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What are my options if I want to get my tubes tied after delivery?

What are my options if I want to get my tubes tied after delivery?

Essure: The safest, most effective method with the lowest complication rate is called essure. This is done in the office and requires almost no down time. Most patients do not need pain medication after and can resume normal activity. In some cases we still go through the belly button under general anesthesia to clip or cut the tubes. More info on essure here: http://macobgyn.Com/drpl/?Q=node/13. ...Read more

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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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What are the risk of getting your tubes tied and when should I let my doctor know that i want the procedure done after delivery of this baby?

What are the risk of getting your tubes tied and when should I let my doctor know that i want the procedure done after delivery of this baby?

Essure: I recommend essure. It is a simple office procedure that can be done with no incisions and no recovery. In experienced hands it can be done in less than a minute under local anesthesia. It has the highest success rate and complication rate of any method. The only real side effect is not getting pregnant. ...Read more

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What would cause my period to come 5 days early? I'm usually like clockwork. 9 months postpartum Tubes tied.

What would cause my period to come 5 days early? I'm usually like clockwork. 9 months postpartum Tubes tied.

Continue to monitor: Hello The rate at which your periods occur are determined by the fluctuations of the hormones estrogen and progesterone. If only one or two period as coming early, I don't think its an issue. Your body might be setting a new schedule or it might switch back to your old schedule in a couple of months. ...Read more

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I'm 11 days late. I am 11 1/2 months postpartum and have my tubes tied. Negative test @ 9 days late. hormonal imbalance or other problems?

I'm 11 days late.   I am 11 1/2 months postpartum and have my tubes tied.  Negative test @ 9 days late.  hormonal imbalance or other problems?

Late menses: Late menses are very subjective, there are many factors that can contribute to hormone imbalance in a woman who is still less than 1 year post parting,, stress , psychological response to a crying baby releases a lactating. Hormone that and effect menses. Peace of mind would warrant an over the counter pregnancy test after the first 2 weeks, likelihood is low due to tubal ligation ...Read more

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6 weeks postpartum having hot flashes, is this because i had my tubes tied when i had my C-section or is it just hormonal and heat?

6 weeks postpartum having hot flashes, is this because i had my tubes tied when i had my C-section or is it just hormonal and heat?

Hot flashes: The tubal should not be an issue with this. Your body is still changing hormonally post pregnancy and is the likely cause of the hot flashes. Should taper off over the next 3 months. ...Read more

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My tubes have been tied with a csection and i had sex a week after delivery could my tubes come untied do to the fact that nothing was healed?

My tubes have been tied with a csection and i had sex a week after delivery could my tubes come untied do to the fact that nothing was healed?

Tubal: No your tubes will not spontaneously reopen. Usually a segment of the tube is removed, about a 1.5 cm segment. The two end are not that close. Nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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I am 26 yr old mother of a 8 month old and I want to get my tubes tied. Who will do it?

Hard to say: OB's are quite sensitive about being sued, and having a mom with 1 kid in her 20's want her tubes tied would send many into hiding. (people do change their status, get re-married, want to kids with their new man,etc.) You can call around an ask your friends. ...Read more

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I have PCOS and want to get my tubes tied. Will tying my tubes have any affect on my PCOS?

I have PCOS and want to get my tubes tied.  Will tying my tubes have any affect on my PCOS?

No: If you are on oral contraceptives prior to the tubal ligation keep in mind that it is the pill that is keeping your cycle regular.PCOS is associated with irregular menses so if you stop the pill when you don't need it for birth control any longer, you will likely have irregular or no menses. Many patients end up back on OC's after tubal ligation for this reason. ...Read more