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Odor after endometrial ablation

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.
Dr. Caren Reaves
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
No: A strong odor after ablation usually indicates an infection. Please call your doc!

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
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Infection: Best to consult with your GP again to assess and prescribe the appropriate antibiotics
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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
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
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
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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Howell
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
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
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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kurss
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
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
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Pranikoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Howell
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
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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