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Endometrial ablation period

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Sure : Not everyone gets zero periods for life after an endometrial ablation.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margot Watson
Gynecology 54 years experience
Maybe, consider risk: A hysterectomy is much too risky to do just to stop normal periods. However, the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud or depoprovera are low risk birth control... Read More
Dr. Craig Keathley
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Reasonable: It is reasonable to want this, but there needs to be a thorough discussion of the risks/benefits and other treatment options prior to making that deci... Read More
Dr. Lillian Schapiro
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Absolutely: If you are certain that you are finished with childbearing, there are many safe methods to stop your monthly bleeding without causing a change in your... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
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 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Kirk
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Not concerned: Not likely to be a serious concern. Likely this represents a relative failure of the ablation. Perfect outcomes (no bleeding or amenorrhea) happen g... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
Endocrinology 64 years experience
Yes ItMay: Endometrial ablation def can cause irregular menses.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacquelyn Cortez
ADHD and Autism 18 years experience
Yes: If you have had an endometrial ablation for heavy bleeding, it should make the bleeding go away completely, or at least significantly lessen the flow.... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Crumb
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
Likely normal: The lining of the uterus will recover somehwat after endometrial ablation. However, i would ask your doctor to check an fsh test to see if postmenopau... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
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
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Possible....: But not likely. The tubal ligation blocks your tubes so hopefully the egg and sperm don't meet. The ablation attempts to destroy the lining of the u... Read More

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