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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

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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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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Are there negative symptoms associated with a tubal ligation?

Rarely: Most women don't feel anything after a tubal ligation. The most common negative symptom is regret. Some women do complain of pelvic pain, pain during intercourse, but it is rare. ...Read more

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Since tubal libation had problems have all symptoms of ptls. How is post tubal ligation syndrome treated?

Since tubal libation had problems have all symptoms of ptls. How is post tubal ligation syndrome treated?

You need a diagnosis: It's easy to assume that your symptoms are caused by the surgery. If you have menstrual irregularities and or pelvic pain, a full evaluation is warranted with hormonal testing and ultrasound. ...Read more

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Could one be allergic to the clamps used for tubal ligation? If so what would the symptoms be?

Could one be allergic to the clamps used for tubal ligation? If so what would the symptoms be?

Possibly: Of course one can be allergic to anything. The clip itself is titanium, which is very non-allergenic with a silicone lining. The symptoms would be scar formation which could feel like pain in the pelvis. A laparoscopy could definitely confirm if an allergic reaction had occurred. ...Read more

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What is a real cure for all post tubal ligation symptoms?

Progesterone: I have had great success with using natural Progesterone or other simple hormone support methods for the rare woman who develops post-tubal ligation syndrome. ...Read more

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What symptoms after a tubal ligation would you suggest it be reversed?! I have had horrible bleeding that last 7-10 days then start 4-7 days later

What symptoms after a tubal ligation would you suggest it be reversed?! I have had horrible bleeding that last 7-10 days then start 4-7 days later

Excessive bleeding: Excessive bleeding post tubal ligation is a good reason to see a GYN MD and make sure that there isn't another GYN problem causing this issue first and foremost. If there isn't then unfortunately your options include endometrial ablation or hysterectomy rather than tubal reversal which is expensive and not a guarantee of bleeding cessation success. ...Read more

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Does Post Tubal Ligation Syndrome Really Exist? Will a reversal absolve the symptoms? My OB doesn't believe me, I've been suffering since.

Does Post Tubal Ligation Syndrome Really Exist? Will a reversal absolve the symptoms? My OB doesn't believe me, I've been suffering since.

Adhesions: Please see a second opinion consult with general surgery. Studies show that adhesions between intestines sometimes happen after surgery and can cause abdominal pain. You need a full history and physical with vital signs and an exam to rule out several possible problems and probably some imaging to non invasively look at your problem. ...Read more

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I want to know what can I do about my post tubal ligation bleeding and spotting that's been going on for 5 months and I have symptoms that came with it?

I want to know what can I do about my post tubal ligation bleeding and spotting that's been going on for 5 months and I have symptoms that came with it?

Options available: Assuming you have been evaluated by your MD and you are not bleeding because of an abnormal condition, such as fibroids, adenomyosis, hyperplasia, then the bleeding can be treated medically with hormones (such as birth control pills, Depo Provera, (medroxyprogesterone) to name a few), or surgically by burning the lining of the uterus by a procedure called endometrial ablation. If all fails, hysterectomy can be done. ...Read more

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What causes period symptoms without period several years after a tubal ligation?

Hormonal fluctuation: Even though your tubes are ligated, you still continue hormonal fluctuations which would cause menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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Is post tubal ligation syndrome real? Feel like im going crazy I have about 75% of the so called symptoms. My dr said its just in my head.

Is post tubal ligation syndrome real? Feel like im going crazy I have about 75% of the so called symptoms. My dr said its just in my head.

Do not be minimized: Whether in your head or abdomen, your symptoms should be fully heard and evaluated. Even if symptoms are in our head, they may indicate something is bothering us. ...Read more

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Does tubal ligation decrease blood flow to ovaries and if so will a reversal help restore it. Also, do you think ptls a real thing? I have many symptoms

Does not restore: Once a vessel is tied off it is dead, tubal reanastamosis only restores tubal patency. Smoking further damages tubes and blood flow. Ptls likely occurs, but the majority of problems attributed to it are actually from other sources often managed by non invasive means. ...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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I have had two light periods back to back with the second even lighter. I've suffered from endometriosus losing an ovary and tube. I had a tubal ligation after third baby. No other unusual symptoms. What could be going on?

I have had two light periods back to back with the second even lighter. I've suffered from endometriosus losing an ovary and tube. I had a tubal ligation after third baby. No other unusual symptoms. What could be going on?

Depends on your age: If you are close to menopausal age, lighter periods may indicate peri-menopausal intermittent lack of ovulation. If you you are < 40's - first make sure you are not pregnant (unlikely with your history). If persistent, see Gyn for evaluation ...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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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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What to do if I have a tubal ligation?

Not sure of what you: Are asking once your doctor says it is ok, Then you can resume unprotected intercourse. ...Read more

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What is getting a tubal ligation like?

Depends: Is it being done at the time of a c-section or just the tubal? If done at the time of c-section, you won't even know you had it. If as a stand-alone surgery, you will have pain from the incision (s) but it resolves very quickly.

Your obgyn should be able to give you specific details of how he/she does it.

Good luck. ...Read more

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What to expect after a tubal ligation?

U shoudl feel happy: And relieved that you cannot get pregnant, u need to ask the doc who does your tubal because it depends how it was done, I do in office essure tubals, easy takes 5 minutes minimal discomfort during and after only miss a few hrs of work, u are awake for the procedure, if your doc does laparoscopic tubal, will be in a lot of pain for a few days and will miss 2-7 days of work and u are put under. ...Read more

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Why would someone get a tubal ligation?

Why would someone get a tubal ligation?

Permanent contracept: Tuboligation is a permanent contraceptive method and some women may prefer this after having "enough children" and some never want children at all. It is relatively safe and effective procedure. There are other methods such as iud, hormone implants (nexplanon) are quite good as well. Or male partner can get snipped--very effective as well. If u r considering, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there tubal ligation pains afterwards?

Are there tubal ligation pains afterwards?

Generally. No: Most times tubal ligation does not produce post-procedure pains after recovery. However, if adhesions occur, that can be a source of pain later whereby tissues intra-abdominally such as the bowel, tube or ovary end up sticking to each other inappropriiately. ...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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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