Endometrial Ablation for Excessive Bleeding

One in five women suffers from unusual and excessive menstrual bleeding called Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB) which can significantly disrupt your qualify of life.

Symptoms: If you’re suffering with AUB, you maybe experiencing any of these symptoms:

 

Possible Causes: There are many possible causes of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding some of which include:

 

The Procedure: When Endometrial Ablation is recommended, it is a safe, effective and successful in-office procedure that destroys the endometrium (lining of your uterus) to stop or reduce your menstrual flow. There is no need for general anesthesia, no incisions, and no hospitalization. One of our Women’s Center Physicians will insert slender tools through your cervix — the passageway between your vagina and your uterus. Normal saline will fill a balloon to expand and fill the uterus. The liquid is heated using radio frequency to destroy (ablate) the uterine lining.

After the Procedure: You may cramping, nausea, and vaginal discharge that may be watery and mixed with blood. This discharge will become clear after a couple of days and can last for around 1 to 2 weeks. It usually takes a few days to 2 weeks to fully recover.  

Contraindications: Endometrial Ablation is not recommended for women who:

 

The Women’s Center of Orlando is proud to be the first in Central Florida to offer in-office Endometrial Ablation and has been successfully performing this procedure for our patients since 2002. We will take your detailed personal history, perform a physical exam and potentially order additional tests to determine the cause and then discuss your options.

The Women’s Center of Orlando is known for having the best in technology, best in quality health care providers and best in convenience for our patients in all six locations. Don’t suffer in silence. Call 407.857.2502 and schedule your appointment today!

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