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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. 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


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Why do I have tender breast after endometrial ablation surgery?

Why do I have  tender breast after endometrial ablation surgery?

Not the ablation: The ablation should not cause breast tenderness. It only stops the lining of the uterus from responding to hormones produced by the ovaries, but the breast tissue can still be affected by the cyclic hormone production of the ovaries. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is ablation like novasure an option for women with endometriosis?

Is ablation like novasure an option for women with endometriosis?

Yes and No: The Novasure ablation procedure is specifically to decrease or stop heavy menstrual bleeding. Women who also have endometriosis can still have the procedure; however, it won't help with their endometriosis. The reason for this is that endometriosis is outside the uterus. The Novasure procedure works by cauterizing the inside of the uterus. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How long should you menstrate after getting the novasure ablation?

How long should you menstrate after getting the novasure ablation?

It is variable: Ablation is 90% effective in controlling abnormal bleeding but only 50% effective in stoping periods. It is normal to have light periods after novasure. ...Read more

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Which procedure would be best for a endometrail ablation thermal or novasure?

Either one: There really is no good answer to that question. The procedures are equally effective for most women. If your uterus is larger then 8-9 cm, your physician may choose thermal ablation which may be better for larger uterine cavities. If your procedure is done in the office, my experience has been that novasure is somewhat better tolerated and certainly quicker for the patient. ...Read more

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How Long is recovery supposed to be after novasure ablation? I've been with dichargre for two weeks

Normal: Discharge following in the metria liberation is going to be normal even for two weeks. If you're concerned there might be the possibility of infection, and definitely see your doctor. But it would be normal to have dark brown discharge for a couple of weeks ...Read more

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I had novasure ablation done 2 weeks ago. Is it normal to still be bleeding and passing clots?

I had novasure ablation done 2 weeks ago. Is it normal to still be bleeding and passing clots?

Depends ...: You should contact your surgeon as only (s)he knows the size of your uterus, possible fibroids and any other factors that would affect your post-op course. Ultimately it will depend on those factors and how heavy the bleeding is currently. Please call your surgeon and speak with the nurse. ...Read more

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7 days ago I had the Novasure ablation & now have a lot of bloating. Is this normal and how long could it last ?

7 days ago I had the Novasure ablation & now have a lot of bloating. Is this normal and how long could it last ?

Yes: It is not uncommon to have bloating after an endometrial ablation. The lining inside the uterus was burned and needs to heal. The resulting inflammation can cause pain, discomfort, bloating and other symptoms. If the symptoms worsen or persist contact your doctor. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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