Arrange for transportation following the procedure. You may resume driving the day after your procedure.

  • Do not drive, operate potentially dangerous machinery, sign legal documents or make critical decisions the day of the procedure. You may do some light activities 24-48 hours after the procedure. Exercise is permitted after 48 hours.
  • A heating pad placed on your lower abdomen can help to reduce cramping.
  • Consult your physician about medication to help reduce cramping.
  • You may shower but refrain from swimming and tub baths for 7 days.
  • Do not put anything in the vagina for 2 weeks, including tampons and intercourse.
  • You may eat as tolerated and increase your fluid intake for the next 48 hours.

Call your doctor if you experience any of the following:

  • Increased abnormal discharge
  • Increased post-procedural pain
  • Increased bleeding
  • Fever above 100.4°F