I am 9 weeks post my DNC/Ablation, it has been a nightmare. Two weeks post I returned to the Doc with extreme lower abdominal pain, after internal exam she said she didn't find anything. I work out daily which includes a 4 mile walk, she was aware of my activities & the fact it hurt so bad I couldn't follow through with any of my work out. Given a script for 7 days of antibiotics just in case, no other tests were done. 14 Days after my apt. I was in the hospital, pain so intense I couldn't walk. Thankfully a great surgeon was called in, emergency surgery was performed ( I now have an incision from my belly button to vagina ) before he operated he informed me this was from the ablation! I was aware of the risks but one would think a Doctor would/should have taken the appropriate steps when a patient is in so much pain, blood work, cat scan, etc. After surgery I was told I had a near fatal infection. 10 days later I went for my staple removal at wich time my lower incision area had to be re-opened the infection was pooling under my skin, all the while still on antibiotics, 9 days of daily visits to the hospital for packing & dressing changes. Check up apointments with the surgeon were scheduled weekly. I began feeling the pain starting up again, blood work & cat scan were ordered & confirmed the infection was still present. Sent to the infectious disease doctor, he ordered IV antibiotics for a month. I have also spotted/bled 4 days twice since the ablation. My two younger sisters have had the procedure as well & they have had great success. I thought it important to share this ordeal and warn everyone the risks can be serious. I can only hope this round of antibioics will eliminate the infection and I can return to my life:)View Thread
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