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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Can u get pregnant after having essure 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

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Can you get pregnant after a tubal clipping reversal?

Can you get  pregnant after a tubal clipping reversal?

Yes: If the reversal was successful and there are no other fertility problems, then yes, you should be able to conceive. If you had the reversal and it has been six months and have not conceived, see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Do people get pregnant after a tubal ligation?

NO not unless: U have your tubes reversed or in vitro fertilization, a small percentage of tubals can fail in that case you are more at risk for an ectopic. ...Read more

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Could i get pregnant after a tubal ligation?

Could i get pregnant after a tubal ligation?

Very little: Most women who have a tubal sterilization will not become pregnant. The failure rate is different for the many types of procedures that are done to sterilize the woman. ...Read more

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Could i get pregnant after tubal ligation banding?

Less than 1%/year: 1% per year but it's 0% risk after 10 years per a study i read. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant 3 months after a tubal ligation?

Can i get pregnant 3 months after a tubal ligation?

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

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What can you do if you get pregnant after a tubal ligation?

What can you do if you get pregnant after a tubal ligation?

Options: First, it's critical to determine asap if the pregnancy is intrauterine, as pregnancy after tubal ligation is highly risky for ectopic (usually tubal) pregnancy. If ectopic, medical or surgical treatment follows; if the pregnancy is intrauterine then decision-making is identical to any other pregnancy. Following this, you could consider a second ligation or another form of permanent sterilization. ...Read more

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Can you become pregnant after after you get your tubes tied?

Always possible: Tubal ligations are not 100% effective. If the tubal ligation was done at delivery it may be a little less effective. Never say never in medicine. I have a patient who became pregnant many years after her tubal ligation. It is always a possibility although not as likely.Tubal ligations are generally 99% effective. ...Read more

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Can u get pregnant after having tubal revarsel?

Can u get pregnant after having tubal revarsel?

It can happen: The success of reversal of tuboligation depends on the experience of the operating surgeon, but i guess it is around 60%. If you are in good health (and being 28), there is a very good chance of getting pregnant after a successful reversal procedure. Eat well, sleep well, exercise regularly, take your prenatal vitamins to improve your chance of a healthy pregnancy. Consult doc and good luck. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant 3 months after having a tubal ligation?

Can i get pregnant 3 months after having a tubal ligation?

Not likely: A tubal ligation is not perfect, so occasionally women get pregnant after having one. However, unless the tubes have opened up after the tubal ligation, you can't get pregnant. So pregnancy is possible, but very unlikely. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant with a tubal ligation?

Can i get pregnant with a tubal ligation?

Tubal ligation: Tubal ligation has a failure rate of about 2%, so yes, you can get pregnant. ...Read more

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Do people ever get pregnant after a tubal ligation?

Yes: It depends on the method used to ligate your tubes, but roughly one percent (1%) failure rate is in the ballpark for most methods currently in use. Failed tubal ligation can result not only in intrauterine pregnancy but ectopic pregnancy, which is usually tubal. ...Read more

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Who pays for abortion if you get pregnant after tubal ligation?

Who pays for abortion if you get pregnant after tubal ligation?

You do: Failure rate for a tubal ligation is close to 2 per 1000. That is revealed to you when you sign the informed consent. Unfortunately, tubes can grow back together or form fistulas that are openings that will allow the egg or sperm to pass. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant after ovulation?

Can you get pregnant after ovulation?

Q unclear: You must ovulate to be able to get pregnant--but if you mean how long past ovulation can you get pregnant, likelihood drops off a lot after 5-7 days, but there is never a true "free" time where pregnancy could not be possible. ...Read more

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Why do you still get your period after having a tubal ligation?

Why do you still get your period after having a tubal ligation?

Out of the loop: Normal menstruation depends only on 1) a funtioning endometrium, 2) an open cervix, and 3) a hormonal sequence (estrogen then progestin, then progestin withdrawal) from the ovaries in response to timed hypothalamic/pituitary signals. Thus, a woman with a working uterus, endometrium, ovaries, and pituitary can have a period. Notice the fallopian tubes are not part of the loop. ...Read more

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Dr. Victor Beshay
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Tubal Ligation (Definition)

Sterilization procedure for women. It may involve a small incision in in the belly botton to fulgrate the tubes or tie them and remove ...Read more