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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

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Right side pelvic pain post ovary removal and tubal ligation?

Right side pelvic pain post ovary removal and tubal ligation?

When: If it is immediately post op that is to be expected as post op pain, but, you will need to make sure there is no infection. If it is much later scar tissue is a possibility. Check with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Bleeding while having sex 2months after tubal ligation by banding very bright red blood pain in right side by hip is this normal ?

Bleeding while having sex 2months after tubal ligation by banding very bright red blood pain in right side by hip is this normal ?

No: Bleeding with coitus often occurs due to lesions on the cervix and that only be resolved by an examination and looking at the cervix. Bleeding and pain with sex are not normal and you should consult your doctor for an evaluation. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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How good is a tubal ligation?

Depends: It depends on the type of tubal ligation. If you had your tubes cut and tied at the time of a cesarean delivery, it fails about 1 time in 400. If you had a clip placed on the tube it is usually around 1:300. The newer tubal ligations where we put a coil or plug in the tubes are better and fail really rarely. ...Read more

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How painful is a tubal ligation?

Depends on procedure: Most patients now opt for an in office procedure called the essure. The one i did this morning in my office took less than two minutes and the patient and i were chatting the entire time. ...Read more

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Different type of tubal ligation?

Clipping vs scarring: There are two ways of doing this. The first, more traditional, is to surgically clip the tubes, tying each end so fertilization cannot occur. A newer way is to insert a coil (example: essure) that causes the tube to constrict and scar down, no longer allowing passage of sperm upward, or eggs downward. This is usually performed without surgery so it can be less expensive and faster recovery. ...Read more

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How badly can a tubal ligation hurt?

Everyone's different: If you are worried about pain after sterilization then you might want to consider the essure tubal as I have seen very little pain experenced after it as there is no cutting or burning with it. ...Read more

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What is the failure rate of a tubal ligation?

Lowest in general: The failure rate of a tubal ligation is the lowest of all birth control methods. Having said that in the CREST study African American women had higher failure rates that non AA women, and younger women (under the age of 27) had a more than 20 fold higher failure rate than women over 35 y/o. ...Read more

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Are there symptoms after having a tubal ligation?

Post T L Syndrome: Some women suffer from post tubal ligation syndrome after having tubal ligation.Can have following symptoms ectopip pregnancy hot flashes bouts of rapid heart beat irritability mood swings and sudden tears insomnia loss of libido irregular periods itchy&dry vagina memory lapses color changes in vaginal area chronic fatigue anxiety&depression osteoporosis successfuly treated with reversal of tl. ...Read more

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Should I still be in pain after a tubal ligation?

Should I still be in pain after a tubal ligation?

A few days: After a procedure for "permanent occlusion of the fallopian tubes" there can be discomfort or mild pain of a few days. Beyond that the doctor who performed the procedure should be notified. ...Read more

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Is there any guarantee for reversal of tubal ligation?

Is there any guarantee for reversal of tubal ligation?

NO: It depends when and what type you had. Your specialist should be able to give you odds after he or see has evaluated everything before and after they do the surgery. If it cannot be reversed you would be a candidate for in vitro. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the procedure for tubal ligation?

Vaires: There are several types of tubal ligation: by cameras after a vaginal delivery with a small incision during a cesarean section, through your c section scar. Internally, like a pap spear. All basically remove a segment of the tube, or clip it, to block conception. They have varying success rates. ...Read more

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How much would it cost to have a tubal ligation reversed?

Expensive: Depending on on the type of tubal ligation and if there are any other complications, it costs around $5, 500 to $9, 000. Most charge around $7, 500 for a patient with minimal health problems and a standard reversal. Definitely check with your insurance, your employer or your partner's employer. Sometimes, tubal ligation reversal can be covered. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: tubal ligation?

Tubal Ligation: Sterilization procedure for women. It may involve a small incision in in the belly botton to fulgrate the tubes or tie them and remove a segment of it. ...Read more

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Can i be artificially inseminated after having a tubal ligation?

Not work: The sperm will not get to the egg since it cannot get up the tube to the egg. ...Read more

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Tubal ligation reversal success?

Tubal ligation reversal success?

40% to 85%.: But it depends on several factors: the best candidates for tubal reversal are women younger than age 40 who had sterilization surgery immediately following childbirth. Have you considered adopting? Probably cheaper, and the success rate is 100%! and you would be doing a good thing. A very good thing. ...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