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Uterine ablation?

spiderlashes5000spiderlashes5000 Posts: 17,495Registered Users Curl Neophyte
Anyone have an ablation performed? Why did you get it? Were you happy w/ the results? Were there any complications?

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  • poisonivypoisonivy Posts: 1,551Registered Users
    I would like to know about this too. My periods are very heavy and I'm too old to have to deal with that.
  • juanabjuanab Posts: 4,037Registered Users
    My sis had it done twice. It just delayed the inevitable.


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  • spiderlashes5000spiderlashes5000 Posts: 17,495Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    juanab wrote: »
    My sis had it done twice. It just delayed the inevitable.


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    Why twice?

    And what was the inevitable? Hysterectomy?

    What was wrong w/ her that she needed to have the ablations and subsequent hysterectomy?

  • journotravelerjournotraveler Posts: 2,816Registered Users
    My sister had it done. It helped, briefly. She recently had an hysterectomy after a couple of myomectomies and the ablation. She couldn't take it any more and is very happy to be done with periods.
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  • juanabjuanab Posts: 4,037Registered Users
    juanab wrote: »
    My sis had it done twice. It just delayed the inevitable.


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    Why twice?

    And what was the inevitable? Hysterectomy?

    What was wrong w/ her that she needed to have the ablations and subsequent hysterectomy?

    She had several fibroid tumors. She suffered from severe pain and heavy bleeding. She wanted to try and have a baby, but after having two ablations and having the tumors grow back with no impregnation, she decided to have a total hysterectomy (removal of uterus and cervix)


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  • spiderlashes5000spiderlashes5000 Posts: 17,495Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    journo & juanab - Did your sisters have fibroids? What was the reason for their ablations?

    (I've never had any fibroids and or pain beyond regular monthly cramps. My period just very recently and very suddenly bc very heavy and almost nonstop.)

    eta -- ooops, didn't see your post juanab. Thnx

  • theliothelio Posts: 5,374Registered Users
    i am glad someone posted about this.

    A friend has been suffering from horrible long and heavy periods. I was concerned and begged her to get it checked out. Instead so went to get this done a few weeks ago. i asked her if the doctor made sure nothing was causing her heavy periods. She said she went in for a consultaion and a week later had it done. i'm worried her heavy periods were just a symptom of something else and the doctor just covered it up.

    I would like to know want procedure did you ladies go through to have it done. did it happen so quickly? did the doctor check to make sure it wasnt something causing your heavy bleeding?
  • spiderlashes5000spiderlashes5000 Posts: 17,495Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    thelio wrote: »
    i am glad someone posted about this.

    A friend has been suffering from horrible long and heavy periods. I was concerned and begged her to get it checked out. Instead so went to get this done a few weeks ago. i asked her if the doctor made sure nothing was causing her heavy periods. She said she went in for a consultaion and a week later had it done. i'm worried her heavy periods were just a symptom of something else and the doctor just covered it up.

    I would like to know want procedure did you ladies go through to have it done. did it happen so quickly? did the doctor check to make sure it wasnt something causing your heavy bleeding?

    I don't have any fibroids and my Paps have always come back fine.

    My doctor thinks it's just my age and high stress messing w/ my hormones.

    I just went to my gyn-ob last week and he suggested it as an option (BC or hormone treatments were other options).

    He said I can have it done whenever I want.

    I HATE having periods and I'm done w/ childbearing so it seems like a good solution. But if it's not a good solution, then someone plz let me know!

  • theliothelio Posts: 5,374Registered Users
    thelio wrote: »
    i am glad someone posted about this.

    A friend has been suffering from horrible long and heavy periods. I was concerned and begged her to get it checked out. Instead so went to get this done a few weeks ago. i asked her if the doctor made sure nothing was causing her heavy periods. She said she went in for a consultaion and a week later had it done. i'm worried her heavy periods were just a symptom of something else and the doctor just covered it up.

    I would like to know want procedure did you ladies go through to have it done. did it happen so quickly? did the doctor check to make sure it wasnt something causing your heavy bleeding?

