According to the Johns Hopkins Medicine, recovery time for a hysteroscopy D and C, and NovaSure procedure varies based on the patient and the type of anesthesia administered. If the operation is performed on an outpatient basis, the patient may leave the hospital after two hours. Recovery takes several days.
Johns Hopkins Medicine explains that the total post-op recovery period for this procedure can even take several weeks. During this recovery time, the patient may experience a watery or bloody, vaginal discharge. Therefore, it is advised that the patient wear a sanitary pad to quell the bleeding. Some of the other symptoms that the patient may experience during recovery, include: nausea, cramping, and vomiting.Learn More
D&C is the abbreviation for dilation and curettage, a procedure that removes tissue from the uterine wall. According to Mayo Clinic, this procedure may be used to diagnose post-menopausal bleeding, unusual uterine bleeding and abnormal cervical cancer test results. A D&C may also be used to remove a molar pregnancy, any placenta remaining after delivery and any tissue remaining after a miscarriage or abortion.Full Answer >
Most women can expect to recover from a NovaSure endometrial ablation procedure within the same day they have the procedure done. The actual NovaSure procedure takes about five minutes, and is done without any incisions or anesthesia, reports Hologic.Full Answer >
Ovulation occurs for most women 11 to 21 days after the first day of menstruation, according to the American Pregnancy Association. This is based on a woman with a menstrual cycle of 28 to 31 days. Ovulation is when an egg is released from the ovary, making the woman fertile.Full Answer >
According to Baby Center, the uterus returns to its pre-pregnancy size and shape about four weeks after a woman gives birth. Even after the uterus resumes its normal size, the woman's abdomen may protrude slightly because the abdominal muscles have stretched during pregnancy. More time and regular exercise are needed to return the muscles to their previous tone.Full Answer >