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A female asked:

I had my tubes tied last year. have heavy period and they are always on time. this past3months am always late and only have spotting. have preg. sympt?

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Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Pregnancy test: Do a pregnancy test immediately!Tubal ligation failures happen and could happen up to 10 years post ligation.make an appointment to see tour gynecologist too.
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