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A 50-year-old male asked:

I had an endometrial ablation on december 7, 2012. is it normal to have a period now? two and a half weeks after procedure?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Not unusual: The destroyed lining has to pass. It's generally not indicative of future results. See how you do after this, hopefully you'll be seeing good improvement.
Dr. David Adler
Obstetrics & Gynecology 30 years experience
That's OK: Endometrial ablation is typically done by using thermal or rf , (radio frequency), to destroy the endometrial lining. Imagine a burn on your skin. At first, the wound "weeps" fluid before healing. This is similar to the watery discharge during the 4-6 weeks after an ablation. This is a normal response after the procedure and may cause some spotting or discharge for several weeks.

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