What can you expect after the Cavaterm™ treatment?

  • Woman, what can you expect after the Cavaterm treatment?The purpose of this treatment is to reduce heavy periods. Normally lighter periods resume again 2 to 3 months after the treatment. However some patients may stop menstruating completely even though they are not yet in menopause.
  • Light anaesthesia is required for the treatment. It will last only a few minutes and you will normally spend less than 30 minutes in the operation room.
  • Depending on the type of anaesthesia used for the treatment, you may be discharged on the day of the treatment or the next day.

What else should you know?

  • After the treatment, you will experience pain similar to strong menstrual cramps for approximately 2 to 4 hours. This discomfort will be treated with pain-relieving medication.
  • Although recovery time is reported to be very short, it is advisable not to do any strenuous work following the treatment. 
  • Liquid vaginal discharge may occur following the treatment. There is nothing to be alarmed about, it is part of the healing process. 
  • You must not take a bath, go swimming, or have intercourse during the 2 weeks following the treatment. It is also advisable to use pads as protection, and not tampons.
  • Cavaterm™ is free of hormones and does not affect your hormonal balance.
  • Cavaterm™ should not be used for women who still desire to become pregnant. This procedure destroys the uterine lining, which should be intact in order to bring to term a normal pregnancy.
  • On the other hand, Cavaterm™ does not guarantee sterility. Therefore, you will still need to use a reliable method of contraception.

If you have further questions, you may find answers in the FAQ section or contact us

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