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How long typically is the healing process of tubal ligation?

How long typically is the healing process of tubal ligation?

No recovery w Essure: Essure is a simple technique to provide permanent birth control that can be done easily in the office in a few minutes under local anesthesia. There is no recovery since no incisions are made. You can resume normal activites when it is over. It has the lowest failure rate of any method. The inserts cause tubal scarring over 3 months effectively sealing the tubes closed without surgery. ...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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How long does the pain last after having a tubal ligation?

How long does the pain last after having a tubal ligation?

Short time: Usually laparoscopic tubal ligation pain should last for just a few days (2-4 days); if a larger abdominal incision is made after vaginal delivery then the pain may be a little longer. ...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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How long after having tubal ligation can u have unprotected sex?

How long after having tubal ligation can u have unprotected 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 after a tubal ligation can I use tampons and / or douche?

Depends how the tuba: Tubal was done, douching not recommended, you can use tampons usually with your next period, if your periods are heavy, then on my patients after I have done an in office tubal on them going through the cervix into the uterus (no cutting) takes 5 minutes, they can have an in office endometrial ablation so you will not have any more periods or very light ones so no more tampons! ...Read more

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Can tubal ligation be done in office? How long does it take? What steps do I take? What r side effects? Recovery time? Cost? Pros/cons?

Can tubal ligation be done in office? How long does it take? What steps do I take? What r side effects? Recovery time? Cost? Pros/cons?

Yes: Essure is a great sterilization method. It takes about 20 minutes. You meet w/ dr. Obtain history, etc. Most drs will give you rx for meds to take before procedure to decrease spasm of tube, bleeding and pain. Side effects minimal, little cramping. Recovery 1 day. Cost depend on your insurance carrier. Pros are 1) highest efficacy, 2) super low risk. Con) sometimes difficult to place essure. ...Read more

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How long should you wait to have sex after having a tubal ligation?

After recovery: You may resume intercourse after tubal ligation once you have fully recovered from the surgical procedure. Your doctor will inform you of the recovery time duration. ...Read more

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Is tubal ligation major surgery? How long to recover from it?

Is tubal ligation major surgery? How long to recover from it?

No if done in office: Tubal ligation (occlusion) can also be done in the office setting using a scope to look inside the uterus. Tiny devices can be placed into the fallopian tubes to block them. This can be done with local anesthesia, much like having a tooth cavity filled. ...Read more

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How long after having a baby can you have a tubal ligation done?

How long after having a baby can you have a tubal ligation done?

Anytime: Tubal ligations can be performed 1 day after delivery. It may also be done anytime afterwards. ...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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How long after a tubal ligation procedure is it safe to have an orgasim per oral? The dr used the bands and not clips and didn't have to cauterize.

Right away: It appears that you had your tubes tied and not implants for sterilization. These methods are effective immediately. ...Read more

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How long is a tubal ligation garunted for?

No time: A tubal sterilization procedure has a certain failure rate so there is never a guarantee that it will not fail. Usually it doesn't. ...Read more

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Ia tubal ligation the same as my last 2yrs ago, I have been experiencing very heavy longer cyles I went from having a 3 -4days lomg to 8days?

Ia tubal ligation the same as my last 2yrs ago, I have been experiencing very heavy longer cyles I went from having a 3 -4days lomg to 8days?

Endometrial ablation: There are lots of treatment options you can discuss with your doctor. Lysteda is a nonhormone medication designed for heavy periods. Some benefit from birth control pills, patch or nuvaring. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can stop your period in some cases. Consider an endometrial ablation such as genesys hta if you are done having children. These can be done in the safely and comfortably in the office. ...Read more

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How long does it take abdominal swelling to go down after tubal ligation?

How long does it take abdominal swelling to go down after tubal ligation?

Depends: Normal post operative temporary paralysis of bowel will clear with in 24 hrs. ...Read more

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How long does bleeding last after a vaginal delivery and tubal ligation? Also do you start having menstral like cramp a week after all this?

How long does bleeding last after a vaginal delivery and tubal ligation? Also do you start having menstral like cramp a week after all this?

Totally depends: It's believed breastfeeding & massage of the uterus causes accelerated uterine contractions (crampy) & thus faster termination of the PP bleeding. Heavy bleeding should stop before you leave the hospital. If you have a blood dyscrasia, like Factor V Leiden or a hemophilia, you will bleed much longer. If you keep bleeding, develop a fever & bleeding smells bad, get checked for retained placenta. ...Read more

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Does a tubal ligation cut off all blood supply to uterus? What are the side effects, and are there any long-term side effects besides sterility?

Does a tubal ligation cut off all blood supply to uterus? What are the side effects, and are there any long-term side effects besides sterility?

No change: A normal tubal ligation does not affect uterine blood flow at all, though it might rarely affect blood flow to the ovaries. Not common thigh. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Can I drink a couple beers 3 weeks after a vaginal delivery, tubal ligation, and me partially breast feeding? If so, how long do I wait to bf again?

Can I drink a couple beers 3 weeks after a vaginal delivery, tubal ligation, and me partially breast feeding? If so, how long do I wait to bf again?

No: I am always worried when someone, after a serious procedure, and particularly in your case when you are breast feeding, are so focussed on wanting (needing?) to drink that they ask this question. Breast feeding is good for you and your baby (bonding, antibodies to the baby, better nutrition etc.), and women who are breast feeding shouldn't drink (maybe a glass of champagne at a wedding), not more. ...Read more

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How old do you have to be to have a tubal ligation done in north carolina?

How old do you have to be to have a tubal ligation done in north carolina?

Tubal sterilization: I practiced in nc for 17 years; at the time I left women 21 years and older routinely got tubal ligations. Was this a good idea? Probably sometimes, yes, but often no. ...Read more

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Is there any chance that you can have another child after you have had a tubal ligation?

Quite possibly: You may still have an excellent chance of pregnancy with ivf, and/or you might be a candidate for tubal anastomosis ('tubal reversal.') how good your chances are can depend on many factors besides the tubal ligation; a reproductive endocrinologist can help you learn more about these options. ...Read more