Can you have endometrial ablation twice?

Can you have endometrial ablation twice?

Repeat endometrial ablation can eliminate the need for hysterectomy in women who continue to have bleeding problems after one endometrial ablation. Gynecologists should not hesitate to offer repeat ablation since the results will usually be excellent.

Do you still have PMS after endometrial ablation?

After having endometrial ablation, most women completely stop monthly periods helping to improve and relieve symptoms of chronic conditions such as PMS, irregular bleeding, endometriosis, fibroids, and uterine fibroids, and uterine polyps.

What do you mean by endometrial ablation?

Endometrial Ablation What is the procedure I am talking about? The procedure is called Endometrial Ablation and it is generally performed to lessen or stop a heavy period.

When did abdominal pain start after endometrial ablation?

Shortly after the ablation I started having extremely abdominal pain for 2-4 hours a day and no bleeding. During these two years I went to diffrent doctors and exames almost weekly with no diagnosis.

When do you Stop Your period after endometrial ablation?

Frequent urination. You may need to pass urine more often during the first 24 hours after endometrial ablation. It might take a few months to see the final results, but endometrial ablation usually reduces the amount of blood lost during menstruation. Most women will have lighter periods, and some will stop having periods entirely.

Can a uterine biopsy be performed after an endometrial ablation?

The cyclic pelvic pain may or may not be accompanied by menstrual bleeding. Some women—often many years following an endometrial ablation—may require an endometrial biopsy to evaluate abnormal uterine bleeding and it cannot be performed because of the scar tissue that develops following an ablation procedure. Why do Endometrial Ablations Fail?

How long can I recover from endometrial ablation?

The chances that you’ll get hurt during an endometrial ablation are low. It shouldn’t take you long to heal from an ablation. Most women are back to their normal routine within a week. You may have some cramping and bleeding for a few days and a watery or bloody discharge for up to 3 weeks.

Is it possible to get pregnant after Endo. ablation?

After an endometrial ablation you can still get pregnant because your ovaries continue to function normally. An early embryo has a decreased chance of implanting in the uterus after an endometrial ablation because the procedure destroys (ablates) the endometrium, the inner lining of the uterus.

When do you need endometrial ablation?

Endometrial ablation is a procedure to remove the endometrium (lining of your uterus). You may need this procedure if you have heavy or abnormal vaginal bleeding. Hydrothermal means heated fluid is used during the procedure.

What are the risk factors for pain after endometrial ablation?

Risk factors for new or worsening pain after ablation included a preprocedure history of dysmenorrhea or tubal sterilization. White race was protective of postprocedure new or worsening pain (adjusted OR, 0.55; 95% CI, 0.34-0.89).