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Ever since I've had my tubal ligation I've been in horrible pain. Every time I ovulate or have my period the pain is unbearable. What can i do?

Ever since I've had my tubal ligation I've been in horrible pain. Every time I ovulate or have my period the pain is unbearable. What can i do?

Talk to your doctor: While you could have some scar tissue from the tubal ligation causing pain, it is more likely that your previous contraceptive was treating the pain and your problem now isn't the surgery but the fact that you have stopped that contraceptive. Your doctor should be able to make some suggestions for treating the pain. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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


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Is it normal to spot during ovulation of you've had your tubes tied? I had a tubal ligation 13 years ago and i just started spotting recently.

Is it normal to spot during ovulation of you've had your tubes tied?  I had a tubal ligation 13 years ago and i just started spotting recently.

Spotting w/Ovulation: Some women spot with ovulation . It does not matter if you had a tubal ligation. The hormonal change can trigger this. You may also have something else going on, so see a provider and check this out! ...Read more

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How good is a tubal ligation?

Depends: It depends on the type of tubal ligation. If you had your tubes cut and tied at the time of a cesarean delivery, it fails about 1 time in 400. If you had a clip placed on the tube it is usually around 1:300. The newer tubal ligations where we put a coil or plug in the tubes are better and fail really rarely. ...Read more

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How painful is a tubal ligation?

Depends on procedure: Most patients now opt for an in office procedure called the essure. The one i did this morning in my office took less than two minutes and the patient and i were chatting the entire time. ...Read more

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Different type of tubal ligation?

Clipping vs scarring: There are two ways of doing this. The first, more traditional, is to surgically clip the tubes, tying each end so fertilization cannot occur. A newer way is to insert a coil (example: essure) that causes the tube to constrict and scar down, no longer allowing passage of sperm upward, or eggs downward. This is usually performed without surgery so it can be less expensive and faster recovery. ...Read more

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How badly can a tubal ligation hurt?

Everyone's different: If you are worried about pain after sterilization then you might want to consider the essure tubal as I have seen very little pain experenced after it as there is no cutting or burning with it. ...Read more

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Are there symptoms after having a tubal ligation?

Post T L Syndrome: Some women suffer from post tubal ligation syndrome after having tubal ligation.Can have following symptoms ectopip pregnancy hot flashes bouts of rapid heart beat irritability mood swings and sudden tears insomnia loss of libido irregular periods itchy&dry vagina memory lapses color changes in vaginal area chronic fatigue anxiety&depression osteoporosis successfuly treated with reversal of tl. ...Read more

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Is there any guarantee for reversal of tubal ligation?

Is there any guarantee for reversal of tubal ligation?

NO: It depends when and what type you had. Your specialist should be able to give you odds after he or see has evaluated everything before and after they do the surgery. If it cannot be reversed you would be a candidate for in vitro. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the procedure for tubal ligation?

Vaires: There are several types of tubal ligation: by cameras after a vaginal delivery with a small incision during a cesarean section, through your c section scar. Internally, like a pap spear. All basically remove a segment of the tube, or clip it, to block conception. They have varying success rates. ...Read more

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How much would it cost to have a tubal ligation reversed?

Expensive: Depending on on the type of tubal ligation and if there are any other complications, it costs around $5, 500 to $9, 000. Most charge around $7, 500 for a patient with minimal health problems and a standard reversal. Definitely check with your insurance, your employer or your partner's employer. Sometimes, tubal ligation reversal can be covered. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more