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A 25-year-old female asked:

How long can a baby stay in your tubes befor they rupter? also i had my tubes tied about three years ago and last month my period was only two days long and it was mostly spotting and now every time i have intercourse i spot a little bit could this be a s

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Ectopic pregnancy: There is not a way to know when a fallopian tube will rupture in the presence of a ectopic pregnancy. If you are experiencing spotting after intercourse consider seeing an Obgyn for an evaluation. Spotting is not related to tubal ligation
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