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Question: preg after therma ablation?

 cmg08 - Sun Jan 06, 2008 11:44 am

i was wondering if anyone out there has had any success or failures in pregnancy after balloon ablation? i had it done sept 2004. 5 months later in feb 2005 went baqck to normal periods since. my guy and i want to have a child. is this possible?
 Debbie Miller, RN - Mon Jan 07, 2008 7:48 pm

User avatar Hello,
It is possible if a small part of the endometrium is intact. Your doctor will have to advise you on this. You would definitely be at risk with such a pregnancy since the uterine lining has been disrupted and the fertilized ovum could have difficulty implanting and remaining viable. There have been reported cases of intrauterine demise, though this also happens at times in otherwise healthy uteri. You might be at increased risk though. In most cases sterility is the result and this procedure should not be undertaken if pregnancy is planned for the future.

Best wishes.

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