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endometrial ablation problems

A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A 40-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
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Should not: It shouldn't, unless accompanied by infection. If you suspect infection becauseto odor, discharge, etc, you should ask your doctor asap.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unusual..: Endometrial ablations do not usually require any use of a robot. That would be a somewhat unusual situation. Best wishes.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Yes ItMay: Endometrial ablation def can cause irregular menses.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Howell
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dub and endometrial: Causes of dysfunctional bleeding should be determined by a biopsy before proceeding to ablative therapy. If there is no evidence of cancer then the a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe not: Endometrial cancer can be obscured by endometrial ablations if it is not ruled out prior to the procedure by biopsy. Many women continue to have bleed ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenan Omurtag
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not really: They are two separate pathologies...Not uncommon for them to coexist but. As one nears menopause, endometriosis and its symptoms will recede, but endo ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Clarify: Please clarify the question. Thanks.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nope: Except hysterectomy pending other factors.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
No: No. Having this procedure should not cause vaginal dryness.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Hysterectomy: Your gynecologist must discuss this with you as soon as possible. There are many ways to determine if things are OK or not and the gynecologist will h ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Staley
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometrial polyps: endometrial polyps are friable ( which means they bleed very easy) If you see one sticking out the cervix and touch it with a swab they begin bleedin ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Daum
Dr. Paul Daum answered
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
History and sonogram: Post tubal endometrial ablation syndrome is when there are loculated areas inside the uterus still menstruating but nowhere for the blood to go. It ca ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cyclic pelvic pain : This is a pretty rare condition more common after novasure vs other endometrial ablation technicologies. Monthly pelvic pain around the time of the me ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kurss
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes : It's safe, effective, and very well tolerated. The safety profile is quite good . Typically it is safer than a hysterectomy - depending on the type/ ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes and No: The Novasure ablation procedure is specifically to decrease or stop heavy menstrual bleeding. Women who also have endometriosis can still have the pr ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Tsai
29 years experience Urology
Endometrial polyp: There are several factors. First the size, location of the polyp will determine the treatment. Also as for the fibroids your gynecologist can discus ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
medical treatments: There are non surgical treatments such mirena, (levonorgestrel) hormones and Lupron that can be used to avoid hysterectomy, even if they are not alway ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Most ablations are done with some form of anesthesia such as IV sedation, local injections, or even being put to sleep. I have found that most patien ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It is not cancer: This report indicates an overgrown proliferative endometrium which has not been exposed to progesterone. Estrogen only will produce such a situation a ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Stehura
22 years experience Pathology
Yes: You may have early hyperplasia without shedding.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
27 years experience Gynecology
Not necessarily.: If the polyp was causing the bleeding between periods and it was removed, likely this problem would go away. There are other reasons for bleeding betw ... Read More
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