A 33-year-old female asked:

I tubal ligation 7 years ago not a regular person on getting my period i get every 2 or 3 month its been 4 moth seen i last got this week i only spots?

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Dr. Daniel Rychlik
Fertility Medicine 28 years experience
See a doctor: The menstrual cycle has nothing to do with the tubal ligation. Needs to be evaluated.
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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 58 years experience
No need to suffer: At 33 you should not have to suffer like pre menopausal symptoms , must see your gynecologist to regulate your periods , may need hormonal replacement therapy
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Last updated Dec 22, 2014

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