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How long will my stomach be swollen after a tubal ligation?

How long will my stomach be swollen after a tubal ligation?

Not long: Incisional swelling last only for a few days, but if it stays red and oozes pus, see your doctor immediately. Whole belly swelling may be related to the bowels, so get checked as soon as possible if you think that it's abnormal. ...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


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Rash on stomach after tubal ligation but the rash is only where the iodine was used?

Rash on stomach after tubal ligation but the rash is only where the iodine was used?

Apply Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream: You can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) by mouth if desired. It is not an unusual finding. Wash thoroughly with plain soap and water then apply the cream. Not usually long lasting or consequential.
remember to mention it if you have surgery again. They can use non-iodine scrubs. ...Read more

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I have a question about tubal ligation? I had one done in march and since may I've had severe abdomen pain, periods last 1day. I need advice

I have a question about tubal ligation? I had one done in march and since may I've had severe abdomen pain, periods last 1day. I need advice

Most likely: Some adhesions formed that is causing your pain, see your surgeon, and most of the time psi will disappear with in couple of months. ...Read more

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Its been 2 months that I been having pain in my lower left abdomen where my ovary nd tube is. I had a tubal ligation so I don't know what could it be?

Its been 2 months that I been having pain in my lower left abdomen where my ovary nd tube is. I had a tubal ligation so I don't know what could it be?

Several things: There are several things that can cause this including an ovarian cyst and problems with the sigmoid colon. Pain is your body's way of telling you that something is wrong. It is always a good idea to listen and see someone to find out what is causing the pain. ...Read more

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I'm expecting my 5th. I also, have a tubal ligation done 12 yrs ago. Now im having baf stomach cramps ay 8 wks?

I'm expecting my 5th. I also, have a tubal ligation done 12 yrs ago. Now im having baf stomach cramps ay 8 wks?

Are you pregnant?: I am concerned if you had a tubal ligation and having stomach pains. Are you pregnant? It is important to see your doctor with this complaint. ...Read more

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My stomach is still swollen 4 days after my tubal ligation. Is this normal? I had my left tube taken out because it was filled with fluid. My right one was clamped.

My stomach is still swollen 4 days after my tubal ligation. Is this normal? I had my left tube taken out because it was filled with fluid. My right one was clamped.

Yes it is not unusua: In leparoscopic tubal ligation if that was in your case they use gas to separate skin and muscles from the internal organs and it is Normal to have swelling and it will go away by itself ...Read more

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Tubal ligation done 2 years mirena (levonorgestrel) inserted july 2014 having painful abdominal spasms and extremely emotional. Is this normal?

Tubal ligation done 2 years mirena (levonorgestrel) inserted july 2014 having painful abdominal spasms and extremely emotional. Is this normal?

Double therapy?: Your brief history sound a bit strange unless something is missed there. With tubal ligation done there is no need in additional contraceptive therapy with Mirena (levonorgestrel) device. As far as symptoms you are complaining of, yes Levonorgestrel (active ingredient in Mirena (levonorgestrel)) may cause it. Go to our PMD or GYN, get qualified advice after your entire history is reviewed and you are examined. ...Read more

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Tubal ligation 3 years ago, LMP 7/23/15 3 faint + test, what are the symptoms of abdominal pg? My doctor didn't give me a clear answer when I asked..

Need confirmation: The first thing to do is to confirm the positive pregnancy test. Pregnancies after tubal ligation are rare but possible. A BHCG blood test can be done. If a pregnancy is confirmed then the BHCG level can be reviewed to determine if a sonogram would be helpful yet. ...Read more

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Tubal ligation. What is required to do in-vitro physically&financially? How do people pay? Finance? Up front? Pay plan through clinic? Same? S reversal?

Tubal ligation. What is required to do in-vitro physically&financially? How do people pay? Finance? Up front? Pay plan through clinic? Same? S reversal?

Reversal vs IVF: Depending how menu children you desire. Procedures are not covered by insurance.
Cost for ivf varies from clinic to clinic. Some clinics have payment plan. Cost is $7000 to 10.000 per cycle. Reversal is less expensive in the long run. Cost varies from $5000 to to $8000 and is one time expense. A hope around. Always ask for success rate of the facilities (take home babies) good luck. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about tubal ligation?

Tubal ligation: Since you didn't ask anything more specific: it is very safe, it is highly effective, it should be considered to be permanent. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How long is a tubal ligation garunted for?

No time: A tubal sterilization procedure has a certain failure rate so there is never a guarantee that it will not fail. Usually it doesn't. ...Read more

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How many times could a tubal ligation fail?

Not often: The rate of tubal failure depends on the technique used but is roughly 1/400. When I have a patient experience a tubal failure I recommend removing the tubes completely so that it does not happen again. The lowest rate of tubal failure is with essure in patients who do the confirmatory xray (hsg) 3 months after the procedure. ...Read more

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Can a tubal ligation be reversed I am 47 years old

Yes,: Yes, a tubal ligation can be reversed. But at age 47 years old you are not likely to have viable eggs in your ovaries. The chances of natural conception and carrying a pregnancy to term at this age would be so low, that I don't know why you would consider this surgery. Mother nature only designed us to bear children until a certain age. ...Read more

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How much pain I will be in after my tubal ligation?

Very little: You should not be in very much pain after tubal ligation. Many women will return to normal activities next day although it will be sore for a few days. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of a failed tubal ligation?

What are the main symptoms of a failed tubal ligation?

Pregnancy: Pregnancy! And women who become pregnant after a tubal ligation have a higher risk of an ectopic pregnancy, which is where the pregnancy is outside the uterus (usually in the tube) and is very dangerous. ...Read more

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What is the typical recovery time for a tubal ligation?

What is the typical recovery time for a tubal ligation?

Yes: Recovery after tubal ligation depends upon the method used if you've had general anesthesia and a procedure that entered the abdominal procedure ie a post partum tubal or laparoscopy recovery can be 5 to 7 days. If you've had a vaginal tubal; several days. If you've had hysterscopic placement of the essure, my patient's recovery is immediate. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: reversal of tubal ligation?

Tubes "untied": Reversal of tubal ligation is a surgical attempt at re-establishing continuity of the fallopian tubes after they have been interrupted by a sterilization procedure. ...Read more

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Hello I am 14 days late and I have had a tubal ligation what do you think could be going on?

Take a HPT. Even a: tubal ligation is not 100%. Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is tubal ligation safe with diabetes?

Is tubal ligation safe with diabetes?

I do not see why not: Yes. I do not see why that would be a problem. Rj. ...Read more

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Can I get tubal ligation surgery at 21?

Yes: But it is a very important decision. Although people talk about reversing this surgery, the results are variable, so assume that it will be permanent. You are young and life changes more than we think at 21. If you seek sterility there are many options without surgery. Take your time to make a decision. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a tubal ligation reversal?

Absolutely: The length of time your tubes are tied is a zero factor. Success depends on three factors: 1. Skill of the surgeon, 2. Length of tubal segments remaining, and 3. Age of the patient. In skilled hands, the surgery is safe and the risk of an ectopic is less than 5%. An operative report may help but is not always "accurate". Ivf is also an option but generally costs a lot more. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more