    I don't have any fibroids and my Paps have always come back fine.

    My doctor thinks it's just my age and high stress messing w/ my hormones.

    I just went to my gyn-ob last week and he suggested it as an option (BC or hormone treatments were other options).

    He said I can have it done whenever I want.

    I HATE having periods and I'm done w/ childbearing so it seems like a good solution. But if it's not a good solution, then someone plz let me know!

    So your doctor checked, and found no underlying causes for your heavy bleeding? my friend didnt go through any of that. just had it done. no hormone levels checked, no checks for fibriods. nothing.

    btw, so far she likes it. she said it wasnt painful or anything. went back to work the next day. so far no period.
  • spiderlashes5000spiderlashes5000 Posts: 17,495Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    thelio wrote: »
    thelio wrote: »
    i am glad someone posted about this.

    A friend has been suffering from horrible long and heavy periods. I was concerned and begged her to get it checked out. Instead so went to get this done a few weeks ago. i asked her if the doctor made sure nothing was causing her heavy periods. She said she went in for a consultaion and a week later had it done. i'm worried her heavy periods were just a symptom of something else and the doctor just covered it up.

    I would like to know want procedure did you ladies go through to have it done. did it happen so quickly? did the doctor check to make sure it wasnt something causing your heavy bleeding?

    I don't have any fibroids and my Paps have always come back fine.

    My doctor thinks it's just my age and high stress messing w/ my hormones.

    I just went to my gyn-ob last week and he suggested it as an option (BC or hormone treatments were other options).

    He said I can have it done whenever I want.

    I HATE having periods and I'm done w/ childbearing so it seems like a good solution. But if it's not a good solution, then someone plz let me know!

    So your doctor checked, and found no underlying causes for your heavy bleeding? my friend didnt go through any of that. just had it done. no hormone levels checked, no checks for fibriods. nothing.

    btw, so far she likes it. she said it wasnt painful or anything. went back to work the next day. so far no period.

    Yes, I had three manual tests (by two different doctors), bloodwork, a Pap and an ultrasound. And he found no cause for the heavy bleeding (which has been going on for just under two months).

  • jeepcurlygurljeepcurlygurl Posts: 19,235Registered Users Curl Dabbler
    I know many women who've had this done for various reasons - cysts, heavy periods, etc.
    Some ablations have been very successful (no periods at all, no cramps, no problems) and others not so successful (still having periods tho lighter, cramps).
    And some women were surprised to find out they still had pms, mood swings, etc. I always assumed, since the ovaries are not affected in any way, that most women would still have hormone related issues.
    I have very heavy long periods every 2 weeks and am a candidate for ablation, but it's not worth it to me. My periods are uncomfortable and a big nuisance but they aren't life threatening. And I don't feel like spending all that money on something that might not make a difference. Now if it would help hormonal migraines I would think about it since those really do affect my life in a big way.
    Plus, hopefully I'll go into menopause one of these days. I've been waiting awhile! : )
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  • spiderlashes5000spiderlashes5000 Posts: 17,495Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I know many women who've had this done for various reasons - cysts, heavy periods, etc.
    Some ablations have been very successful (no periods at all, no cramps, no problems) and others not so successful (still having periods tho lighter, cramps).
    And some women were surprised to find out they still had pms, mood swings, etc. I always assumed, since the ovaries are not affected in any way, that most women would still have hormone related issues.
    I have very heavy long periods every 2 weeks and am a candidate for ablation, but it's not worth it to me. My periods are uncomfortable and a big nuisance but they aren't life threatening. And I don't feel like spending all that money on something that might not make a difference. Now if it would help hormonal migraines I would think about it since those really do affect my life in a big way.
    Plus, hopefully I'll go into menopause one of these days. I've been waiting awhile! : )

    Your insurance doesn't cover it?

  • journotravelerjournotraveler Posts: 2,816Registered Users
    journo & juanab - Did your sisters have fibroids? What was the reason for their ablations?

