Tubal Ligation

Also known as tubectomy, tubal ligation is a major surgical operation wherein the fallopian tubes are pinched shut, sealed or severed to prevent fertilization. Some studies show that tubal ligation lowers the risk of ovarian cancer.

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Chances of Becoming PregnantThere is approximately a 1.4% chance of becoming pregnant after a tubal ligation. The rate is a bit higher if the tubal ligation is done at the same time as a C-section and increases to 1.85% after 10 years because in some cases, the tubes repair themselves.Here is more i…
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I don't know if it's possible only a few months later, but I had mine done and got pregnant 4 yrs later and carried the baby till 4mos. I talked with my doctor and she did tell me I was a rare case because most pregnancies. after tubal ligations occur after you had your tubes tied for a longer perio…
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Pregnant After Tubes Burned? Unlikely. A recent study (the Collaborative Review of Sterilization, or CREST, study) looked at 10,000 women who had undergone tubal ligation and found 143 failures (a failure rate of 1.4 percent). It can be higher when a tubal is done at the time of a C-section. The…
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Getting Pregnant After 10 YearsI would say that it depends on the the way the procedure it done. Some doctors just tie the tubes, which can become untied and result in an unexpected pregnancy. Whereas other doctors, tie and then cut the tubes which makes it nearly impossible to become pregnant.Thoug…
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Having a tubal ligation does not increase your bodyweight. The recovery time for the surgery is around three to five days, and should not pose any form of long-term problem in your current diet or weight loss plan. AnswerOnce your doctor clears you back to normal activity, you'd lose weight the sam…
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I am 37 year old insulin dependit diabetic and I had my first child who just turned 14 month. At the time of birth the doctors cut my tubes so I thought all would be fine, but I just missed a period. I took a pregnancy test and it came out negative so I don't know what to think, I am worried. Answer…
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%DETAILS% AnswerUnfortunately I can not speak from experience but I have a friend (imagine that) that had a tubal done over 7 years ago and just about a month ago she got it reversed. She was not in the hospital for long and only stayed home from work for 2 weeks as she was advised to not do any he…
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Answer It is sometimes possible to have the tubal reversed, but it isn't covered by insurance and it's about 8000 dollars, I believe. And it doesn't always work to get it reversed.
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If by "best" you mean most reliable, then the best method of birth control not involving the pill is a vasectomy (male sterilization), with a 99.85% annual success rate. Annual success rate means the likelihood of a normally sexually active couple going one year without pregnancy. Other reliable met…
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%DETAILS% Answer No, if I were you, I'd go see a doctor as soon as possible. It isn't usually normal for a healty woman not to have a period. Answer Well I personally had my tubes tied in June of 2005 and just had my first "REAL" period last week January 16, 2006, so yes it is possibl…
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Answer Well, there is always a chance you are pregnant, but tubal ligations are pretty safe. You should go to a doctor and have it checked out though. You could have a tubal pregnancy. And depending on your age, it could be menopause, but you would probably have more symptoms than just missing a …
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%DETAILS% Answer Home pregnancy tests are quite accurate. If anything, they give false negatives because it might not have picked up enough of the pregnancy hormone but positives are usually accurate. If you want to be absolutely sure, take another test and if that one too says you are pregna…
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Plus the doctor has to decide which birth control is best for you since not all birth control pills are the same. Answer Go to your nearest family planning clinic if you dont want to go to your doctor and exolain things to them they will them prescribe it if its needed and it is all private and co…
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Answer The depo shot is very effective when taken alone. If you are also taking spermicide, although nothing but abstinence is 100%, I think you are pretty close, provided that the spermicide is also taken as instructed. i.e., 15 minutes before intercourse but not longer than one hour, unless i…
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Answer In the laparoscopy procedure, the abdomen is filled with carbon dioxide gas so that the abdominal wall balloons away from the uterus and tubes. The surgeon makes a small cut just below the navel and inserts a laparoscope, a small telescope-like instrument. A second incision is made jus…
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You are probably not pregnant as a blood test is much more accurate than a urine test. It is unusual though that the urine pregnancy test showed a positive because usually if results are wrong it is usually false negatives as the pregnancy hormone wasn't detected yet. If I were you, I would take an…
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Theoretically, enough scar tissue should have formed by now that the chance of you conceiving should be relatively low. However, anything is possible. yes, my grand mother had her tubes tied and she had another baby 17 years later. my cousin had the same thing happen only 6 yrs after her tibes we…
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Answer A tubal can be reversed, but it's about 8000 dollars and it's not a guarantee that it will be reversed successfully. The chances of a healthy baby depend on the woman and the mans health and every other factor that all women have.
