Treatment for molar pregnancy

The most common treatment for molar pregnancy is surgery. Some women might have drug treatment.

Treatment options for molar pregnancy

Your healthcare team will discuss your treatment with you.

Surgery for molar pregnancy

Removing the molar tissue from the womb is the most common treatment. Some women will have their womb removed (a hysterectomy).

Drug treatment to remove molar pregnancy

Some women who have a molar pregnancy might be offered drug treatment to help them pass the molar tissue.

Follow up after a molar pregnancy

You are closely monitored with blood and urine tests after your treatment for molar pregnancy. This is to make sure that the molar cells don’t grow back.

Last reviewed: 
15 Jun 2023
Next review due: 
15 Jun 2026