    (I've never had any fibroids and or pain beyond regular monthly cramps. My period just very recently and very suddenly bc very heavy and almost nonstop.)

    eta -- ooops, didn't see your post juanab. Thnx

    My sister had fibroids that kept coming back. This was a couple of years ago, but I think she had a myomectomy and then the ablation--I think they were done concurrently as part of her treatment plan.

    As you probably already know, the uterine ablations aren't for anyone who still wants to have kids, which it doesn't sound like the case for you. My sister already had two kids and wasn't planning on having any more, so the uterine ablation was a good choice for her at the time.
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  • jeepcurlygurljeepcurlygurl Posts: 19,235Registered Users Curl Dabbler
    I know many women who've had this done for various reasons - cysts, heavy periods, etc.
    Some ablations have been very successful (no periods at all, no cramps, no problems) and others not so successful (still having periods tho lighter, cramps).
    And some women were surprised to find out they still had pms, mood swings, etc. I always assumed, since the ovaries are not affected in any way, that most women would still have hormone related issues.
    I have very heavy long periods every 2 weeks and am a candidate for ablation, but it's not worth it to me. My periods are uncomfortable and a big nuisance but they aren't life threatening. And I don't feel like spending all that money on something that might not make a difference. Now if it would help hormonal migraines I would think about it since those really do affect my life in a big way.
    Plus, hopefully I'll go into menopause one of these days. I've been waiting awhile! : )

    Your insurance doesn't cover it?

    I'm sure it does, but I have a $2600 deductible which I'm not willing to spend on something that isn't really necessary and might not work. My sister, on the other hand, has had it done twice with not great success but she says she feels better, so I'm not saying it's something others shouldn't do.
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  • WurlyLoxWurlyLox Posts: 4,858Registered Users
    My periods again became so horrible that I literally could not function away from home much of the time, so I was about to have a Novasure procedure done about 5 years ago (I'm now 56) - there are older types of ablation that are more invasive from what I've read. But then they started getting shorter and farther apart, though extremely unpredictable and horribly heavy when I had them. Still, it soon became clear I was finally going thru full-fledged menopause, and it became a moot point after about 4-5 months of that - that last horrible year or so was just my systems's last hurrah.

    I had had really heavy, unpredictable periods most of my life with lots of clotting and tissue loss, but for about 15 years before this particular time, the Pill had kept me pretty regular. However, suddenly that was no longer working, and I had that extremely bad stretch.

    They should've definitely checked your friend for fibroids and done an endometrial biopsy - I had many of those over the years because of my extreme hyperplasia (the abnormal build-up - and then the necessary shedding - of the endometrial lining).

    My sister tried to have a Novasure procedure, but when they got in there, her uterus was a little too large for the device they use to work after her two pregnancies. I'm still not quite sure exactly what they did instead based on what she's told me about it - IDK whether it was the older roller-ball type, one of the other types, or something else altogether. Whatever they did, she was worse for a while before she got better. That was 3-4 years ago. Now, she still has periods (she's 48 ), still pretty heavy at times, but she did see an improvement eventually over how she originally was.
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  • RedCatWavesRedCatWaves Posts: 31,258Registered Users
    I have not had uterine ablation done...I'm one of the lucky few who made it through the heavy bleeding to menopause. Phew. I count my lucky stars about that. I did have a few years of heavy bleeding, but not unmanageable. However, just about all my friends my age (50) and younger (40's) have had it done. I'd say the success rate seems to be about 75%, from what I've seen. Ablation seems to help most women, but there are some who still have hemorrhage-type bleeding and need to go on to have a hysterectomy.
  • jeepcurlygurljeepcurlygurl Posts: 19,235Registered Users Curl Dabbler
    I have not had uterine ablation done...I'm one of the lucky few who made it through the heavy bleeding to menopause. Phew. I count my lucky stars about that. I did have a few years of heavy bleeding, but not unmanageable. However, just about all my friends my age (50) and younger (40's) have had it done. I'd say the success rate seems to be about 75%, from what I've seen. Ablation seems to help most women, but there are some who still have hemorrhage-type bleeding and need to go on to have a hysterectomy.

