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Can you carry a baby full after you get your tubes tied?

Can you carry a baby full after you get your tubes tied?

Yes: Getting you tubes tied simply interrupts the typical path the egg takes to get to the uterus and drastically reduces your likleyhood of pregnancy. However, pregnancy is still possible. With that said, your uterus should still be fully able to carry a pregnancy to term, if somehow, a fertilized egg implanted in your uterus. See your ObGyn if you have further concerns. ...Read more

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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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What does it mean when an ultrasound show a gestation sac and your tubes has been tied for 10 years.

What does it mean when an ultrasound show a gestation sac and your tubes has been tied for 10 years.

Pregnancy: I can't comment on the viability of this pregnancy but if there's a gestational sac on ultrasound then you're pregnant and your tubes are definitely not tied anymore. It may have been working long ago, but there's always the 0.5% risk of failure. See a doctor to discuss your options for managing this pregnancy. ...Read more

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I haven't had a period since September 24 , I have irregular periods sometimes I know it's easy to take a test but I've never shown A positive on my pregnancy test and always end up miss carrying the difference between this long period of time between per

I haven't had a period since September 24 , I have irregular periods sometimes I know it's easy to take a test but I've never shown A positive on my pregnancy test and always end up miss carrying the difference between this long period of time between per

Family planning: the caused of irregular and delayed period include major weight loss or excessive exercise, stress some hormonal abnormalities, cystic ovary or pregnancy. You will need some workup to find what's going on and to discuss the ideal way to manage it and also to discuss contraception to avoid unwanted miscarriage and irregular/ prolonged bleeding ...Read more

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How long does it take women to get pregnant after an ectopic pregnancy with one fallopian tube?

How long does it take women to get pregnant after an ectopic pregnancy with one fallopian tube?

Depends but not long: Depending on how far along in the ectopic pregnancy you were, your ability to get pregnant again could happen even before your next period. Once you have a period you're back on the same monthly cycle as before and should assume you can get pregnant any time. A word of caution: Your risk for ectopic pregnancy goes up if you've had a previous ectopic or pelvic surgery - give yourself time to heal. ...Read more

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Does it take longer to get pregnant after an ectopic pregnancy? I had my Fallopian tube removed. I am 32 and my husband is 38. Thanks

Does it take longer to get pregnant after an ectopic pregnancy? I had my Fallopian tube removed. I am 32 and my husband is 38. Thanks

Other tube: Having one ectopic does increase your risk of another ectopic. Your baseline fertility is not affected. The functional status of the remaining tube can be assessed by your doctor if you are having trouble getting pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it possible to carry full term pregnancy if your tubes are tied?

Is it possible to carry full term pregnancy if your tubes are tied?

Confusing question: If you became pregnant in spite of having your tubes tied, as happens with ivf fertility treatments, you can carry a baby to full term. With tubes tied, you don't have a natural pregnancy.The sperm cannot get to the egg. If one re- attached, and a fertilized egg made it to the uterus, it could carry to term. Tubal pregnancies will not survive and end up in emergency surgery. ...Read more

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Unicornate uterus with one Fallopian tube. Is this way it takes me so long to conceive. My last pregnancy took 18 months ended in early miscarriage ?

Unicornate uterus with one Fallopian tube. Is this way it takes me so long to conceive. My last pregnancy took 18 months ended in early miscarriage ?

Altered uterine anat: Unicornate uterus or altered uterine anatomy may be associated with lower rates of conception compared to the nomal uterine anatomy. Best to see your OB specialist to discuss your situation. ...Read more

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How long for the sperm to reach fallopian tube?

How long for the sperm to reach fallopian tube?

Minutes: The most motile sperm will arrive in minutes, but sperm can survive for up to five days waiting for an egg. This is important because the egg itself only has a fertilization window of 12-24 hours. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to how long is the hospital stay after having your tubes tied?

I'm curious as to how long is the hospital stay after having your tubes tied?

Ask your doc !!!: I do essure in the office so u do not go to hospital and are awake and it takes 5 minutes and u miss a few hrs of work , find a doc who can do it in office, if u are not a candidate for essure in office tubal and have to have it done by laparoscope or robot that is done as an outpt and u go home a few hrs after, but that way is a lot more painful and u have to go to sleep for. ...Read more

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Are your tubes able to grow back together after so long from a tubal ligation?

Are your tubes able to grow  back together after so long from a tubal ligation?

Very rare: Although listed as a possibility, this is extremely rare. These days most surgeons not only tie the ends, but also cauterize each side. The chance of both sides coming untied and rejoining despite being cauterized is very, very low. ...Read more

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I had my tubes tied april4 but everytime i eat something i feel sick how long it take got your tubes to heal once there tied.

Gastric problems: I would tell you very frankly that getting sick every time you eat has absolutely nothing to do with having your tubes tied. This is something different and given the extent of your symptoms it is time to get to your family doctor to figure this out. ...Read more

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How long after having your tubes tied do you wait to have sex?

How long after having your tubes tied do you wait to have sex?

Whenever you want bu: You can have sex whenever you feel like it but use protection for one month like a condom. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your womb to heal once your tubes are tied?

A few weeks: When your tubes are tied, your womb (or uterus) isn't affected at all (assuming that you didn't have a cesarean section). The tissue of the tubes is paper thin, like tissue paper almost, and heals well. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your tubes to grow back together if your tubes are tied an cut how many years. My tubes was tied n cut on feb.17 2010

How long does it take for your tubes to grow back together if your tubes are tied an cut how many years. My tubes was tied n cut on feb.17 2010

BTL is forever: If your fallopian tubes were cut, you had a bilateral tubal ligation, then you do not expect them to grow back together. Tubal ligation is a permanent sterilization procedure. Sometimes, you can do surgery to reattach the tubes. And sometimes, rarely, the surgery fails and you can get pregnant. Most of the time, if you want to be pregnant, ivf would be necessary. ...Read more

Fallopian Tube (Definition)

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