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What are the side effects of a tubal ligation?

What are the side effects of a tubal ligation?

None: Following a tubal ligation you should have no side effects. Once your anesthetic wears off, you should feel fine. However, many patients complain of irregular or painful cycles, hormonal based symptoms (pmdd/pms), or ovulation pain: symptoms that were controlled nicely with their prior birth control. Many women take hormonal birth control to control these sx, so talk to your doc if this is you. ...Read more

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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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Is tubal ligation safe? What are the side effects?

Is tubal ligation safe? What are the side effects?

Yes in the right: Hands, assuming you have a good dcotor it is usually safe, I do tubals in the office by the essure method which is much easier and safer than having a laparoscopic or robotic tubal or a minilap tubal, u can go online and read about all the methods , anyone can have a complication but if done properly the risk of a problem or se is low, in my opinion essure is the safest and easiest and least pain! ...Read more

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What are the long term side effects of a tubal ligation?

None: There should be no side effects from a tubal ligation except the inability to get pregnant. ...Read more

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What are the side effects I should anticipate after tubal ligation?

Very little: In the immediate post-operative time period, you might have some menstrual like cramps, but overall you should not notice any significant changes in terms of your overall well being. ...Read more

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Can tubal ligation be done in office? How long does it take? What steps do I take? What r side effects? Recovery time? Cost? Pros/cons?

Can tubal ligation be done in office? How long does it take? What steps do I take? What r side effects? Recovery time? Cost? Pros/cons?

Yes: Essure is a great sterilization method. It takes about 20 minutes. You meet w/ dr. Obtain history, etc. Most drs will give you rx for meds to take before procedure to decrease spasm of tube, bleeding and pain. Side effects minimal, little cramping. Recovery 1 day. Cost depend on your insurance carrier. Pros are 1) highest efficacy, 2) super low risk. Con) sometimes difficult to place essure. ...Read more

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Does a tubal ligation cut off all blood supply to uterus? What are the side effects, and are there any long-term side effects besides sterility?

Does a tubal ligation cut off all blood supply to uterus?
What are the side effects, and are there any long-term side effects besides sterility?

No change: A normal tubal ligation does not affect uterine blood flow at all, though it might rarely affect blood flow to the ovaries. Not common thigh. Good wishes. ...Read more