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

Patient

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

Doctor

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

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