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Are tubal pregnancies real common?

Are tubal pregnancies real common?

Somewhat: About 20 per 1000 pregnancies are ectopic or tubal pregnancies. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Katz
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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

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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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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What's to be expected? Might tubal pregnancies prevent or lessen your chance of having kids in the future?

What's to be expected? Might tubal pregnancies prevent or lessen your chance of having kids in the future?

Yes: A tubal pregnancy is often detected when it outgrows its small compartment & causes acute belly pain. Treatment is focused on saving mom's life during a period of volatile blood pressure changes & need for emergency surgery.The tube is usually removed, leaving only one left on the other side. ...Read more

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I have a question about ectopic pregnancies after a tubal ligation. Higher risk than before?

I have a question about ectopic pregnancies after a tubal ligation. Higher risk than before?

Yes: It is a relative risk. Risk of pregnancy is tremendously decreased for obvious reason. But if it happens the risk of ectopic is higher. If a period is missed immediately do a pregnancy test. If positive called your ob/gyn asap. ...Read more

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I keep conceiving tubal pregnancies. I had 2 so far and one was a tubal premovel. I have 1 tube left an I am trying to have a baby. Who can help.

I keep conceiving tubal pregnancies. I had 2 so far and one was a tubal premovel. I have 1 tube left an I am trying to have a baby. Who can help.

DID they say: Your remaining tube is normal? Because if you have not had it tested either by hsg or laparoscopy with dye injection , you should not try to get preg, cause you could end up with another tubal pregnancy, if the remaining tube is not normal you most likely are better off having it removed if it cannot be adequately fixed, and do in vitro, it does no good as u know to keep having tubal pregnancies. ...Read more

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Had tubal reversal tubes back together dr said length tubes were short but good flow chances of pregnacy?

Had tubal reversal tubes back together dr said length tubes were short but good flow chances of pregnacy?

Impossible: I think i would defer to your surgeon. Any answer here would be nothing more than guessing. I wish you well. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some experience in pregnany with a tubal ligation?

Can you tell me some experience in pregnany with a tubal ligation?

Tubal reversal: The success rate of pregnancy after this procedure ranges from 40-85%, depending on age, type of initial tubal ligation, length of the remaining fallopian tubes, amount of scar tissue in the pelvis, and the surgeon's skill. ...Read more

Cauterization (Definition)

Cauterization is the term for the use of a device which uses heat to treat tissues, most commonly at surgery to diminish bleeding but also externally for bleeding such as nasal bleeding. It can also be used to remove lesions on the skin ...Read more