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d and c refers to dilation and curettage. They dilate your cervix (usually with a pill) and then they gently scrape the inside of the uterus to make sure that all of the pregnancy tissue is removed. It only takes about 10 minutes but can be painful if you do not receive medication.

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Q: What is D and C as referred to in cleaning out a womb after a miscarriage?
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What does the letters d and c mean in medical form?

Dilation and curettage. It is done to the womb after a miscarriage, to ensure that all dead tissue is removed.

How would a doctor get a baby out of the womb after a miscarriage?

They get the fetus out through the vaginal canal by giving you a D&C, dilation and currettage, an abortion method that scrapes the uterus.

How long can a miscarriage stay inside the womb before it exit itself?

It might not exit itself but instead cause a infection. If you suspect a miscarriage you should see a doctor. He can either do a D&C and scrape the uterus or give you pills to extract the fetus.

Can you get pregnant after a miscarriage if you didn't have a dilation and curettage?

Yes, you can get pregnant after a miscarriage if you didn't have a D&C. Most women do not need a D&C after miscarriage.

Vitamin c cause miscarriage?

No it does not.

Does vitamin c cause miscarriage?

No it does not.

Can you cause a miscarriage with vitamin c at ten weeks or more?


Is d and C necessary after a miscarriage?

You only need a D&C after a miscarriage if there are remains left inside. The doctor will tell you that when you see him.

How long after a miscarriage should a d and c be done?

As soon as you discover the miscarriage you need to be examined. Not everyone needs a D&C.

How are babies removed on the womb when miscarried?

If the miscarriage happens early enough in the pregnancy, the body will contract and the miscarriage will pass out of the mother, similar to her having a heavy period. If the fetus has begun to develop enouhg, then a procedure, similar to a c-section or abortion, will have to be done by a doctor to remove the dead cells without harming the mother.

After a d and c will you have a miscarriage again?

1/3 pregnancies end up in miscarriage so there is no way of saying. The D&C will not affect future pregnancies.

What if your daughter had a miscarriage 4 weeks ago she is now in hospital with a pelvic infection there was still tissue in her womb can she complain?

There is none to complain to unless she did see a doctor right after the miscarriage. He should then have noticed the left tissue and done a D&C to remove it.If you mean she had an abortion there is a follow up 2 weeks after to avoid things like this.

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