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What is abortion?

Abortion, also known as the termination of pregnancy, is a procedure to end an unwanted pregnancy. It is mainly done in two ways, called medical abortion and surgical abortion. Medical abortion, also called Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) and Surgical abortion, is known as Surgical Termination of Pregnancy (STP). The obstetrician-gynecologist uses medications during a medical abortion abort pregnancy. However, surgical instruments are used to terminate the pregnancy during a surgical abortion.

Surgical abortion is considered the best option to abort the pregnancy when it exceeds nine weeks, the medical abortion fails, and abortion becomes incomplete, miscarriage turns out to be incomplete, or a woman has molar or ectopic pregnancy. Which method of abortion suits you the best is determined by several factors, such as the duration and type of pregnancy.

An obstetrician-gynecologist is an ideal medical practitioner to decide which method of abortion suits you the best. You can book an appointment and consult privately with one of our best OB-GYNs in Lucknow and undergo the safest abortion. We provide 100% privacy and confidentiality.

Overview

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Options for abortions in India

Medical Termination of Pregnancy

Surgical Termination of Pregnancy

Legal limit for Abortion In India

20 weeks of pregnancy

Legal clauses for abortion in India

Grave risk to mother’s physical or mental health

Genetic abnormalities in the fetus

Failure of contraception (birth control)

If the pregnancy is a result of sexual assault, such as rape (allowed until 24 weeks)

Documents required for abortion

Age proof (18+)

Written consent of the patient

Why Pristyn Care for surgical abortion in Lucknow?

Affordable cost treatment (No Cost EMI Available)

Experienced & licensed female OBGYN (registered under MTPA)

100% privacy and confidentiality

Free follow-ups after MTP

Surgical Abortion - Diagnosis and Procedure

Physical examination for Termination of Pregnancy

Diagnosis

The obstetrician-gynecologist recommends specific diagnostic tests to ensure that the woman is ready to undergo the abortion. The following tests are done before the abortion.

  • Pelvic Ultrasound:- The doctor recommends this to confirm the duration and type of the pregnancy (normal pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy, or molar pregnancy).
  • Blood & Urine Tests:- With the help of blood and urine tests, the doctor detects if the woman has any medical conditions such as anemia, diabetes, low/high blood pressure, or sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

After performing all the required diagnostic tests, the doctor chooses the best method of abortion and moves ahead with the abortion process.

Procedure

There are primarily two types of abortion: medical abortion and surgical abortion. The obstetrician-gynecologist chooses the best method of abortion based on diagnostic tests. A medical abortion can terminate an unwanted pregnancy only until 8-9 weeks. It involves using two different medicines called mifepristone and misoprostol.

The doctor gives the first abortion pill (mifepristone) at the clinic, whereas the second can be taken home by the patient herself. Mifepristone blocks the necessary hormone for pregnancy and detaches the embryo from the uterine wall. However, Misoprostol causes the uterus to contract, and the cervix opens slightly to expel the pregnancy.

However, when medical abortion fails, an abortion turns out to be incomplete, miscarriage turns out to be incomplete, pregnancy exceeds nine weeks, or woman has molar or ectopic pregnancy, the obstetrician-gynecologist recommends surgical termination of pregnancy. Surgical abortion is done on an outpatient basis.

Surgical abortion involves dilating the cervix and placing a small suction tube into the uterus. The doctor uses suction to remove the embryo and related pregnancy tissue from the uterus. The doctor first injects anesthesia to the woman to feel minimal or almost no pain or discomfort during the entire procedure.

After that, the doctor removes the embryo from the uterus very smoothly. The entire procedure of surgical abortion takes less than 30 minutes to complete. After a few hours of the process, the doctor discharges the woman from the clinic. The recovery is also quick and comfortable after undergoing the surgical abortion.

The woman can resume her daily life routine within two days of surgical abortion, and complete recovery may take around 7-10 days. However, the recovery time may vary from case to case.

In our Doctor’s Words

Dr. Amrita Singh

MBBS

14 Years Experience Overall

In our Doctor’s Words

Please remember it is your legal right to abort. Do not struggle alone or try aborting at home. It is completely unsafe and the third leading cause of maternal deaths in India. In Fact, traditional methods or home remedies most often result in incomplete abortion and cause serious infections and risk to both- your health and eventual pregnancies. This is also why WHO reports that at least 13 women die everyday in India because of unsafe abortions. So please understand the risks and complications of unsafe abortion and approach a good doctor on time. It is both- your medical and legal right.

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Meet expert female gynecologists at Pristyn Care in Lucknow for safe and legal medical termination of pregnancy

When you choose to end your pregnancy by either medical or surgical procedure, it is known as medical termination of pregnancy or abortion. Most people in India (especially in rural India) are not even of the fact that abortion is legally permitted in India under certain circumstances. According to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act of 1971, a female can undergo an abortion from a certified doctor at a licensed clinic until 20 weeks of pregnancy. But at Pristyn Care Lucknow, a female can have medical abortion till 7 weeks of her pregnancy and surgical abortion till the 14th week of the pregnancy.

