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Has anyone had "her Option" cryo ablation procedure done for heavy bleeding,pms, cramps. I had it done four days ago and my doctor said to expect a watery discharge for about 3 weeks. I have extremely heavy bleeding and severe cramps. Is this normal?

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Has anyone had issues with wearing pants that buckle after this procedure? it's been a week and it feels like my pants are too tight and my uterus or could just be insides hurt.

March 20, 2015 - 12:06pm
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I had the procedure done a week ago today. I did the pills the night before and the volume the day of and the pain started when I got to the car, I could hardly sit up. Walking for the 1st 3 days and standing up was really uncomfortable. I have the leakage still (what is that) and I am using at least 2-3 pads a day. I have been getting hot lately and my belly is bulging like I have water weight. For the most part I am ok, now it's just the mental portion because I feel moody.
BTW I had the procedure done because of heavy bleeding on my 2-3rd day, and a few small fibroids. Did anyone else have it for those reasons? I hope this will take care of the problem because I was really unsure if I should have even done this.
Good luck to all you ladies

March 20, 2015 - 11:54am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

it was effective for you. I have small fibroids and heavy bleeding please let me know..

July 23, 2018 - 9:10am

I had Her Option procedure done 5 days ago. I stopped bleeding for a day, and have been bleeding, with clots, and cramps, just like a period since! I have had a period for almost the past 3 months. I had a D&C to clean everything out, which was supposed to stop bleeding but he said I need to do a cryoblation asap while the lining was thin. I had the Her Option procedure done 2 weeks after D&C, still bleeding and still feel like crap. I read that those who've had C-sections (I've had 3) and those with an enlarged uterus ( mine is the size of 4 months pg), may not be candidates. I did not read that until after the procedure, and my doctor never said a word about that being a concern! During the procedure, he said because of the size, I might need to repeat it....fine time to tell me that! I'm not too impressed so far, and dreading that I will likely need to get the partial hysto after all.

February 9, 2015 - 10:27am
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I am now having second period after cryoablation . Pms was crampy and slightly moody but period came 28 days not 2-
Like it was so yay! Also hardly there just some dark brown. I used to use ultra tampon and pad now just light pad so dad so good

November 3, 2014 - 8:10pm
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I had the "her option" procedure done yesterday. The actual procedure went great. No pain or cramping till it was over and done. I arrived at my Dr's office at 1 to get medicated which was 10 mg Valium and a shot of toradol. Then waited almost an he to start so the meds could kick in. While waiting I had to drink a huge glass of water to fill my bladder for the ultrasound part. Them pushing on my full bladder was the most uncomfortable for me. As of today just watery ,slightly bloody discharge and mild cramping. I was given naproxen for cramps at home and it does help. I'm only 33 but couldn't take the heavy periods anymore. Birth control pill didn't help my flow at all. I really hope this works to lessen or completely rid my periods.

October 31, 2014 - 10:15am

No, it's not normal. Go to the emergency room. When I had mine done 3 years ago, the same thing happened. However, I was in such bad pain with cramps the night after the procedure, my husband rushed me to the hospital. At the hospital, they did a CT scan and found that my uterus was punctured and a portion of my small intestine was frozen. They admitted me to the hospital and the following day I went syptic. I had to have that portion of the intestine removed. I have never been the same since.

October 2, 2014 - 5:45am
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I had my cryoablation Monday after work. The only prep my doctor tod me was 2 Motrin 2 hours before and 2 Tylenol one hour prior. I wasn't given any other meds or instructions. Also was due to get my period later this week. Was told I have a high pain tolerance during endometrial biopsy week prior. I was given a shot for pain pinching and burning which I think was worse than actual cryoablation. Yes I did feel cramping but deep breathing and talking to RN helped. Needed more Motrin right after and the heated seats in my car felt wonderful. Wasn't nauseous actually ate toast w butter and tea an hour after
I did keep taking Motrin and Tylenol. Bled that night like a period w period cramps. Next morning woke up w clear discharge which I still have now as of Wednesday evening. Need to wear a pad and change like 3-4 times daily. Panty liner not enough. Also given a pill to take for 10 days deprovera ? I think. Hope to report in a month or 2 good results also still tired on day 2 similar to how I feel during period

October 1, 2014 - 8:23pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

Unfortunately you can bleed heavy for up to three months following the ablation. I bled for a month straight with alternating clear discharge. The cramps were awful too. Don't panic unless you are going through a pad an hour (bleeding), then you need to see a doctor. I will pray that this procedure worked for you and I wish you the best! Hang in there!

October 2, 2014 - 7:33am
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I had this procedure yesterday and i am feeling better now.
Before going to hospital was very scared thinking abt the procedure
it takes 15 to 20 mins and less painful.
So be bold enough to face it.
After the process take plenty of Potasium rich foods for atleast 6 weeks.

June 20, 2014 - 7:23am
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