Dilation and Curettage (D&C) for Bleeding During Menopause
What To Think About
Abnormal vaginal bleeding that is not caused by cancer may naturally stop after Reference menopause Opens New Window.
The hospital or surgery center may send you instructions on how to get ready for your surgery or a nurse may call you with instructions before your surgery.
Right after surgery, you will be taken to a recovery area where nurses will care for and observe you. You will likely stay in the recovery area for 1 to 4 hours, and then you will go home. In addition to any special instructions from your doctor, your nurse will explain information to help you during your recovery. You will likely go home with a sheet of care instructions including who to contact if a problem arises.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: November 29, 2010|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Ross Berkowitz, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology