Dilation and Curettage (D&C) for Bleeding During Menopause
How Well It Works
- D&C usually temporarily stops heavy menstrual bleeding.
- A Reference biopsy Opens New Window of uterine tissue can be obtained for diagnosis and to eliminate other possible causes of heavy menstrual bleeding.
- Small Reference fibroids Opens New Window may be removed.
Recurrence. Sudden, heavy bleeding may stop for a period of time. But heavy bleeding usually returns following D&C.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: November 29, 2010|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Ross Berkowitz, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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