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Tubal ligation

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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Dr. Lillian Schapiro
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
19 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Hale
Dr. Anne Hale answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Tubal ligation: Since you didn't ask anything more specific: it is very safe, it is highly effective, it should be considered to be permanent. Hope this helps.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carrie Champine
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Is it being done at the time of a c-section or just the tubal? If done at the time of c-section, you won't even know you had it. If as a stand-alone s ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No such term: It is a tubal ligation done every 100 years.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
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

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