    RCW, with your medical know how, why do you think so many women seem to need this procedure now? Is it mostly just to end the inconvenience of heavy periods? Do we have more cysts or other medical issues now? Or did we always need it but just didn't have any way to fix it?
    --I'm located in Western PA.
    --I found NC in late 2004, CG since February 2005, started going grey in late 2005.
    --My hair is 3B with some 3A, texture-medium/fine, porosity-normal except for the ends which are porous, elasticity-normal.
    --My long time favorite products are Suave & VO5 conditioners, LA Looks Sport Gel, oils, honey, vinegar.
    --My CG and grey hair progress -- http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/going-gray/179328-jeepys-grey-hair-progress.html
  • RedCatWavesRedCatWaves Posts: 31,258Registered Users
    I have not had uterine ablation done...I'm one of the lucky few who made it through the heavy bleeding to menopause. Phew. I count my lucky stars about that. I did have a few years of heavy bleeding, but not unmanageable. However, just about all my friends my age (50) and younger (40's) have had it done. I'd say the success rate seems to be about 75%, from what I've seen. Ablation seems to help most women, but there are some who still have hemorrhage-type bleeding and need to go on to have a hysterectomy.

    RCW, with your medical know how, why do you think so many women seem to need this procedure now? Is it mostly just to end the inconvenience of heavy periods? Do we have more cysts or other medical issues now? Or did we always need it but just didn't have any way to fix it?



    I think women have always had this heavy bleeding problem in the last decade of their fertility. I know my mother suffered with it and both my grandmothers before that. At one time, hysterectomy was the most common operation in America. Women fought back from that a bit, so the gyn industry looked into alternatives...hormone treatments, and they developed this ablation treatment to destroy the endometrium, first with hot water and then an electritrified mesh thing (Novasure).

    There are some true medical reasons for this late-in-life heavy bleeding...crazy fluctuating menopausal hormones, uterine fibroids, etc. But, mostly, it's just kinda ideopathic (unknown origin). I wonder if it's because, evolution-wise, women are supposed to still be bearing children and breastfeeding well into their 40's, and would therefore be bleeding less, but most modern women aren't interested in doing that anymore.
  • rouquinnerouquinne Posts: 13,494Registered Users Curl Dabbler
    i had it done when i was 38 and hadn't had children.

    it was the last resort for me after 5 years of increasingly long and heavy periods; they were lasting 3 weeks and showing up a week to 10 days apart.

    i had mine done the old-fashioned way, no balloon procedure, more like a very deep D&C. and i ended up with serious complications and being home for 6 weeks afterward.

    but i never had another period after that and it was so worth it to me - complications and all.

    i did have a problem with clotting at the top of my uterus a few years ago and they went in to evacuate that, but that was a cinch after the first one.
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  • jeepcurlygurljeepcurlygurl Posts: 19,235Registered Users Curl Dabbler
    I think women have always had this heavy bleeding problem in the last decade of their fertility. I know my mother suffered with it and both my grandmothers before that. At one time, hysterectomy was the most common operation in America. Women fought back from that a bit, so the gyn industry looked into alternatives...hormone treatments, and they developed this ablation treatment to destroy the endometrium, first with hot water and then an electritrified mesh thing (Novasure).

    There are some true medical reasons for this late-in-life heavy bleeding...crazy fluctuating menopausal hormones, uterine fibroids, etc. But, mostly, it's just kinda ideopathic (unknown origin). I wonder if it's because, evolution-wise, women are supposed to still be bearing children and breastfeeding well into their 40's, and would therefore be bleeding less, but most modern women aren't interested in doing that anymore.

