Your doctor will schedule a follow-up appointment after abortion. This is done to ensure that there are no complications, advise you regarding contraception, and clear your doubts and queries. Serious complications occur rarely after abortion, if it is done in an authorized centre (less than 1% of all women).
Following are cases when to seek medical advice after abortion.
Consult your doctor immediately if you have;
- Passing large clots (lasting 2 or more hours).
- Need to change more than 2 large pads in an hour, for 2 hours in a row.
- Bleeding heavily continuously for 12 hours .
Make an appointment with your doctor if you have any of the following symptoms after a recent abortion:
It's not necessary to see a doctor after your procedure, unless you experience complications. You should go home and rest after the procedure. Resume normal activities the following day. Avoid activity that causes increased pain.
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