A medical abortion at 17

By anonymous on 15/01/2011
I am 17 years old and I had found out I was pregnant.
It was a shock and I was very worried about the situation but I was lucky to have my family and support of my friends even though my partner said he wasn't ready to be a dad and did put in to my mind that I wasn't ready.

In august I had an abortion at 8 weeks

That day I had pills in the hospital and the nurse said I had passed the baby out of my body. I did feel it was the right thing. I was bleeding very bad I went to the doctors and they sent me to hospital. I was on strong medication, I had scans they said there was some tissue still there but nothing to worry about. A month passed and I had the rod in my arm. Ever since then I haven't stopped bleeding but not heavily. I am having bad backache, and I'm very emotional which isn't me at all.
I feel tired all the time, I put weight on, I have a hard stomach which is making me wonder if I am still pregnant but I don't know what to do. I thought of taking a pregnant test but I'm too scared what it will say and can I deal with it. I know I wouldn't be able to have an abortion as I know I would be 28 weeks x

Editor's Comment

I think you are unlikely to be pregnant as the scan would have picked this up unless you had unprotected sex before the implant was put in your arm. The implant can sometimes cause those symptoms so it would be worth going to your GP or a contraceptive and sexual health clinic to get checked out.

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