Signs of incomplete abortion after misoprostol
You must go to a hospital or a doctor to have an ultrasound and to get treated if you have any of these signs of incomplete abortion after misoprostol.
The symptoms of incomplete abortion with Misoprostol
You must go to a hospital or a doctor to have an ultrasound and to get treated if you have any of the following symptoms of incomplete abortion after Misoprostol. This is absolutely necessary because the tissue and blood that remains in the body can cause heavy bleeding or an infection.
The symptoms of incomplete abortion with Misoprostol:
- prolonged bleeding
- too much bleeding (much more than a regular menstrual period)
- pain in your belly that does not go away after a few days of taking the Misoprostol
- pain that is unbearable
- continued bleeding after three weeks
- pain when pushing on your belly
How do you know if you have an incomplete abortion?
If you have an incomplete abortion, it means your abortion has only been partially successful. The pregnancy has ended so no fetus will develop, but your body has only expelled part of the tissues and other products of pregnancy.
How to treat an incomplete abortion
The treatment for incomplete abortion is called a vacuum aspiration, or “curettage." Any clinic that can deal with complications of miscarriage can also help women with incomplete abortions, because the symptoms are the same. Sometimes treatment with 2 extra tablets of Misoprostol might be enough.
The treatment of an incomplete abortion is legal everywhere.
It is extremely important to treat an incomplete abortion.
It is not necessary to tell the medical staff that you tried to induce an abortion; you can say that you had a spontaneous miscarriage. There are no tests that can show that a woman has done a medical abortion.