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Symptoms after endometrial ablation

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacquelyn Cortez
ADHD and Autism 18 years experience
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
Dr. Carrie Champine
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Yes: You may or may not have periods after an ablation, although usually they are lighter. You will still have other symptoms that you had prior with your... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
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
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
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Blazar
Obstetrics and Gynecology 62 years experience
Rare: Bowel burn after ablation is very rare. If it occurs, it will cause severe pain in the abdomen, fever, nausea and vomiting.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bleeding and pain: The most common are pain and bleeding. You may also have fever or a pus-like vaginal discharge
A 33-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
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
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

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