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I just had D&C, i am worried about Asherman syndrome When does the symptoms of amenorrhea appear how many months after the procedure, when do i know?

I just had D&C, i am worried about Asherman syndrome
When does the symptoms of amenorrhea appear how many months after the procedure, when do i know?

A few months: Asherman syndrome is not that common, so unless you have an unusual circumstance, try not to worry. Please wait two months to see if your cycle returns. ...Read more

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Can a scan detect asherman syndrome. I have had no periods for a while but really bad period cramps usually at the time it is meant to arrive.

Can a scan detect asherman syndrome. I have had no periods for a while but really bad period cramps usually at the time it is meant to arrive.

Only hysteroscopy/US: Because the walls of the uterus are collapsed on each other and/or filled with endometrial tissue, it is unlikely that a CT/MRI scan would be able to see any scar tissue. In order to see scar tissue, the uterus has to be filled with fluid first on hysteroscopy/sonohysterogram/hysterosalpingogram. ...Read more

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What is Asherman's syndrome?

What is Asherman's syndrome?

Scarred Uterus: Asherman's syndrome is an uncommon & unfortunate condition in which the the womb cavity (endoemtrial cavity) has been scarred together and cannot have a period anymore. There is a secturm of asherman's, so some women just have small amounts of scarring/adhesions while some have their cavity oblitrated. Treatmnent is surgery by a fertility specialist but it is not always succesful in restoring. ...Read more

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How is Asherman's Syndrome diagnosed?

How is Asherman's Syndrome diagnosed?

Asherman's Syndrome: Intrauterine or intracervical adhesions or scar tissue best diagnosed by hysteroscopy (direct visualisation of the uterus or hysterosalpingogram. ...Read more

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Can Asherman's syndrome return after wearing IUD for a year ?

Can Asherman's syndrome return after wearing IUD for a year ?

Yes.: Asherman's syndrome refers to postinfectious or postoperative endometrial partial obliteration by scar tissue (synechiae). An iud is typically inserted after hysteroscopic resection of the scars to allow for edometrial recovery and remodeling. A sonohysterogram or hysterosalpingogram in consultation with your gynecologist and infertility specialist may be needed to assess the uterine lining. ...Read more

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What are some non-invasive things I can do to prevent Asherman's Syndrome after D&C procedure?

What are some non-invasive things I can do to prevent Asherman's Syndrome after D&C procedure?

Nothing: Asherman's syndrome is initiated by too vigorous scraping of the endometrium (lining of the womb) by the surgeon causing scar tissue to form and "cementing" the two opposing walls of the uterus together. ...Read more

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Can Asherman's syndrome be treated by laparoscopy ?

Hysteroscopy: Asherman's syndrome is a condition characterized by adhesions and/or scarring of the lining of the uterus, most often associated with dilation and curettage. Operative hysteroscopy is used for visual inspection of the uterine cavity during adhesion dissection (adhesiolysis). In some cases, placement of uterine balloons to expand the cavity may also be necessary to minimize recurrent adhesions. ...Read more

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Does anyone know about asherman's syndrome after retained placenta?

Does anyone know about asherman's syndrome after retained placenta?

Asherman's Syndrome: Asherman's syndrome is when the retained placenta was removed by "vigorous scraping"(d & c) of the lining of the uterus(endometrium) in which the two side walls of the uterus adhere together causing a subsequent absence of mentrual periods. This also occurs when the placenta "grows into the uterine wall" during the pregnancy and attempts to remove it cause asherman's syndrome. ...Read more

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After getting a hysteroscopy/ d.C. To treat asherman's syndrome should I still cramping if this was done 2 days ago and why asherman's syndrome

After getting a hysteroscopy/ d.C. To treat asherman's syndrome should I still cramping if this was done 2 days ago and why asherman's syndrome

It may be normal: It may be normal to have some cramping for up to a week after this type of surgery. Severe pain or a fever should prompt u to call your dr right away. Asherman's syndrome is when scarring within the uterus occurs to distort the normal internal contour of the uterine cavity. It usu happens after an infection following a delivery that required a D&C afterwards; or in fection after a d&c. ...Read more