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who can get an endometrial ablation?

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Dr. Kevin Howell
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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 endometrial ablation. You should have your dr. Check for reasons of bleeding before the procedure and i suggest an ultrasound to measure the uterus before ablation therapy.
Answered on May 3, 2018
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Dr. Lillian Schapiro
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular bleeding can be deblitating and embarassing. Check with your ob/gyn to evaluate your bleeding. The first thing we do is a biopsy to make sure that you don't have cancer. The second diagnostic test is an ultrasound or sonohysterogram to evaluate your uterine cavity to see if you are a good candidate for an ablation and which type might be best for you. The endometrial ablation is not contraception and you must be finished having children to choose this procedure.
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