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Clearlake, CA
A 36-year-old female asked:

I got a tubal ligation done 6 years ago with falope rings. if it fails and one comes off is it painful? i have had stomach pain for 2 weeks now.

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Tubal ligation ?'s: Fallop ring sterilization done "6 years ago" effectively destroys the segment of the tube where the ring is placed, by cutting off its blood supply. Although this type of tubal ligation can be reversed, it is very unlikely to permit pregnancy even if it does "fall off".
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