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Sex After Tubal Ligation
If it worked correct: Correctly, no , once u go for the 3 month xray that should show that your tubes are blocked so u should not be able to, but there is a very small failure rate so if u are worried see your obgyn and do a blood preg test, if change your mind and want to get preg the essure can't be reversed but u can do invto fert as your the essure does not affect your uterus or ovaies. ...Read more
Less than 1%/year: 1% per year but it's 0% risk after 10 years per a study i read. ...Read more
When ready: Tubal ligation offers immediate protection so i tell my patients they can resume intercourse as soon as they are ready. This is usually 2-7 days after the procedure but it could take as long as 2 weeks for the discomfort & soreness to resolve. So, if you feel ok & ready, no problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is conception after endometrial ablation & tubal ligation possible & safe if still having normal periods?
Possible....: But not likely. The tubal ligation blocks your tubes so hopefully the egg and sperm don't meet. The ablation attempts to destroy the lining of the uterus so your periods are lighter. We don't recommend pregnancy after an ablation because the risk of miscarriage is so high. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is possible: Not supposed to happen but a tubal can fail, depends what type you had, i assume you did not have an in office essure tubal because with an essure you must use birth control for 3 months and then go for an xray to make sure your tubes are blocked because it takes 3 months for the tubes to become blocked with that particular method. ...Read more
Yes!: If you miss a period, it is important to take a pregnancy test to confirm that you are not pregnant *even after* a tubal ligation. Tubal ligation is not foolproof at preventing pregnancy. If your urine pregnancy test is positive, you should see a physician quickly because there is an increased risk of ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more
Questionable: It is "safe" in the sense that you probably wont become pregnant from the experience:-) Could cause some pain and possibly an ascending infection in the uterus. Sex happens frequently but the infection risk is rare. However, I do think the risk benefit ratio falls in favor of abstinence till after 4 weeks minimum and 6 weeks preferably. ...Read more
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