Why am I bleeding a year after ablation?
Occasionally, abnormal bleeding or pelvic pain can occur after endometrial ablation. This can occur several months to many years after the procedure. This happens 10% of the time, and may require additional evaluation and treatment. Sometimes after endometrial ablation, the cavity of the uterus can form scar tissue.
Can your period stop 2 years after ablation?
Endometrial ablation removes the endometrium, which is the lining of the uterus. In most cases, your period will return to normal or light flow, although it sometimes will stop completely.
Is it normal to bleed 2 weeks after an ablation?
Anything from a watery discharge with occasional blood-staining, passage of clumps of gray tissue, to menstrual-like bleeding for up to 4-6 weeks is normal. You may also have a minimal discharge. Please do not use tampons or have intercourse for the first four weeks following Hydrothermal ablation.
How common is it to have a period after an ablation?
About 9 of 10 women have lighter periods or no period after endometrial ablation. These improvements may not last forever, though. Your periods may get heavier and longer after several years. If this happens, you may need to have your uterus taken out.
How long after endometrial ablation do you bleed?
Bleeding is normal for a few days after an endometrial ablation. A watery or bloody discharge can occur for up to three weeks. The discharge comes out first as a watery pink fluid and may be heavy during the first three days after the procedure.
How long will I bleed after an endometrial ablation?
Healing time is relatively quick, and most women are back to their normal routine within a week. Bleeding is normal for a few days after an endometrial ablation. A watery or bloody discharge can occur for up to three weeks.
Is it normal not to bleed after an ablation?
Small clots and bits of tissue are normal. Brown discharge is normal as is bleeding off and on for several days or even weeks. Some women will not bleed at all which is normal.
Why did my ablation failed?
Several possible risk factors for failure of endometrial ablation have been identified, including age, history of tubal ligation, and uterine size.