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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On 7/3 I had a tubal ligation and nexplanon removed. Still no period should I be worried or is this normal?
Probably: It will probably take a while for it all to get out of your system.How long? That probably varies, But the best sign is development regular periods (or getting pregnant). So decide if you want to get pregnant or not and act accordingly. If not, get on an alternate form of birth control toute suite (that's "pronto" for those of you in the West...). ...Read more
I tubal ligation 7 years ago not a regular person on getting my period i get every 2 or 3 month its been 4 moth seen i last got this week i only spots?
I had tubal ligation in 2011. I had ablation in may 2013. I still have a period, but it's much lighter. Do i need to take more birth control?
Not necessarily: You would have no need for birth control if your tubes are blocked. Hormonals could be used to stop your menses altogether, as a convenience, or a touch up ablation might finish the job.I would discuss this with the gyn who did the procedure to see what might be best for your situation. ...Read more
I had a tubal ligation 10/23/04 during my c-section well for the past 60days I have had 3 periods with heavy bleeding from start to finish with extreme ongoing pain that makes me curl in a ball which still doesn't ease the pain and after it all done bleed
See an OB/GYN: Go back and discuss with the doctor who performed your surgery. This is not normal and should be investigated further. ...Read more
34 years old, had tubal ligation via resection 12 years ago. Had two full periods 12 days apart, still spotting, heaviness and cramping in uterus.
Irregular periods are one of the most common problems Obgyns treat.: If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . there are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Pregnancy test: This may be normal especially if you stopped a hormonal birth control after your surgery. As long as a upt is negative, i wouldn't worry. Let your normal cycle establish & keep track of your cycle. If you are pregnant, see your gyn asap since an ectopic (tubal pregnancy) is the most dangerous risk following a tubal ligation. I hope all is well for you. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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