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How long does it take your cervix to close after a D&C.

Patient: How long does it take your cervix to close after a d&c..and when is safe to wear tampons again?

 

 

Doctor: Hello,Thank you for posting your query on ATD.The cervix closes gradually after a D&C and the time is variable, rang ing from minutes to several hours. Certain drugs accelerates the closure. Tampons may be used immediately, provided adequate sterility is observed.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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