Advantages of a Medical Abortion

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Advantages of a Medical Abortion
-It performed without any surgical instruments, which may harm the cervix lining and cause serious internal perforations and injuries.
-It may be performed in the beginning of the pregnancy, before signs of pregnancy appear.
-The most of the medical abortions can be done at home, it is not necessary to stay in clinic.
-This abortion looks like a natural miscarriage, that’s why women find it less emotionally stressful.

Disadvantages of a Medical Abortion
-It runs within a week or more, sometimes it can passes up to 21 days to complete end.
-Medical abortion requires several visits to the doctor.
-10% risk exists that the abortion may be incomplete or unsuccessful, and then surgical abortion is necessary.
-Medical abortion can cause heavy bleeding.
-Some abortion drugs can cause negative side effects such as nausea, headache, fatigue, fever, diarrhea, vomiting, hot flashes, and abdominal cramping and pain.

Advantages of a Manual Vacuum Aspiration
-This procedure does not require general anesthesia, so the risk that usually associated with anesthesia is not associated with manual vacuum aspiration.
-Manual vacuum aspiration can be done on the early stage of pregnancy, even before any signs of pregnancy occur.
-The procedure needs less time and is also more effective than a medical abortion.
-Manual vacuum aspiration is not available everywhere, but in some places, it may be widely available than machine aspiration.

Disadvantages of a Manual Aspiration
-You are awake and conscious during this procedure, because the procedure is not performed under general anesthesia.
-As the procedure is performed on the early stage of pregnancy, there is a 2% chance the abortion will not be successful and will need to be repeated.
-After manual vacuum aspiration you may experience pain, abdominal cramping, and menstrual-like bleeding.
-Serious complications such as infection or damage of the uterus are also possible.

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