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Having Sex After A D And C
Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more
When is it safe to have sex after a d and c? I had one done 6 days ago but don't know if I have to wait until I see my dr again which is june 20th.
Wait: Normally you wait until after you are cleared by the surgeon. ...Read more
Random spotting a month after d&c I've was having unprotected sex 1 week after d&c and now I have been having unprotected sex everyday?
Random spotting a month after d&c I've was having unprotected sex 2 weeks after d&c and now I have been having unprotected sex everyday?
Concerned: I am concerned about the possibility of postoperative infection. Some women can develop an infection in the uterus, especially after a D&C. I ask my patients to abstain from intercourse for 2-4 weeks, depending on their surgical indications. Please see you health care provider to discuss your concerns and have an evaluation. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap! ...Read more
I had sex about a week after my d and c. Iknow I should not have. The day after there was a little blood when I wipe but no pain. Should I be worried?
Possible: But unlikely, the endometrium is too thin to support implantation. ...Read more
Sex after D&C: Yes in most situations 3 weeks is long enough after a D&C to be able to have safe sex. The doctor doing the D&C should have provided you with instructions on when it was safe to resume sex. Usually we would see a woman at 2 weeks post-op and give her the green light at that visit after making sure the cervix was closed and there were no signs of problems. ...Read more
I din know whether I was pregnant but had a d and c Three days before the procedure I had sex without protection any possibility of me being pregnant
Yes but very. Low: Could you be Yes but very very small chance with those circumstances. ...Read more
I had sex within the two week period of a d and c I have light brown discharge now. What does that mean. I have no pain either?
You may need to: Check for a vaginal infection. If there are no other symptoms, such as vaginal itching, odor, etc. Then you may be starting irregular spotting/ periods with your hormone cycle at your age. It could be very early on, or minor spotting may be a fluke. But if it continues, you may need to see a GYN or family physician to help you regulate your cycle to be more predictable. ...Read more
2-4 weeks at least.: Once 2-4 weeks have passed there are no restrictions to your activity. ...Read more
I had sex 5 days after d and c hysteroscopy I had it done because I had irregular bleeding, did I do something really bad? Will I get pregnant?
Risk of infection: It is unlikely that you will get pregnant but you did slightly increase the risk of a post-op infection. ...Read more
I had dilation and curettage last saturday and my hubby will becoming home on the 21st, is it possible to have sex
After healing: Once the cervix and uterus have healed, intercourse with a condom is just fine. However that healing process may take 1-2 weeks. Intercourse sooner than that may increase the chance of infection, whether or not you use a condom. ...Read more
Varies: It could be 2 to 6 months (or longer) before you should try to conceive, depending on why you had the D&C. ...Read more
D & C: Ovulation varies depending upon the length of your menstrual cycle. When you have a d & c for a miscarriage, ovulation usually occurs 2 to 4 weeks afterwards with the first period occurring 4 to 6 weeks later. If the d & c was a diagnostic procedure, before ovulation had occurred, then you would ovulate at the normal time in the menstrual cycle. ...Read more
Normal no, usual yes: The hormonal effects can certainly trigger headaches or even migraines postpartum or after a d&c. If one adds the emotional/physical/social stressors, it is not hard to understand why this is common symptom. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily, lift up your spirits, seek support from your loved ones and try getting pregnant again as soon as you feel ready. Best of luck! ...Read more
What are the chances you can beco, e infertile afer d & c? And are more fertile after a d and c I had a miscarrage at 14 weeks
After about 2 cycles: My opinion is to give some time to heal both physically and emotionally. 2 + cycles allows your body to also re-establish a thicker more 'lush' endometrial lining so that implantation may potentially be more successful. ...Read more
Good question: I typically recommend for my patients to not get pregnant anywhere from 3-6 months after a d&c. One, to heal physically and two to heal emotionally. ...Read more
Probably yes: And it wouldn't be too unusual. There are other possibilities, see your doctor if you miss another period! ...Read more
Variable: Although it is possible that periods can start a month after, this is highly variable and can take several months. ...Read more
How long usually does it take for a pre-op hCG level of 15, 000 come down to <5 after a d and c procedure?
HCG drop: The drop in HCG is very variable. In most women it will be back below 5 within 2 weeks. But taking a bit longer is usually normal. The longest I've ever seen for an HCG to drop after a d;c is 12 weeks. Two weeks is much more typical. ...Read more
Depends why the d&c was done
usually waiting 2 months to conceive is a good idea ...Read more
Dilatation and Curettage, known as a D and C, is a common procedure where the cervix is dilated and the doctor will clear the uterus of pregnancy tissue. It can be performed in the office or in an outpatient procedure center. It is done under sedation ...Read more