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Problems after endometrial ablation

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 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
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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
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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