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Endometrial ablation

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stuart
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GYN procedure: Endometrial ablation is a treatment to destroy the endometrial lining of the uterus. This is usually done for excessive or abnormal uterine bleeding, ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Treatment for period: An endometrial ablation is a procedure to destroy the lining of the uterus to eliminate or minimize the amount of bleeding during menstrual cycles. Th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
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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 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
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Howell
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometrial ablation: If your uterus is of a normal size, you don't have cancer, and you are not interested in future child-bearing you could be a candidate for an endometr ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kurss
39 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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Pranikoff
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Should be quick: One of the advantages of the endometrial ablation is the quick recovery. This is a minimally invasive procedure; most patients are back to normal in a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Howell
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometrial ablation: An endometrial ablation is a procedure wherein the dr. Places an instrument inside the uterus in to the uterin cavity and then uses either sound waves ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on type: Usually it involves either local anesthesia with IV sedation or a gen anesthetic. The procedure involves treatment, removal, or ablation of the endome ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leto Quarles
23 years experience Family Medicine
Stops bleeding: An endometrial ablation purposely destroys the "endometrium" or lining of the uterus, in order to stop severe heavy menstrual bleeding. It is normal ... Read More
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