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A 21-year-old female asked:

Are irregular periods normal after a bilateral tubal ligation? i had one 8/13/2012, and my period started back in september. i've missed 2 periods

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Dr. Clifford Rogers
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Maybe: If you just had a baby or just stopped birth control pills around the time of your tubal ligation, it could be normal. Check a pregnancy test just to make sure you are not pregnant. If you continue to skip periods, see the doctor who performed your tubal ligation and get his/her advice.
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Last updated Dec 8, 2012

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