Is Abortion a pill or a procedure?

   Abortion is the process used for the expulsion of a fetus. This procedure is a human right for women all around the world. The question whether this operation is a pill or a procedure is quite simple. An individual can get an abortion by a pill or procedure, depending on the time of pregnancy and preference. 

 The most common method for an abortion is the procedure in which, a suction device is placed in your cervix, which then goes into your uterus and the machine gently takes the pregnancy tissue out of the uterus. Before the procedure, you are to be examined and checked for any issue or extra caution for the procedure. Your doctor will give you pain medication and antibiotics to help with your recovery. Once the procedure is almost done, your doctor will take a curette to clean any remaining tissue out of your uterus. This procedure usually takes 5-10 minutes however, the appointment takes longer due to the fact that after the procedure, you are left in a recovery center until you feel better. 

   The pill procedure is a procedure in which you take two different medicines to cancel the process of pregnancy. The two medicines used are mifepristone and misoprostol. Mifepristone blocks progesterone, which is the hormone needed to grow pregnancy normally. Then right after the first pill, you take the second pill (misoprostol) to clean out your uterus from any permanency tissue. This does include heavy leakage and cramps. 


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