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What is tubal ligation (getting tubes tied)?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine

In brief: Sterilization

The tubes are ducts that extend from near the ovary and go into the uterus.
The egg moves don the tube and get fertilized in the lower 1/3 of the tube. Ligation is the slicing of the tube often the tube is coagulated and clipped as well. By interrupting this tube the path of the egg to the uterus is blocked making pregnancy improbable.

In brief: Sterilization

The tubes are ducts that extend from near the ovary and go into the uterus.
The egg moves don the tube and get fertilized in the lower 1/3 of the tube. Ligation is the slicing of the tube often the tube is coagulated and clipped as well. By interrupting this tube the path of the egg to the uterus is blocked making pregnancy improbable.
Dr. Glenn Messina
Dr. Glenn Messina
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Dr. Erinn Huffman
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Sterilization

Getting your tubes tied is the common way if saying permanent contraception.
There are a number if different ways to permanently prevent pregnancy, and they all involve minor surgery. If this is something you are interested in, you should discuss this with a doctor.

In brief: Sterilization

Getting your tubes tied is the common way if saying permanent contraception.
There are a number if different ways to permanently prevent pregnancy, and they all involve minor surgery. If this is something you are interested in, you should discuss this with a doctor.
Dr. Erinn Huffman
Dr. Erinn Huffman
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