Possible Physical Side Effects of Abortion
The physical side effects after an abortion will vary from woman to woman. It is important for a woman to talk with her OB/GYN as well as the doctor who performs the abortion about possible side effects. If the doctor prescribes antibiotics, it is important to take the prescription as directed to help prevent infection.
After an abortion, a woman may experience the following side effects for up to two weeks:
She should call the doctor and seek medical attention if the side effects become severe or if she experiences any of the following: