D&C is the commonest term and procedure in Gynecology. It actually describes the procedure - DILATATION of the opening of cervix and CURRETAGE - scraping the inner walls of the uterus to remove the inner lining or endometrium.
D&C is usually performed to diagnose
When D&C is done in a pregnant woman it is termed MTP.
D&C is usually performed in a Nursing home or hospital on a day care basis and under General Anaethesia.
DESCRIPTION OF OPERATION
Pain relievers, Antibiotics to prevent infection, some tablets to lessen blood flow
Resume sexual relations when spotting ceases.
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