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Recovery after an endometrial ablation ?
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Dr. Joel Pranikoff
Obstetrics & Gynecology
7 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Joel Pranikoff
Dr. Joel Pranikoff
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Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Recovery from endometrial ablation is usually quick. Within 2-3 days you can start light activity. A good rule of thumb is, "If it hurts, then don't do it." Mild cramping is normal. Ibuprofen or Motrin type products are best for the cramping.
Dr. Michelle Mccusker
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 2-3 days
Often the worst part of recovery is recovery from anesthesia.
This procedure can be done with a paracervical block which does not leave you with a "hungover" feeling. Many of my patients are back to work on monday after having an ablation on friday. The worst part is the discharge--but that should not be an issue for work.

In brief: 2-3 days
Often the worst part of recovery is recovery from anesthesia.
This procedure can be done with a paracervical block which does not leave you with a "hungover" feeling. Many of my patients are back to work on monday after having an ablation on friday. The worst part is the discharge--but that should not be an issue for work.
Dr. Michelle Mccusker
Dr. Michelle Mccusker
Thank
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