If heavy periods have been troubling you and you’re searching for answers, then you might want to consider endometrial ablation as a lasting solution. As specialists in general gynecology and minimally invasive treatments, Dr. Anthony Gyang and the providers at Osceola Gynecology can help free you from heavy menstrual cycles. Their offices are conveniently located in Orlando, Kissimmee, and St. Cloud, Florida. Call today or schedule a consultation online.
Endometrial ablation is a nonsurgical procedure to stop heavy menstrual bleeding from your uterus. The treatment involves ablating, or destroying, the endometrium that lines your uterus.
The goal of the treatment is to lessen menstrual flow. However, you may find your menstrual flow stops completely.
Endometrial ablation is meant to treat excessive menstrual blood loss. Dr. Anthony Gyang at Osceola Gynecology might recommend endometrial ablation if you have:
Endometrial ablation is typically recommended when other treatments haven’t worked. Your doctor may first suggest medications or an intrauterine device before considering endometrial ablation as an option.
The procedure may be performed in the offices of Osceola Gynecology, but some types of endometrial ablation are performed in a hospital, particularly if you need general anesthesia.
The first step is widening your cervical opening to make room for the passage of the instruments used during endometrial ablation. Medications or a series of rods are used to gradually dilate your cervix.
There are several procedures and devices used to remove your endometrium. Your options include:
Dr. Gyang at Osceola Gynecology discusses with you the best treatment option for your condition.
After treatment, you may feel menstrual-like cramps for a few days and experience a watery vaginal discharge for a few weeks. You should have lighter periods, though it may take a few months to see your full results.
If you’ve been searching for a solution to your heavy periods, call today or schedule a consultation online with the experienced women’s health experts at Osceola Gynecology.