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Signs of pregnancy after endemetrial ablation?

Signs of pregnancy after  endemetrial ablation?

Check preg test: The first sign would be a positive pregnancy test. If you are concerned you might be pregnant please check a pregnancy test. They are available at any pharmacy and cheap and reliable. Pregnancies after endometrial ablations are very high risk. If your test is positive schedule a visit with an obgyn soon. ...Read more

Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it possible to have a successful pregnancy 7 years after an ablation?

Is it possible to have a successful pregnancy 7 years after an ablation?

Probably not: While an ablation is technically not a sterilization procedure it certainly makes it more difficult to conceive and carry a pregnancy. Your age is also working against you. There is very little experience with pregnancy after ablation and while i could anticipate a number of potential problems there is no data. ...Read more

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I have a mutation of the mthfr gene and have had a thermal ablation.I have had 4 pregnancies and lost them.Uterine lining is 3.74 can I carry a baby?

I have a mutation of the mthfr gene and have had a thermal ablation.I have had 4 pregnancies and lost them.Uterine lining is 3.74 can I carry a baby?

MTHFR Gene mutation: Here's some important information on the mthfr gene mutation... http://doccarnahan.blogspot.com/2013/10/whats-big-deal-about-methylation-update.html. ...Read more

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I had the nova sure ablation 6 years ago and still have periods is there anything i can do to have a healthy ppregnancy?

I had the nova sure ablation 6 years  ago and still have periods is there anything i can do to have a healthy ppregnancy?

Maybe: Many times the uterus can be permanently damaged which can make it difficult to conceive and make a pregnancy complicated. I would recommend consulting with a fertility specialist to discuss the possibility. ...Read more

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I have moderate to severe scoliosis, 37 degree curve and history of sinus tachy, afib and 2 ablations. How and can this affect future pregnancies?

I have moderate to severe scoliosis, 37 degree curve and history of sinus tachy, afib and 2 ablations. How and can this affect future pregnancies?

Cardiac clearance : What will need to be done is to schedule a visit with a cardiologist. Ask for an assessment of pregnancy risk and for cardiac clearance. An ekg, echocardiogram and perhaps other studies such as a stress test may need to be done. ...Read more

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I had an ablation about 3 years ago. At the time I didn't want children. I am now 42 years old. Is it possible for pregnancy ?

I had an ablation about 3 years ago. At the time I didn't want children.   I am now 42 years old. Is it possible for pregnancy ?

Unlikely: Once you destroy the part of your uterus that produces the endometrium (the stuff that would receive & support the embryo)you can't carry a pregnancy. You could conceive, but the material would shed. You could talk with a fertility center about arranging for a surrogate to carry your baby. ...Read more

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I had an ablation 7 years ago and now am experiencing pregnancy symptoms. 2 epts came out positive. Can i be pregnant and will it be successful?

I had an ablation 7 years ago and now am experiencing pregnancy symptoms. 2 epts came out positive. Can i be pregnant and will it be successful?

Unsure: You should see your doctor immediately. They should follow the pregnancy to first make sure it is in the uterus and not an ectopic pregnancy. There is no good data about pregnancy after ablations so you will need to be followed closely. ...Read more

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Will a pregnancy test tell you if your pregnant after an edometrial ablation ?

Will a pregnancy test tell you if your pregnant after an edometrial ablation ?

Yes: A pregnancy test will turn positive 7-14 days after conception even if there has been an ablation. The blood pregnancy test turns positive at 7-10 days. A home urine test will turn positive 10-14 days after conception, earlier if first morning urine is used. ...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