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Can I Be Pregnant If My Tubes Are Tied
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
I feel movement under my left rib cage. As it moves I can see it stick out. Can I be pregnant even though my tubes are tied?
Possible: It is possible that you are pregnant. Every method of contraception has a failure rate including tubal ligation but, if you have been having regular periods it isn't likely. By the time you feel and see movement at the edge of your ribs, you are close to your due date. It is more likely that this is a GI issue. See your PCP for an exam in order to find out for sure what is going on. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: It's uncommon, but possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
LigationOrLitigation: Well, anything is possible here on God's Earth. After all, I made it through medical school! But I must say, it's unlikely and depends on a series of unlikely circumstances. Studies vary but 1 in a thousand is a nice round number so I wouldn't worry too much. Of course I bet you're a one-in-a-million woman so your chances will be low. If you're super paranoid, then also use another form of control ...Read more
Unlikley, but yes: See link:http://www.webmd.com/sex/birth-control/tubal-ligation-and-tubal-implants "There is a slight risk of becoming pregnant after tubal ligation. This happens to about 5 out of 1,000 women after 1 year. After a total of 5 years following tubal ligation, about 13 out of 1,000 women will have become pregnant. " ...Read more
Yes, : Yes, it is possible to get pregnant after a tubal ligation (having your tubes tied). It is rare and unlikely, but definitely possible. If you do get pregnant after a tubal ligation, there is a higher chance that it is an ectopic pregnancy (a pregnancy that is located in the fallopian tubes). An ectopic pregnancy can be a medical emergency and requires immediate medical attention. If you have a positive pregnancy test or think you are pregnant after a tubal ligation - you should contact your obgyn or primary care physician right away so they can monitor you and determine if it is a pregnancy in the uterus (normal) or a pregnancy in the tubes (ectopic pregnancy and not normal). I hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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