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Doctor insights on: I Had A Tube In 1997 And Have One Period A Year Is It Cause I Had My Tubes Fixed

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I had a tube in 1997 and have one period a year is it cause I had my tubes fixed?

I had a tube in 1997 and have one period a year is it cause I had my tubes fixed?

Tying your tubes: A tubal ligation should not change how many times a year you have a period. You should have a period at least every 3 months unless you are on certain medicines or in menopause. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Abnormally light period, dark red/brown, unusually foul smelling. Tubes tied, one partner for last 6 years. Normal flow is very heavy. Help?

See GYN: You should see your doctor for vaginal cultures. You could still have an infection. Not all vaginal infections are sexually transmitted. Foul odors usually represent and infectious process. ...Read more

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What causes an amonia smell before a period?I have my tubes tied seven years ago.My periods have not been regular for three years.

Ammonia Smell: Check out this article first==>http://www.Buzzle.Com/articles/ammonia-smelling-discharge.Html. Sometimes foods in the diet can contribute to the smell, but it is also possible you have bacterial vaginosis, a more likely cause of your symptoms. You should make an appointment with your gynecologist for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I had tubes tied 10 years ago but have not had a period for 3 months. i would like to know some possible causes of the missed periods.

I had tubes tied 10 years ago but have not had a period for 3 months.  i would like to know some possible causes of the missed periods.

Pregnancy test first: Tubal ligations fail occasionally, and when they do it is often a tubal pregnancy, so you must rule out pregnancy first. Otherwise many things can disrupt your cycles including stress, weight gain or loss, various illnesses, diet changes. A basic evaluation is appropriate at this time. ...Read more

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For the past 3 months I have only spotted at my usual period time. I had my tubes tied 7 years ago. What could be the cause? Im not on birth control

For the past 3 months I have only spotted at my usual period time. I had my tubes tied 7 years ago. What could be the cause? Im not on birth control

Know your options : The cause of the late periods is not something we can always answer. There are lots of treatment options you can discuss with your doctor. A late period from time to time is not unusual. Some benefit from birth control pills, patch or nuvaring. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can stop your period in some cases. ...Read more

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I'm 42 I have had my tubes tied for over 19 years, now my menstrual cycle has lasted over 3 weeks but with no pain. What could cause this?

I'm 42 I have had my tubes tied for over 19 years, now my menstrual cycle has lasted over 3 weeks but with no pain. What could cause this?

See a doctor: Several causes. Most common is fibroids. benign tumors that cause excessive or prolonged bleeding. Any bleeding more than 7 days needs to be evaluated. Please see a doctor. ...Read more

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41 yr old tubes tide 13 yrs ago. I have been spotting days until period start been like this for over a year?

41 yr old tubes tide 13 yrs ago. I have been spotting days until  period start been like this for  over a year?

Ob-Gyn can evaluate: For some women, after age 40 years, some hormonal changes may cause changes in the quality & thickness of the uterine lining, and in the amount of blood flow & the time it takes to flow out. These things can make one's period flow change in appearance, including having symptoms such as spotting. An ob-gyn doctor can evaluate it, and also do routine cancer screening. ...Read more