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09 Feb 2004

want an abortion but scared.
Hi I'm a 23yrd old lady. I'm HIV+ and just recently found out I'm pregnant. I have been very carefull (maybe not enough) coz the last thing I wanted was to get pregnant. I cant bring a child under these circumstances so i've opted for an abortion. But my boyfriend doesnt know that I'm pregnant and it's eating me alive not being able to tell him coz i dont want him to face the heartache of having his first possible child terminated. I know what I need to do but I'm scared as hell coz i know that it might also impact my health having the abortion. Can u tell me what I can expect. Will I be hospitalised for some time and how dangerous is it. I'm 4wks pregnant.
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01 Jan 0001

You will have a womb scrape. There are complications with any procedure but the chances of these are low.You will probably be in hospital for 24 hrs.
www and mlk are correct that there are ways of decreasing transmission to the fetus.

Best wishes
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