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Are you tired of painful and heavy periods? Do you experience discomfort and inconvenience every month? If so, our best-rated Top Gynaecologists clinic has the solution you’ve been searching for Endometrial Ablation.
Our team of experienced gynaecologists understands the challenges of heavy menstrual bleeding, and we are here to help. It is a minimally invasive procedure that can significantly reduce or even eliminate menstrual bleeding, helping you reclaim your life.
We use state-of-the-art technology and the latest techniques to perform endometrial ablation safely and effectively. Our caring and compassionate team will guide you through every step of the process, from initial consultation to post-procedure care.
We understand that preparing for medical procedures can be stressful, but our team of highly skilled professionals is here to guide you.
Here is a detailed rundown of what to expect in the days leading up to your endometrial ablation procedure.
Avoid eating gum, candy and other snacks or drinking anything for at least eight hours before the procedure. Follow this dietary restriction to prevent complications.
You should also avoid taking blood-thinning medications, like aspirin or ibuprofen, for at least one week before the procedure. If you are taking other prescription medications, please let us know in advance.
We will advise you on whether or not to continue taking them.
On the day of the procedure, we recommend wearing comfortable clothing that is easy to change. Endometrial ablation is an outpatient procedure meaning you can go home the same day.
However, you must take medicine to help you relax during the process, which can make it unsafe for you to drive. Arrange a drive back home after the procedure.
Endometrial ablation is performed under local anaesthesia, which means you will be awake during the procedure. You may feel some discomfort or cramping.
The endometrial ablation procedure takes less than an hour to complete. You may experience cramping or spotting for a few days after the process, but this should subside quickly.
We perform endometrial ablation in different ways, like using heat, freezing or electric current to destroy the endometrium. The procedure can be done in an outpatient setting using local anaesthesia or light sedation.
Most women can return to normal activities within a week or two. Some women may experience mild cramping and spotting for a few days after the procedure.
Some women may need to take it easy for a few days to a week, while others may require more time off work or other activities.
Follow your doctor’s postoperative instructions, including taking any prescribed medications and avoiding strenuous activity for a few days. We also recommend resting and staying hydrated, eating a healthy diet and avoiding sexual intercourse.
Endometrial ablation is generally safe. The risks associated with endometrial ablation include
Other possible complications include thermal injuries to organs, like the bowel or bladder or failure of the procedure to stop the menstrual bleeding. Your doctor will discuss the risks and benefits of endometrial ablation with you before the procedure.