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Yellow Discharge After Endometrial Ablation
Uterrine ablation is a procedure used to destroy the thin lining of the uterus that bleeds each month. It is often destroyed with heat but can be done with freezing (cryoablation). Must be family complete. When performed for fibroid bleeding doesn't address the problem (fibroid) directly, may not work at all, and doesn't address the bulk symptoms often seen with ...Read more
Ablation: Most women experience discharge and spotting for several weeks after an endometrial ablation. 7 weeks of discharge is not common and is probably not normal. I advise you to contact your obgyn with your concerns. I would recommend an exam and possibly ultrasound to see if there is evidence of infection or hematometra, which is are rare complications of the procedure. ...Read more
I had an hydrothermal endometrial ablation last week and I was curious how long the discharge will last?
Couple of weeks: You may have red to brown spotting for a couple of weeks, but it should lighten during these two weeks. Some women report a clear discharge for up to a month after the procedure. ...Read more
This is not uncommon: The tissue you described is the residual tissue burned during the ablation. I've heard it described by novasure patients like that. It's also not uncommon to have some bleeding after an endometrial ablation. Sometimes regular periods may return after several weeks to 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 more
I am 26 years old. I have three children and really regretting my tubal ligation and endometrial ablation. I do not bleed at all but occasionally have brown thick discharge. Is there any type of procedures and medications that would help me to carry a chi
Surrogacy: Its where you find someone that will carry a baby for you. Your hubby's sperm is added to eggs harvested from you and they use IVF to plant the result in a surrogate. This is quite expensive and not covered by insurance, but it is a way for you to have a kid. Otherwise you are done. ...Read more
Endometrial ablation: If your uterus is of a normal size, you don't have cancer, and you are not interested in future child-bearing you could be a candidate for an endometrial ablation. You should have your dr. Check for reasons of bleeding before the procedure and I suggest an ultrasound to measure the uterus before ablation therapy. ...Read more
Yes: An instrument is inserted vaginally into the uterus and burns the lining of the uterus that bleeds each month. The goal is to restore normal periods and many women do not have periods after the procedure. There are various types- Novasure, Thermachoice to name a few. ...Read more
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
That is the goal: Severe scarring is difficult to quantify because that is essentially the goal of endometrial ablation. That is the gynecologist is attempting to create a scar of the endometrial lining to "ablate" or eradicate the surface by a controlled thermal injury typically inflicted with radiofrequency with a goal of ending menstruation (menorrhagia or dysmenorrhea). ...Read more
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Ablation T.L.: You should expect more pain and discomfort with this combined surgery esp. If you had irregular periods beside anemia and follow postoperative instructions closely and particularly about resume activities and relationshion as every gyn may have slight differance in case management and preferance by experience. ...Read more
I had the novasure endometrial ablation done 10 days ago, can I start having sex yet? If not, when can i?
Yes: No problem to have intercourse 10 days after novasure. ...Read more
If I undergo endometrial ablation, will I stop menstruating? What are some possible negative side effects of this operation?
I did endometrial ablation and 23 days after I had sex and there was bleeding afterwords what has causes this please? Thanks
Your period: Likely that was your period since your about one month from your endometrial ablation. Track your cycles over the next few months so your doctor can analyze the effectiveness of the ablation. ...Read more
Why do people attribute weight gain to having endometrial ablation? I had it done 4 weeks ago and I'm now scared of gaining weight.
Not aware: No studies to that that I know of. ...Read more
Why am I still in pain two weeks after I had a endometrial ablation, d &c, laparoscopy, hystroscooy. I get to feeling good then it hurts?
Ask: Your surgeon, he or she needs to know this. ...Read more
Why would my burning vulval and back passage symptoms not be related to endometrial ablation, when I didn't have this problem previous to op?
I'm having lower and middle back pain after having novasure endometrial ablation done on jul 18 is that normal the pain started saturday jul 20?
Yes: You are only 3 days out from this surgery and it would be normal to have pain. So long as no fever, you should be fine. If you haven't, consider some Ibuprofen (600mg every 8 hours) for pain. Make an appointment with your md if not resolving by tomorrow. Best of luck, I'm sure you'll be fine. ...Read more
I had novasure endometrial ablation Monday. I am having a lot of pain and bloating still? Is this normal? What can I do? How long will it last?
It is normal: And can last up to a week or a two ...Read more
Should be quick: One of the advantages of the endometrial ablation is the quick recovery. This is a minimally invasive procedure; most patients are back to normal in about a week. There is some cramping that can be expected. If you are having bad cramps, pain or a foul discharge, these could be signs of an infection. Follow up with the surgeon who performed the procedure. They can and should tell you what to expect. ...Read more
Cramping & discharge: In the first few hours it is normal to have cramping. Over the next few days to weeks you may notice discharge as the destroyed endometrium passes. Over the next few months you should notice a gradual lightening of your cycle. Some patients do not show maximum benefit in the first few cycles so give it time. I hope you have a great result from this minimally invasive option for heavy periods. ...Read more
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
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
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