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Cramping and bleeding 4 days after biopsy and endocervical curettage?

Cramping and bleeding 4 days after biopsy and endocervical curettage?

Normal: The biopsy and curettage bleeding may have been from the endocervical canal and biopsy site causing delayed bleeding. ...Read more

Curettage (Definition)

The removal of tissue or growths from the interior of a body cavity, such as the uterus, by ...Read more


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What tool is used to perform a cervical biopsy, conization, and endocervical curettage?

What tool is used to perform a cervical biopsy, conization, and endocervical curettage?

Cx/bx, cone, endocuret: A cervical biopsy is done with punch forceps, conization with hot cautery or a # 11 scalpel, an endocervial curettage with a small curette scraping device. All are associated with cervical cell abnormalities or endocervical disease which may be pre-malignant. Results of these will suggest if further treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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Is anesthesia required for dilation and curettage?

Is anesthesia required for dilation and curettage?

Depends why: Often a d & c may be done under sedation with Propofol and other meds such as versed or fentanyl. The gyn doctor may use local anesthesia around the cervix. If it's an emergency situation where the patient doesn't have an empty stomach, if the patient is extremely obese, or if there is heavy bleeding, general anesthesia may be safest. The ob/gyn and anes doctors will decide the best plan. ...Read more

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How much critical to undergo curettage under GA after 5 months of c section.

How much critical to undergo curettage under GA after 5 months of c section.

Unknown: There is not information here to comment. I would schedule a follow up visit with the doctor treating you to confirm the treatment plan and to discuss all of your options. General anesthesia is the most comfortable anesthetic method for a D an C. An epidural or spinal are other options. ...Read more

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I went through curettage due to hyperplazia endomterii simplex, periods since last from 36-46 days. Can I still get pregnant?

I went through curettage due to hyperplazia endomterii simplex, periods since last from 36-46 days. Can I still get pregnant?

I don t see: Why not. For further and case specific asessment, consult your gyn. But yes, based on the info, I think you can. ...Read more

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Is it normal not to bleed after curettage and whether it indicates some complications caused curettage as cervical stenosis or Asherman's syndrome?

Is it normal not to bleed after curettage and whether it indicates some complications caused curettage as cervical stenosis or Asherman's syndrome?

Period: While some people may have bleeding spotting in the first few days after surgery it's not necessary to do so. Some bleeding would be perfectly normal but a lack of bleeding would be even better. What you're looking for this for a return of your normal menstrual cycle during the following month. ...Read more

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I had a dilation and curettage and my period stopped/ why?

I had a dilation and curettage and my period stopped/ why?

Endometrium gone: The material expelled during a period is the lining of the womb. A D&C removes all the lining (down to the muscle layer) and often takes a few cycles to reform. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: curettage?

What is the definition or description of: curettage?

See below: The removal of tissue or growths from the interior of a body cavity, such as the uterus, by scraping with a curette. ...Read more

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What is the good effect and bad effect for tooth curettage?

What is the good effect and bad effect for tooth curettage?

Goo yes...no bad...: The good effects of having curettage on one or more teeth is that you are removing bad tissues around the tooth and allowing new good tissue to grow in.
Sort of getting rid of bad, infected tissue.
The bad effect of curettage is that there may be some pain following it. That depends on how extensive you were cleaned and what your pain tolerance is.
Earl. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to undergo a dilatation & curettage after a lost pregnacy?

Is it necessary to undergo a dilatation & curettage after a lost pregnacy?

Not always: Early miscarriages of less than 6 to 8 weeks sometimes do not retain products of conception obviating the d & c. Always check with your ob-gyn md for examination post miscarriage to determine the necessity of d & c or not. ...Read more

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Dilation and curettage (d&c) pain?

Dilation and curettage (d&c) pain?

Don't understand: There can normally be some pain after a d&c. Glad to be more helpful if you clarify what you are asking! ...Read more

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What is a dilation and curettage done for?

Failed pregnancy: Usually for failed early pregnancy such as first-trimester miscarriage. It's sometimes used as a diagnostic tool for non-pregnant women with irregular bleeding. There are other reasons as well. ...Read more

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What's dilation and curettage average cost?

Depends.: It depends on your insurance (or lack thereof), the setting in which it is performed and any additional testing or complications. On average, I would guesstimate it ranges in the several hundreds of us dollars to little over a thousand $ as co-payment. ...Read more

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How long does the dilation and curettage take?

How long does the dilation and curettage take?

10-20 minutes: It takes longer to prepare than to do. Once you've received a light anesthetic (or local injection) it's under 5 minutes to measure the length of the cervix and dilate it. The curettage part takes another 3-5 minutes. If it's not pregnancy related, a camera (hysteroscopy) can be used to visualize the uterine cavity and this part can more than double the amount of time. ...Read more

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I have to have a dilation and curettage. What should I expect?

I have to have a dilation and curettage. What should I expect?

