Monthly after medical abortion: as soon as the body recovers

August 15, 2012

 month after medical abortion
 After the woman decided to abortion and even went through the procedure of abortion, it first begins to worry about the question: "When will the month? "The first menstruation after the removal of the ovum is largely dependent on the method of abortion, and the individual characteristics of the female organism. Menstruation after a medical abortion also start at different times, and there is no clearly defined borders and rules. Therefore, when any suspicion of attempted abortion patient should consult a doctor. In addition, the gynecologist will recommend the best method of contraception.

 Monthly after medical abortion: as soon as the body recovers

What is medical abortion

Medical termination of pregnancy - a non-surgical removal of the ovum from the uterine cavity by means of special medicines. The main active ingredients of the substance Mifepristone, which refers to the hormonal and called antiprogestin. Action mifepristone based on hormonal changes the body, particularly in suppressing the activity of progesterone Progesterone - norm and pathology  Progesterone - norm and pathology
 Which is responsible for prolonging the pregnancy.

After receiving the second tablets of the drug every second woman within 36-48 hours of miscarriage happens.

However, perhaps the so-called delayed action mifepristone, that is, within ten to fourteen days after consuming the tablets. Spotting that begin at this time, have no relation to the menstrual period, is a result of the expulsion of the ovum.

 Monthly after medical abortion: as soon as the body recovers

How to calculate the date of menstruation after medical abortion

During pregnancy there is a powerful hormonal changes the body. Abortions, especially by the pharmacologic effects, causes hormonal changes. In this regard, the timing menarche quite difficult to determine. As a rule (about 60% of cases), the first month after starting a regular interval of time corresponding to the cycle of women. In this case it is necessary to consider the first day of the menstrual cycle The days of the menstrual cycle: Four phases  The days of the menstrual cycle: Four phases
   first day started bleeding after mifepristone. After that date to the beginning of the abortion must be added the length of the menstrual cycle, which will be the date of the onset of menstruation.

In some cases, possible variations in the length of the menstrual cycle, for up to ten days.

In exceptional and a very rare first menstruation begins two months after medical abortion. This is due to the individual characteristics of the organism and to possible hormonal disorders.

Character month after pharmacological abortion virtually unchanged. Sometimes it is possible lengthening of menstruation, increased bleeding (are abundant), and new or worsening pain.

 Monthly after medical abortion: as soon as the body recovers

Factors affecting the recovery rate of menstruation

As noted above, recovery of menstrual cycle and the whole body after medical abortion depends on many factors. These include:

  • age of the woman;
  • general state of health (chronic illness);
  • availability of gynecological diseases;
  • hormonal disorders (thyroid disease, adrenal, etc.);
  • terms of termination of pregnancy (optimum short delay menstruation, when there is no reliable connection between the embryo and the endometrium);
  • the presence of physiological births without complications to abortion;
  • professional quality doctor;
  • the quality of the drugs used for pharmacological abortion.

 Monthly after medical abortion: as soon as the body recovers


The effectiveness of medical abortion up to 98%. If the patient observes a long (more than ten days) delay menstruation Delayed menstruation - when to sound the alarm?  Delayed menstruation - when to sound the alarm?
 In addition, there are signs of toxicity (nausea, vomiting), you must take a pregnancy test, to see a doctor and do an ultrasound. In the case of unconfirmed pregnancy should consult a gynecologist-endocrinologist.

The emergence of strong, cramping pain in the abdomen Abdominal pain: when to sound the alarm?  Abdominal pain: when to sound the alarm?
 As well as the rise in temperature indicates the presence of an incomplete abortion or remnants of fetal eggs. In this case, it makes sense for immediate treatment to the doctor.

Anna Sozinova

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Painful periods: tolerate or go to the doctor

February 6th, 2012

 painful periods
 More or less painful periods there are many women, but they do not always cause a violation of every month working-age women. Severe pain during menstruation need to seek medical help and a comprehensive examination.

