How Soon Can You Go Swimming After a D and C Procedure?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 27, 2020 9:04:06 PM ET

Women should refrain from swimming and taking hot baths for two to four weeks following a D & C procedure, according to Newton-Wellesley Hospital, as this helps to minimize the chance of infection. Douching shoudl also be avoided for at least two weeks after a D & C.