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

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
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
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: You can have sex when you stop bleeding and feel ready.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please ask teh doc w: Who did your procedure as that doc should ahae already told u that.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
After MD visit: See your MD first and ask him/her if resumption of sexual activity is permitted after you have been examined to be sure everything is O.K.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
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
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
4-6 weeks: Typically women can resume all "normal" actvities in about 4-6 weeks. Remember that if both ovaries are removed, the sudden drop in homones can resul ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sex after abortion: It is recommended that you avoid sexual activities involving vaginal penetration for 2 weeks after an abortion assuming that the abortion was complet ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
1-2 weeks: Follow recommendations of your surgeon, but 10-14 days seems very reasonable if not early.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If you are worried about stds, then never have unprotected sex, iuds don't prevent anything but pregnancy. If not, as soon as you stop cramping from t ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask your MD: Check with the md who did your surgery before engaging in sexual activities.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
6 weeks: The uterus should return to normal size 6 weeks after childbirth. That is the earliest i would normally do an essure.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
Wait for NO pain: To be safe, you need to heal. By the time you have no pain, you should be ok. Good luck!
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
6 weeks: A LEEP will have completely healed off after about 6 weeks. After that time period it would be safe to connive.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Variable: After laparoscopic hysterectomy, release to normal activity is about two weeks and that would include oral sex. However, vaginal penetration (fingers, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wood
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
6 weeks: Usually 6 weeks after surgery it is ok to become sexually active again after fibroids are removed. However, it is not advised to become pregnant for a ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
57 years experience General Surgery
NO WAIT!: Go for it and enjoy...
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Ask OB: Unfortunately none of us here on health tap were there. We did not see what kind of incision on the uterus your OB made during the cesarean. This que ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Anytime: Tubal ligations can be performed 1 day after delivery. It may also be done anytime afterwards.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
A few days: if angio normal
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Whenever you want bu: You can have sex whenever you feel like it but use protection for one month like a condom.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: You can have sex as soon as you feel well enough.
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