Mild cramping: There will be mild cramping and perhaps some residual bleeding post-op. The cervix will be open after dilation and therefore there is a slight risk for infection if there are "visitors" in the vagina during the first post-op week. It was once considered a "minor " surgery, but of course "minor surgery" is what happens to someone else. ...Read more

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I had an curettage almost two moth ago I was wondering can I have a baby after that? Is my first menstrual cycle after the curettage going to be long

I had an curettage almost two moth ago I was wondering can I have a baby after that? Is my first menstrual cycle after the curettage going to be long

Depends: Not enough info. Did you have a miscarriage? Usually periods are normal after d&cs for miscarriages and if you got pregnant once chances are good you will again. ...Read more

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Hello, I got the depo shot on 10/05. I've had continuous light bleeding since a few weeks before the shot. A few days after the shot, I got a and curettage to help relieve the bleeding. Unfortunately, I am still bleeding lightly, my breasts have enlarged

Hello, I got the depo shot on 10/05. I've had continuous light bleeding since a few weeks before the shot. A few days after the shot, I got a and curettage to help relieve the bleeding. Unfortunately, I am still bleeding lightly, my breasts have enlarged

Get an exam: Depo-Provera is generally alright for most women but it is not recommended for women who have unexplained vaginal bleeding. Also irregular bleeding or spotting is a common side effect of the drug. I suggest you have a full exam by a gynecologist along with standard blood studies as soon as possible to rule out anemia to be on the safe side. ...Read more

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Should I do dilatation and curettage if miscarriage?

Should I do dilatation and curettage if miscarriage?

Depends.: D&c is not mandatory after miscarriage - that would depend on how far along the pregnancy was when it was lost, whether you have fibroids, hematologic disorders or other medical problems. Altaernative options: Misoprostol to induce abortion and expectant management. ...Read more

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Having a chronically avulsed fragment from my navicular excised and curettage to remove arthritic changes. Is this a long recovery?

Having a chronically avulsed fragment from my navicular excised and curettage to remove arthritic changes. Is this a long recovery?

I think if your: Having a surgery the recovery time should of already been discussed with you by your doctor. All questions relating to a planned surgery should ideally be answered before the procedure is scheduled. We don't know the size of the fragment being avulsed, nor what is meant by "arthritic changes removed". ....this question is best answered by your surgeon. ...Read more

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I'm going to have a curettage operation tomorrow and I want to know if I have I have to stay in bed afterwards and the after effect of the operation.

Where?: Where are you having this operation and how extensive? Although it is common, the diagnoses and failed remedies prior to operation could help decide recovery period. Thanks. ...Read more

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Why do you have to wait to become pregnant after dilation and curettage?

Why do you have to wait to become pregnant after dilation and curettage?

You don't.: Older dictum was to wait for 3-6 months after a miscarriage before resuming sexual activity. More recent studies show that women who wait have lower fertility rates than women who don't. So, if you are trying to get pregnant, you can determine when you feel ready to resume sexual activity. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily to prevent preterm birth, neural tube and cardiac anomalies in your offspring! ...Read more

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How long after a polypectomy & a dilation & curettage will your period return?

How long after a polypectomy & a dilation & curettage will your period return?

4-6 weeks: You should expect a period within 4-6 weeks; you might experience some spotting or light bleeding during this time. ...Read more

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I had dilation and curettage last saturday and my hubby will becoming home on the 21st, is it possible to have sex

I had dilation and curettage last saturday and my hubby will becoming home on the 21st, is it possible to have sex

Depends on the D &C: If the D&C was for diagnostic purpose and there is no further discharge, sex would be ok. If it was for an abortion, I would advise waiting for a normal period before resuming sex. ...Read more

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18yo f diagnosis bilateral talus OCD 5yr ago. Nonopp tx, 2 excision&curettage, 2 bone graphs, are there tests to say why it doesn't work? / what do I do now?

18yo f diagnosis bilateral talus OCD 5yr ago. Nonopp tx, 2 excision&curettage, 2 bone graphs, are there tests to say why it doesn't work? / what do I do now?

Difficult: This is a tough problem to treat (there are no tests that I know of - it's just a tough problem to treat) and ultimately it may come down to trying to live/deal with the pain as much as possible vs more drastic surgery such as an ankle fusion. Ankle replacement surgery could be an option as well. Discuss further surgical treatment with your doctor and consider a 2nd or 3rd opinion. ...Read more

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Endometrium, curettage: Inactive endometrium with stromal breakdown. No evidence of hyperplasia or neoplasia. What does this diagnosis?

Endometrium, curettage: Inactive endometrium with stromal breakdown. No evidence of hyperplasia or neoplasia. What does this diagnosis?

Normal: This pathology report shows a normal lining of the womb with no evidence o cancer. It also sows an inactive endometrium which is consistent with a post menopausal woman. ...Read more

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After a dilation and curettage, can u have sex with a condom?

After a dilation and curettage, can u have sex with a condom?

After healing: Once the cervix and uterus have healed, intercourse with a condom is just fine. However that healing process may take 1-2 weeks. Intercourse sooner than that may increase the chance of infection, whether or not you use a condom. ...Read more