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What are post endometrial ablation syndrome symptoms?

What are post endometrial ablation syndrome symptoms?

Cyclic pelvic pain : This is a pretty rare condition more common after novasure vs other endometrial ablation technicologies. Monthly pelvic pain around the time of the menstrual cycle is the most common symptom of this rare condition. ...Read more

Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
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Uterine Ablation (Definition)

Uterrine ablation is a procedure used to destroy the thin lining of the uterus that bleeds each month. It is often destroyed with heat but can be done with freezing (cryoablation). Must be family complete. When performed for fibroid bleeding doesnt address the problem (fibroid) directly, may not work at all, and doesn't address the bulk symptoms often seen with ...Read more


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Do I have to get some blood tests before doing an endometrial ablation?

Do I have to get some blood tests before doing an endometrial ablation?

Endo Ablation: Endometrial ablation is a way to destroy the endometrium (lining of uterus), which sheds each month. Ablation is a technique that can be used in place of hysterectomy, but after you complete your family. It is important to be sure you do not have cancer, so biopsy more important than blood tests. Ultrasound or MRI helpful to make sure of cause for abnormal bleeding. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had an endometrial ablation 20 yrs ago and used to get light creamy/light brown periods, the past 3 periods bright red thin blood, i'm 49.?

I had an endometrial ablation 20 yrs ago and used to get light creamy/light brown periods, the past 3  periods bright red thin blood, i'm 49.?

This is not uncommon: It is not uncommon to have some bleeding after an endometrial ablation. In some cases regular periods may return after several years. It is more common to have light bleeding. You should discuss this with your doctor at a future visit. It is not urgent. ...Read more

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I still have periods lasting 5-6 days even though i had an endometrial ablation 5 months ago. The blood is brown with clots. Should i be concerned?

I still have periods lasting 5-6 days even though i had an endometrial ablation 5 months ago. The blood is brown with clots. Should i be concerned?

Not concerned: Not likely to be a serious concern. Likely this represents a relative failure of the ablation. Perfect outcomes (no bleeding or amenorrhea) happen generally less than half the time depending on the specific type of problem and type of ablation you had. Bleeding as before or heavier is a true failure and happens less than 10% of the time. What you describe is a common outcome, still a success. ...Read more

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Is it common to have light blood clots and cramps from an endometrial ablation that was done 5 years ago?

Is it common to have light blood clots and cramps from an endometrial ablation that was done 5 years ago?

This is not uncommon: It is not uncommon to have some bleeding after an endometrial ablation. In some cases regular periods may return after several months or years. It is more common to have light bleeding. The cramping may be caused by retention of blood in the uterus. You should discuss this with your doctor at a future visit. ...Read more

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Why am i still in pain two weeks after i had a endometrial ablation, d &c, laparoscopy, hystroscooy. I get to feeling good then it hurts ?

Still healing: It can take up to two weeks to feel better after a laparoscopy. The ablation would likely slow the recovery down as well. You should feel better over the course of the next week. See your doctor for a follow-up. ...Read more

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Who can get an endometrial ablation?

Who can  get an endometrial ablation?

Endometrial ablation: If your uterus is of a normal size, you don't have cancer, and you are not interested in future child-bearing you could be a candidate for an endometrial ablation. You should have your dr. Check for reasons of bleeding before the procedure and i suggest an ultrasound to measure the uterus before ablation therapy. ...Read more

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Have had period for 21 continuous days with severe bleeding. Had U/S 12 mm endometrial. Normal blood tests. Do i need to be worried. Not preg, no meds?

Have had period for 21 continuous days with severe bleeding. Had U/S 12 mm endometrial. Normal blood tests. Do i need to be worried. Not preg, no meds?

Period: Call the ObGyn, and see how long they are comfortable letting this go. If you are bleeding heavily and/or large clots; this can cause anemia. There are several ways to stop this, but check with the doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Endometrial Ablation (Definition)

Endometrial ablation refers to procedures that use energy to damage or destroy the lining of the uterus that normally build up in preparation of pregnancy. If no pregnancy happens, the lining is shed as a period. There are several different types of ablation-thermal heat, radio frequency, and freezing. All of them are good options but some might be better in certain situations. ...Read more


Dr. Marvin Ott
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Ablation (Definition)

Cardiac ablation involves destruction of tissue aimed at elimination of sources of origin or propagation of arrhythmias. It may also be used to destroy part of the heart in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Typically it is done with a catheter inserted through a ...Read more