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How long will my stomach be swollen after a tubal ligation?

How long will my stomach be swollen after a tubal ligation?

Not long: Incisional swelling last only for a few days, but if it stays red and oozes pus, see your doctor immediately. Whole belly swelling may be related to the bowels, so get checked as soon as possible if you think that it's abnormal. ...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


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Rash on stomach after tubal ligation but the rash is only where the iodine was used?

Rash on stomach after tubal ligation but the rash is only where the iodine was used?

Apply Benadryl cream: You can take Benadryl by mouth if desired. It is not an unusual finding. Wash thoroughly with plain soap and water then apply the cream. Not usually long lasting or consequential. remember to mention it if you have surgery again. They can use non-iodine scrubs. ...Read more

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Is pregnancy possible after tubal ligation? My last period was not normal, very light and spotty. This period is kinda abnormal. Bleeding but no cramping. My feet are seriously swollen..Also not normal for me. I took 3 test a few weeks ago and they were f

There : There is always a chance that a tubal ligation failed to completely occlude the tube. Your 11 year history of no pregnancy would suggest that this was an effective procedure if you were sexually active during this period. Three faint positive home pregnancy tests however are very suggestive that you were pregnant. If you plan to be sexually active and rely on the tubal ligation for contraception, i would strongly recommend getting a procedure called a hysterosalpingogram (hsg) to check if your tubes are occluded or not. A tube which is not completely occluded can allow a pregnancy to occur in the fallopian tube (ectopic pregnancy) which can be a very dangerous condition. If the two negative tests were taken on later days, this could have been an early pregnancy that stopped on its own. The safest thing to do to interpret what is happening now is to get your doctor to order a blood pregnancy test (quantitative HCG serum test). ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain 20 months after tubal ligation?

Doubt related: As it has been almost 2 years since the tubal, it is unlikely to be related. However, it is not unreasonable to check a pregnancy test, especially if you have missed a period. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain 2 weeks after C-section and tubal ligation?

Abdominal pain 2 weeks after C-section and tubal ligation?

Depends: Healing can take 6 weeks typically after c-section. It depends on what you mean by pain. How much pain? Where? What helps it? What makes it worse? How do you feel otherwise? ...Read more

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I had tubal ligation, I had one whole period and have not had one since, I pee constantly, and have pressure and little pulling at my stomach, what could it be?

I had tubal ligation, I had one whole period and have not had one since, I pee constantly, and have pressure and little pulling at my stomach, what could it be?

Make sure you are : Not preg, you could have a bladder infection or other problems , you need to see you doc who did the tubal today so he or she can do an exam check a urine, do blood work and an ultrasound to see hwat the problem is as you may have 1 or more than one problem. ...Read more

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