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Endometrial ablation problems

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Not related: The novasure device has a fail-safe mechanism to prevent over cauterization. Burning externally is usually not related to an ablation. I would make a... Read More
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Cannot diagnose: If you are not satisfied with the opinion given you by the doctor who performed the procedure suggest you get a second opinion. Many people do not li... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
An endometrial: ablation is now a routine procedure done frequently safely under moderate sedation or general anesthesia
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: Sometimes endometrial ablation procedures are "incomplete" and minimal periods still occur. The endometrium post procedure normally is very thin or n... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Should not: It shouldn't, unless accompanied by infection. If you suspect infection becauseto odor, discharge, etc, you should ask your doctor asap.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kurss
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Heavy bleeding: Heating or cooling the lining of the uterus , endometrial ablation, is a simple procedure performed to lessen the heaviness of the menstrual flow. Occ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Unusual..: Endometrial ablations do not usually require any use of a robot. That would be a somewhat unusual situation. Best wishes.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Fong
Family Medicine 40 years experience
It is not unusual to have a thin, watery discharge for a few months after an endometrial ablation. If it is yellowish you may want to have it checked ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Call the doc who did: Abaltion as that doc knows your case, u can have some bleeding as all of the endometrium may not be scarred down yet, it should not be heavy, if u wer... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Endometrium: It really depend on what type of ablation you had. Also, the scar tissue created can sometimes be read by radiologist as endometrial thickness. I th... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Farmer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
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

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