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Dr. Louis Gallia
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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


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I had a tubal ligation 3yrs ago can I get pregnant still? I'm having weird symptoms

I had a tubal ligation 3yrs ago can I get pregnant still? I'm having weird symptoms

Unlikely: It is very rare to get pregnant after a tubal ligation. have your dr. Check for other causes of your symptoms. ...Read more

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I got a tubal ligation 3 years ago and I want to know is it possible for them to come untied on their own or can I still get pregnant?

I got a tubal ligation 3 years ago and I want to know is it possible for them to come untied on their own or can I still get pregnant?

Extremely rare: The tubes are usually cut and then cauterized to prevent you getting pregnant as well as leaving the possibility of ever re-attaching. The chances of both sides of the tube re-opening, then finding each other to fuse together and become patent would be EXTREMELY rare. ...Read more

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I have had a tubal ligation done eight years ago I was wondering is it possible still get pregnant? Because I seem to be having pregnancy symptoms.

I have had a tubal ligation done eight years ago I was wondering is it possible still get pregnant? Because I seem to be having pregnancy symptoms.

Tubals can fail: Not very often but easy to check a urine preg test, if - and u are still worried see your gyn for a blood preg test which will be + a few days before the missed period and if u are preg- hopefully not - your obgyn needs to follow u closely since u would be more at risk for a tubal (ectopic pregnancy) due to the fact you had a tubal and the tubes were damaged by the tubal. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant after a tubal ligation 38 days still waiting for period?

Can I get pregnant after a tubal ligation 38 days still waiting for period?

Yes: Pregnancy can happen with any form of birth control including tubal ligation as there is a small chance of failure of the procedure. If concerned about pregnancy check a home pregnancy test or see your gynecologist for blood pregnancy testing. ...Read more

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15 days late on period. Tubal ligation done in 2007. What else can cause this? Can I still get pregnant?

15 days late on period. Tubal ligation done in 2007. What else can cause this? Can I still get pregnant?

Unlikely: It is unlikely that you are pregnant but a pregnancy test should rule it out.
You may have failed to ovulate which might prolong your period since no Progesterone would be produced to mature your uterine lining so that it would shed. If this is indeed so your late period could be scant but somewhat prolonged. ...Read more

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I had an endometrail ablation and a tubal ligation about 2years ago, can I still get pregnant?

Unlikely: A tubal ligation is a highly effective contraceptive method and the proper choice when an endometrial ablation is performed.
The chances of pregnancy having had those procedures is extremely remote and you should live your life, as you see fit, with the confidence gained from an improved menstrual flow and a highly effective contraceptive. ...Read more

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I got the essure tubal ligation done in 2010 when I decided to go sterile...But I never went back for that dye test can I still get pregnant..

I got the essure tubal ligation done in 2010 when I decided to go sterile...But I never went back for that dye test can I still get pregnant..

Probably not: The requirement for the dye test has faded because the essure has been shown to be quite successful if done by a doctor that knows how to do it. ...Read more

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Can I still get pregnant after 3. 4 yrs after tubal ligation (clamps) without reversal or without in vitro fertilization. Want a child but not surgery?

Can I still get pregnant after 3. 4 yrs after tubal ligation (clamps) without reversal or without in vitro fertilization. Want a child but not surgery?

Informed Consent: No. Your tubes were not just clamped. They were cut, burned, scarred and made impossible to have any sperm or egg contact. This was very well explained to you when you chose to have your tubal ligation. There is little chance that surgery can repair this. Please discuss with your ob. ...Read more

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What are my chances of getting pregnant if I have had a uterine ablation, tubal ligation but get that reversed? I still have regular monthly periods.

What are my chances of getting pregnant if I have had a uterine ablation, tubal ligation but get that reversed? I still have regular monthly periods.

Not recommended: Unfortunately, the chances are not good. Tubals can be reversed successfully but ablation permanently changes the uterine lining although pregnancy is unlikely, it's not impossible. ...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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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?

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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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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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 I get pregnant ten years after having a tubal ligation?

Can I get pregnant ten years after having a tubal ligation?

Sure: Clamps, probably hulka or filshie clips are the easiest to reverse and should give you the highest success rates. Length of time from the tl is a zero factor. Just make sure that you find a fertility specialist that has a lot of experience and expertise in microsurgical tubal reversals, your partner has a normal sperm count, you have a normal fsh and amh level and noting else obvious is wrong. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get pregnant after a tubal ligation?

What's the best way to get pregnant after a tubal ligation?

Misinformed?: By adopting. This was all explained in specific detail at the time of your choice and consent for the tubal. Tubals are effective and should be thought of as permanent. ...Read more

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After 2 years, I get pregnant after having a tubal ligation?

No not unless: Your tubes can be reversed or you have in vitro assuming you still have ovarian function at age 49 please see your gyn. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant after having a tubal ligation 4 years ago?

Please call your doc: You were very young to have a tubal after 1 child unless u had or have a lot of medical problems, sometimes the tubal can be reversed- will require surgery- not covered by insurance, if it cannot be reversed then u will need invitro fertilization which should work but is very expensive. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant 7 years after a tubal ligation?

Yes: The length of time your tubes are tied is a zero factor. Success depends on three factors: 1. Skill of the surgeon, 2. Length of tubal segments remaining, and 3. Age of the patient. In skilled hands, the surgery is safe and the risk of an ectopic is less than 5%. Ivf is also an option but generally costs a lot more. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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How likely is it to get pregnant 12 years after tubal ligation.

How likely is it to get pregnant 12 years after tubal ligation.

U cannot get pregnan: Unless the tubal can be reversed or if it cannot then you will need to under go in vitro fertilization, assuming you still have good quality eggs either way you need to see an infertility specialist and you also must realize that with a 4th csection you may or may not have a lot of scar tsisue that makes the surgery more difficult and you do have an increased chance of placenta accreta. ...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


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