What is D and C ?
D&C is a procedure in which the cervix is dilated (slowly opened) and tissue is removed from the inside of the uterus. The tissue is removed with a thin instrument known as curette.
Who needs this service? & Symptoms to take this service?
Actually, a D&C is done to find the cause of abnormal uterine bleeding (bleeding from your uterus). It is also used to clear the lining of the uterus after a miscarriage or abortion.
A D&C will help diagnose or treat growths such as fibroids, polyps, hormonal imbalances, or uterinecancer. A sample of uterine tissue is viewed with the help of a microscope to check for abnormal cells.
Few symptoms are
- Abnormal menstrual bleeding,such as heavy bleeding or bleeding between periods.
- Heavy, irregular, or long periods.
- Sudden vaginal bleeding without getting a period regularly
- Uterine infection