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Dilation and Curettage (D&C) For Heavy Vaginal Bleeding

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  Dilation and curettage is a procedure performed on the uterus to stop heavy vaginal bleeding. It is commonly referred to as a D&C or a “scraping”. It is a procedure most commonly performed on women with severe bleeding in which the bleeding has to be dealt with quickly. It is also one of the commonly used procedures for women who have used other treatments that were unsuccessful at stopping the heavy bleeding. The procedure can be done in conjunction with hysteroscopy. Hysteroscopy is a procedure to look inside the uterus with a thin telescope ( hysteroscopy will be discussed in a future post).   How Is a D&C Performed? Dilation and curettage is generally performed in an operating room. Anesthesia is given since the procedure can be uncomfortable otherwise. The bottom part of the uterus called the cervix has a hole which is the entrance way to the inside of the uterus. This hole is typically much smaller than the instruments which would be placed inside. This hole in the cervix is stretched or dilated so that the instruments can fit inside. Your doctor may then take a scraping of the lining of the cervix. This will be followed by the curettage or scraping of the lining of the uterus. Your doctor will...

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What Do You Want To Know About Heavy Bleeding?

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Looking for information about heavy bleeding but not finding exactly what you want? Here’s a chance to have exactly what your looking for. Join us in making this website the best for heavy bleeding information. Read More.

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I Don’t Want a Hysterectomy For Heavy Bleeding. Do I Really Need One?

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Worried about needing a hysterectomy? Here are some thoughts on how to get the treatment you need and avoid hysterectomy.

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Endometrial Biopsy Can Help Find the Cause of Your Heavy Bleeding

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The endometrial biopsy is a critical tool to finding the cause of your heavy bleeding and coming up with an effective treatment. You may need one. Learn more.

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Are Birth Control Pills the Only Treatment I Have For My Heavy Menstrual Bleeding?

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The heavybleedinghelp.com team loves to answer questions from our readers. One reader sent us an email describing a treatment dilemma she was experiencing. She asked for information on how to control heavy periods when birth control pills can’t be used. Here’s our answer to her. Read on

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Huh?! Understanding My Doc’s Heavy Bleeding Lingo

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Your doctor speaks another language! It’s really true. But you can learn and understand the medical terms and definition for abnormal periods that she might use during your office visit. Break the code. Read this to learn how.

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Make The Heavy Vagina Bleeding Doctors Appointment Less Scary. Here’s How…

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The thought of meeting your doctor to talk about your heavy bleeding problem may scare you to death. But you don’t have to be. You can be prepared and know exactly what to expect. Here’s how.

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