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How effective is tubal ligation 5 years after the procedure?

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Dr. Neeoo Chin answered

Specializes in Fertility Medicine

Very: Usually tubal ligation failures will occur within the first year or so. Tubes don't normally "grow back" together after that.

Answered 8/21/2012

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Dr. Michael Fox answered

Specializes in Fertility Medicine

No difference: The repair is static. No chance for change over time.

Answered 10/3/2016

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Dr. Philip Chenette answered

Specializes in Fertility Medicine

Very effective: A properly performed tubal ligation is about 99% effective in preventing pregnancy.

Answered 4/30/2016

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