Irrespective of being married or unmarried, a woman who is above 18 years of age, can undergo medical termination of pregnancy with her own consent in writing. However, if the female is below 18 years of age, the doctor would need written consent from her parents or guardians.

Abortion is a tough decision for every woman. The event hampers the female emotionally, mentally, and physically at different levels. Getting the abortion done at the hands of a doctor who is certified is important. But, what’s equally important is that the doctor is empathetic towards the patient. It is crucial that every female who wants to get an abortion done finds a doctor who can provide emotional care and support to the woman who is looking forward to terminating her pregnancy.

The gynecologists at Pristyn Care ensure complete emotional support and assistance and guide the females for the best possible recovery. Proper counseling is given to make sure the female remains both physically and mentally fit. Pristyn Care abortion doctors offer the best possible assistance for the female to cope emotionally and physically and help them deal with their situation. Because, we understand that if the mental and emotional state of the female is avoided, there can be serious long-term emotional consequences such as depression, anxiety, stress, insomnia, etc.

How can you take care of yourself after an abortion?

Self-care after abortion is very important for both your mental and physical well-being. While the side effects slow down and the surgical scars vanish with the help of medications, the emotional turmoil takes time to settle. Immediately after an abortion, almost all women feel exhausted and unwell. Here are a few things that women can do at their homes, themselves, or with the help of someone to be at their better self:

  • Eat healthy food and stay hydrated to retain the lost energy. Consume a lot of green leafy vegetables, fresh fruits, and dry fruits and nuts. Avoid junk, sugar-based drinks.
  • Take body massages to reduce pain and cramps. Pure sesame or mustard oil is considered to be highly effective for post-abortion body massage.
  • Use hot water bags if you have abdominal cramps. It can help provide temporary relief.
  • The body gets dehydrated post-abortion. Make sure you drink enough water and healthy fluids to keep yourself hydrated. Drinking lukewarm water may work best for you.
  • Avoid heavy-duty works. Do not indulge yourself in works that require lifting heavy weights, or tasks like squatting to wash utensils and clothes, etc.
  • Surround yourself with people who can help you deal with your emotional stress and post-abortion depression.
  • Take multi-vitamins as per your doctor’s advice. This can help you in restoring your lost energy.
  • DO not indulge in sexual intercourse until you completely recover. There might be post-abortion vaginal bleeding
  • Do not panic if you do not get periods on time. After an abortion, the next few periods might be irregular.

Complications after abortion that may require you to consult with your gynecologist

Pristyn Care gynecologists do not just perform the abortion but also guides you at every step to make sure you are at your best and healthiest self. In case you experience any of the following complications, you can follow up with our gynecologists at Lucknow and consult with them either by meeting in person or connect virtually.

  • If your post-abortion bleeding is too high that you need to change your sanitary pad every hour.
  • If you are passing chunks and a blood clot that is bigger than a golf ball.
  • If you feel dizzy all the time.
  • If you are facing breathing difficulty or have signs of allergy.
  • If you experience excruciating pain that you are not being able to tolerate.
  • If you notice foul smelly vaginal discharge on your panties.
  • If you feel cold or develop a fever.
  • If you have a concern that your abortion was not complete.

Why choose Pristyn Care in Lucknow for safe abortion?

Certified and trained female gynecologists- Abortions can be performed only by certified and registered medical practitioners. Pristyn Care has a team of the best female gynecologists who are certified under the MTP act. The gynecologists and surgeons are well trained and you can entrust them for a complication-free procedure.

Free of cost pickup and drop service- Pristyn Care is dedicated to making the patients’ medical experience absolutely seamless. To add to the convenience of the patient, Pristyn Care provides a free pick up and drop facility on the day of the treatment so that the patient does not face any problems while commuting.

High standards of hygiene- At Pristyn Care we understand the importance of sanitation in today’s times. Therefore, all our hospitals have raised the standards of hygiene and sanitation and all the COVID-19 safety protocols are strictly followed.

Care buddy from Pristyn Care- If you require to undergo the abortion procedure at a Pristyn Care hospital, the hospital assigns you a Care Buddy. The Care Buddy takes care of all the needs of the patients and assists them till the end of the procedure.

Preparation Before Surgical Abortion

Before a surgical abortion, your OB-GYN evaluates your past health, including the medicines you are taking. Apart from that, the OB-GYN may do the following:-

  • Physical exam, including a pelvic exam to evaluate your health, how long you have been pregnant, the location as well as the health of the embryo or fetus.
  • An ultrasound to confirm how far along and where the pregnancy is. Your OB-GYN will explain the procedure, possible complications, and when to call your doctor.
  • You may also discuss your decision to have an abortion and your feelings about it. You could also discuss your plans for future pregnancies and birth control use.

