The article was consulted professionally by Specialist I Nguyen Thi Plum – Obstetrics and Gynecology Department – Share99 Da Nang International Health Hub. The doctor has more than 10 years of experience in the diagnosis, consultation and treatment in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
In many cases, women have had an abortion for more than 1 year, but menstruation is less abnormal and irregular as before. Menstruation is less after a drug abortion, which makes many women worry that this phenomenon can affect fertility later.
1. Menstrual cycle after abortion
Usually after an abortion, the menstrual cycle will return within 4-8 weeks from the date of the procedure. This is the time it takes for the end noisormonal activity of the woman's body to stabilize again, namely:
- The lining of the uterus will be reconstructed;
- Follicles can release ovules;
- Eggs ripen and ovulate;
- Produces menstruation if fertilization does not occur.
Therefore, if you see little menstruation after an abortion with medication or other measures in the initial stages is not a concern. However, in case women experience additional abnormal manifestations after an abortion, such as prolonged bleeding, odor, or fever, it is necessary to go to a medical facility for regular gynecological examination and examination to ensure the safety of reproduction health.
2. Less abnormal menstruation after abortion
The menstrual nature of the first few cycles after drug abortion varies in each woman. Many cases of menstruation in women after abortion appear menstruation the following characteristics:
- Blood is strange or black-brown;
- Low menstrual output;
- Vaginal translation has a bad smell.
In response to this problem, the maternity doctor insists that the effect on post-abortion reproduction health will depend on a lot of factors, including the level of end noisular response of each woman.
For women after an abortion of 1 to 2 months (with medication or a smoking procedure) but have not seen menstruation or less menstruation, some of the reasons that can be thought of are:
- Get pregnant again;
- Uterus-ovarian sticky relics;
- Hormones in the body change.
3. Notes for women after abortion
Women's bodies after abortion are affected quite a lot so it is easy to lead to depletion, so it is essential to pay attention to a reasonable diet to quickly recover. Doctors recommend that women after abortion should adequately supplement the following nutrients:
- Proteins, vitamins and inalicient salts, especially provide the body with iron to prevent anemia. Suggested foods: grapes, amaranth, spinach, apples, pumpkin …;
- Help the body quickly recover by increasing the consumption of fish, eggs, animal livers, milks, fruits;
- In addition, eating a lot of sunflower seeds, chestnuts, sweet potatoes, avocados, tomatoes, and green vegetables is also very beneficial;
- Supplement natural foods abundant folic acid, which is abundant in asparagus, juice, cereal flour, mushrooms ….
3.2. Take care of your body
Any method of abortion will have negative effects on the physical as well as mental health of women. Therefore, following some advice from obstetrician doctors can ensure safety and help women recover quickly, including:
- Keep the area clean to avoid genital infections;
- Do not have sex for at least one and a half months after an abortion;
- Pregnancy returns only after 6 months of recovery;
- Apply contraception immediately if there is no plan to give birth.
Relatives, especially her husband or boyfriend, should be there to support and care for women after an abortion to help her recover both physically and psychologically.
Menstruation is less after a drug abortion or any form due to the re-correction of the end enderrcular cycle in women. Before deciding to have an abortion, you need to make sure you have been carefully consulted by reputable specialists about the risks, complications and possible risks.
Although less abnormal menstruation immediately after an abortion is quite common, women still need regular gynecologic examinations or pre-maternity health checks if they plan to become pregnant next time.
The basic gynecologic pathology screening package implemented by Share99 International Health Hub is the first choice for women in case of less menstruation after abortion with drugs as well as other gynecologic diseases. The examination package includes the following:
- Gynecology examination;
- Ultrasound of the ovaries through the vagina;
- Ultrasound of the mammary glands on both sides;
- Tests such as treponema pallidum rapid test, Chlamydia rapid test, taking the product as a cervical cell session – vagina, bacteria dyed (female vaginal translation), HPV genotype PCR automatic system;
- Total urine analysis by automatic machine.
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