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What is the meaning of uterus clean up method done during abortion?

Hi Doctor, My girl friend has conceived and she is carrying. It s her 4th week. I have consulted the doctor. They said they gonna make abortion through pills. But they preferred the clean up uterus method. I dont have much knowledge about that. As they say, * They will give a tablet first * then they will clean up the uterus and they say no side effects and patient will bleed till 5 to 7 days.. then everything will be normal. So can you provide details that clean up method is safe?
Asked On : Thu, 30 Aug 2012
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Hi Vinay,
Thanks for posting your query.
In clean up method first misoprost tablet is given through vaginal or oral route to dilate the cervix.
After that suction & evacuation done to empty the products of conception.
Now a day its done under ultrasound guidance to avoid any complication.
I hope your query has been answered.
Answered: Sat, 1 Sep 2012
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