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Is an endometrial ablation painful?

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Dr. Ron Eaker
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Varies: Most ablations are done with some form of anesthesia such as IV sedation, local injections, or even being put to sleep. I have found that most patients have some cramping after, but it is rarely considered severe.

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What is an endometrial ablation?

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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.

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