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Lower back pain after surgical abortion

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Excusemyfrench Sun 03-Feb-19 09:48:32

I had the procedure on Wednesday.
Bleeding is minimal and pregnancy symptoms are disappearing quickly, i dont have fever. I just have the awful lower back ache.
Its not actual pain its an ache. I feel heavy like a strained it. Its really uncomfortable 😞

I also feel bruised in the vaginal area, but find this less surprising and more manageable.

Any one had this?

QuestionableMouse Sun 03-Feb-19 09:50:16

I'd get in touch with the ward and speak to someone, just in case. Hope you feel better soon.

3babyxx Sat 16-Feb-19 17:45:31

Hi I had cramps on off for weeks has yours settled yet? X

Excusemyfrench Mon 18-Feb-19 13:04:56

Hi! Thanks for checking in.

The pain in my lower back was really strong. More like really uncomfortable pressure. I realised that having had the procedure wide awake, I was extremely bruised. I was clenching, slightly hanging off the bed, I was moving a bit from the pain during the op and all this added up;I just had big bruises everywhere. It hurt to go the bathroom (not pee) and Thats when I realised that they were bruises. After a week it got much much better and now its been over 2 weeks the pain is gone.

I had sex after 2 weeks and it hurt when he went too deep so waiting a little longer.

Im giving all these details so hopefully it helps another lady on here. There wasnt much info on back pain here or online and I think its due to having the procedure under local anaesthetic which is an unusual way.

Excusemyfrench Mon 18-Feb-19 13:07:22

Hope you feel better too @3babyxx. My cramps werent too bad again it was more bruising in my uterus and cervix that I found hurt.

Its such a relief for this to be over. I hope you feel the same xxx

3babyxx Mon 18-Feb-19 13:11:58

Aww that' dont sound nice at all bless you I didt feel no pain during the op I was awake too . I didt know they was doing it . But two days later I started getting bad cramps and lower belly cramps . Have all gone now though

Hope your ok! Xx

Excusemyfrench Tue 19-Feb-19 15:47:15

Really no pain? Thats crazy mine was utter agony. How strange its so different from one person to the other... Im happy you didnt suffer though and that you feel better now.
Have a lovely day smile

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