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Dilation and curettage (D&C) is a procedure to investigate and treat problems with your womb such as heavy or abnormal bleeding, abnormal growths (polyps) or cancer of the womb.

What happens during a dilation and curettage (D&C)?

A D&C is usually performed under general anaesthetic. It is sometimes performed along with a hysteroscopy. Your consultant will widen the neck womb (cervix) using either medication or small surgical instruments. An instrument called a curette will be used to scrape away the lining of your womb.

Recovery from dilation and curettage (D&C)

Your length of hospital stay will depend on the level of surgery performed and your recovery.

Why choose Nuffield Health St Bartholomew's Hospital for your dilation and curettage (D&C) surgery

At Nuffield Health St Bartholomew's Hospital our experienced surgeons, provide you with quick access to treatment with a treatment plan which is personalised to you.

How to book a consultation with our experts at St Bartholomew's Hospital

Booking a consultation to see one of our surgeons at St Bartholomew's Hospital is easy. Simply call our dedicated hospital enquiry team on 020 3386 9006 and they will book you a consultation at a time and date convenient for you.

Alternatively, if you are unsure about the consultation process or dilation and curettage (D&C), our enquiry team will be more than happy to answer your questions.

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Nuffield Health at St Bartholomew's Hospital

38 Giltspur Street, London, EC1A 7BS

020 3386 9000

There are several bus stops within walking distance of the hospital. The closest rail and tube stations are City Thameslink - 5 min walk, Barbican - 5 min walk, Elizabeth line at Farringdon - 3 min walk. Car parking is available in Smithfield Car Park nearby.

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