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Where does the ovum go after having a tubal ligation?

Where does the ovum go after having a tubal ligation?

Varies: The egg can still be picked up by the fimbria or "fingers" at the end of the tubes and stops at the ligation site, but if the tubes have been removed then the eggs get lost in the abdominal cavity. ...Read more

Ovum (Definition)

Ovum is one proper name for the female gamete, also called oocyte, and (most commonly) 'egg.' ova (plural) exist in the ovaries of females, and are released in the reproductive years during ovulation. Most ova are lost not through ovulation, but some believe through ...Read more


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Are there symptoms after having a tubal ligation?

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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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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Could you tell me what are my chances of having a baby after having a tubal ligation reversal?

Could you tell me what are my chances of having a baby after having a tubal ligation reversal?

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

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Why do you still get your period after having a tubal ligation?

Why do you still get your period after having a tubal ligation?

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

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How long should you wait to have sex after having a tubal ligation?

After recovery: You may resume intercourse after tubal ligation once you have fully recovered from the surgical procedure. Your doctor will inform you of the recovery time duration. ...Read more

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How long does the pain last after having a tubal ligation?

How long does the pain last after having a tubal ligation?

Short time: Usually laparoscopic tubal ligation pain should last for just a few days (2-4 days); if a larger abdominal incision is made after vaginal delivery then the pain may be a little longer. ...Read more

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I had an irreversible tubal ligation, can I still carry a child if I was to go thru invitro?

I had an irreversible tubal ligation, can I still carry a child if I was to go thru invitro?

Yes: Barring other fertility factors, having an ivf is routinely done and very successful after a previous tubal. By the way, many tubals are reversible and give you the possibility of having several future pregnancies. ...Read more

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What procedures do you have to go through to concieve a baby after revearsal of tubal ligation?

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

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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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Hello I am 14 days late and I have had a tubal ligation what do you think could be going on?

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

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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?

Prob normal: There is no relationship between tubal ligation and breast milk production. It is very common for lactation to continue even months after having a baby. If you are not postpartum or if it continues you should be evaluated for other causes. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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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

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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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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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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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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?

Age?: You don't mention your age. Periods normally get farther apart and lighter as menopause approaches so this could be normal. If you are under 40 this should not be the cause. Discuss it with your doctor at your next visit. ...Read more

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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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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