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Does it hurt to get an ovarian ablation done?

Does it hurt to get  an ovarian ablation done?

Not common: If you a talking about ablating ovarian cysts, as is sometimes done for pcos - the ablation itself would cause minimal pain. The laparoscopy done to access the ovaries would cause mild pain that would normally be controlled with oral pain medications. If you mean an endomatrial ablation, there would likely be minimal pain during or after the procedure, as most are done under general anesthesia. ...Read more

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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


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Laprascopic ovarian cyst removal with ablation. I have a cruise scheduled 17 days post op. Am i crazy? Recovery time? Plane ride?!?

Laprascopic ovarian cyst removal with ablation. I have a cruise scheduled 17 days post op. Am i crazy? Recovery time? Plane ride?!?

Fine: You'll be fine. You probably won't be on any pain meds at all, assuming no complications with your surgery. Most important, because you're 42, is just to make sure that you prevent any blood clot by moving around frequently. Get up, if you can, every hour or so on your plane ride for circulation. Check out exercises you can do with your legs while sitting on plane to prevent blood clot. ...Read more

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Living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Checklist)

Eliminate low-fat, high-carb foods from your diet
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Monitor your weight and review your diet daily.
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Blend exercises which make sense into your daily routine
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Can you get ovarian cysts after you have a uterine ablation?

Can you get ovarian cysts after you have a uterine ablation?

Yes: Ablation can help with abnormal bleeding but doesn't help with ovarian issues like cysts. ...Read more

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Endrometial ablation 5years ago success! 11/2 ago periods started, small fibroids, ovarian cysts and extreme pain, feeling if heaviness! what to do?

Endrometial ablation 5years ago success! 11/2 ago periods started, small fibroids, ovarian cysts and extreme pain, feeling if heaviness! what to do?

Hormonal evaluation: Your hormones are out of balance. Too much estrogen leads to irregular bleeding and fibroid growth. The ablation fried the uterus but the hormones are the same! go to a4m.Com and use the physician directory to find a functional medicine physician in your area to test your hormones and get them balanced to relieve your symptoms. Stop suffering and get help from a compassionate doc! ...Read more

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Possible post tubal/ ablation syndrome & US found a large left side "complex" ovarian cyst. MRI now scheduled. Having monthly unbearable pain. Ideas?

Possible post tubal/ ablation syndrome & US found a large left side "complex" ovarian cyst. MRI now scheduled. Having monthly unbearable pain. Ideas?

Gynecologist: It is important to see a gynecologist so that a treatment plan can be created. A large complex ovarian mass needs evaluation and surgical treatment may be warranted. There are many possible causes of ovarian masses. Most are benign but some are not therefor prompt evaluation is needed. An ovarian mass is not likely to be related to post tubal ablation syndrome ...Read more

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Postablative syndrome- tubal ligation 17yrs ago. History of ovarian cyst. 2 ablations 4&8yrs ago. Should i get total or partial hyster 45yrs old?

Postablative syndrome- tubal ligation 17yrs ago. History of  ovarian cyst. 2 ablations 4&8yrs ago. Should i get total or partial hyster 45yrs old?

Depends.: If you have a family history of ovarian cancer then you should consider having your ovaries removed. If you have menopause symptoms, recurrent cysts or other problems related to your ovaries then you may consider removing your ovaries. This would cause menopause and likely cause some symptoms. Need to have a detailed discussion with your doctor to help you decide what is best. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ablation?

What is the definition or description of: ablation?

Tissue destruction: 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 tube in the groin. ...Read more

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What is nerve ablation?

What is nerve ablation?

Destruction of nerve: It is usually used for medial branch nerve, which supplies facet or articular joints in the back or neck. This nerve only brings back pain information from that joint and does nothing else. When it's destroyed, the pain goes away despite the abnormality remaining there - i.E arthritis. ...Read more

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What is a radiation ablation?

What is a radiation ablation?

Radiofreqency ablatn: This is a now-common way of destroying a small amount of tissue such as a faulty electric link in the heart, nerves from a source of intractable pain, or little tumors. Interventional radiologists have done amazing things in developing this technique. ...Read more

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Does an ablation for svt hurt?

Does an ablation for svt hurt?

Ablation: read this for information: http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/atrial-fibrillation/radiofrequency-catheter-ablation-for-atrial-fibrillation

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What is radiofrequency ablation?

What is radiofrequency ablation?

Thermal Lesion: Radiofrequency ablation is a procedure where thermal energy is used to ablate/cut a nerve in half. This will in essence stop transmission of signals through that nerve, mainly pain signals. This technology can be used for treating the spine, nerve pain disorders, also be used for heart problems and treat tumors. ...Read more

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Will the ablation rid me of the polys?

Possibly: A uterine ablation procedure treats the uterine lining. During the procedure, if any uterine polyps were encountered most gynecologists would remove and send to pathology any polyps that were seen. Very small or insignificant polyps not visualized during the procedure would be treated by the ablation. You should contact your gyn to review your history and/or results. ...Read more

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Does ablation stop bleeding during sex?

Does ablation stop bleeding during sex?

Depends: It would depend on why that person had the bleeding during sex. An endometrial ablation is intended to decrease menstrual bleeding. A woman should not generally have bleeding during sex. See your doctor if you do. ...Read more

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Can wpw return and need another ablation?

Can wpw return and need another ablation?

Yes: It is possible that the pathway was not fully destroyed by the procedure or that another pathway is present. Depending on the specifics of the ablation, the chance of having recurrent arrhythmia is around 5%. Some people have completely different arrhythmias also. ...Read more

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What is the watery discharge after ablation?

Uterine lining: Endometrial ablation is typically done by using thermal or rf , (radio frequency), to destroy the endometrial lining. Imagine a burn on your skin. At first, the wound "weeps" fluid before healing. This is similar to the watery discharge during the 4-6 weeks after an ablation. This is a normal response after the procedure. ...Read more

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Do you think ablation is better than a pacemaker?

Do you think ablation is better than a pacemaker?

It depends: It is typically better to ablate an abnoral rhythm, because the procedure usually offers a permanent cure. The indications for pacemaker and ablation are quite different, but there are rare circumstances where both could be offered as treatment. ...Read more

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Is sympathectomy denervation the same as ablation?

No: Ablation is the surgical destruction of tissue. Sympathectomy is the cutting or destruction of sympathetic nerves. ...Read more

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Can I walk a few hours after an EP study/ablation?

Can I walk a few hours after an EP study/ablation?

Post procedure: I recommend that you follow the hospital/ physician guidelines on when it is safe to ambulated after this procedure. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get SVT after having an ablation?

Is it possible to get SVT after having an ablation?

Maybe : If there is persistent tachycardia after an ablation either there is another arrhythmia focus or a recurrence of the same focus. Repeat ep testing might be needed after the holter/event monitor documents the tachycardia. ...Read more

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