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How would you know if your tubes had become untied

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
X Ray: You can have an X-ray performed (hsg - hysterosalpingogram) to confirm if the tubes are still blocked. Unfortunately some women also find out when the ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Pena
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Pregnancy: Having tubal sterilization is not like tying your laces where they can be "untied". Tubal sterilization usually is performed by damaging a portion of ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Pouls
Specializes in Family Medicine
Tubes . .: Technically speaking, you would not know, because the only symptom that your tubes had 'untied' would be if you got pregnant. The reason that tubes ar ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Unintended pregnancy: Rationale for tying tubes (bilateral tubal ligation) is desired infertility aka permanent contraception. Depending upon research/study, tubes become u ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Imaging: To formaly diagnose blockages of the fallopian tubes, usually an imaging study known as a hysterosalpingogram is completed. This requires a special dy ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hysterosalpingogram: the tubes could be visualized with an ultrasound or a hysterosalpingogram. Contrast dye is flushed into your cervix and this lines the uterus and tub ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Nope!: I assume you're asking if your tubal ligation (permanent birth control) can be reversed or undone during great sex. The answer is no, so go enjoy sex ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chenette
38 years experience Fertility Medicine
A dying art: Tubal reanastomosis is a dying art. The lab procedures of ivf have improved so much that a tubal reanastomosis is not often performed. Check with an ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, not untied...: A big misconception with patients is that tubes are simply "untied". The procedure actually cuts out the scarred or blocked portion, the remaining edg ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
26 years experience Fertility Medicine
Around $6000 in TX: Insurance plans generally don't cover reversal of a tubal ligation. Costs vary from state to state and from fertility center to center. A good center ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Wrong Question: T/he question you should be asking is: How effective is getting one's tubes 'untied'? (this is nearly impossible regardless of how expensive it is). ... Read More

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