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Why do you still get your period after having a tubal ligation?
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
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Dr. Victor Beshay
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Ovulation
A tubal ligation only blocks your fallopian tubes.
Your should still have your periods because your ovaries as well as your uterus continue to function normally after a tubal ligation.

In brief: Ovulation
A tubal ligation only blocks your fallopian tubes.
Your should still have your periods because your ovaries as well as your uterus continue to function normally after a tubal ligation.
Dr. Victor Beshay
Dr. Victor Beshay
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