How long is recovery after endometrial ablation?

Your doctor inserted a device into your uterus to destroy the lining. You may have cramps and vaginal bleeding for several days. You may also have watery vaginal discharge mixed with blood for a few days. It may take a few days to 2 weeks to recover.

What are the side effects of NovaSure ablation?

NovaSure Endometrial Ablation is not a sterilization procedure. Rare but serious risks include but are not limited to thermal injury, perforation and infection. Temporary side effects may include cramping, nausea, vomiting, discharge and spotting.

What are the long term side effects of endometrial ablation?

Any bleeding from persistent or regenerating endometrium behind the scar may be obstructed and cause problems such as central hematometra, cornual hematometra, postablation tubal sterilization syndrome, retrograde menstruation, and potential delay in the diagnosis of endometrial cancer.

What happens to your uterus after an ablation?

It is normal to have vaginal bleeding for a few days after the procedure. You may also have a watery-bloody discharge for several weeks. You may have strong cramping, nausea, vomiting, or the need to urinate often for the first few days after the procedure.

Will I lose weight after ablation?

After the procedure, will I see weight loss? Endometrial ablation does not affect a patient’s weight.

Is a uterine ablation painful?

Largely, back pain is not normal, though some abdominal cramping immediately following the surgery is to be expected. In rare cases, some women develop cyclic pelvic pain (CPP) after the procedure, which can last for months or even years. This may be a potential indication of late-onset endometrial ablation failure.

Do you gain weight after NovaSure procedure?

Endometrial ablation does not affect a patient’s weight.

Are you put to sleep for NovaSure?

The benefits of the NovaSure procedure: One-time procedure. The procedure is quick—it usually takes less than five minutes. It can be performed in a doctor’s office with no general anesthesia.

Does an ablation cause weight gain?

Can your period come back after an ablation?

There is always the slight possibility that your heavy periods may return after having endometrial ablation. An Endometrial Ablation removes the lining of your womb. In some cases post-operation, patients have reported continuance of a period. However, this is rare, and they typically are lighter.

Does a uterine ablation hurt?

The chances that you’ll get hurt during an endometrial ablation are low.

Do you gain weight after uterine ablation?

How is hydrothermal ablation done in the uterus?

For hydrothermal ablation, your provider will put a heated liquid into the uterus through a catheter. The liquid is pumped around your uterus to destroy the lining. After the procedure is done, your provider will pump any fluid out from your uterus and remove the instrument. You will be asked to remove clothing.

What do you need to know about endometrial ablation?

Endometrial ablation is a procedure to remove a thin layer of tissue (endometrium) that lines the uterus. It is done to stop or reduce heavy menstrual bleeding.

How is the ablation done in the hysteroscope?

Your provider will put the ablation tool through the hysteroscope. He or she will move a roller ball or wire loop with electrical current across the uterus lining. This will destroy it. For hydrothermal ablation, your provider will put a heated liquid into the uterus through a catheter.

Can a woman get uterine cancer after endometrial ablation?

Endometrial ablation generally isn’t recommended for postmenopausal women or women who have: Cancer of the uterus, or an increased risk of uterine cancer Complications of endometrial ablation are rare and can include: A puncture injury of the uterine wall from surgical instruments Pregnancy can occur after endometrial ablation.