Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

5 years after endometrial ablation

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If there is any endometrial tissue that remains after an ablation, this tissue can regenerate and over a period of time create bleeding.
1
1 comment
3
3 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. AARATHI Cholkeri-Singh
19 years experience Gynecology
Possibly: The goal of endometrial ablation is to reduce the amount of bleeding you have with your monthly menses not to eliminate the periods. However, up to 4 ... Read More
Dr. David Adler
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: Endometrial ablation is done to reduce menstrual flow, not necessarily eliminate menses. In the best of cases, 40% of women have no menses. The import ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Farmer
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Ultrasound!: Should be done first to see the thickness of your endometrium. It can sometimes grow back! Prob followed by an endometrial biopsy! Have you been on ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
This is not uncommon: It is not uncommon to have some bleeding after an endometrial ablation. In some cases regular periods may return after several months or years. It i ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tissue left: There are several ways of a ablating the endometrial lining but there is no way of 100% eliminating all endometrial tissue. Most people are heavy wit ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Daum
Dr. Paul Daum answered
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Check your hormones: Sometime the ablation of the lining of the uterus can affect to lifespan of the ovaries. Have your Estradiol and fsh checked, and see if your ovaries ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Adler
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: If you still have heavy menses 2 years after an endometrial ablation, this is considered a failure. It is important to understand that 15% of ablation ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Common, but: Bleeding after an ablation is quite common, there are different reasons: 1) remaining areas of active endometrium, new growth of uterine or cervical p ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
You might need: Another ablation and the cause of the UTIs determined and treated

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month