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Is it normal to experience a heavy period after one month recovery of a Her Option Cryo-Ablation?

By August 7, 2010 - 6:47am
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Im 43yrs old & just had a Her Option Cryo ablation done on July 6,2010 in my doctors office. Reason for the procedure is I had an extremly heavy period the month before which had me hemorraging for two weeks straight.I became anemic & had to get a blood transfusion. During the bleeding,my Dr.put me on progesterone to stop the bleeding.I experienced no cramping throughout my episode,just extremely tired & week from the anemia.I have no history of uterine cancer,polyps,fibroids or an abnormality of my uterus & ovaries.I had a healthy,natural childbirth 13 yrs ago with no complications.This is what has me stumped! The ablation was more uncomfortable than painful & i experienced a pinkish,watery discharge for about 3 weeks. On Aug.6,2010,I got my first period after the procedure.Im still experiencing clots,not as heavy as before,but it has me scared.Is this normal? How do I know if the procedure worked? How long until i may,if ever see results? Im generally a healthy person.I dont smoke or drink excessively.I only have high cholesterol.I have been on Lipitor for the pass & years.Generally my periods are somewhat heavy,but not like the one i had in June.So thats why my Dr recommended the procedure.Any input would be helpful.Thank you.

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Hi Trixie - Many woman have reported the same experience as you, but you may want to contact your doctor's office for input on whether you need to be seen. The Her Option website information for patients advises the following:

Contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following symptoms after your treatment:

vaginal bleeding heavier than your normal period
fever above 100.4°F
nausea or vomiting

You can find additional information about what other women have experienced with this procedure at the following thread: https://www.empowher.com/community/ask/has-anyone-had-her-option-cryo-ablation-procedure-done-heavy-bleedingpms-cramps-i-had-

Hope you find this helpful.

August 7, 2010 - 8:55am
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