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Ablation Of The Uterus
Damage lining: An ablation uses either heat, cold, or radio frequency energy to cause damage to the lining of the uterus to prevent the buildup of tissue that results in heavy periods. It is considered a permanent procedure but some women have return of heavy periods over time. 95% of pts have good results with periods being normal to none at all. It is dangerous to get pregnant after an ablation. ...Read more
Low: The ablation is performed inside the uterus, so only the lining of the uterus would be ablated. A complication of the procedure is perforation of the uterus. If this were to occur, there could be damage to the bowel. Overall, there is a very low likelihood of damaging the bowel with this procedure. ...Read more
I've had the ablation done to my uterus 6 months ago and still have a yellowish odor discharge. I'm trying birth control now but not helping?
Have discharge exam: First of all, have a MD examine and check the vaginal discharge to be sure it is NOT an infection which can be treated. The odor in the discharge indicates a possible infection. If no infection, then endometrial ablations still have a percentage of patient's post surgery that continue to emit blood or discharge due to residual endometrial tissue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Brown foul smeliing discharge, also foul smell after intercourse, I have had bladder sling an laser ablation of uterus more than 2 years ago?
I had a recent endometrial ablation and was informed my uterus was rather lumpy and the size of a ten week uterus what does this mean?
Unsuccessful ablation 1 week ago. He punctured my uterus and stopped procedure. He wants to try again in 1 month. Do I need longer to heal?
Which technique? : The answer depends on the nature of the perforation. How big was it and with what instrument was it caused? Also it's important to know what in the meet you oblation technology the doctor plans to use. I would not do an ablation that did not allow constant visualization. HTA is my preferred technique over blind ablation technologies ...Read more
Endometrial ablation: The purpose of endometrial ablation is to help stop heavy bleeding by burning and thinning the endometrial lining of the uterus. A thin line on ultrasound is expected and desirable. Is there a reason why you want to thicken your lining? Do not try to get pregnant with the endometrial ablation because it may lead to a placenta accreta. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I want to have a baby and i the uterus ablation and i had my IUD removed because it was embedded inside me. What are the chances for me to conceive?
Is there any possibility that with a retrograve uterus, if u had a boiling water uterine ablation, it cld somehow hurt ur kidneys? Thanks.
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