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Doctor insights on: Essure Vs Tubal Ligation Side Effects

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Is tubal ligation safe? What are the side effects?

Is tubal ligation safe? What are the side effects?

Yes in the right: Hands, assuming you have a good dcotor it is usually safe, I do tubals in the office by the essure method which is much easier and safer than having a laparoscopic or robotic tubal or a minilap tubal, u can go online and read about all the methods , anyone can have a complication but if done properly the risk of a problem or se is low, in my opinion essure is the safest and easiest and least pain! ...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 a bilateral tubal cauterization the same as laparoscopic tubal sterilization?

Is a bilateral tubal cauterization the same as laparoscopic tubal sterilization?

Maybe , maybe not: U can do a laparoscopic sterilization by cautery or clips or other ways, either way is old fashioned, the newer safer way that I do 99.9% of all my sterilizations on my patients is in office - adiana( for about another month, until i run out of catheters) or in office essure- both are easy, my pts stay awake , takes 5 minutes, no cutting, only miss 1/2 day of work, u can read about it online. ...Read more

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PCOS, Endometriosis, Heavy Cycles, 33yo, tubal ligation 3 yrs ago. Would an endometrial ablation lessen my symptoms/cancer risks?

PCOS, Endometriosis, Heavy Cycles, 33yo, tubal ligation 3 yrs ago. Would an endometrial ablation lessen my symptoms/cancer risks?

Maybe not: Endometrial cancer can be obscured by endometrial ablations if it is not ruled out prior to the procedure by biopsy. Many women continue to have bleeding post endometrial ablation procedures, and the most likely conclusive treatment is hysterectomy if you no longer desire children. ...Read more

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Are there any complications, side effects or scarring for rubber band ligation?

Are there any complications, side effects or scarring for rubber band ligation?

Strictures fissures: Banding has few complications if a lot is done sometimes you can get a stricture and the rectum be tight or you can a fissure from failure to heal completely. ...Read more

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What's better a tubal ligation or the essure procedure?

What's better a tubal ligation or the essure procedure?

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

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What are the long term side effects of a tubal ligation?

None: There should be no side effects from a tubal ligation except the inability to get pregnant. ...Read more

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What is the post ablation tubal sterilization syndrome?

What is the post ablation tubal sterilization syndrome?

Cyclic pain...: Some women with a history of both an ablation procedure and a tubal sterilization procedure will have pain around the same time each month. This is caused by menstrual bleeding in the tube that can't escape because the ablation blocked the tube on one side and the sterilization blocked it on the other. As a result, the tube can become distended with menstrual blood and this hurts! Best wishes! ...Read more

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Hysterectomy side effects compared with uterine fibroid embolization?

Hysterectomy side effects compared with uterine fibroid embolization?

Higher risk w surger: The risk of significant complications of any major abdominal surgery is generally considered to be between 5-10%. The risk of major complications of uae/ufe is below 3%. Embolization also has a faster recovery than surgery. ...Read more

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Gained 50+ lbs severe pmdd & vulvar dermatitis after tubal ligation. Is there a such thing as "post tubal ligation syndrome?" treatment options?

Gained 50+ lbs severe pmdd & vulvar dermatitis after tubal ligation. Is there a such thing as "post tubal ligation syndrome?" treatment options?

Yes and no: The nih opines that tubal sterilization is not associated with an increased risk of menstrual dysfunction, dysmenorrhea, or increased premenstrual distress in women who undergo the procedure after age 30 years. There may be some increased risk for younger women, although they do not appear to undergo significant hormonal changes. I believe that more info is neded on women of your age. ...Read more

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Bilateral tubal cauterization, is this as good as laparoscopic tubal sterilization?

It is a form of..: Tubal cauterization is a form of tubal sterilization and it does have a small failure rate depending upon where the tube is cauterized and how many times. If only once, the tube can put itself back together again and pregnancy results.(recanalization). ...Read more

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Is tubal ligation safe with diabetes?

Is tubal ligation safe with diabetes?

I do not see why not: Yes. I do not see why that would be a problem. Rj. ...Read more

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What is post ablation tubal ligation syndrome?

A pain syndrome.: A very small percentage of women will experience a pain syndrome after having a uterine ablation. It is not dangerous but can be very painful. Many women have pain with intercourse. Many women will require hysterectomy to treat this syndrome. ...Read more

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Can tubal ligation cause pelvic congestion syndrome? Used filshie clips

Can tubal ligation cause pelvic congestion syndrome? Used filshie clips

Short answer: Yes: If your symptoms began within days to weeks following ligation, and no other findings exist on regular workup, you may have a variant of Post-Tubal Ligation Syndrome. You should seek out an expert on Chronic Pelvic Pain. Reversal of the ligation is sometimes possible and your symptoms may subside. Go to Facebook: The New PTLS private Support Group ...Read more

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What are the side effects I should anticipate after tubal ligation?

Very little: In the immediate post-operative time period, you might have some menstrual like cramps, but overall you should not notice any significant changes in terms of your overall well being. ...Read more

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I'm planning on having a tubal ligation reversal and I have researched several doctors, what is the average cost of a reversal tubal ligation.

Tubal reversal: Depending on where you live upward of usd 12, 000. You have a 50 % chance of having a tubal pregnancy after refertilization. You are likely to be better off doing test tube fertilization (ivf). ...Read more

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Since tubal libation had problems have all symptoms of ptls. How is post tubal ligation syndrome treated?

Since tubal libation had problems have all symptoms of ptls. How is post tubal ligation syndrome treated?

You need a diagnosis: It's easy to assume that your symptoms are caused by the surgery. If you have menstrual irregularities and or pelvic pain, a full evaluation is warranted with hormonal testing and ultrasound. ...Read more

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How successful is tubal ligation reversal typically?

How successful is tubal ligation reversal typically?

Depends: Many factors play into the success of tubal reversal including age, technique of tubal ligation, length & proximity of tubes. Average success is 60%. Tubal reversal is usually not covered by insurance so you would want to compare with price for ivf. ...Read more

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What is post-ablation (hta) tubal sterilization syndrome?

What is post-ablation (hta) tubal sterilization syndrome?

Uncommon but painful: Women with excessive vaginal bleeding may choose to remove (destroy, ablate) the uterine lining instead of removing the uterus. Months or years after ablation, small amounts of residual monthly bleeding in the uterus builds up fluid in the blocked (tied, sterilized) tubes, causing swelling and pain in the tubes. A women can ask her ob-gyn doctor what the risk is for different ablation techniques. ...Read more

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Which kind of surgery done for tubal reversal ligation ?

Which kind of surgery done for tubal reversal ligation ?

Reversal: Fertility experts can perform microsurgical reconstruction of the tubes however you must understand the procedure is not a guarantee. ...Read more