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I am a 37 year old female as of present. I had my tubes tied in 89 and reversed in 97. I gotten pregnant 6 mos after the surgery and miscarried. After not trying for a couple of years I conceived once again, having a healthy baby. I am presently attempting to conceive once again.
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Stomach pain can be a symptom of many things, including pregnancy. Here are opinions and advice from FAQ Farmers: Don't think that it's the baby kicking or something, usually with pregnancy it's merely gas. Don't overreact to simple stomach pain, most of the time when you think you're pregnant, mos…
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Answer It's unlikely, but it's possible if the tubal failed or wasn't done properly. You could also be having a tubal pregnancy. You should see a doctor if you think you are pregnant and have had a tubal. Answer YES!!! It is possible. My friends Aunt went to the Dr. thinking she had b…
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A pregnancy test can be positive before you even have missed a period. Many tests can provide positive results within 10 days after you become pregnant, however it is usually best to wait until you've missed a period because the HCG hormone (the hormone found in early pregnancy)will be stronger whic…
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Answer In theory... anything is possible. The best way to find out is to ask your doctor. Answer Actually, that process is irreversable. The testicles stop producing sperm shortly after the tubes are cut.
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Answer I had my tubes tied in March of 1999. Last year this time, I was pregnant but miscarried. And just today I found out I am pregnant again!! I pray that I do not miscarry!! So yes, it can happen! I'm hopping that could come ou pregnant again.
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Answer There is a slight possibly you could get pregnant because Tubal's are not 100% fool proof. Spotting could be caused by several things. I suggest you go see your MD regarding this, especially if you think you are pregnant because there is an increased risk for a Tubal pregnancy.
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Answer It depends on how much of the tube was damaged during the tubal ligation. A reversal doctor would be able to look at your post-op reports and tell you what you chances for a successfull reversal are. nothing was wrong with my tubes when I had it done they done it at the time of a c-section I…
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Chances of pregnancy well I had my second son 1 yr ago and I got my tubes tied after my son was born during a c-section. It is March 2,2006 and my period is two weeks late. I am a person that has had regular periods and I was not on birth control. I am having signs of pregnancy but I am not …
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Answer Yes, you can - I DID!!! Answer I got my tubes tied march 2004, and here I am now two years later PREGNANT. Therefore it can happen, but look at it on the good side, this is not your decision this was a plan made by the one above GOD Answer Other than abstinence, tubal ligat…
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i live in Canada, Halifax nova scotia. and i had mine done about 2yrs ago and it was free. however to warn you if you think that at any tiem you may change your mind about it and want to have it reversed, the cost for that, (Canadian) is $4700. i called to find out 4days ago . so for thoughts to pnd…
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Can tubes come untied Yes they can.I have a friend who had her tubes tied right after having her son.She got pregnant again 4 months later.The Dr. said her tubes looked normal like they were never tied and cut.So yes your tubes can become untied. Answer The only way they would come untied is …
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The U.S. Collaborative Review of Sterilization (CREST) found the failure rate for tubal ligation (all occlusion methods) to be 1.85% after 10 years. Of the sterilization failures in CREST, one third were ectopic pregnancies (not within the uterus). Because of the high rate of ectopic pregnancy, wo…
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Unlikely.A recent study (the Collaborative Review of Sterilization, or CREST, study) looked at 10,000 women who had undergone tubal ligation and found 143 failures (a failure rate of 1.4 percent). It can be higher when a tubal is done at the time of a C-section. The failure rate also tends to increa…
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Answer The only way they will pay for it is if it's medically necessary, and you are old enough. There is certain criteria. Answer I am a 22 year old mother with 2 children. I have Midwest Health Insurance. For those of you who've never heard of this type of insurance, it is from the state.…
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Answer Yes this happened to me. The clips popped off.
