September 22, 2018
If you are experiencing heavy bleeding, you know how disruptive and stressful it can be. Today we’re discussing endometrial ablation in Arizona, which is a one-time, five-minute procedure designed to remove the uterine lining, which can cause heavy bleeding. No incisions are required, leaving your uterus intact.
This quick procedure that can be performed in your doctor’s office. It is proven safe and effective, with no hormones or hysterectomy needed. Having it is one of the easiest ways to eliminate heavy bleeding to dramatically improve your quality of life, and free you to do all the activities you love.
When considering a procedure like NovaSure endometrial ablation in Arizona, it is important for you to be aware of – and consider – the other treatment options available to you.
First, you must be absolutely sure you do not want to have any children in the future, because your uterine lining will be removed during the procedure. This is the area in your body that is necessary for nurturing the growth of a fetus.
It’s also important to know that it is still possible to become pregnant following an endometrial ablation procedure, and it is very dangerous for both the mother and the fetus.
If you’re like many women, you may feel embarrassed or hesitant to discuss the subject of heavy bleeding with your doctor. If starting the conversation feels awkward, try one of these openers:
It’s important that you carefully evaluate all of the treatment options available and choose what you feel is right for you. Talk to your doctor and your partner or family. This is an important decision, so take your time and weigh all of your options.
While many treatment options are only temporary, the NovaSure procedure and hysterectomy represent your one-time treatment options. There are many factors to consider in making your decision including side effects and recovery time.
Endometrial ablation is for premenopausal women – who are finished having children – and who experience heavy periods due to benign causes. As stated above, pregnancy following the procedure can be dangerous.
This procedure is not for women who: have or suspect uterine cancer; have an active genital, urinary or pelvic infection; or have an IUD. It is not a sterilization procedure.
Temporary side effects following the treatment may include cramping, nausea, vomiting, discharge and spotting.
If you would like to know if endometrial ablation in Arizona could provide relief from your heavy bleeding – don’t hesitate – call our office today to schedule a consultation.