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symptoms after endometrial ablation

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacquelyn Cortez
17 years experience ADHD and Autism
Bleeding, Cramping: An endometrial ablation can lead to amenorrhea, or no menses, in approximately 40% of patients. Approximately 50% can still resume having menses, but ... Read More
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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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: The amount of tissue destroyed varies with different ablation procedures. With most there is usually a very small amount of tissue that remains, whic ... Read More
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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 member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Check preg test: The first sign would be a positive pregnancy test. If you are concerned you might be pregnant please check a pregnancy test. They are available at any ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
13 years experience Family Medicine
Not 100%: Endometrial ablations do not always stop the periods. It depends on whether the whole endometrium sloughed off or not. The tubal ligation has no effec ... 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liengkong Siew
53 years experience Gynecology
Ablation T.L.: You should expect more pain and discomfort with this combined surgery esp. If you had irregular periods beside anemia and follow postoperative instruc ... Read More
A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Pranikoff
33 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 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
SURGERIES MULTIPLE: You are still young and in the hands of a good surgeon you can survive the multiple operations. Good luck !
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leto Quarles
22 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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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible....: But not likely. The tubal ligation blocks your tubes so hopefully the egg and sperm don't meet. The ablation attempts to destroy the lining of the u ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Haider Goussous
62 years experience General Surgery
Blood chemistry: Have your doctor check your calcium , magniesium and zinc, meanwhile start taking mag. Oxide over the counter 500 mgm/day, it will not cause you any h ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
Perhaps both: If you are not pregnant now, endometrial ablation to stop the current bleeding while you wait on an elective hysterectomy if indicated.
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 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: If you have a total hysterectomy (uterus and cervix removed) no they will not . If you have a supracervical hysterectomy(leave the stu ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Yes. You can.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Mcneal
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endomtrial polyp: yes. Once polyp removed, you can get pregnant just like everybody else.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Clarify: Please clarify the question. Thanks.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please call the doc: Who did your biopsy as obviously you need to know the path report before the ablation can be done the spotting could be due to the problem inside the ... 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: The biopsy and curettage bleeding may have been from the endocervical canal and biopsy site causing delayed bleeding.

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