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What are the long term side effects of having uterine fibroid embolization?

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4 doctors agree

In brief: Minimal

Some women will experience menopausal symptoms after uae.
This is very unusual in women under 40. Women 45 and older have at least a 15-25% chance of never having a period again after uae - which is almost always a welcome effect. Other long-term complications are very rare. The particles do not migrate or cause any long-term reactions.

In brief: Minimal

Some women will experience menopausal symptoms after uae.
This is very unusual in women under 40. Women 45 and older have at least a 15-25% chance of never having a period again after uae - which is almost always a welcome effect. Other long-term complications are very rare. The particles do not migrate or cause any long-term reactions.
Dr. Robert WorthingtonKirsch
Dr. Robert WorthingtonKirsch
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Dr. John Lipman
Radiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Much

Patients who undergo UFE can stop menstruating.
This is typically not ever seen in women

In brief: Much

Patients who undergo UFE can stop menstruating.
This is typically not ever seen in women
Dr. John Lipman
Dr. John Lipman
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Dr. Kevin Carson
Radiology - Interventional
1 doctor agrees

In brief: UFE

In most cases there are no long term side affects.
Some patients may experience early menopause.

In brief: UFE

In most cases there are no long term side affects.
Some patients may experience early menopause.
Dr. Kevin Carson
Dr. Kevin Carson
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