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Do you have to have a hysterectomy after having a tubal ligation?

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Marianne DiNapoli
Obstetrics & Gynecology
8 doctors agree

In brief: No.

A tubal ligation, or having your "tubes tied, " is a permanent and irreversible method of contraception.
The surgery is done by cutting through the fallopian tubes so pregnancy cannot occur. There is no need for a hysterectomy - having the uterus removed - for a tubal ligation. A hysterectomy would typically only be performed if there was a disease process within the uterus.

In brief: No.

A tubal ligation, or having your "tubes tied, " is a permanent and irreversible method of contraception.
The surgery is done by cutting through the fallopian tubes so pregnancy cannot occur. There is no need for a hysterectomy - having the uterus removed - for a tubal ligation. A hysterectomy would typically only be performed if there was a disease process within the uterus.
Marianne DiNapoli
Marianne DiNapoli
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Dr. John Kirk
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No particular reason

Tubal ligations are designed to close the fallopian tubes that allow the unfertilized egg to meet the sperm, become fertilized, then finish transporting to the uterus for implantation and growth.
The process is interrupted when the tube is closed by a tubal ligation. In general , there is no reason this should require a hysterecomy unless there is another reason for the hysterectomy.

In brief: No particular reason

Tubal ligations are designed to close the fallopian tubes that allow the unfertilized egg to meet the sperm, become fertilized, then finish transporting to the uterus for implantation and growth.
The process is interrupted when the tube is closed by a tubal ligation. In general , there is no reason this should require a hysterecomy unless there is another reason for the hysterectomy.
Dr. John Kirk
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