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Can you get pregnant if your had your tubes tied for three years?

Can you get pregnant if your had your tubes tied for three years?

Yes, but uncommon: One can get pregnant after having tubal sterilizaiton, but it is uncommon (< 1%). If one suspects being pregnant after having tubal sterilization, important to do pregnancy test and if positive, notify md immediately due to concern of ectopic pregnancy in the tube, which can be potentially life-threatening. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant if your tubes have been tied?

Can you get pregnant if your tubes have been tied?

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 more

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Are you able to get pregnant if your tubes have been tied and burnt after an period of time?

Are you able to get pregnant if your tubes have been tied and burnt after an period of time?

It happens: although very rare, the ends of those tubes can grow back together. Reminds me of the line in Jurassic Park – "life will find a way" ...Read more

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How would you know if you pregnant when your tubes been tied for years?

How would you know if you pregnant when your tubes been tied for years?

Pregnancy tests: Your tubes are tied but your ovaries are working and you still have periods? It is possible that the small sperm can go thru and fertilize the egg causing abdominal pregnancy. There still would be positive pregnancy test and a gestational ring by ultrasound. If you suspect you are pregnant you need to see your doctor as if it is so, something has to be done. ...Read more

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If ur tubes been tied for five years is it possible they could come loose and you get pregnant.

If ur tubes been tied for five years is it possible they could come loose and you get pregnant.

Failed sterilization: The 10-year cumulative failure rate for tubal ligation is 1.85%. The risk of failure depends on the method that was used: lowest for postpartum sterilization and laparoscopic unipolar coagulation, highest for hulka clips or silicone bands. There is a risk of becoming pregnant even if your tubes were tied. If you suspect that you might be pregnant please see a gyn. Ectopic pregnancy is possible. ...Read more

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My tubes have been tied for 8 years is it possible to get pregnant again with out having surgery. If so what can do to get pregnant.

My tubes have been tied for 8 years is it possible to get pregnant again with out having surgery. If so what can do to get pregnant.

No.: At least, it is very very very unlikely. Tubal ligation (getting your tubes tied) is a surgical procedure. A surgical procedure (tubal ligation reversal) is again required to attempt to repair it, if you want to try to get pregnant again. ...Read more

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How do you check to see if your tubes are open had reversal in march ttc since?

How do you  check to see if your tubes are open had reversal in march ttc since?

HSG: There is an x-ray study called hystero-salpingogram (hsg) that's usually done for this purpose. It is basically an office pelvic exam with some x-ray pictures taken, and it's quite reliabel for testing tubes. Caution: there is alot of bad press on hsg on some message boards, please read with a grain of salt. I've done over 2000 of them myself with never a bad outcome. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant after having your tubes tied for 9 years?

Is it possible to get pregnant after having your tubes tied for 9 years?

Pregnancy: Yes you can.Ivf is your best option. If you are under 35, you still may be able to have atubal reversal.This may also be an option for you. ...Read more

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Can a female still get pregnant if her tubes are clamped?

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

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If you get your tubes tied will you not have a period for a while?

It's not related: Your period is not regulated by the tubes, but after any surgery your period may vary, & could be delayed. ...Read more

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How many years can you still get a tubal reversal after your tubes have been tied?

How many years can you still get a tubal reversal after your tubes have been tied?

Depends: Depends on many factors. Most importantly age. As women get older, ovaries diminish in egg numbers and quality. Even though the tubes can be reversed in an older woman her ovaries may not allow for a pregnancy. Therefore a thorough evaluation for other fertility factors prior to a tubal reversal may be needed. ...Read more

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Can you still get pregnant if you have your tube tie and still get your period?

Can you still get pregnant if you have your tube tie and still get your period?

No: Having periods when tubes are tied is no wonder, because your uterus normally responds to the stimulation from the ovaries and tubes play no role in that. Tubes are just channels through which the egg cell will travel. A properly performed tubal ligation carries no risk of pregnancy. I bet you have heard anecdotal rare stories - yeah, yeah, yeah, those happen, 1:1000000. ...Read more

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I just had my tubes tied three years ago? how would you know if your tubes come untied?

Unintended pregnancy: Rationale for tying tubes (bilateral tubal ligation) is desired infertility aka permanent contraception. Depending upon research/study, tubes become untied approximately 2-10/1000 women (http://sogc.org/publications/tubal-ligation-female-surgical-sterilization/). You could ask for hysterosalpingogram to prove continued ligation (more commonly performed during infertility evaluation). Or get preggo ...Read more

Fallopian Tube (Definition)

Aka oviduct, uterine tube, or salpinx. It is basically a small tube connecting between the ovary and the uterus. This tube carries the eggs from the ovary area to the unterus. This is the tube that is cut/tied-up/or burned in women having the tuboligation procedure for permanent birth control purpose. Have ...Read more


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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