Follow-up exam after a surgical abortion

A follow-up exam is done usually about 2 weeks after the surgical abortion. The exam may include the following:-

  • A blood test to check for anemia
  • A physical exam to check the condition of the cervix and the uterus
  • A test to check for human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) levels

Apart from all the above, you may discuss the use of birth control. If birth control measures were started just after the abortion, the proper use of the method can be discussed again.

Also, you can ask all the questions that you have to your OB-GYN if you had an intrauterine device (IUD) inserted at the time of the surgical abortion.

Benefits of Surgical Termination of Pregnancy(STP)

Surgical abortion is considered the best method to terminate an unwanted pregnancy when MTP fails or pregnancy exceeds 9 weeks. Following are the best USPs if choosing surgical abortion:-

  • Effective method 99% of surgical abortions are successful
  • only about 1% of the women need a repeat procedure or other medical intervention for complete abortion.
  • No risk of complications The risk of complications during or after a surgical abortion is almost zero. However, you must ensure that you choose an experienced and skilled ob-gynecologist for this procedure.
  • Daycare procedure A surgical abortion is a daycare procedure where the patient doesn’t need to stay in the hospital. Usually, the doctor discharges the patient just after a few hours of the procedure.
  • Precise procedure Surgical termination of pregnancy is a precise procedure. The surgical abortion hardly takes around 15-20 minutes to complete. This way to terminate the pregnancy is the best method for those who want to get rid of their unwanted pregnancies in just one day.
  • Minimal bleeding As compared to Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP), surgical abortion involves minimal bleeding. If you are suffering from blood-related complications or are scared of bleeding, surgical abortion can be the best option for you.
  • Quick recovery Most women return to their daily routine just after 1-2 days of their surgical abortion. After the surgical abortion, you may have cramps and light bleeding for a few days.

Also, to recover quickly, you should avoid sexual intercourse for at least 1 week, or longer as advised by your doctor. When you start having sexual intercourse again, make sure you use birth control and condom to prevent infection.

Care Ater Undergoing Surgical Abortion

After the surgical abortion, the OB-GYN will check your vital signs such as heart rate, breathing, and blood pressure to make sure that everything is normal.

After that, the OB-GYN checks the bleeding is not excessive and uterine contractions are normal. The OB-GYN also checks that the side effects from anesthesia are not causing problems.

The OB-GYN may also prescribe you certain medicines. This may include the following:-

  • Antibiotics to prevent infection
  • Medicines that cause uterine contractions to empty the uterus and reduce bleeding.
  • The OB-GYN gives Rh immunoglobulin to all the women who have Rh-negative blood type as it prevents Rh sensitization after abortion.
  • Pain medicines for pain and cramping caused by uterine contractions.

Apart from all that, the OB-GYN may also prescribe certain medicines to treat nausea and vomiting.

Care At Home After Surgical Abortion

After undergoing a surgical abortion, you should follow all the instructions given by your OB-GYN.

Also, you should talk to your doctor about what to expect at home after undergoing a surgical abortion.

You can follow these instructions:-

  • You can return to your daily routine within 1-2 days of the surgical abortion.
  • Avoid all strenuous physical activities for the first week of your abortion.
  • Don’t have sexual intercourse for at least one week or longer as advised by your doctor.
  • When you start your sexual intercourse, use birth control and condoms to prevent the risk of infection and unwanted pregnancy.
  • Don’t rinse the vagina with fluids (douche) as it increases the risk of infections that can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease.

You may experience certain symptoms after undergoing a surgical abortion, including irregular bleeding, spotting, and/or cramping for the first 1-2 weeks. Some women may have cramping such as menstrual cramping for as long as 6 weeks.

When to visit your doctor after surgical abortion

If you experience any of the following symptoms or complications after undergoing a surgical abortion, you should immediately contact your OB-GYN and discuss your problems:-

  • If heavy bleeding continues for more than 12 hours.
  • If your bleeding is soaking more than two large pads in an hour, for 2 hours in a row.
  • Passing clots that last for two or more hours.
  • Signs of infections in your whole body include headache, muscle aches, dizziness, or a general feeling of illness.
  • Excruciating pain in the belly is not relieved by pain medicine, rest, or heat.
  • Hot flushes or fever of 100.4°F (38°C) or higher lasts more than 4 hours.
  • Vomiting lasting more than 4-6 hours.
  • Sudden belly swelling or increased heart rate.
  • Swelling, redness, or pain in the genital region.
  • Vaginal discharge that has increased in volume or smells bad.

Call your OB-GYN immediately if you have any of these symptoms after undergoing a surgical abortion:-

  • Bleeding (not spotting) for longer than two weeks.
  • New or unexplained symptoms may occur due to medicines you use in your treatment
  • . No menstrual period within six weeks after the abortion.
  • Signs and symptoms of depression. Hormonal changes after abortion may cause depression that requires proper treatment.
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