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A 41-year-old female asked:

could i be preganant , i have my tubes tied for 10 years and im 41 and my period is 10 days late ?

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Dr. Jie Xu
Dr. Jie Xuanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Possible.: There is a chance you can still get pregnant since tubal ligations are not 100% effective. Make sure you check a pregnancy test. If it is positive, see your doctor right away because there is also a chance of an ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy outside of the uterus, e.g. In tube). Best wishes.
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Anything is possible: Odds are in your favor the late period sisdue to another cause but u need to check a preg test to make sure a s a tubal can fail anytime but unlikely after all that time.

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