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Answer Yes; Strangly enough; unless you have your tubes (for lack of a better term) burned shut, (but of course theirs a medicle term for that, i just dont know of it)then they can become untied and fuse back together, The egg can also very likely (if they become untied) "swim" into the area ma…
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Answer I did. I had a tubal ligation in June of 2000 and had another baby in October of 2004. The type of tubal ligation I had was a modified Pomeroy procedure (with cauterization). During my c-section the doctor said that my left fallopian tube had grown back together. There's lots more ab…
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Probably the fastest way would be to cross the border into Nogales, Arizona, take I-19 North up to Tuscon, I-10 East to San Antonio, bypass San Antonio by taking I-410 WEST, then I-35 South to Laredo, Texas and cross the boarder back into Nuevo Laredo. It's around 1100 miles and should take you abou…
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Answer I just got this diagram in my attempt to answer the above question. http://doityourself.com/images/housenet/waters.gif
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Answer Personally, I think you can. I mean I dont think having a std would stop you from getting pregnant unless it was um PID i think its called. And that is when you have Chalymadia and it turns into PID.....but other than that im pretty sure you can :) Answer Pelvic Inflamitory Disease …
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Answer There is some places that have tubal reversals. I found a few places on the internet that does the reversals. One of them is Lakeshore Tubal Reversal Center you can go to www.pregnantagain.org/facilities. And maybe they can guide you the rest of the way. Good Luck and God bless you. I …
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Answer You can still become pregant when the are tied because all the sperm needs is alittle tiny hole to get threw and then you are pregant again.So there is still chances. Answer This is exactly my situation now and Ive missed two periods, I am going to my doctor asap. I am so scared…
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Answer It is possible to get pregnant naturally after having had a tubal ligation. Your chances are approximately 1.4-2%.
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Answer It is very unlikely to conceive after you have your tubes burnt. If you had your tubes tied, there is a chance that your tubes may come untied (but very rarely that happens though). I would say that with you having your tubes burnt that you won't be able to conceive. Answer Not always;…
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Hello. I had a tubal ligation in May of 2002. As far as the surgery was concerned I had no problems. My recovery went well and I was careful not to do anything that would cause problems. You should count on a minimum of two weeks in which you should not do any lifting or straining. I did ask my doct…
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I can only speak from personal experience. I had 3 children and smoked so pills were not really practical for me as my 30th birthday was nearing. I chose to " Get Fixed". I had not in the past been bothered by cramping, but no doctor would agree with me or my other 3 friends who chose the tubal eith…
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It is SLIGHTLY possible for someone to get pregnant after that procedure. It is not likely at all. The only way for this to happen is if for some reason there was some healing that occured with in the filopean tube. (The tube in between your ovaries and ueterous.) The chances are low enough to where…
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A tubal ligation affects only the ability for your eggs to travel to the uterus and does not allow them to be fertilized or implanted. Your uterus still builds up the stores of mucus and blood that it always has readying your body for pregnancy. Therefore it must shed as it always has.
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Answer Probably. It depends upon how much of your tubes were burned and how much damage was done. I had my tubes cut and burned...and ultimately had a reversal. I ended up with 4 & 5 centimeters left after the Tubal Reversal, and am currently pregnant and due in 5 weeks!
