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Normal recovery after aspiration abortion?

I had a surgical aspiration abortion 4 days ago.  I'm between 25-20 years old and in relatively good health (not obese).  It was 6 weeks since the FDLP but estimated ~3 weeks since conception.  The procedure was performed at a licensed clinic and took around 5-10 minutes (I was put under IV anesthesia). Since the procedure I have had some cramping (nothing worse than a bad period), almost no bleeding and some brown chunky discharge that only lasted for a couple hours.  Today I started seeing white discharge with a yellowish tint - not a lot, just some when I wipe.  It doesn't smell bad, maybe a little tangy, and there is no burning or itching.  Is this normal?  I tried to find answers online but there is way too much out there to know what's accurate and to be expected or what is an infection.  I've also had tension headaches and some lightheadedness for the past couple days but I think this could be because of hormone changes or stress?  My temperature and heart rate have all been within normal range - no fevers.  Thank you for your time!  If this is posted in the wrong place pls let me know (not trying to cause any problems)
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I think it is normal.  Our discharge can take on different hues and be perfectly normal.  If you feel pain, if you have an odor or if you have a fever, those are warning signs.  Otherwise, this is just part of recovery and not something to e worried about.  Make sure, though, to go or the follow up appointment that is around a month up to six weeks to make sure all is alright.  good luck
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