GENERAL MEASURES

  • 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.

 

MEDICATION

  • 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.

 

ACTIVITY

  • 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.

 

DIET

  • 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.