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What happens to the eggs after a woman has a tubal ligation?

What happens to the eggs after a woman has a tubal ligation?

Fallopian tube: Ovulation occurs into the pelvis (peritoneal cavity) and ovuum pickup is handled by the fimbriated end of the fallopian tube. After succesful ligation the tube is blocked in the mid-segment so after pickup sperm and egg cannot meet. An ovuum that is unfertilized within possibly as short as 10 hours dies and is resorbed. ...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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How is a tubal ligation affect an overweight woman?

How is a tubal ligation affect an overweight woman?

Should have NO effec: Effect at all, but if u are over weight the safest and easiest way for u to have a tubal is essure either in office or at an outpt surg center or out at the hos, much safer and easier than doing a laparoscopic or mini- lap tubal if u are over weight, I have done many in office essure tubals on over weight pts all my pts stay awake, only takes 5 minutes can go back to work the next day. ...Read more

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Why a woman still get menstrual after bilateral tubal ligation?

Why a woman still get menstrual after bilateral tubal ligation?

You are still Female: Because tying the tubes off just does not allow an egg and sperm to come together to impregnate. But the hormones are still in tact, your internal female process continues unabated. ...Read more

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Should women under 20 be able to get a tubal ligation?

Should women under 20 be able to get a tubal ligation?

Yes: If you're old enough to have children, you're old enough to decide not to. I believe it truly is a personal choice & my job is to review all options, alternatives, & do what's best & safest for my patient. Ultimate decision is hers. ...Read more

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Would a woman have to be put under when having a tubal ligation?

Nature of tubal: It depends on the nature of the tubal ligation. If it is done laparoscopically, which is under visualization with a camera, then this would be done under general anesthesia. The Essure procedure can be done in a doctor's office under mild sedation (where the patient keeps breathing on her own) and iv. pain medication. ...Read more

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With tubal ligation is it more probable to reverse in a younger woman or older woman?

No difference: If it was done properly, it will be equally hard to reverse in younger or older woman. It also depends on how long ago it was done. ...Read more

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How many women get tubal ligation and ablation per year?

How many women get tubal ligation and ablation per year?

Depends: Most women have a tubal ligation each year. And many women have an ablation each year. Very few women have both together. For medical reasons it makes sense to have other procedure done instead. But individually, each are common, safe preocedures if done correctly. ...Read more

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Does a woman's period change after she has a tubal ligation?

Does a woman's period change after she has a tubal ligation?

No: Periods should not change after tubal ligation. The reason some women report menstrual changes after tubal ligations may be a coincidence or because of discontinuation of other birth control methods, such as the pills, which tend to control the menstrual cycle well. ...Read more

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What could a woman with a tubal ligation do to conceive and deliver a healthy baby?

Two options: To achieve fertility after tubal ligation, there are 2 options: in vitro fertilization or tubal reversal surgery. Your doctor will provide you information on both options and which option may be best for you. ...Read more

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Why do women who did tubal ligation still experience their menses?

Why do women who did tubal ligation still experience their menses?

Because: The fallopian tubes when ligated do not allow the transport of the egg to get fertilized and implanted into the womb, and thus, the lining of the womb "menstruates" monthly since no implantation takes place. ...Read more

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I am 33 year old women and have 2 kids. I am thinking about tubal ligation. I want advice? Is that better with essure permanent birth control?

I am 33 year old women and have 2 kids. I am thinking about tubal ligation. I want advice? Is that better with essure permanent birth control?

Essure effective: Essure provides sterilization by using small flexible microinserts which help the tubes to naturally occlude. Three months alter an hsg is ordered to confirm that the tubes are blocked. This has allowed essure to have the lowest failure rate compared to other methods. Another advantage us that it is incision-less. Talk with your md about risks/benefits and visit essure. Com for more info. ...Read more

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What happens to babies after a vasectomy and tubal ligation?

What happens to babies after a vasectomy and tubal ligation?

They aren't make: Anymore.

Both of these procedures block the ability to conceive a baby. ...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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What is the general procedure for tubal ligation?

What is the general procedure for tubal ligation?

Laparoscopy: The best practice is doing the surgery as outpatient using laparoscopic approach
Tubal resection is preferred over ligation to decrease risk of ovarian cancer ...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