blood clots may expand inside the uterus after the process.
On very unusual events, the womb may have been perforated by a surgical technique;
or the cervix may have been lacerated.

Blood clots:

It is usual to pass blood clots as you heal from a pregnancy termination.
The size of clots can differ from the size of a pebble up to larger, egg-sized
clots. Discharging big, golf ball-sized clots for a period of 2 hours or more
are not regular.

If the uterus does not contract and pass all tissue as it
usually would during a pregnancy termination, the cervical opening may close
completely that will prevent blood from leaving the womb. This can result the
uterus to increase and cause severe pain.

Heavy Bleeding:

Heavy vaginal bleeding is a sign that something may be mistaken.
Doctors define heavy vaginal bleeding as soaking more than 2 thick maxi pads in
the course of an hour for 2 hours or you have excessive bleeding for the time
span of 12 hours or more. If the blood is bright red rather than a darker red
after your first full day after the process, contact your doctor.  


Post-abortion bleeding into the vagina is more prevalent in
drug abortions involving Misoprostol or
, and a very little percentage of females who experience drug
abortion may need a surgical aspiration or blood transfusion to control


While there is nothing that can be done to avert bleeding
after a pregnancy termination, following your doctor’s instructions
appropriately helps from critical to proper healing. This consists of consuming
prescribed antibiotics; avoiding indulging into exercise for at least 2 weeks,
avoiding lifting anything heavier 10 lbs. Avoid use tampons for 2 weeks after
the process.