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How Difficult Is It To Get Your Tubes Untied
Aka oviduct, uterine tube, or salpinx. It is basically a small tube connecting between the ovary and the uterus. This tube carries the eggs from the ovary area to the unterus. This is the tube that is cut/tied-up/or burned in women having the tuboligation procedure for permanent birth control purpose. Have ...Read more
Yes, not untied...: A big misconception with patients is that tubes are simply "untied". The procedure actually cuts out the scarred or blocked portion, the remaining edges are microsurgically connected & a good success rate is only > 70%. You need at least 3 cm of viable tube to work with and remember, any future pregnancies have to be seen early d/t ectopic risks (tubal pregnancies). Take good care of yourself. ...Read more
Maybe, but: Unfortunately, it's seldom as simple as untying the tubes & hooking them back together. The inner linings of the tubes will have some scaring & that may prevent an egg from moving down the tube. A fertilized egg could end up stuck in the tube for a tubal pregnancy. I would consult with a fertility center &discuss your specific options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
IVF cheaper and...: If you'd like to get pregnant again, it would be cheaper and more likely to result in pregnancy to have in-vitro-fertilization. Having a tubal reversal is not covered on insurance and increases the risk of a tubal pregnancy. Ivf costs the same or less and is more likely to result in a normal pregnancy. ...Read more
Few thousand dollars: The average cost for tubal reversal surgery is a few thousand dollars. You might also want to consider ivf: the cost may be a little more, but the success rate may be better in many cases. See a reproductive endocrinologist, and good luck! ...Read more
Gynecology: This process starts at the gynecologist's office. ...Read more
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