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Doctor insights on: Laparoscopic Bilateral Tubal Fulguration

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I'm a 42 yr old female, that desire to become pregnant. I had a laparoscopic tubal ligation with fulguration of the tube 1.5 cm (bilateral) in Aug 1999, is it possible to get a tubal reversal?

I'm a 42 yr old female, that desire to become pregnant. I had a laparoscopic tubal ligation with fulguration of the tube 1.5 cm (bilateral) in Aug 1999, is it possible to get a tubal reversal?

It will cost you mon: Anything is possible if you believe! However, you need to check your finances because a tubal reversal is not covered under most insurance companies. $6000 is the lowest that I have heard. There is a doctor in North Carolina who charges a flat rate. ...Read more

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Can eggs be harvested after tubal fulguration?

Can eggs be harvested after tubal fulguration?

Yes, if only 1 side: If the procedure is done because of infection/cancer on one side, then the other is open which can be used for harvest. If your procedure is done for purpose of birtn control (tuboligation), then you can't harvest the eggs---the gates are sealed! tubal reversal usually cost 6-10 grands and success is not guaranteed. Consult your doc..Good luck. ...Read more

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What is fulguration involving a tubal ligation?

What is fulguration involving a tubal ligation?

Burn: Fulguration means cauterization. It is safer to have a tubal ligation in the office. It is done through the vagina with a local anesthetic and no incisions. Recovery is almost immediate. ...Read more

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Bilateral tubal cauterization, is this as good as laparoscopic tubal sterilization?

Bilateral tubal cauterization, is this as good as laparoscopic tubal sterilization?

It is a form of..: Tubal cauterization is a form of tubal sterilization and it does have a small failure rate depending upon where the tube is cauterized and how many times. If only once, the tube can put itself back together again and pregnancy results.(recanalization). ...Read more

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Is a bilateral tubal cauterization the same as laparoscopic tubal sterilization?

Maybe , maybe not: U can do a laparoscopic sterilization by cautery or clips or other ways, either way is old fashioned, the newer safer way that I do 99.9% of all my sterilizations on my patients is in office - adiana( for about another month, until i run out of catheters) or in office essure- both are easy, my pts stay awake , takes 5 minutes, no cutting, only miss 1/2 day of work, u can read about it online. ...Read more

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Can a laparoscopic tubal be reversed?

Can a laparoscopic tubal be reversed?

Yes: yes, tubals can be reversed. currently, IVF is more commonly recommended. check with a board certified infertility specialist. ...Read more

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Does tubal test hurt? I am a virgin. I have an ovarian cyst so i will be undergoing laparoscopic procedure. They will also do the tubal test..

Tubal Test?: I believe you are referring a test to see if your fallopian tubes are patent ( chromopertubation). If done during the laparoscopy you will be under anesthesia and you wont feel it. Obviously you will have some pain from the surgery. Are you trying to get pregnant? Dont see the need for it unless you have problems conceiving. ...Read more

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When is it safe to resume exercise after a laparoscopic tubal ligation?

When is it safe to resume exercise after a laparoscopic tubal ligation?

WhenYourBodyTellsYou: Technically that operation is minimally invasive so you should bounce back pretty quickly. However, each individual is different. It took me a month to start bouncing back from a minor hernia repair. So wait a week or so then start slowly progressing and see how it goes each day. You'll know if you are careful. But don't push it hard for about a month. Just "listen to your body." It will tell you ...Read more