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What is the definition or description of: endometrial ablation?

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Dr. Caren Reaves
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Damage lining: Endometrial ablation refers to procedures that use energy to damage or destroy the lining of the uterus that normally build up in preparation of pregnancy. If no pregnancy happens, the lining is shed as a period. There are several different types of ablation-thermal heat, radio frequency, and freezing. All of them are good options but some might be better in certain situations. Talk to your doc.
Answered on Oct 24, 2014
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