When a medical or a surgical abortion is done properly, it is a very safe procedure. The risk of having a complication is less than 1% for medical abortion and around 1% for surgical abortion  If you experience a complication after medical or surgical abortion, it is advised you seek medical care in a timely manner. Knowing when to seek help will protect your health and fertility, and prevent a dangerous situation.
There are two methods to have an abortion in the first 11 weeks of pregnancy: medical and surgical. Medical abortion can be done with Mifepristone and Misoprostol or Misoprostol only. A surgical abortion at this stage is done with a technique called vacuum aspiration .
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