Hysteroscopy Post Operative Instructions


  • Hysteroscopy D&C
  • Operative hysteroscopy
  • Hysteroscopy with endometrial ablation
  • Suction D&C
  1. You will experience  light to moderate vaginal bleeding and watery discharge for 7-10 days
  2. Take the prescribed pain medication as directed.  It is best to have some food on your stomach prior to taking the medication
  3. You can take Tylenol 500-1000mg every 6 hours or Motrin 600 mg for mild pain
  4. Call the office to schedule a follow up appointment in 10-14 days
  5. After an ablation, you may experience a watery vaginal discharge for up to 4 weeks
  6. Please call the office if you experience heavy vaginal bleeding, severe abdominal pain, inability to void, or inability to have a bowel movement.  Also if you experience a fever of 100.4, or persistent nausea or vomiting
  7. You may drive the day following surgery if you are not taking prescription pain medications.  After your surgery today, rest and drink plenty of fluids and eat a light meal that is not oily or greasy.
  8. You may shower the evening of surgery with assistance as needed