Asked by: Ivalin Koepchen
asked in category: General Last Updated: 7th March, 2020

What is EOU in pregnancy?

First use: 1970s

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Moreover, is evacuation of the uterus painful?

Some cramping is felt during the rest of the procedure. Pass a grasping instrument (forceps) into the uterus to grasp larger pieces of tissue. This is more likely in pregnancies of 16 weeks or more and is done before the uterine lining is scraped with a curette.

One may also ask, how do abortions affect future pregnancies? Generally, elective abortion isn't thought to cause fertility issues or complications in future pregnancies. However, some studies suggest a possible link between pregnancy termination and an increased risk of premature birth and low birth weight.

Also asked, what are the side effect of evacuation?

Common side effects include nausea, bleeding, and cramping which may last for two weeks following the procedure. Although rare, the following are additional risks related to dilation and evacuation: damage to uterine lining or cervix, perforation of the uterus, infection, and blood clots.

How long does it take to recover from a D&E?

A normal recovery includes: Irregular bleeding or spotting for the first 2 weeks. During the first week, avoid tampons and use only pads. Cramps similar to menstrual cramps, which may last from several hours to a few days, as the uterus shrinks back to its nonpregnant size.

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