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A 43-year-old female asked:

I had my tubes tied 9 years ago. i'm 43. i've been feeling tired, bloaty, & hungry for a while now. could i be pregnant?

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Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Possible not likely: Women do get pregnant after having their tubes tied, though the chance is about 3-5/100 in the 15 years from having the tubes tied until menopause. If you are late for your period, and have breast tenderness and nausea be sure and check a pregnancy test. Feeling tired, bloaty and hungry have a lot of causes including food sensitivities, thyroid problems, stress, not likely pregnancy.

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