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Faint positive pregnancy test results tubes are tied

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
20 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Tubal ligation is very effective at preventing pregnancy but no contraceptive method is 100% effective. After a tubal ligation if you become pregnant ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Pregnancy: Brown blood is usually old blood being cleaned from the uterus. If home pregnancy test was done correctly - even faintly positive is positive. If unc ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See Your Doc: With ambiguous pregnancy tests you really should see your doc since pregnancy after a tubal ligation is a serious condition. An ectopic has to be rul ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Repeat: The failure rate for tubal ligations is 4/1000. Repeat the pregnancy test in one week. If it is negative, see your doctor.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Test again: If the test is positive still call your doctor - if you don't have one, call A doctor - for the next steps. If the test is negative you can ignore it ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
High: If the pregnancy made it to your uterus the chances are high you will go to term. Unless, you have a history of preterm labor or other medical issues.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not if ligation was: done correctly. Did you miss a period? If you did, you may wish to repeat the pregnancy test, use first morning urine and follow the instructions in t ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nurit Winkler
26 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: It could be an ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy outside the uterus) which is a dangerous condition. It could also be a "normal" pregnancy. Tubal ligation ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Re do test: If it was the same test that looked positive about an hour later, that is not reliable. You need to read the test within the prescribed time. It is no ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Missed period: It is not uncommon for women to miss a period from time to time. If it continues to be a pattern then it is worth a visit to the obgyn to discuss irr ... Read More
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