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what are complications of endometrial ablation?

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Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Low risk: Ablation is a safe and effective procedure and a good option for many women with excessive bleeding. A common "risk" is failure to work effectively and rare risks are injury to other organs.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
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Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on method: Most concerning complications are possible bowel injury with novasure. There are rare problems with other technologies as well.
Answered on Dec 19, 2015

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