DBE is very safe and serious side-effects or complications are very rare.

Common side-effects after a DBE include:
Sore throat
Abdominal bloating
Minor bleeding
These are usually mild and resolve within 12 to 24 hours.

The following complications have rarely been reported with DBE:
Major bleeding
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