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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
Gynecology: Tying the fallopian tubes to inhibit the chance of pregnancy does not in any way mess with the internal hormones or menstrual cycles and a female will continue to ovulate. The goal of tubal ligation is to create a barrier that the sperm cannot swim past to impregnate an ovulated egg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reversal, IVF: You can get pregnant by having a tubal reversal, surgery to reconnect the tubes. You could also get pregnant with in vitro fertilization where your eggs are collected, sperm is mated with eggs and embryo is put back in uterus. Depending on clinic, both surgery and ivf cost around $10, 000 depending on whether you have infertility insurance and cost doctors charge. ...Read more
Yes : Having your tubes tied will not affect whether you have a period. Most people will cycle normally after having your tubes tied. The commonly quoted failure rate of a tubal is 1 out of 500. ...Read more
No: Generally no.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is the IVF expensive. If my tubes are still tied and I am ovulating and have intercourse can I get pregnant and how would i know if its not tubal?
No: Unless the tubal failed the failure rate should be low if the tubal was done correctly, to prove if your tubes are blocked your obgyn can send you for an hsg which is an xray to show that or not, if tubes are blocked and u wnat pregnancy they may or may not be able to reverse the tubal or you will need in vitro fert if u miss a period do a blood preg test as if + could be an ectopic or an iup. ...Read more
Unlikely : Although no sterilization is 100%, pregnancy is unlikely. The failure rate can be from 1:1,000 to 3,500 depending on the type of procedure performed. If you have symptoms though, check a urine preg test ASAP. You have a very high risk of ectopic if your procedure fails. If you want a normal pregnancy, tubal reversals are possible vs in-vitro if needed. Talk to your Doc and trust your TL. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rarely, need surgery: Almost all tubal ligations are reversible. Unfortunately, reproductive medicine has moved away from reversal surgery. Most practices pushing patients to ivf despite it being 3x as expensive for the preg rate. Our program is one of a handful that offers laparoscopic tubal reversal (outpatient) at a very low cost. With good ovarian function the preg rate can be >90% with chance for more preg.'s. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need surgery or IVF: You need either a surgical tubal ligation reversal or IVF - In Vitro Fertilization. Surgery can have high tubal patency rates (70% chance at least one tube stays open) but a higher chance of a tubal (ectopic) pregnancy. IVF may get you pregnant faster. The decision is affected by your age, your partner's sperm (get a semen analysis for him even if you have kids together). See a MD who does both. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I did not have my tubes cut tied and burned, just tied, what are my chances of having an ectopic pregnancy?
Minimal: failure rate for tubals regardless of approach are 2-5/1000 procedures. Ectopic risk in this group is about 30 % of failures. ...Read more
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