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Do people ever get pregnant after a tubal ligation?

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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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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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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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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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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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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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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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