When can dilatation and curettage be used as a treatment?

to remove pregnancy tissue after a miscarriage, incomplete abortion, or childbirth. Endometrial polyps may be removed, and sometimes benign uterine tumors (fibroids) may be sc

What aftercare is required for dilatation and curettage?

Most women can resume normal activities almost immediately. Patients should avoid sexual intercourse, douching, and tampon use for at least two weeks to prevent infection whil

WHAT IS Dilation and Curettage?

It is a surgical method to clean out a uterus after a miscarriage, to perform an abortion past 9 weeks or to remove tumors. The cervix is dilated and the tool used to scrape t

What is a dilatation and curettage?

Dilatation and curettage (D and C) is a gynecological procedure in which the cervix is dilated (expanded) and the lining of the uterus (endometrium) is scraped away.