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A 36-year-old female asked:

does uterine ablation stop working after many years or should i seek help for drastic change in menstrual flow?

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Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
This is not normal: If you are getting your menses again years after an endometrial ablation, this is considered a failure. It is important to understand that 15% of ablations fail, higher if you have fibroids. You do need a gynecological evaluation to make sure all is ok. There is no indication to repeat an ablation, not even another type. You may want to consider a laparoscopic supra cervical hysterectomy.
Dr. L. Collins
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or vaginal hysterectomy in capable hands...
Jan 13, 2013

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