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How Long Is The Recovery From A D C
Sorry for your loss: If you are not having much pain or bleeding, you can go about and pretty much do anything you want as you can tolerate. If u r still having pain or excessive bleeding, then don't force it. Often, after 1 wk you should feel back to normal. Check with doc if too much pain/bleeding still because of possible infection etc... Good luck to you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I had some biopsies taken, a D&C and cervix quarterized...is this type of recovery still sounding normal? Many thanks
Unclear!: What type of recovery do you mean? Your question does not say. There is a 150 character limit, so ask again. Be brief but complete, please. ...Read more
Gonadotrophin level: Level should normalize within 2-3 weeks. Periods should start in 6-12 weeks. ...Read more
Very fast : Most have cramping for a day or two and then start feeling much better. ...Read more
Depends: It's normal to have discharge every day of our cycle. What's not normal is discharge that smells funny/foul or hyst causes itching or irritation. After a d;c there can be old blood from procedure that makes discharge light brown. After a normal period you'll likely feel normal again. See md if you're worried. ...Read more
Couple days: This is usually done under light sedation or general anesthesia. It's a simple procedure and pain-wise, recovery is not too bad with mild cramps & spotting. If you need to recover from gen anesthesia, it may take 1-2 days. We sometimes also perform endometrial ablations if permanent sterilization has been done. This may eliminate bleeding & recovery is usually the same. Discuss it with your gyn. ...Read more
Call your surgeon: Your surgeon will know of any complications with the D & C and whether your request has validity or not. ...Read more
2-3 Weeks: The traditional waiting period is 2-3 cycles after a D&C to become pregnant. This gives the body time to heal and the patient time to grieve over their loss. However, there is not a large body of evidence demonstrating that immediate pregancy carries additional risk. ...Read more
A fairly simple procedure.: You are sedated first with some anesthesia. The cervix is dilated so that an instrument will fit inside the uterus. Then a instrument called a curette is introduced into the body of the uterus and carefully scrapes the inside lining. This is normally a pretty straightforward outpatient procedure however you could have complications such as bleeding or perforation of the uterus. ...Read more
5 days ago i had a d&c at 5 weeks 5 days hCG was 7000 how long will it take for hCG to go down to 0?
I'm having a d&c done under general anesthesia. How long would i be under if the procedure seems to be a quick one. I'm afriaid of general anesthesia.
One day: Same day surgery procedure.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is 3 weeks too long to wait to have a d&c/hysteroscopy done when my endometrium is 24.5mm thick? Is this urgent?
Have D&C asap: There are many factors to consider here, but if you have been having abnormal bleeding, with a lining that thick, you need to have the procedure done as soon as possible. Not an emergency, but not something you want to put off for several months. ...Read more
Hopefully in 2 wks: Most women will have their menstrual cycles return somewhere between two and six weeks after a D&C or vacuum aspiration. But the exact length of time for return of period after D&C will vary by the person, of course, and possibly by how far along the pregnancy was at the time of the miscarriage ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: It depends on how high the level was to begin with. Generally, the level will go down quite rapidly and should be negative in 10-14 days. ...Read more
How long after a d&c am I able to get pregnant again ? I have had sex about 4 times in the last week and my d&c was on may 1.
I had a d & c for abnormal bleeding...my last two periods were really early, is this normal? How long to get cycles regulated again?
Postop visit: A D and C would not affect the timing of the cycles except for the first one. I would speak with the surgeon who did your D and C. They would know why you had a D and C in the first place. They would also be able to evaluate the pathology report and surgical findings. Depending on your fertility plans various treatment options could be considered ...Read more
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