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what should the incision look like after a tubal ligation

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Usually tiny: The incision after a tubal ligation depends upon the technique used: laparoscopic tubal about the size of a dime, the same as diagnostic. Laparoscopy; ... Read More
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Dr. Audrey Lance
13 years experience Gynecology
It depends: It depends on what kind of tubal surgery you had. If you had a laparoscopic sterilization surgery, you will generally have two small incisions, each a ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: I am presuming you had surgery less than a few months ago. If this is true, then it's normal.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: It varies on how big the incision is, where it is located and what type of suture is used.
A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Contact your OB MD: You need to contact your OB MD and explain your symptoms and if necessary go back to the office for a examination.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Possibly: There are several reasons for the swelling. It may be related to healing tissue or a reaction to a suture. It is also possible it may be a small herni ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
I think not: If there is no pain or fever you might wait till Monday morning, but call the surgeon or your provider first thing. If worse, go to an ER. Infections ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes, that's fine.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
IVF: On rare occassions, tubals can be reversed. Much higher success with IVF (in vitro fertilization), where eggs are retrieved from mom and then fertiliz ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Excessive bleeding: Excessive bleeding post tubal ligation is a good reason to see a GYN MD and make sure that there isn't another GYN problem causing this issue first an ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it does not.

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