Facebook Pixel

how is the d and c procedure for those that have had one?

By September 24, 2008 - 1:23pm
Rate This

i was told today that i need a d and c to find out if i have hyperplasia simple or complex. would very much like to hear from others that have had this procedure and how it was for them.

Add a Comment1 Comments

Cindcurran, so sorry you're having difficulty.

Nothing beats hearing about other women's personal experiences, and I'm sure you'll get some here.

In the meantime, here's a link to understanding a D&C procedure. D&C stands for Dilation and Curettage, a procedure in which the uterine wall is scraped and the tissue that is removed is sent to a lab for examination. D&Cs are used to diagnose quite a few conditions, as well as commonly being done after miscarriage:


And here's a Medscape page that talks about endometrial hyperplasia, the different kinds and degrees, and some treatment options.


Best of luck to you, and come back and tell us how everything goes.

September 26, 2008 - 9:33am
Enter the characters shown in the image.
By submitting this form, you agree to EmpowHER's terms of service and privacy policy
Add a Comment

All user-generated information on this site is the opinion of its author only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical conditions. Members and guests are responsible for their own posts and the potential consequences of those posts detailed in our Terms of Service.