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Answer I started my search at my OB/GYN's office. She referred me to a few local doctors who can do Tubal Reversals, but they were all pretty expensive. So I took my search to the internet. There are several websites that list doctors by state. Go to Google or Yahoo and type Tubal Reversa…
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Answer It is possible to tell in a pregnancy test but Im not 100 percent sure. I would see your doctor instead for a pregnancy blood test.
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You can still get pregnant by InVitroFertilization, I know this because my boyfriends cousin now has her third child because of this wonderful procedure good luck!!!! my wife got her tuble done she got both side oice cut off cane they grow back
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There is no ONE right answer for this question , every body is different. Even if your doctor says you can have sex when you feel up to it, use a condom as well til your post-op checkup , just in case something "slipped" Also, if you were not exceptionally fit before surgery, the lifting may be an i…
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LAST I KNEW YOU HAD TO BE 25 OR TWO CHILDREN WHICH EVER COMES FIRST.u have to be 21 i know
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Answer The chance of getting preggers after a tubal is about 2 in 100. not to much to worry about!
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Answer i had a tubal 7 years ago and i lost my sex drive shortly after i would do some more research you would be surprised on what your doctor forgot to tell you if i could go back i would have done something different but do alot of research, Answer no, mine has actually increased!!i guess …
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Answer I started producing colustrum with my third pregnancy when I was only 4 months pregnant. How long has it been since you had your tubes tied? If it was recently, you could be having left over breast milk which can last for several months after you give birth even if you're not breastfeeding. …
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Dr. David Grimes, in Paducah KY is a good one. He is located in Lourdes Hospital. Tubal ligation is a fairly simple procedure, so it would probably be best for you to find a gynecologist in your area. If you don't personally know of any, you could visit a few for a consultation, ask nurses at the ho…
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Answer You have to take birth control because, if you got preg. once after tubal, then it means the tubal failed and you have a chance to become pregnant again. Of course, if you want to get preg. again, don't take the birth control!
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Yes it is possible to carry the baby but also possible to have an ectopic pregnancy which is dangerous and must be surgically removed. I have just found out I am pregnant after a tubal and don't know yet if it is an ectopic or normal premy tube are tide and would like have a baby is it possible?
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Your tubes are not tied per se, rather they are either burned, which less surgeons do as a slight risk of damage of burning the bowels accidentilly may occur. Or, they use a clip, mine is titanium, to clip shut the tubes, my understanding is that over time the tubes will fuse themselves. this is a s…
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In answer to your question, i have recently been told I am pregenant with a child, although i had my ring put on my fallopian tubes almost one year ago.I don't know, but I'll find out June 30th and get back with results. In a way it would be nice and in a way it would'nt. God knows what he is doing!…
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Answer After a tubal ligation, no matter which method, your body is adjusting to the changes. Hormones, ovulation, and even serotonin levels are affected by this surgery. Menstrual changes are common, especially if you have stopped your previous birth control method along with the surgery. …
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Answer I would go to a doctor and get an ultrasound if you have tested positive for pregnancy if I were you... tubal pregnancies are emergencies and need to be dealt w/ as such... I almost lost my best friend to one many years ago- her tube had burst and it nearly killed her.
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Answer yes you can....my cousin had a tubal and proceeded to get pregnant and have a healthy child a year later
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Answer According to dictionary.com, "A tubal ligation is a sterilization procedure with women; both Fallopian tubes are tied in two places and the tubes removed in between the ligations." This means that there are incisions(cuts) made that disconnect the ovaries from the uterus. Thus, it shou…
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Honestly, there is nothing YOU can do to get preg. after a tubal but pray. I'm not being rude or facetious when saying this, b/c I too am regreting my decision to have a TL done. (5 months ago)I wish baby wishes for you and myself!I think you can have a baby through IVF without having a reversal.IVF…
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Answer YES! YES! YES! There's always a chance, but it's really slim. I had the same procedure done after a C-Section and the doctors told me because your body is already in the healing mode, it's possible that your body can heal itself back together again. Thus, rock a bye baby on the tree t…
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Answer Yes, there is always a slight chance. Especially if it might not have been done 100 percent correctly. But it's a really small chance.
