A 40-year-old member asked:
how often do "tubes" become untied?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Fertility Medicine 19 years experience
1 %: In 1% of women, the tubes may not stay blocked over time. Some of these women will unexpectedly become pregnant, and there is a high risk of ectopic or tubal pregnancy. Ectopic can be dangerous and life threatening and requires immediate treatment.
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
1/400 chance: depending on the method used to "tie" the tubes.
Last updated Dec 19, 2018
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