A 22-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

how long it take for fallopian tubes to heal or possibly grow back (recanalize) after a pomeroy tl? what type of suture is used during tl?

1 doctor answer
Dr. William Schmidt
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
I don't know: One thing is true after a pomeroy prcedure it is possible that sperm can find there way across the cut segment or that the tubes will grow back. It is the number 1 procedure for sterilization but not fool proof
Answered on Aug 10, 2016
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Sometimes yes!: It depends on the patient and the reason the tube(s) is (are) blocked. Tubal cannulation under fluoroscopy and by hysteroscopy have both been studied ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Li-Min Hwang
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Natural Wonder: Our body has a tremendous way to heal. Whe the two free ends the tubes touch together, the lining layers may just reconnect and reorganize to form ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Surgery to open tube: That refers to a procedure to try to re-open a fallopian tube or tubes. It can be accomplished in several ways and is often but not always successful ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Done with anesthesia: Fallopian tube re- canalization is done under general or spinal anesthesia so you will not feel it.
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month