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A 31-year-old female asked:

7 years ago i had a tubal ligation, y last period ended july5 it's july 20 i got it again it's early. my breast r sore. could i be preg homtest say n?

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Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
?ovarian cyst: Most likely you have an ovarian cyst, however, an ectopic pregnancy rarely occurs after a BTL. See a provider if you continue to have problems.
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