Hysterectomy vs Endometrial Ablation: experience and opinions


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Member Carenity • Community manager
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Two surgical treatments that may provide significant pain relief and other symptom relief, such as uterine bleeding, are endometrial ablation (excision/removal of the endometrial lining of the uterus) and hysterectomy (removal of the uterus). Hysterectomy, once the gold standard, is not more often recommended as a last resort.

However, similar and different side effects exist with each to varying degrees.

Discuss your experience with endometrial ablation or hysterectomy: the procedure, its benefits, improvement in symptoms, side effects, complications, etc.

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