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What is the recovery time for endometrial ablation

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
Dr. Michelle Mccusker
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
2-3 days: Often the worst part of recovery is recovery from anesthesia. This procedure can be done with a paracervical block which does not leave you with a "hu... Read More

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Tissue left: There are several ways of a ablating the endometrial lining but there is no way of 100% eliminating all endometrial tissue. Most people are heavy wit... 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
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 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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