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Answer no never. its like cut off your penis. Answer I had my tubes removed and today I just had a positive pregnancy test. I'm going to the doctor's this afternoon to have blood work done. Anything IS possible.
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No herbs can change that..Once you have your tubes tied, that's it. There are no herbs you can take to have a baby when your tubes are tied. If this is a serious question, it sounds like you need to get off the "herbs." No drug or medicine can change the fact that your tubes are tied, which prevents…
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Answer Hi there! I just called my doctor today and asked the same questions. He said YES it's just a matter of stretching the tubes to reattach them and it'll be like new again, I'm thinking of trying it myself.
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I heard that it can take up to 8 weeks to fully recover from a tubal. I had a scheduled C section, and a tubal. I am now one month post, and I feel tender still in areas, and still feel kinda bloated. I just started to feel little "twinges" on my left side, in my ovarie area. They are sharp, and onl…
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It is very unlikely that you could get pregnant if you both have had these medical procedures. It would mean that both of your surgeries failed. What are the odds of that? Low.
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Since i had my last child and had the tubal i have had some major weight problems. I am having a lot of trouble losing the pregnancy weight and when i do the proper diet and exercise i still gain weight at timesI had my tubes tied in November of 2004. After my first child I lost all my weight and th…
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Answer Very early signs, up to five weeks, are very similar, breasrt tenderness, nausea etc but then a tubal pregnancy usually becomes extremely painful as the growing embryo stretches the tube. It can also be extremely dangerous.
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Answer They say no, But you can Answer Nothing is as safe as no sex at all. My mother had her tubes tied after my sister was born.....THen 4 years later she had my second sister. She then had everything taken out due to medical problems. So there is a chance that you can get pregnate afte…
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Answer You would need to have your tubal reversed but even then the chances are slim that you would get pregnant again.
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Answer Night sweats are most often associated with Thyroid conditions. If you have any questions concerning the possibility of a thyroid problem you will need to have your doctor run tests for both thyroid and TSH. On the other hand, If your estrogen levels have dropped because of the tubal lig…
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Answer It is risky at any age. It is most recommended by doctors that the man get a vasectomy rather than the woman get a tubal ligation. The recovery time is less for men and it is less risky since there are fewer tubes and less chance of complications.
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Excruciating lower abdominal pain, fever, flu-like symptoms, possible hemmoraging.
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Answer Nipple discharge is quite common among Women and can mean a variety of things. The following will cause nipple discharge: * Breast & nipple stimulation. * Milk duct infection. * Hormonal imbalance. * High Proclatin level. Most watery of bloody discharge is caused by Papilloma …
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I think you should see you doctor who tied you tubes first then see if he/she can reverse them. This would enable you to get pregnant again.
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very carefully atleast it's safer than trying to extract it out of the tube when it's already been put in
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if you have three living kids
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Getting Pregnant After 10 Years It's unlikely. A recent study (the Collaborative Review of Sterilization, or CREST, study) looked at 10,000 women who had undergone tubal ligation and found 143 failures (a failure rate of 1.4 percent). It can be higher when a tubal is done at the time of a C-section.…
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will a dr tie just one fallopian tube
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it mostly runs to 5,000 to 6,000 but that is just for the surgery it doesnt count for the exam before u have the surgery you have to pay that sep.
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Getting your tubes tied is an expression for a tubal ligation procedure. Tubal ligation is form of female sterilization, a permanent birth control method. Tubal ligation is a surgical procedure that seals fallopian tubes and eliminates the chance of pregnancy.
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I just had tubal litigation done here in Arizona. My insurance made me wait 30 days from the time I asked for it to be done. They want you to wait so they make sure that it is what you want to do. So I think most insurances will make you wait that long at least. If you are paying cash then I'm n…
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Depending upon the severity and potential complications, it can vary from days to months.
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theres always a chance!
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