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Tubal ligation

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Depends: It depends on the type of tubal ligation. If you had your tubes cut and tied at the time of a cesarean delivery, it fails about 1 time in 400. If you... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Depends: Upon the procedure you chose. The traditional laparoscopic procedures can be painful for upto 48 hours after. The essure involves some pain as the loc... Read More
Dr. Lillian Schapiro
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Depends on procedure: Most patients now opt for an in office procedure called the essure. The one i did this morning in my office took less than two minutes and the patien... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Clipping vs scarring: There are two ways of doing this. The first, more traditional, is to surgically clip the tubes, tying each end so fertilization cannot occur. A newe... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Hale
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Everyone's different: If you are worried about pain after sterilization then you might want to consider the essure tubal as I have seen very little pain experenced after it... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carrie Champine
Obstetrics & Gynecology 19 years experience
More info: Are you trying to get pregnant? You can consult a fertility doctor about a tubal reversal. You can also have IVF to get pregnant. If you have your ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
U shoudl feel happy : And relieved that you cannot get pregnant, u need to ask the doc who does your tubal because it depends how it was done, I do in office essure tubals,... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Permanent contracept: Tuboligation is a permanent contraceptive method and some women may prefer this after having "enough children" and some never want children at all . I... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Generally.no: Most times tubal ligation does not produce post-procedure pains after recovery. However, if adhesions occur, that can be a source of pain later whereb... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Hale
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No time: A tubal sterilization procedure has a certain failure rate so there is never a guarantee that it will not fail. Usually it doesn't.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Not often: The rate of tubal failure depends on the technique used but is roughly 1/400. When I have a patient experience a tubal failure i recommend removing th... Read More
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