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Are there side effects to dilation and curettage (D and C)?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
Dilation and curettage removes tissue and polyps from the lining of the uterus by scraping. Sometimes, the remaining tissue of the lining may be scarred and stop menstrual bleeding all together. This side effect is named Asherman's syndrome.

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