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How many times could a tubal ligation fail?

How many times could a tubal ligation fail?

Not often: The rate of tubal failure depends on the technique used but is roughly 1/400. When I have a patient experience a tubal failure i recommend removing the tubes completely so that it does not happen again. The lowest rate of tubal failure is with essure in patients who do the confirmatory xray (hsg) 3 months after the procedure. ...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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Can your cycle vary after a tubal ligation my period sometimes start by the third of the month and some times a week or two later

Can your cycle vary after a tubal ligation my period sometimes start by the third of the month and some times a week or two later

That : That would be unusual as tubal ligation usually does not affect the cycle. If your period has become irregular, please see your doctor for an evaluation if it is any heavier, very irregular, or you have spotting. Please be sure your pap smear is up to date. In extremely rare circumstances, women with a tubal ligation can become pregnant, so if your period is late or if you had any pain you would have to be seen immediately. ...Read more

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I've been having ovary pain with a lot of clear discharge, it happens 2-4 times a month, is this normal? Tubal ligation 16 months ago

I've been having ovary pain with a lot of clear discharge, it happens 2-4 times a month, is this normal? Tubal ligation 16 months ago

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment ...Read more

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Can the tubal ligation fail with in a 3 month time frame?

A tubal can fail: At any time if you think you are pregnant please see your obgyn asap as #1 you need to know if you are and #2 if you had a tubal then you have an increased chance that it could be ( hopefully not) an ectopic pregnancy caught in the tube if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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How likely is it that a tubal ligation fails while performed during a c section?

How likely is it that a tubal ligation fails while performed during a c section?

Depends..: If you asking about the overall risk of pregnancy after btl it is 1:300. If you are referring to the inability to perform btl during a c-section that depends on pelvic scarring and adhesions as well as on surgical expertise. It should be <1-2% though. ...Read more

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Under what situations could a tubal ligation reversal be covered by insurance?

Under what situations could a tubal ligation reversal be covered by insurance?

Unlikely: The only coverage I have seen for tubal reversal had been through the veterans affairs (va) system. All other insurance carriers have not covered this procedure here in texas. ...Read more

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Could one be allergic to the clamps used for tubal ligation? If so what would the symptoms be?

Could one be allergic to the clamps used for tubal ligation? If so what would the symptoms be?

Possibly: Of course one can be allergic to anything. The clip itself is titanium, which is very non-allergenic with a silicone lining. The symptoms would be scar formation which could feel like pain in the pelvis. A laparoscopy could definitely confirm if an allergic reaction had occurred. ...Read more

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Could you possibly reverse a tubal ligation?

Could you possibly reverse a tubal ligation?

Usually yes: A majority of tubal ligations can be reversed. If the tube is completely remove this obviously cannot be reversed. Occasionally parts of the fallopian tube will be buried within the back of the uterus and this cannot be repaired. Also if the tube is burnt in three separate places this doesn't allow enough to be repaired. Always seek reversal by experienced micro surgeons such as reproductive endocrinologist. ...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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