    Interesting. Thanks! Most of the women I know who have had it done had much less severe symptoms than I do. I think many of them had it done just to end their periods because they were sick of them. My mom whined about menopause for about 30 years (not exaggerating) but never mentioned heavy periods. My older sister was lucky. In her late 40's she had her period one month, didn't have it the next month or ever again. Here I am at 55 and no end it sight. Strangely I had horrific cramps only for a couple years in my early 50's, then they went away. But my periods became very heavy with huge scary clots, last a 6-8 days, and happen every 2 weeks or so. But I'm not anemic, feel ok most of the time so I'm just waiting it out. Damn periods. Who needs em. : )
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  • RedCatWavesRedCatWaves Posts: 31,258Registered Users
    I was like your sister, Jeep. They just ended at 48. One month it was there, and, then, never again. Mine were sporatically heavy, but not unbearably so, and usually only for one or two days, and no cramps. And they were spacing out, rather than getting closer together. Both my mother and sister (and also my 2 grandmothers) had hysterectomies in their early 40's because they were practically bleeding to death. I had children much later than any of them though...I really think having 2 of my babies in my late 30's and nursing them for a couple years each was good for my body and helped me break the cycle that my family was handing me. I was very happy to see it gone at 48...but my mother keeps telling me that I'm going to HAVE to have a hysterectomy, because it's just what our family does and I'm not out of the woods yet. ;)
  • theliothelio Posts: 5,374Registered Users
    So it seems alot of older women getting it done. My friend its even 30 yet. My cousin had similar periods to her, but wanting to know why she got it checked. she had cysts that were causing her heavy periods. which is why i wanted my friend to get checked out. I really hope the heavy bleeding wasnt a symtom of something worse.
  • jeepcurlygurljeepcurlygurl Posts: 19,235Registered Users Curl Dabbler
    I was like your sister, Jeep. They just ended at 48. One month it was there, and, then, never again. Mine were sporatically heavy, but not unbearably so, and usually only for one or two days, and no cramps. And they were spacing out, rather than getting closer together. Both my mother and sister (and also my 2 grandmothers) had hysterectomies in their early 40's because they were practically bleeding to death. I had children much later than any of them though...I really think having 2 of my babies in my late 30's and nursing them for a couple years each was good for my body and helped me break the cycle that my family was handing me. I was very happy to see it gone at 48...but my mother keeps telling me that I'm going to HAVE to have a hysterectomy, because it's just what our family does and I'm not out of the woods yet. ;)

    Damn, I knew there was a reason I should have had kids! : )
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    --I found NC in late 2004, CG since February 2005, started going grey in late 2005.
    --My hair is 3B with some 3A, texture-medium/fine, porosity-normal except for the ends which are porous, elasticity-normal.
    --My long time favorite products are Suave & VO5 conditioners, LA Looks Sport Gel, oils, honey, vinegar.
    --My CG and grey hair progress -- http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/going-gray/179328-jeepys-grey-hair-progress.html
  • spiderlashes5000spiderlashes5000 Posts: 17,495Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I'm trying to find some reason not to have it. But so far, it seems all logic points to getting it done.

    I'm going to ask my mother if she started getting heavy periods toward the end...and if I recall, she reached menopause pretty early. However, I'm not sure that I'm all that similar to my mother in that way...as I started menstruating when I was barely 12 and she said she was 14 or 15 or something.

  • WurlyLoxWurlyLox Posts: 4,858Registered Users
    My mom had a hysterectomy in her early 30's so I didn't know what to expect. Her mother had 11 kids, so stayed pregnant so much that her experience was atypical, too.

    Both of my sisters have had similar problems to mine, though not as bad, but both of them had kids and I didn't. Similar experiences for our cousins who had kids vs. those who didn't.

    Lots of fibroids and ovarian cysts complicating things for many of us, too.
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  • RedCatWavesRedCatWaves Posts: 31,258Registered Users
    I'm trying to find some reason not to have it. But so far, it seems all logic points to getting it done.



    If it helps...

