Many patients are concerned about the question of whether sex will be allowed after the procedure of medical abortion. Many women ask the same questions:. If so, what is the duration of sex abstinence? What does this duration depend on? Let's try to answer these, no doubt important questions. After a medical abortion as well as after any other abortion internal surface of the uterus is a wounded.
Are Abortions Safe? Can You Have Health Problems After an Abortion?
POST-ABORTION - Clinical Practice Handbook for Safe Abortion - NCBI Bookshelf
For a number of reasons a pregnancy may have to be terminated, despite the outrage and taboo aura around them, abortions happen. Over , legal abortions occur yearly in the United States, and with wave of women empowerment spreading at the moment, the number is expected to increase. Post-abortion, away from the distraught and stress of the procedure, a number of questions arise among women. First, how soon after can sex resume? Not just foreplay, but actual sexual intercourse. The second is how high is the risk of pregnancy immediately after the procedure?
Why can't a woman have sex for a few weeks after an abortion?
As I explained to another user here , it'd be pretty unusual for a period to come in such a small window of dates for more than a couple of months. It doesn't sound to me like there has been anything unusual in your cycles if for a little while, you had periods from the 12th - 15th, and then a period on the 19th. That sounds pretty normal.
Skip to content. I just want to know why is it, that after you get an abortion, you can't have sex for 2 or 3 weeks? My best friend got one, and she asked me if I could find out why, because she didn't ask; and she had sex, and it has only been a week today. So if you could email me, and tell me, that would be great!