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Post Ablation Tubal Sterilization Syndrome
Cyclic pain...: Some women with a history of both an ablation procedure and a tubal sterilization procedure will have pain around the same time each month. This is caused by menstrual bleeding in the tube that can't escape because the ablation blocked the tube on one side and the sterilization blocked it on the other. As a result, the tube can become distended with menstrual blood and this hurts! Best wishes! ...Read more
Uncommon but painful: Women with excessive vaginal bleeding may choose to remove (destroy, ablate) the uterine lining instead of removing the uterus. Months or years after ablation, small amounts of residual monthly bleeding in the uterus builds up fluid in the blocked (tied, sterilized) tubes, causing swelling and pain in the tubes. A women can ask her ob-gyn doctor what the risk is for different ablation techniques. ...Read more
Postablative syndrome- tubal ligation 17yrs ago. History of ovarian cyst. 2 ablations 4&8yrs ago. Should i get total or partial hyster 45yrs old?
Depends.: If you have a family history of ovarian cancer then you should consider having your ovaries removed. If you have menopause symptoms, recurrent cysts or other problems related to your ovaries then you may consider removing your ovaries. This would cause menopause and likely cause some symptoms. Need to have a detailed discussion with your doctor to help you decide what is best. ...Read more
I had an ablation and tubal ligation 5 years ago. Im considering a tubal reversal.What are my risks and success rate of having a healthy baby?
Probably: In my experience, 80-90% of tubal ligations can be reversed and generally with good results. I respectfully agree with the last answer and most skilled reproductive surgeons have excellent results with ectopic rates of 5% or less and pregnancy rates in the 60-70+% range depending on age. Surgery can be done as an outpatient with an overnight stay. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ablation T.L.: You should expect more pain and discomfort with this combined surgery esp. If you had irregular periods beside anemia and follow postoperative instructions closely and particularly about resume activities and relationshion as every gyn may have slight differance in case management and preferance by experience. ...Read more
In 09 i had a thermal ablation and a tubal ligation. My cycle never stopped can I have a child if I have a tube reversal?
Very difficult: When you undergo endometrial ablation, the procedure causes scarring in your uterus making it very difficult for an embryo to implant in your uterus. While tubal reversal and ivf are effective in helping you get pregnant after a tubal, it would be unlikely to work in your situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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