i would really appreciate it if someone can give me a piece of their mind, or share a similar experience.
so the story goes...
i had a medical abortion on the evening of 13th november: inserted 3 cytotec and took 2 orally once i
started bleeding 2 hours later. the bleeding was similar to that of a heavy period and it continued on for 2 days.
i was also passing clots the size of a coin but that really didnt bother me. i had cramps but i went on just fine. i was even working 2 days after the abortion.
days passed on and i didnt need to put a pad. the spotting was fairly light but still put on liners just in case.
after a week the spotting increased, sometimes i even needed to switch to a regular pad.
the spotting i had would sometimes be thick and brownish to bright red and from light to moderate.
no signs of infection, no foul-odored discharges, except for light fever.
by the middle of the 3rd week, i have started getting what seemed like a normal period but on the evening of 9th december i was having really bad cramps and i started to bleed heavily.
i tried to sleep that night but was awakened at around 3am only to see that the overnight pad i had on was soaked.
i got up and the bleeding wouldnt stop. blood even started to drip down to my legs on my way to the toilet.
it was that bad.
i got to the toilet and started passing large clots. it continued on until the morning and finally went to see an ob-gyne.
i told her about the bleeding, but the time i was in the clinic, it slowed down to just spotting but with the occasional gush of blood.
i skipped narrating the abortion part since single women who get in pregnant in the UAE will be forced to go back to their country. i wouldnt want to lose my job that's why i did this in the first place. yes, you can judge and tell me i'm selfish, but every person will always have a reason for doing what they do.
she did and ultrasound and found the sac which was approx. 4.05cm with a very tiny thing inside it that she told me was supposed to be the baby.
the sac was 8wks 6d old but the baby inside it didnt grow. only apparently a few days old before it died.
she told me i needed to under go a D&C but said that it would be very costly (i would need to shelve out at least AED5,000 = $1,500).
i was dead worried about this because i knew that if this sac wont come out then i'm in danger.
last night was when it all got worst. i soaked 2 overnight pads within an hour and passed a really large clot the size of a golf ball.
it was a dark grayish color with tiny veins. i couldnt really make out what that mass was since my vision got really blurry and almost passed out.
i sat on the toilet a couple of minutes, and 2 more clots passed, the size of a ping-pong ball.
now its morning, not bleeding too much anymore but still having gushes of blood and clots.
could it be that i have expelled the sac? i really dont know the right questions to ask... i'm just so worried and i really need help.
The same experience, blood dropping down my leg at work... I even soaked the pull up which had a pad in it... Smh
In my opinion, I'm a little late, but this must be the miscarrying part... Way too much blood and what felt like contractions... My breast have been fuller this whole time too, so I wondered if I was still pregnant. Unfortunately, they may shrink now, but now I feel like the abortion is finally in completion mode... Hope this helps...
10th of December too. (In addition to methatraxate)