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A 47-year-old female asked:

Had d &c and uterine ablation and still i am spotting all the time. is this normal? had recent pap and check two months ago and they were all normal

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Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Not normal: A Uterine ablation is usually done for heavy menstrual bleeding. Not all women are without periods after the ablation. Over half still have periods. Usually, they are lighter and more manageable. Spotting "all the time," however, isn't normal. Best wishes!
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