Doctor insights on:
Tubal Ligation Failure
I had a tubal ligation during my cesarean, but got MRSA three days after surgery. Could this have caused tubal ligation failure? No doctor will answer
More Information: Where was the mrsa? What do you mean no doctor will answer. Your surgeon has to answer you. Have you asked your surgeon? You are their patient. You have rights. But, tubal ligation is not in any way negated by a post operative complication. The tubes are cut, their ends are burned to a crisp an the tubes themselves are squished in clips or tied repeatedly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: A plain x-ray will only show the presence of the 2 metallic clips placed (presumably) on the tube. The only x-ray study that could prove that the tubes are blocked by the ligation clips is a Hysterosalpingogram (HSG). A tiny catheter is placed in the uterine cavity and contrast (dye) is injected to show that the contrast stops at the clips and doesn't go beyond that point. ...Read more
I had a tubal ligation 6 months ago but dr didn't tell me what kind of procedure he did and if it was an easy reversal what procd.Do dr use more?
Hard to say: Easiest way to know is ask your doctor or request your operative records. If you had the tubal ligation within days of delivery or during cesarean delivery, the tubes were likely tied and cut. If it was performed later via laparoscopy, then they may have been cauterized (burned), or a clip or ring may have been placed to block the tubes. Procedure choice is highly physician dependent. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Success of a tubal ligation reversal depends on three things: 1. Age of the patient. 2. Skill of the surgeon. 3. Length of tubal segments that are remaining. Any one that is considering a reversal of her tubal sterilization needs to find a reproductive surgeon with a lot of experience and expertise with good success rates and especially a low incidence of ectopic pregnancy (less than 5%). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Pregnancy after uterine ablation and tubal ligation
- How long should you wait to have sex after a tubal ligation?
- Tubal ligation
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Can you ovulate after tubal ligation?
- How long is the healing process after tubal ligation?
- How long is the wait for sex after tubal ligation?
- What are the main symptoms of a failed tubal ligation?
- Talk to a gynecologist online for free