Expect to have a watery, bloody flow for several days to several weeks after the procedure. Some patients do not have this flow until several weeks after the procedure and some do not have it at all. This is normal.
Expect to have some cramping after the procedure for several days. If you are not allergic to aspirin/ibuprofen (Motrin) please take the Ibuprofen (up to 800mg.- 4 tablets of 200mg. each) three times per day for the first few days following the procedure.
A heating pad will help as well.
Remember the benefits of the ablation will not be seen for 3 months following the procedure. Do not be discouraged if your period continues during this time.
Call our office at 770-887-0559 if you have any of the following:
- A temperature of greater than 101 degrees.
- Excessive vaginal bleeding or pain.