- Don’t douche unless your physician recommends it.
- Expect slight vaginal bleeding during recovery from surgery. Use a sanitary pad to protect clothing. Avoid tampons temporarily; they may lead to infection.
- Antibiotics may be given during, or following, the procedure to help prevent any infections.
- Prescription pain medication should generally only be required for 2 to 7 days following the procedure.
- You may use nonprescription drugs, such as acetaminophen, for minor pain.
- Hormones, if necessary to correct an imbalance.
- Resume driving in 1 or 2 days.
- To help recovery and aid your well-being, resume daily activities, including work, as soon as you are able.
- Resume sexual relations when spotting ceases.
- No special diet.
NOTIFY OUR OFFICE IF
Any of the following occurs:
- Vaginal discharge increases or smells unpleasant.
- You experience pain that simple pain medication does of relieve quickly.
- Unusual vaginal swelling or bleeding develops.
- You develop signs of infection: general ill feeling and ever, headache, muscle aches or dizziness.