I had a medical abortion about 11 days ago

I had a medical abortion about 11 days ago...had severe cramping and bled heavily for day one and two but slowed down and bled normal for 8 days..blood clots came out..is there a possibility that I'm still pregnant?

Editor's Comment

Your abortion provider would normally follow you up to check that the abortion is complete. It is possible for a medical abortion to fail and if you have concerns I would advise you to see your GP. You can also check yourself with a pregnancy test after 3 weeks when the pregnancy hormone would normally have left your system, and it would register negative. If you would like to talk to a trained practitioner further please log into the Online advisor from the website, or call the national helpline 0300 4000 999. for post abortion support.

This story was sent in on 28/07/2014

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