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what is an endometrial ablation?

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Dr. Robert Stuart
44 years experience Family Medicine
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, when fertility is not desired.
Answered on Aug 2, 2017
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