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A 46-year-old female asked:

doctor discussed options for heavy period relief due to uterine fibroid. leaning toward novasure over mirena (levonorgestrel). is this procedure safe and effective?

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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Where's the fibroid?: Both options are good for controlling heavy bleeding. You need a tissue diagnosis first prior to either. A mucosal fibroid (one in the uterine cavity may need to be resected first (look up Myosure procedure). An endometrial ablation is otherwise very effective and choices exist (Freezing, thermal balloon, radio frequency, microwave, laser, hydrothermal, electrotherapy, etc). Your Doc will pick.

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