A 41-year-old female asked:
I recently had an endometrial ablation. at the time of the ablation i was on ocp. my surgical note says anteverted and anteflexed 8-week sized uterus, atrophic cavity, normal tubal ostia bilaterally. is this normal?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Wayne Ingramanswered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes this is normal when taking oral contraceptive pills which keeps the endometrium minimal in size as part of its pregnancy protective method.
Answered Apr 09, 2022
Dr. John Berrymananswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
An enlarged uterus (to the "8 week size" of pregnancy) may be secondary to either "fibroids" or "adenomyosis". Ask your GYN physician about resuming "OCP" as such will stop ovarian estrogen, which is higher after 40, and hopefull prevent the necessity for surgical removal of the uterus.
Answered Apr 11, 2022
Last updated Apr 11, 2022
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