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Ablation vs d c

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 44 years experience
Ask for a pelvic ult: Severe pain 2 wks post op is unusual. I would get a ct or a pelvic ultrasound to make sure there is no other organ injury or pelvic fluid collection/a... Read More
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Still healing: It can take up to two weeks to feel better after a laparoscopy. The ablation would likely slow the recovery down as well. You should feel better ove... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 44 years experience
Get a ct drainage : Send fluid for c/s as dwell as creatinine and amylase- this will help diagnose abcess, or injuryto bowel or gu systems.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Not normal: A Uterine ablation is usually done for heavy menstrual bleeding. Not all women are without periods after the ablation. Over half still have periods.... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
No: Endometrial ablation and laparoscopy do not cause numbness in the vagina nor do they affect intercourse after the body is completely healed from the p... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Gynecologist: This question is best answered by your Gynecologist.Your uterus should be fully healed before you resume vaginal intercourse. A condom is recommended ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Don't understand: There can normally be some pain after a d&c. Glad to be more helpful if you clarify what you are asking!
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Failed pregnancy: Usually for failed early pregnancy such as first-trimester miscarriage. It's sometimes used as a diagnostic tool for non-pregnant women with irregular... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mild cramping: There will be mild cramping and perhaps some residual bleeding post-op. The cervix will be open after dilation and therefore there is a slight risk fo... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Endometrium gone: The material expelled during a period is the lining of the womb.A D&C removes all the lining(down to the muscle layer) and often takes a few cycles to... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
Depends.: It depends on your insurance (or lack thereof), the setting in which it is performed and any additional testing or complications. On average, i would ... Read More

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