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Spotting After Ablation
I had an ablation almost 2 yr ago I recently started spotting and me and my husband don't use protection?
No tubal?: Endometrial ablation is very good for treating heavy periods. Its generally not done without also doing a tubal ligation. If you didn't have a tubal ligation, you should use protection as pregnancy is not recommended. Not all women stop their period all-together like you did. Some women still have lighter periods. Those women that do stop having periods can begin having them again. ...Read more
I had a Novasure ablation November 2008. I have had some spotting every so often. I was wondering if there is any way to regrow my lining?
Yes: About 25% of women will regrow part of their lining and have periods in the years after the procedure. Best wishes! ...Read more
Had an ablation 2 years ago with no periods or spotting for two years is it common to be spotting now?
Possible, unlikely: As you know, the ablation scars uterine tissue preventing bleeding. Sometimes these scars break down or fibroids are growing in the uterine wall behind them. If you have had no bleeding for 9 years, and now spotting, see your gynecologist. It may just be random, occasional spotting or something that will cause more bleeding. An ultrasound will probably be helpful to see what is going on. Good luck ...Read more
I had an ablation this past January and have had almost no bleeding. I am now having very light spotting, but no cramps or pain. Normal?
Yes, it can be.: Some women do develop recurrence of uterine decidual tissue, aka endometrium even after ablation. The bleeding should not be heavy, but should be cyclical, if it's truly decidual bleeding. So if you are spotting frequently and it's not timed like menses, have GYN check you. You should notify the doc who did your procedure that this is occurring. Also make sure that you aren't pregnant, use a HPT. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had an uterine ablation done almost a year ago n I have been experiencing a cycle tht lasted about 3wks now experiencing spotting....is that normal?
Had d &c and uterine ablation and still I am spotting all the time. Is this normal? Had recent pap and check two months ago and they were all Normal
I had a uterine ablation 10 years ago, I have recently started spotting dark brown blood and what looks like coffee grounds?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 22 years oldendometrial ablation four weeks ago due to heavy periods and now i started spotting again today?
I assume u wanted no: Children because now your uterues will not be able to support a pregnancy , please call your gyn, as u can have some spotting at the time of your period because i assume your gyn explained to you that ablation may not get rid of all of the endometrial tissue and it can take 3-4 months for all the scarring of the endometrium to take place. ...Read more
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