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How long should you wait to have sex after a tubal ligation

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
Fertility Medicine 20 years experience
After recovery: You may resume intercourse after tubal ligation once you have fully recovered from the surgical procedure. Your doctor will inform you of the recovery... Read More
Dr. Roger Duvivier
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Once well enough: If your surgical operation was performed about the time of your ovulation, you may want to wait 2 to 4 days to be safe . If your “tubal ligation” was... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Varies: You can have sex when you stop bleeding and feel ready.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Doctors Instructions: It is best to follow your doctors instructions so that you may heal completely. Whether anyone on this site tells their patients differently is beside... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Hale
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It is better to wait 8 weeks to prevent obtaining a hernia. Some might say 6 weeks but better safe than sorry!
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Postop instruction: You will need to check with your surgeon. Most advise two weeks after laparoscopic surgery. Once the tubal ligation is done fertility is stopped. The ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Surgeon check up: You need to follow up with the surgeon who did the tubal ligation to be certain that there is no evidence of infection or other problems with an appoi... Read More
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Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Questionable: It is "safe" in the sense that you probably wont become pregnant from the experience:-) Could cause some pain and possibly an ascending infection in t... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
Fertility Medicine 20 years experience
After recovering: Once you recover adequately from the surgical procedure, you should be able to resume sexual intercourse. Your doctor will advise you of that timing.
A female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Tubal ligation: You cycles have returned to what they would naturally be without hormone manipulation. Bleeding after intercourse, however, needs to be investigated. ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Go see your: Gynecologist, it might be an ovarian cyst or infection. An ultrasound will tell a lot about it.

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