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How Long Should You Wait To Have Sex After A Tubal Ligation
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
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
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
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
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, ?
During intercourse I get this sharp pain in one side like if tis the ovary or tubes. Why? I had tubal ligation laproscopic in august 2012.
When comfortable is ok.
If it hurts do not. ...Read more
No need to wait: There is no need to wait. You can donate plasma any time.. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
Anytime: Tubal ligations can be performed 1 day after delivery. It may also be done anytime afterwards. ...Read more
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
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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