A 36-year-old member asked:
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what is tubal ligation (getting tubes tied)?

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Dr. Erinn Huffman
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sterilization: Getting your tubes tied is the common way if saying permanent contraception. There are a number if different ways to permanently prevent pregnancy, and they all involve minor surgery. If this is something you are interested in, you should discuss this with a doctor.
Answered on Apr 15, 2014
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Sterilization : The tubes are ducts that extend from near the ovary and go into the uterus. The egg moves don the tube and get fertilized in the lower 1/3 of the tube. Ligation is the slicing of the tube often the tube is coagulated and clipped as well. By interrupting this tube the path of the egg to the uterus is blocked making pregnancy improbable.
Answered on May 23, 2014

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