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Safety of D&C procedure - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   hello doctor
User :   i wanted some help and advice doctor
User :   am married and 26 yrs
Doctor :   ok
User :   past two months i didnt have my periods
Doctor :   did u check for pregnancy
User :   then i had started bleeding....
User :   i went to the doc...
User :   and told her the details
Doctor :   ok
User :   she checked it and told that it has got aborted....
Doctor :   ok
User :   i was huge blood clots
User :   but i had been very late to her....almost 2 weeks after the bleeding
Doctor :   spontaneous miscarriage
Doctor :   ok
User :   she asked me to go a radiologist
User :   and get a scan done to check if anything is still left
User :   as the bleeding still has not stopped
User :   radiologist told that because you have been bleeded from quite a long time...
Doctor :   k
User :   either it can be harmonal imbalance
User :   or that abortion
User :   when i came to the gyneac again...she said 1 or 2 cm remains cant be figured out
User :   in the scan...
Doctor :   ok
User :   she gave me some tablets and told to see for 2-3 days....incase if the bleeding still doesnt stop
User :   then we will ahve to do a D&C
Doctor :   ok
User :   am bleeding from 6th of this month doctor...
User :   and still its going on
User :   ofcourse its not that heavy
User :   but still its bleeding
Doctor :   k
User :   i am taking the tablets tha she gave
User :   and today is the last day to see if the bleeding stops
User :   incase if it doesnt stop then do you suggest a D&C doctor?
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   yes
User :   doctor is it safe to do a D&C
Doctor :   ya ur gynaecologist is best one to advise since she has seen and examined u
Doctor :   it would be also some of the products of conception are still remaining in the uterus
Doctor :   and they need to be removed byD&C
Doctor :   if left
Doctor :   it will lead to infection
User :   but i heard....D&C makes your uterus wek...
User :   weak
User :   is this true doctor
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   should be performed by an expect
Doctor :   expert
User :   ok...
Doctor :  
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User :   is D&C only done
User :   for pregnancy doctor
User :   or is it done for that harmonal imbalance also?
Doctor :   it is done to remove
Doctor :   products of conception
User :   am confused that what if it was a harmonal imblance
User :   in harmonal imbalance also
User :   do we shed huge blood clots?
User :   doctor are you there
Doctor :   likely too
User :   and in that case also a D&C is performed?
Doctor :   yes
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   D&C is performed to know the endometrial cause of the bleeding
User :   oh ok..
User :   when the gyneac did the scan
Doctor :   as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply
User :   when the gyneac did the scan
the endometruim size she found was 12
User :   and after few days when i went to the radiologist
User :   it was reduced to 6.4
Doctor :   k
User :   she said its not normal size...
Doctor :   the definative case can be detected by D&C
User :   means..? i didnt get you...
User :   definative case means?
Doctor :   correct cause
User :   correct cause of the bleeding?
User :   you mean to say
Doctor :   incomplete abortion or hormonal problem
Doctor :   yes
User :   so for both the problems D&C is the solution
Doctor :   ya
Doctor :   to know the cause
Doctor :   also as curative solution for incomplete abortion
User :   ok...
User :   for how many days
User :   do i have be on rest
User :   once it is done
Doctor :   u can get into regular activity within a day
User :   is it that i should not climb stairs for 2-3 days
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   u can resume ur normal activity
User :   oh ok..actually one of my cousin did it..
Doctor :   ok
User :   so once she climbed the stairs the ver next day after doing a D&C
User :   she had bad stomach pain
Doctor :   this is unusual
Doctor :   it depends on the expertise of the gynaecology
Doctor :   gynaecologist
Doctor :   if u wish so
Doctor :   we can fix an appointment with a gynaecologist
User :   i will get back doctor
User :   i need to talk to my husband
Doctor :   ok
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