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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

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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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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

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What is post ablation tubal ligation syndrome?

What is post ablation tubal ligation syndrome?

A pain syndrome.: A very small percentage of women will experience a pain syndrome after having a uterine ablation. It is not dangerous but can be very painful. Many women have pain with intercourse. Many women will require hysterectomy to treat this syndrome. ...Read more

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What is the post ablation tubal sterilization syndrome?

What is the post ablation tubal sterilization syndrome?

Cyclic pain...: Some women with a history of both an ablation procedure and a tubal sterilization procedure will have pain around the same time each month. This is caused by menstrual bleeding in the tube that can't escape because the ablation blocked the tube on one side and the sterilization blocked it on the other. As a result, the tube can become distended with menstrual blood and this hurts! Best wishes! ...Read more

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What is post-ablation (hta) tubal sterilization syndrome?

What is post-ablation (hta) tubal sterilization syndrome?

Uncommon but painful: Women with excessive vaginal bleeding may choose to remove (destroy, ablate) the uterine lining instead of removing the uterus. Months or years after ablation, small amounts of residual monthly bleeding in the uterus builds up fluid in the blocked (tied, sterilized) tubes, causing swelling and pain in the tubes. A women can ask her ob-gyn doctor what the risk is for different ablation techniques. ...Read more

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I have just been diagnosed with post ablation syndrome, I understand what it is but want to make sure hysterectomy is the best option. ?

I have just been diagnosed with post ablation syndrome,  I understand what it is but want to make sure hysterectomy is the best option. ?

Bleeding: Hysterectomy is usually to control bleeding : some women (6%-25%) have reported heavy bleeding that was unchanged at one year following the procedure. These women may require further surgery (re-ablation or hysterectomy) to control the bleeding. About half of the women who had endometrial ablation will not have periods at all following the procedure. Get a 2nd opinion if you have questions ...Read more

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Is there a risk of emptynose syndrome from radiofrequency turbinate ablation reducing first turbinate?

Is there a risk of emptynose syndrome from radiofrequency turbinate ablation reducing first turbinate?

Possible: The empty nose syndrome is from too vigorous reduction in the turbinate . Whether you will end up with it or not depends on the vigor of the reduction. It is usually better to be a little less enthusiastic in reducing the turbinate than over vigorous. One can always get more done later. ...Read more

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How is post endometrial ablation syndrome diagnosed?

How is post endometrial ablation syndrome diagnosed?

History and sonogram: Post tubal endometrial ablation syndrome is when there are loculated areas inside the uterus still menstruating but nowhere for the blood to go. It causes monthly pain and on tv sonogrom should show blood trapped withing the uterus.If your tubes aren't tied it could stil happen but is less lilkely. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a medication to possibly try for my Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome? I'm on propranolol but to many side eff & i don't want ablation.

Can you recommend a medication to possibly try for my Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome? I'm on propranolol but to many side eff & i don't want ablation.

Get the ablation: There are many beta blockers. Atenolol has fewer side effects than Propranolol or metoprolol (lopressor). However, WPW is one of the causes of sudden death in young people. Medication is not reliable enough. Get the ablation and be done with it. You'll be glad you did (when you're telling your grandchildren about it). ...Read more

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Has radiofrequency turbinate ablation ever lead to empty nose syndrome? this question for doc experienced in procedure and knowledgeable about ENS

Has radiofrequency turbinate ablation ever lead to empty nose syndrome? this question for doc experienced in procedure and knowledgeable about ENS

ENS and turbinates: Greetings. Yes, any turbinate reduction procedure can lad to Empty Nose Syndrome. The likelihood of this actually occurring is rather small with this procedure hen performed by experienced surgeons. I would recommend you address all our questions and concerns before your scheduled procedure. Ask for your surgeon's results. I perform this procedure n our office under local anesthesia without ENS. ...Read more

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Ent suggest radiofrequency turbinate ablation to help me breathe and smell better only doing first turbinate any risk emptynose syndrome?

Ent suggest radiofrequency turbinate ablation to help me breathe and smell better only doing first turbinate any risk emptynose syndrome?

Always: There is always a risk to any surgery. Nasal surgeries have never been known for their wonderful and successful outcomes. Be careful what you do here ...Read more

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Will Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome likely kill me if i don't have ablation? I take propranolol for it which helps but pr on EKG still extremely short

Will Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome likely kill me if i don't have ablation? I take propranolol for it which helps but pr on EKG still extremely short

Wpw: The vast majority if WPW are not at any risk if death . The subgroup at risk are those who gave afib . Many patients don't even have symptoms and can be left alone. ...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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Could laser ablation of the cervix cause toxic shock syndrome? Would a sunburn like rash on the hips be indicative of tss?

Could laser ablation of the cervix cause toxic shock syndrome?  Would a sunburn like rash on the hips be indicative of tss?

Possible?: It's theoretically possible but i haven't heard of any such cases and wasn't able to find any case reports. A flat rash on some part of the body can be seen with tss but it's not common. If you're not feeling well and suspect you may have tss, it's best to go to an emergency room immediately. ...Read more

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Has there been any cases of empty nose syndrome from radiofrequency ablation? ent said no they do it in office no cutting of turbinate only shrink

Has there been any cases of empty nose syndrome from radiofrequency ablation? ent said no they do it in office no cutting of turbinate only shrink

Empty nose: Please follow your doctor's care. I also notice you have headache, insomnia, mood changes. You MUST see a Psychologist about this without too much delay. I am confident that this should improve your concerns. Please keep me posted. ...Read more

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I had an mea done 6 years ago. Over the past week I have been having severe pain and cramping in rlq. Post ablation syndrome? Ct and labs normal.

I had an mea done 6 years ago. Over the past week I have been having severe pain and cramping  in rlq. Post ablation syndrome?
Ct and labs normal.

Possible: Disrupt uterine tissue has its consequences dispute all the positive claims. There is no long term outcome data to observe the effect of the procedure on the organ and potential late complications, at least we know of. Get a second opinion and best luck! ...Read more

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