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Can you get pregnant after a tubal ligation?My period is 5 days late, i'm nauseous, sweating, and have some mild tingling on the sides of my breast.

Can you get pregnant after a tubal ligation?My period is 5 days late, i'm nauseous, sweating, and have some mild tingling on the sides of my breast.

Possibly: Yes, pregnancy after a tubal ligation is still possible. Due to you having had a tubal ligation there are other things to consider as well.While the chances of you having a pregnancy are low, if it did happen the chances of this being a tubal pregnancy(ectopic pregnancy) are higher than the average person. So if there is a concern about pregnancy see you health care provider. Hope this was helpful. ...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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Please explain if it is possible to get pregnat after tubal ligation and 1 ovary removed?

Please explain if it is possible to get pregnat after tubal ligation and 1 ovary removed?

Yes: Tubals can sometimes be reversed. You can also have IVF done where they take sperm and egg and combine them outside the uterus and place the embryo into the uterus, bypassing the tubes. If you are thinking of getting pregnant at the age of 48, you should contact a fertility specialist ASAP. ...Read more

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Can i be preganant? I hda a tubal ligation 19 years ago and my cycle is 3 weeks late, I have taken two test both results were negetive

Can i be preganant? I hda a tubal ligation 19 years ago and my cycle is 3 weeks late, I have taken two test both results were negetive

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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I am 43 and had a tubal ligation 9 years ago and an ablation 5 years ago. I started spotting and cramping a little today. Is this normal or is pregna?

I am 43 and had a tubal ligation 9 years ago and an ablation 5 years ago.  I started spotting and cramping a little today. Is this normal or is pregna?

GYN exam: Given your tubal ligation and ablation, pregnancy is very doubtful. Given your age, I suggest a GYN exam, female hormone and thyroid testing, PAP smear and if needed a uterine sampling biopsy. Please do not ignore these symptoms. You may also require a transvaginal ultrasound. ...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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I'm on my period & now I'm spotting & then I bleed again, is it possible I could be or get pregnant with a tubal ligation?

I'm on my period & now I'm spotting & then I bleed again, is it possible I could be or get pregnant with a tubal ligation?

Nothing is perfect: Having periods or having extra spotting can be normal but at the same time inconvenient and should be investigated by your gynecologist. Someone with a tubal ligation is highly unlikely to get pregnant, but this is always a possibility that needs to be explored. Do not hesitate to get tested. Although bleeding means that it's unlikely you're pregnant. ...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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Can I get pregnant if I had a tubal ligation?

Can I get pregnant if I had a tubal ligation?

Yes!: Depending how it was done sometimes the surgeon can reconnect your tubes. Also, assuming your uterus is intact there is always the possibility of in vitro fertilization where some of your eggs are collected, fertilized with your sweethearts sperm and then transplanted into your uterus. Happy future Mothers Day. ...Read more

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Do people get pregnant after a tubal ligation?

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 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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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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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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Is it possible to get pregnant after a tubal ligation?

Is it possible to get pregnant after a tubal ligation?

Yes: yes it is possible but it the likelihood of an ectopic pregnancy is higher. You can also talk to your obgyn about reversing the procedure. ...Read more

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How many women get tubal ligation and ablation per year?

How many women get tubal ligation and ablation per year?

Depends: Most women have a tubal ligation each year. And many women have an ablation each year. Very few women have both together. For medical reasons it makes sense to have other procedure done instead. But individually, each are common, safe preocedures if done correctly. ...Read more

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How soon after giving birth can one get a tubal ligation?

How soon after giving birth can one get a tubal ligation?

Immediately: As long as you are 150% sure you are done having children, a lot of ob/gyn will do the surgery right after delivery or the following day by making a half inch incision under your belly button and tie both fallopian tubes. Many like to do it right after delivery especially if you had an epidural. Some like to wait 3-6+ mos after delivery the make sure you are sure about having your tubes tied. ...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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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