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what is it? D&C

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Asked by mamasmurf171 at 11:23 AM on Mar. 18, 2011 in Trying to Conceive

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  • Dialation and currotage. They open the cervix, scrape out the womb. Only sore for a few days. Nothing to worry about.

    Answer by Kimimale at 11:25 AM on Mar. 18, 2011

  • Dilation & Curettage. They dilate your cervix & clean out your uterus under anesthesia.


    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 11:25 AM on Mar. 18, 2011

  • D & C means Dilate and Curettage. They dilate your cervix and go into the uterus and cut out and remove what's necessary. This is usually performed for abortions, miscarriages, ectopic pregnancy or excess scar tissue.

    Answer by -lovingliam- at 11:28 AM on Mar. 18, 2011

  • It is where the doctor goes in side (your utrus) and scrapes out the remnance of a miscarriage.

    Answer by stitchintime at 12:27 PM on Mar. 18, 2011

  • I have older lady friends who refer to a D and C as "spring cleaning." It's to clean out your uterus for a multitude of reasons, not just after a miscarriage...

    Answer by GoodyBrook at 1:27 AM on Mar. 21, 2011

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