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Where Does The Ovum Go 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
bouts of rapid heart beat
mood swings and sudden tears
loss of libido
color changes in vaginal area
successfuly treated with reversal of tl. ...Read more
Many factors: Your chances are based on several factors, including your prior fertility, the tubal status after repair as well as presence of any male factor fertility issues. The biggest factor is age of the female partner. At age 48, your fertility declines significantly making it very difficult to conceive spontaneously even if you had not had a prior tubal ligation. Please see a fertility specialist. ...Read more
Out of the loop: Normal menstruation depends only on 1) a funtioning endometrium, 2) an open cervix, and 3) a hormonal sequence (estrogen then progestin, then progestin withdrawal) from the ovaries in response to timed hypothalamic/pituitary signals. Thus, a woman with a working uterus, endometrium, ovaries, and pituitary can have a period. Notice the fallopian tubes are not part of the loop. ...Read more
Regular intercourse: You should have regular intercourse at the time of ovulation, just as you would if you had not had the tubal and reversal. However, reversal caries the risk of a tubal pregnancy due to the scar in the middle of your tube, so you will need closer follow up with your obstetrician. ...Read more
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
Take a HPT. Even a: tubal ligation is not 100%. Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Lactating after tubal ligation is that normal should I be worried I had it done in september and its been going on for a couple weeks now?
I had my tubal ligation over 9 months ago. Each month after I stop bleeding a couple days to a week goes by and I start spotting. Is this normal?
Possible related: Tubal ligation usually does not affect the regularity of your period. Having bleeding in between your normal periods is called intermenstrual bleeding. If the blood flow to your ovaries was compromised during your tubal ligation, which is actually uncommon, this could make intermenstrual bleeding occur. More than likely it is by chance that your periods are now different. ...Read more
I am 36 yrs old & I had a tubal ligation done 16 yrs ago. Is it possible to go thru menopause right now. I get hot flashes & really irritated. Help?
While it: Would be early, it is certainly possible. There are other things that can cause the same symptoms, however. Have your doctor check it out and do some simple lab testing to find out. ...Read more
I had a Tubal ligation about 6 years ago. In the last week I've noticed a large painful to touch cyst along my tubes. Will this go away? I've had the
See your OB-GYN: Sometimes pregnancies occur even if you have had tubaligation. While this is rare, you need to be examined to determine the cause of your problem. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
There are several types of tubal ligation:
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
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
Yes: The failure rate of any tubal procedure is 1 to 2 in a 1000. ...Read more
I had a tubal ligation in 2007 and I have not had regular cycles since but now I am 50 days late. I usually go about 6 weeks. What should I do?
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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