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.
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