Heavy Period Treatment in St. Petersburg, FL

Endometrial ablation is a minimally invasive procedure done to remove the lining of the uterine cavity, known as the endometrium.

The endometrium is the layer of tissue inside the uterus. The cells have a monthly cycle of growth and collapse, in preparation for the implantation of a fertilized embryo. If there is no pregnancy, the endometrial cells die and shed, starting your menstrual flow.

Endometrial ablation helps to remove or thin the lining of the uterus.

Dr. Jain provides NovaSure Endometrial Ablation for women located in the Tampa and St. Petersburg area. If you have unusual or excessive menstrual bleeding, please call (727) 343-2568 or request an appointment online to schedule your consultation at our gynecology office in St. Petersburg, FL.

Benefits of Endometrial Ablations

Endometrial ablation has been evaluated against the gold standard of removing the uterus completely (hysterectomy). An ablation is shown to be effective and associated with fewer complications. Some additional benefits to lighter periods may include:

  • Reduction in period pain
  • Improvement in PMS symptoms
  • Increase in days you feel like having sex due to fewer symptoms

If you are considering an endometrial ablation to get relief from your heavy periods, reach out today. We can talk about your options and see which option is right for you.

Is NovaSure® endometrial ablation right for me?

Could NovaSure® be right for you? If you answer to at least one of these questions is "yes," you may suffer from heavy menstrual bleeding. Schedule an appointment to find out if NovaSure is right for you!

  1. Does your period affect your quality of life?
  2. Are you bothered by the amount of bleeding or the pain that you have during your period?
  3. Does your period make you feel depressed, tired or moody?
  4. Would your life improve if you could decrease or completely eliminate your periods?
  5. Would you like to learn about a simple procedure that can help you take control of your period?

If you're like 1 in 5 women with heavy periods, you want to get back to life. NovaSure is a one-time, five-minute procedure that can lighten or end your heavy period. No pills. No hormonal side effects. For 77.7% of women, menstrual bleeding is dramatically reduced or stopped. It's a simple procedure that can be done in your doctor's office, usually for the cost of a copay. Take The Heavy Periods Quiz.

Considering NovaSure? You'll need to think about birth control too.

After the NovaSure procedure, it is still possible to get pregnant. Since pregnancy after any endometrial ablation procedure is dangerous for both the mother and the fetus, you'll need to rely on long-term birth control after the procedure.

It's very important to talk to your doctor ahead of time about what birth control method you will use after the NovaSure procedure.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION: NovaSure is for premenopausal women with heavy periods due to benign causes who are finished childbearing. Pregnancy following NovaSure can be dangerous. NovaSure is not for those who have or suspect uterine cancer, have an active genital, urinary or pelvic infection, an IUD or a metal uterine implant. NovaSure is not a sterilization procedure. Rare but serious risks include but are not limited to thermal injury, perforation and infection. Temporary side effects may include cramping, nausea, vomiting, discharge and spotting.

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