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

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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Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


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My doctor told me to wait 6 weeks before having intercourse. I had a dnc a tubal ligation and a ablation is this necessary?

My doctor told me to wait 6 weeks before having intercourse. I had a dnc a tubal ligation and a ablation is this necessary?

Doctors Instructions: It is best to follow your doctors instructions so that you may heal completely. Whether anyone on this site tells their patients differently is beside the point. Your doctor knows your case and from his or her experience and professional judgement that is what s/he feels is in your best interest. If you choose not to follow the advice given then the potential consequences are on you. ...Read more

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I have C-section and tubal ligation for a month is it safe to have sex?

I have C-section and tubal ligation for a month is it safe to have sex?

No: It is better to wait 8 weeks to prevent obtaining a hernia. Some might say 6 weeks but better safe than sorry! ...Read more

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It's been two weeks sense my tubal ligation, and it still hurts to have sex. Should I see a doctor? Or can this be normal?

Surgeon check up: You need to follow up with the surgeon who did the tubal ligation to be certain that there is no evidence of infection or other problems with an appointment. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex 3 weeks after c-section and tubal ligation?

Is it safe to have sex 3 weeks after c-section and tubal ligation?

Questionable: It is "safe" in the sense that you probably won't become pregnant from the experience:-) Could cause some pain and possibly an ascending infection in the uterus. Sex happens frequently but the infection risk is rare. However, I do think the risk benefit ratio falls in favor of abstinence till after 4 weeks minimum and 6 weeks preferably. ...Read more

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When could you have intercourse after tubal ligation surgery?

When could you have intercourse after tubal ligation surgery?

When ready: Tubal ligation offers immediate protection so I tell my patients they can resume intercourse as soon as they are ready. This is usually 2-7 days after the procedure but it could take as long as 2 weeks for the discomfort & soreness to resolve. So, if you feel ok & ready, no problem. ...Read more

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Hi have had a tubal ligation three years ago. I have been bleeding pretty bad after intercourse in the three years it has gotten worse, ?

Hi have had a tubal ligation three years ago. I have been bleeding pretty bad after intercourse in the three years it has gotten worse, ?

Tubal ligation: You cycles have returned to what they would naturally be without hormone manipulation. Bleeding after intercourse, however, needs to be investigated. You should see your gynecologist. ...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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Do I have to wait a week before I start having sex after tubal ligation?

Tubal ligation: Normally if have scheduled tubal ligation by laparoscopic or mninlarp you can have relationship after couple of days if you are comfortable or feel well but anyway you should follow postoperative instruction by your doctor as he/she know your general condition best. If postpartum t.L definitely you have to wait until your postpartum recheck then. Take care. ...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 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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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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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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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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Why can you bleed during sex after tubal ligation?

Why can you bleed during sex after tubal ligation?

You shouldn't: One should not bleed after sex, whether or not the tubes were tied. Postcoital bleeding should be investigated by a qualified healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Could tubal ligation cause lack of interest in sex?

No--some male report: Many couples are concerned regarding the impact of sterilization on “sexual interest” (libido). A crest study determined that 80% of the 4576 women studied reported no change in sexual interest or sexual pleasure following tubal sterilization. Of the remaining women who noted a change, the majority reported positive sexual effects in interest and pleasure.47 similarly, no reportedf male effects. ...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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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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No sex since November 8, 2014. What could cause a light menstrual that lasts 10 days? Had a tubal ligation in 2008

No sex since November 8, 2014. What could cause a light menstrual that lasts 10 days? Had a tubal ligation in 2008

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections and hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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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

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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