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Alexandria, LA
A 33-year-old female asked:

I had my last son in sept of 2009 and right after a tubal was done now he's 4 but is it true that they come a loose after 4 or 5 years???

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Very unlikely: If you've had your tubes tied for 4 years without becoming pregnant it is very, very unlikely that you will become pregnant. There is certainly significant scar tissue at this point preventing any sperm from getting past.
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