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What are signs of pregnancy after tubal ligation?

What are signs of pregnancy after tubal ligation?

Post tubal pregnancy: You should see your gynecologist and have a urine or serum pregnancy test done. A pregnancy subsequent to tubal ligation is at very high risk for a ectopic pregnancy and this will require laparoscopic intervention and could be dangerous if not caught in time. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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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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What are the main signs of pregnancy after a tubal ligation?

What are the main signs of pregnancy after a tubal ligation?

Preg symptoms tubal: The pregnancy symptoms after a failed tubal can be somewhat different than a normal pregnancy. Frequently, spotting is associated due to abnormal implantation. ...Read more

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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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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

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I had a c-cection 4 months ago and also had a tubal ligation I missed my period last month and also had negative pregancy test is this normal?

I had a c-cection 4 months ago and also had a tubal ligation I missed my period last month and also had negative pregancy test is this normal?

Normal.: Irregular periods after a pregnancy are very common and due to irregular ovulation - nothing to do with your tubal ligation. Chance of becoming pregnant with your tubes tied is 0.3% (1/300). If still in doubt, see your gynecologist and repeat another pregnancy test in a week. ...Read more

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Spotting after a light 8 day period (that came early) sore breast for a week, tubal ligation almost 5 yrs ago...Pregnacy test said neg. What's going on?

Spotting after a light 8 day period (that came early) sore breast for a week, tubal ligation almost 5 yrs ago...Pregnacy test said neg. What's going on?

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 ; 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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Had a tubal ligation in 2008 now I am late by a month have all the signs of pregnancy. Took home pregnancy test was negative, what should I do?

Missed period: It is not uncommon for women to miss a period from time to time. If it continues to be a pattern then it is worth a visit to the obgyn to discuss irregular cycles. Home pregnancy tests are very reliable. ...Read more

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I had a tubal ligation 6 years ago. I had sex on new years eve. I've had light spotting for 3 days but no cycle. Could this be a sign of pregnancy?

I had a tubal ligation 6 years ago. I had sex on new years eve. I've had light spotting for 3 days but no cycle. Could this be a sign of pregnancy?

Unlikely: Spotting not a normal sign of pregnancy. Being late for your normal cycle is. Can get pregnant after tubal. Chances vary somewhat depending on how your tubal was done. If concerned regarding pregnancy, check home preg test on first morning urine at least 2 wks after last sex. If neg, repeat in 7-10d. If both neg, unlikely you are pregnant. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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8 years tubal ligation 1 1/2 months late on period minor cramping no signs of pregnancy symptoms?

TubalLigationFailure: If you're wondering whether you could be pregnant or not, since your period is late, just take a home pregnancy test. But you've had a tubal ligation, right? Well, it turns out that over 10yrs, there's a 1.8% risk of failure (pregnancy), although rates vary depending upon surgical method used (as high as 3.65-5.43%): http://goo. Gl/ZJjQkP. So to ease your mind, just take home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Had tubal ligation 9 months ago, but am now experiencing signs of pregnancy-queasy, emotional, breast sore, cramping for a week. Can I be pregnant?

Had tubal ligation 9 months ago, but am now experiencing signs of pregnancy-queasy, emotional, breast sore, cramping for a week. Can I be pregnant?

Take a test: You should take a home pregnancy test. Pregnancy is unlikely but not impossible. If the test is positive see your doctor right away because there is increased risk of a tubal pregnancy. ...Read more

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Are there signs in your body that can help to find out if my tubes are still tied, I had my tubal ligation done almost 12 years ago?

Tubal ligation: Tubal ligation is one of the most effective methods of birth control. In general, about 95 out of every 100 women who get their tubes tied will never become pregnant.
But in some cases the tube (s) may grow back together, making pregnancy possible. The risk of pregnancy is higher in women who have a tubal ligation at a young age.
There are imaging techniques to assess the fallopian tubes. ...Read more

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Possibility of pregnancy after tubal ligation?

Possibility of pregnancy after tubal ligation?

Very very low: I do not know the percentage, but spontaneous regrowth and recanalization can be possible.
If yo want to get pregnant then surgically it can be reconnected by your OBGYN ...Read more

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How likely is pregnancy following a tubal ligation?

Much less than: 1% but not 0, tubals can fail depends how it was done, who did it, some have a higher failure rate than others if u think u are preg u need evaluation asap as u must make sure it is not ssuck in the tube. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about pregnancy after a tubal ligation?

Test tube pregnancy: A reproductive endocrinologist would have to determine, if the tubes can be reconnected. If that is possible, they may give you chances for a tubal pregnancy between 20 and 50 %. It may be cheaper and more effective to go with test tube fertilization. ...Read more

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Can you tell me any experience in pregnancy with a tubal ligation?

Can you tell me any experience in pregnancy with a tubal ligation?

Rare: Tubal ligation significantly reduced the change of pregnancy but it still does happen. It isn't common, I do not have the exact percentages just know it is possible ...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