Has anyone gotten pregnant after an ablation?
Can I still get pregnant after having endometrial ablation? Pregnancy is not likely after ablation, but it can happen. If it does, the risks of miscarriage and other problems are greatly increased. If a woman still wants to become pregnant, she should not have this procedure.
What is the percentage of getting pregnant after an ablation?
Pregnancy rate after endometrial ablation is 0.24-0.68%. We report a near-term viable pregnancy after thermal balloon uterine ablation.
Are you infertile after an ablation?
While endometrial ablation won’t make you infertile, it is not recommended for women who would like to have children or have more children. But if you don’t want children, an endometrial ablation does not prevent pregnancies as a hysterectomy would.
Can the lining of the uterus grow back after an ablation?
Can the uterine lining grow back following an endometrial ablation? Yes. It’s possible that the endometrial lining will grow back after an endometrial ablation. However, it usually takes a long time.
Can period come back after ablation?
Will I still have periods after an ablation? About one third of women will stop having their periods after an ablation, but most women will have lighter periods. Over time, periods usually return so ablation is often not the best option for women who are many years away from menopause (more than ten years).
What happens to your eggs after an ablation?
This procedure does not affect your ovaries or ovulation. Endometrial ablation is a medical procedure recommended for women with excessive menstrual blood loss, the result of unusually heavy or long periods.
Why am I still having periods after 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.
Is uterus ablation safe?
Complications of endometrial ablation are rare and can include: Pain, bleeding or infection. Heat or cold damage to nearby organs. A puncture injury of the uterine wall from surgical instruments.
How do I know if my ablation failed?
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. If you experience back pain after the surgery, call your doctor.
How long after ablation can a woman conceive?
Women aged 26–50 years (mean 37.5 ± 5 years) conceived a median of 1.5 years after ablation (range: 3 weeks prior to 13 years after). When reported, 80–90% had not used contraception.
Can you get pregnant after endometrial ablation and tubal ligation?
It is possible. You can get pregnant after endometrial ablation and tubal ligation. Before you get started there are several things you should be aware of before you try to conceive after an endometrial ablation procedure.
Can a woman have a tubal reversal after an ablation?
To be considered a candidate for tubal reversal after ablation we require you be having regular (every month) periods of at least three (3) days duration. Most endometrial ablations are not 100% successful at totally stopping your menstrual cycle. In fact, most women who have an ablation (4 out of 5) will continue to have regular periods.
Can a woman have an endometrial ablation procedure?
Women with heavy periods have several options: birth control pills, hysterectomy, or endometrial ablation. Many women will choose to have an endometrial ablation procedure to avoid a major surgery like hysterectomy. An endometrial ablation procedure is often simple, quick, and can often be done in a doctor’s office.