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Essure Procedure Ovulation
Yes: Essure is a procedure in which coils are placed in your tubes using a hysteroscope (long, thin camera that is inserted into your uterus). Over the next 3 months, the coils incite an inflammatory reaction that scars the tubes and blocks them. It does not affect ovulation. It simply prevents a meeting of egg and sperm. ...Read more
I just started my first period today since my d&c procedure 28 days ago. Can I expect to ovulate? I did not ovulate between the d&c and this period.
I did HSG on cd12 the same day I got a positive on my opk. I didn't have sex before the procedure. Will this procedure affect my ovulation?
No: It should not affect when or if you ovulate this month. I hope that this helps. ...Read more
My wife took ovidrel 36 hrs before an IUI procedure. We came home after IUI and took ovulation kit, results were negative for ovulation. Thoughts?
Propofol (450 mg/ 30 min procedure)sedation at conception I had a colonoscopy at the time I ovulated and conceived. Should I be concerned?
Had a natural FET scheduled in Aug. RE did a hysteroscopy on CD11 in July. No ovulation since the procedure. CD24 progesterone 2.1. What to do now?
On 4/24/16 I had unprotected sex & it was also the last day of my ovulation. The next day I had to have a LEEP procedure done. Is its possible to get?
Yes.: If the question is if its possible to be pregnant then the answer is yes on any occasion that you have unprotected intercourse. If your period is late then check a pregnancy test. Hope this helps. ...Read more
D&C on 2/1.no bleeding after the procedure. 2/4 started my cycle. 2/10 ovulation test positive. 2/12 had sex. Bleeding still. Pregnancy possible?
Yes: The bleeding may represent a situation where conception is less likely, and the ovulation test might be misleading, but pregnancy is still possible. This will also depend somewhat on your age and the reason for the D&C. You will not be able to tell from a pregnancy test for at least another week. ...Read more
Ttc#1- having 4 bicuspid extraction with general anesthesia. I will have ovulated right before this procedure, possibly becoming preg. Is this safe?
I had a d&c because of irregular bleeding. Is it normal to start your period a week after the procedure? If so, will I ovulate following my period?
My period us 30 days late. I had a leep procedure on October 20th. I had intercourse 4 weeks after having this procedure. I had sex on my ovulation?
Some thoughts...: Pregnancy is the most common cause of a missed period. If not pregnant, other causes of a late or missed period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (especially birth control pills), hormonal disorders, etc… A visit to one’s Ob-Gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more
D&C 4 months ago I have been trying to conceive since. Reg periods and positive ovulation test but no pregnancy. Could the procedure caused infertility?
Yes: The Essure stents are safe, non-hormonal, and provide excellent sterilization without the need for general anesthesia or surgical incisions. I would consider it healthy and a popular option for permanent sterilization. My patients love it and have no complaints. Most of the Hospital Nurses take advantage of this procedure since it's done easily in the office. ...Read more
Yes: Essure is the most effective method to insure you never have to worry about birth control ever again. Hopefully your doctor performed essure in their office and you should be able to return to all activities almost immediately. Don't forget to use a back up method of contraception until you do your confirmation test to prove your tubes are blocked. No issues with tampons. ...Read more
No delay: There is no reason to delay as long as you are changing the tampon out normally. ...Read more
6 weeks: According to the fda, the uterus must heal after delivery for 6 weeks before the essure procedure. The procedure itself is very brief and at times may be done in the physician's office, under local anesthesia. After 3 months, a test is done to confirm you have permanent birth control. Go to essure. Com for more info. ...Read more
1 week: Nobody knows for sure, most likely in 2-3 days; you should be 99 percent safe to swim in one week ...Read more
Legally yes: Essure is a permanent birth control solution and many doctors might think twice about performing this procedure in one so young. While technically there are some successful reversals being done at specialty centers like chapel hill tubal reversal center, this is considered a forever answer for those done with having children or certain they will never chose fertility. ...Read more
Tubal vs essure: They both provide permanent sterilization but the tubal requires general anesthesia and surgery into the abdomen with incisions that have to heal. It is immediately effective. An essure can be done in the office under a local cervical block and has no incisions. It takes about 3 months to become effective. You have to do a simple test at 3 months to prove the tubes are blocked. ...Read more
Is it normal to get a period, then not have one and have spotting daily after having the essure procedure?
Yes: That is normal and can happen for a few days or weeks because of the insertion which is through the cervix and uterus into the fallopian tubes. This causes bleeding. Also the injection of the dye into the tubes can cause some bleeding and cramping. ...Read more
I just had essure procedure on monday so about a week ago, could using a tampon this soon cause infection?
No: A tempo is fine.Get a more detailed answer ›
Despite the consistent negative feedback from women who've had the essure procedure done, why are docs still pushing it?
I had the essure procedure done over a year ago. For the last 6-9 mos periods only last 2-3 days (use to be 5-7) and are only 2-3 weeks apart. Normal?
Essure not cause: Essure procedure should not cause any changes in period. You should consult your OB/Gyn to determine if your change in periods requires any treatment of just patience. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I had the essure procedure done about two years ago and I have missed three periods this year. Is this normal?
Not related: The essure will not affect your cycles. Your missed periods will have some other reason. ...Read more
After 3 or 6 consective cycles of clomid (clomiphene)e with ovulation but with no pregnancy, what other procedures should be started or can I continue on clomid (clomiphene)?
Rest of a work-up: 3 or 6? If u r ovulating but still not conceiving the question is what else is going on. Has he had a semen analysis? Is there a problem with cervical mucus? R your tubes open? The answers to these questions determine what the next step is. If it has only been 3 clomid (clomiphene) cycles, just continuing clomid (clomiphene) is reasonable but, if it has been 6, it doesn't make sense just to continue something that isn't working. ...Read more
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