Having abortion pill? Top 7 risks associated with it

Abortion pill

    Take a pill and your pregnancy worries are gone, right? That sounds easy enough! However, an aborption is a serious medical decision and cause severe health risks. Here are 7 health risks of having abortion pill.

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    This is not so much a side effect as it a sign that the aborption pills are working. This may cause some bleeding in some women within 8 hours.

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    Pain in the abdomen and the pelvic region typically begins within 3 hours of taking the misoprostol, once your uterus starts contracting.

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Nausea and Vomiting

    More than half the women who take aborption pills say they experienced nausea. It can start after the first pill itself.

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    This medication may also cause diarrhea, which involves passing 3 or more bowel movements that are watery or loose in a single day.

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Fever and Chills

    Some women may also experience fever and/or chills after taking misoprostol, but getting it after mifepristone is not uncommon. It lasts for around a day. The chances of getting a fever are more if the misoprostol is given under the tongue rather than in the vagina.

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    Headaches are another common side effect of taking abortion pills. Some women may also feel dizzy. Dizziness, headaches, and weakness are caused by hormonal fluctuations brought about by the misoprostol.

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    While abortion pills have low risk of infection because medical abortion is not an invasive procedure, some amount of infection may occur when administering the misoprostol vaginally. A persistent high fever above 100.4 F, pain, and severe bleeding are signs of an infection.

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