 Painful periods: tolerate or go to the doctor

Painful periods - sign of trouble

Minor pain in the first two - three days of menstruation women are in the majority, but they are not too concerned and allow them not to change the usual way of life. Very severe pain every month begin a few days before menstruation and continued during the time of menstruation. Such pain is usually accompanied by other unpleasant symptoms (headache, nausea, vomiting, excessive sweating, irregular blood pressure, and so on) and completely deprive women of working. This condition is called dysmenorrhoea Dysmenorrhea - the basis of infertility  Dysmenorrhea - the basis of infertility
   (algomenoreya, tuberculosis).

Algomenorrhea may occur from the beginning to establish monthly, in which case it is called primary. Primary algomenorrhea most often the result of underdevelopment or improper structure of the uterus. There she and hormonal disorders. Algodismenorei final diagnosis is made only after the menstrual cycle is not established within two years. But the doctor must show the teenager as soon as possible.

There is also a secondary algomenorrhea when normally occurring monthly suddenly become painful. The cause of secondary algodismenorei are inflammatory processes of female genital organs (including those caused by sexually transmitted diseases), endocrine disorders (such as endometriosis Endometriosis - a serious problem with serious consequences  Endometriosis - a serious problem with serious consequences
   - The expansion portions mucosal muscle of the uterus), tumors. If a woman among the overall health suddenly appeared very painful menstruation, which did not exist, it should immediately see a doctor and undergo a full examination - delaying this process can be dangerous.

 Painful periods: tolerate or go to the doctor

The mechanism of painful menstruation

When inflammation of the muscle fibers can be replaced by connective tissue, it creates irregular uterine contractions, which cause severe pain. Irregular contractions may be congenital hypoplasia of the uterus, infringement of its structure. The pain intensified by disorders of the central nervous system. Under the influence of the structures of the brain hypothalamus and pituitary gland blocks the synthesis of natural painkillers - opiates and simultaneously stimulates the synthesis of biologically active substances - prostaglandins, which trigger the mechanism of inflammation and pain. From this womb acquires increased sensitivity to pain.

 Painful periods: tolerate or go to the doctor

How is painful periods

The pain usually begins one to two days before menstruation. In primary algodismenoree they are most often paroxysmal, in the form of labor, the secondary - constant and aching.

At the same time there are signs of violation of the autonomic nervous system - the constant exhausting nausea, sometimes - vomiting, diarrhea often alternating with constipation. Violated and the work of the blood vessels, it is compressed and relaxed, which is reflected in blood pressure - there are sharp differences with his headaches, dizziness Dizziness - if the ground is slipping from under his feet  Dizziness - if the ground is slipping from under his feet
 , Pain in the heart, and frequent palpitations.

This state continues for women suffering algomenorrhea every month, which undoubtedly affects the state of its nervous system. A woman becomes nervous, irritable, often for all its troubles, and even joins neurasthenia.

 Painful periods: tolerate or go to the doctor

Can we help women with painful periods

For this woman should as soon as possible address to the obstetrician-gynecologist, and to complete the survey. Only after the establishment of the correct diagnosis can be assigned to the correct adequate treatment.

During the survey examined the blood on hormones in different phases of the menstrual cycle, identify inflammation, endocrine diseases, tumors with the help of laboratory and instrumental (radiologic, endoscopic, ultrasound) methods.

Treatment of inflammatory processes and hormonal disorders Hormonal disorders - oversupply and a lack of equally dangerous  Hormonal disorders - oversupply and a lack of equally dangerous
   It is usually carried out by conservative methods. If it is a tumor or endometriosis, it is resorting to surgery. At the same time prescribed for pain relief analgesics, antispasmodics, restorative and soothing agents.

Painful periods - it is always a sign of trouble in the female genital area. In most cases, if a woman goes to a doctor in time, she was able to help. If the process is started, it often leads to permanent sterility.

Galina Romanenko

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