Is the NovaSure procedure right for me?

Talk to your doctor about your heavy menstrual bleeding and the NovaSure procedure. Your doctor can discuss with you the benefits and possible risks of the NovaSure procedure, and help you decide if the procedure is right for your specific personal and medical needs.


When considering a procedure like NovaSure endometrial ablation, it is important for you to understand and consider all the other treatment options available to you. Most treatments are only temporary, while the NovaSure procedure and hysterectomy represent one-time treatment options.

Please carefully review the information listed below and discuss these options with your doctor to help you determine if the NovaSure procedure is the right choice for you.

Is NovaSure Endometrial Ablation right for me?

If you are absolutely sure that you never want to have any children in the future, and would like to stop your heavy period and restart your life, the NovaSure endometrial ablation procedure may be right for you.

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I’m not sure.

If you know you don't want children right now, but think you could change your mind in the future, then do not choose a one-time treatment option. Try a temporary treatment option to help lighten or stop your periods instead.

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Contraception and the NovaSure Procedure.

It is important to know that it is still possible to become pregnant after a NovaSure endometrial ablation procedure.

Pregnancy following endometrial ablation is very dangerous for both the mother and the fetus so before you have the NovaSure procedure you should talk to your doctor about getting a form of permanent contraception.

There are several temporary and permanent birth control options available. Therefore it's very important to talk to your doctor ahead of time about what birth control method you will use after the NovaSure procedure.

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