    All the women I know who have had ablation done, have been fairly happy with the results...even the ones who still needed a hysterectomy. The ablation procedure doesn't seem to be too uncomfortable either...general anesthesia or sedation, a few days of recovery, and a few days/weeks of discharge appear to be all there is to it.
  • spiderlashes5000spiderlashes5000 Posts: 17,495Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I know many women who've had this done for various reasons - cysts, heavy periods, etc.
    Some ablations have been very successful (no periods at all, no cramps, no problems) and others not so successful (still having periods tho lighter, cramps).
    And some women were surprised to find out they still had pms, mood swings, etc. I always assumed, since the ovaries are not affected in any way, that most women would still have hormone related issues.
    I have very heavy long periods every 2 weeks and am a candidate for ablation, but it's not worth it to me. My periods are uncomfortable and a big nuisance but they aren't life threatening. And I don't feel like spending all that money on something that might not make a difference. Now if it would help hormonal migraines I would think about it since those really do affect my life in a big way.
    Plus, hopefully I'll go into menopause one of these days. I've been waiting awhile! : )

    Your insurance doesn't cover it?

    I'm sure it does, but I have a $2600 deductible which I'm not willing to spend on something that isn't really necessary and might not work. My sister, on the other hand, has had it done twice with not great success but she says she feels better, so I'm not saying it's something others shouldn't do.


    Gahhhhh I have to pay $1300 out of pocket for mine...with supposedly one of the best insurance plans around.:mad::sad4:

    But I did some quick calculations and found that if my period returns to it's normal pre-monsoon pattern, I would be spending about $8/month x 12 months a year x about 12 more years of bleeding or $1152 just for tampons and pads. And if I continued to experience the monsoons, the dollar amount would be substantially higher. So the surgery would be pretty much paying for itself if it causes me to stop menstruating. And the psychic benefit to being period-free would be priceless.

    (Do I see a Mastercard commercial in the making???):laughing3:

  • theliothelio Posts: 5,374Registered Users
    Wait a sec! With the best plan you dropping those kinds of bucks!?!?!?! My friend had to have paid around the same thing!! That chick owes me $200. I been letting her wait because you husband was laid off and it was for her daughter (who I consider my niece), to get her glasses. If she can afford this procedure, she can afford to give me my 200 bones!!

    Carry on folks!
  • spiderlashes5000spiderlashes5000 Posts: 17,495Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    thelio wrote: »
    Wait a sec! With the best plan you dropping those kinds of bucks!?!?!?! My friend had to have paid around the same thing!! That chick owes me $200. I been letting her wait because you husband was laid off and it was for her daughter (who I consider my niece), to get her glasses. If she can afford this procedure, she can afford to give me my 200 bones!!

    Carry on folks!

    What did you want her to do? Bleed to death? Swim to your house w/ the $200? It's not like she got a facelift. There is a medical rationale for the procedure!:laughing3:

    I have an annual $1500 out-of-pocket deductible that started over in July (toward which I've paid nothing). If I'd already met that $1500 deductible, the procedure would be covered 100%.

    (But thank God I have what I have...I know it's better than what a lot of people have.)

  • theliothelio Posts: 5,374Registered Users
    thelio wrote: »
    Wait a sec! With the best plan you dropping those kinds of bucks!?!?!?! My friend had to have paid around the same thing!! That chick owes me $200. I been letting her wait because you husband was laid off and it was for her daughter (who I consider my niece), to get her glasses. If she can afford this procedure, she can afford to give me my 200 bones!!

    Carry on folks!

    What did you want her to do? Bleed to death? Swim to your house w/ the $200? It's not like she got a facelift. There is a medical rationale for the procedure!:laughing3:

    I have an annual $1500 out-of-pocket deductible that started over in July (toward which I've paid nothing). If I'd already met that $1500 deductible, the procedure would be covered 100%.

    (But thank God I have what I have...I know it's better than what a lot of people have.)

    Buit she was always claiming she didnt have money for food, or for the kids to have a b-day party, or to cremate her mother-in-law. she never has money. Which is why I let it slide. but if she could afford this she could afford to slide me $50!