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Case 29 - A 35-Year-Old G3P2 Woman with Persistent Bleeding after Suction D&C

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  19 November 2021

Todd R. Jenkins
Affiliation:
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Lisa Keder
Affiliation:
Ohio State University School of Medicine, Columbus
Abimola Famuyide
Affiliation:
Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Kimberly S. Gecsi
Affiliation:
Medical College of Wisconsin
David Chelmow
Affiliation:
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
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Summary

A 35-year-old gravida 3, para 2, last menstrual period 11 weeks ago, presents with an undesired pregnancy. Her prior pregnancies were uncomplicated vaginal deliveries. Her ultrasound confirms an 11-week intrauterine pregnancy. She has no relevant past medical or surgical history. She is currently taking prenatal vitamins and has no known drug allergies. After counseling, she chooses to proceed with a surgical abortion. After the administration of 200 mg of oral doxycycline, a suction dilation and curettage (D&C) is performed under moderate sedation. After the procedure, she has persistent heavy vaginal bleeding.

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Surgical Gynecology
A Case-Based Approach
, pp. 85 - 87
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2021

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