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How much trouble would it be to get my tubes unclamped? (3 answers)
I had my tubes clamped with a little micro machine. I don't remember what it is called though. Nonetheless, I want to get the clamp off so that I can try to become pregnant. I am married and seriously want to have a baby with my husband. How much trouble would it be to get my tubes unclamped? If I do this, what are my chances of getting pregnant?
Could the tubal ligation I had 14 years ago be causing pain, tenderness, and bloating? (3 answers)
I had a tubal ligation 14 yrs ago. My period is late by 2 weeks. I took an at-home pregnancy test, but it was negative. I then went to the doctor for a urine test, but it too was negative. Now I am bloated and have tenderness on my right side. It seems as though the pain/tenderness gets worse when I'm laying or sitting. Could the tubal ligation be to blame? Would a reversal help?
Why can't my tubal ligation be reversed? (3 answers)
I am a 39 years old and want another baby. My OB/GYN told me that it is not reversible. I believe my tubes are clipped and burnt. I had the procedure completed in 2007 after having 4 kids and great pregnancies. Can my tubal ligation be reversed? What circumstances would prevent me from having the reversal? I want a baby.
Am I a good candidate for a tubal reversal? (1 answer)
I never wanted my tubes tied but my ex made me sign the papers. My last child was born by emergency C-section due to a placenta prolapse. I am 32 now and have since remarried. Am I a good candidate for a tubal reversal?
Can my tubal ligation be reversed? (1 answer)
I had a postpartum tubal ligation (bilaterally) done 4 years ago. My doctor's notes say that I had a 2 cm infraumbilical incision done. The fallopian tubes were identified, followed to their fimbriated end, mid-portion elevated, doubly ligated and mid-portion transected. Hemostasis was achieved. Can my tubal ligation be reversed?
I am 34 years old, what are my chances of getting pregnant? (1 answer)
I am 34 years old and had my surgery after my fourth child. Three years later I got pregnant and now have a healthy 7 yr old. He is my fifth. I remarried and we would love to have one of our own. Are my chances of success greater?
Am I a candidate for tubal reversal? (2 answers)
I had a tubal ligation in April 2007, but now want it reversed. According to the operative report, my tubes were tied and cut 1cm. Can I get a tubal reversal?
How long does it usually take to get pregnant after a tubal reversal? (3 answers)
I'm 32 years old and I had my tubes tied in 2005. To my knowledge, my tubes were tied in a knot and clips were put on both sides of the knot. I'm having a tubal reversal in a couple of months. How long does it usually take to get pregnant after a reversal? What's my success rate?
Will a tubal reversal help with horrible menstrual cycles? (2 answers)
I am 29 years old and had a tubal ligation after my 2nd child in Aug. 2011. I breastfed for a yr with no menstrual cycle. Now I suffer from horrible cramps, a heavy flow, severe back pain, shooting pain in my legs and fatigue. Would a tubal reversal fix this and make me normal again?
Is a tubal reversal worth getting? (2 answers)
I have been thinking about getting a tubal reversal done, but I don't want to waste my time if it's not going to work. What are the chances that the surgery will be successful? What is the likelihood that I will become pregnant after the procedure?
What's the likelihood that Hulka clips would come off after more than six years of having a tubal ligation? (2 answers)
I had the Hulka clips put on during a tubal ligation procedure when I was 24 years old. I am now 30 and my husband and I want another child. We are uncertain if my irregular periods are being caused by some of the Hulka clips coming off, or maybe the tube has grown around them. Is this likely and would either cause irregular periods? Also, would tubal reversal be a good option if we are considering having another child?
What are my chances of getting pregnant after a tubal reversal? (1 answer)
I just had my tubal reversal and the dye used to determine whether my tubes were open did not go all the way through. My doctor said my tubes looked wonderful and that he thinks my uterus or cervix was tilted and cramping the tubes. How often does this kind of thing happen? What are my changes of getting pregnant after a tubal reversal, especially if the dye did not go all the way through the tubes?
Can I have a tubal reversal after bilateral tubal ligation? (2 answers)
I had 2cm of tubes removed during a bilateral tubal ligation. I'm not sure if that's how much was taken from each or both; I don't know how that works. But, I was wondering if there is enough of the tubes left to be reversed. I am 25 with five children and have realized I made a mistake.
I am having a lot of bleeding after my tubal reversal. Is this common? (2 answers)
I had a tubal reversal but now I'm experiencing a lot of bleeding, unlike any menstrual cycle I've had. I went to the doctor and was given steroid shots. When that didn't work, he turned to estrogen shots. The matter is not getting better. Is this common? What do I do?!
Could my tubes be untied? (3 answers)
I had my tubes tied in 2001, and at that time the doctor who performed the procedure informed me that I could become pregnant after 7 years. Why did he say that? What did that mean?
Can I still conceive naturally with only one fallopian tube? (2 answers)
I had my tubes tied 9 years ago following my c-section, but only one tube stayed closed. I've had a dye test to confirm this since I would now like to conceive. I've been trying and trying and with no luck. What could be the problem?
Can tubal reversal be approved on someone with heart disease? (2 answers)
I was told that I shouldn't get pregnant again because I have heart disease. I want to become pregnant again regardless of what I was told. Will a doctor reverse my tubes for me, and if they do, will they require my medical records?
Are there two proximal ends stemming from the uterus or one? (2 answers)
When I had my tubes reversed, the doctor said there was a luminal discrepancy with my left tube and the proximal stump was only 0.5cm. Is that going to hurt my chances of becoming pregnant? Are there two proximal stumps to the uterus or just one?
Are my pregnancy chances after tubal reversal good? (0 answers)
I had tubal ligation done in '99 with a 0.5cm proximal stump. I had tubal reversal (right ampullary-isthmic and left ampullary-cornual), leaving 7.5 cm tubal length. Are my chances for pregnancy any good? Dye flowed well after surgery (both tubes reversed).
Do I have any good chances of pregnancy? (1 answer)
I'm 35 years old and had a mini-laparotomy, bilateral tubal reversal two months ago. Only problem was the tubal ligation was done very proximal segment of left tube, leaving 0.5 entry into lumen. Final tube lengths are 7.5cm. Will I get pregnant? Right amp-isthmic, Left amp-cornual.
Am I too old for Tubal Reversal? (3 answers)
I had clamping done in Nov. 07 at the age of 36 due to marital issues. Now that I am with a new partner we would like to have a child together. Am I too old for having the tubal procedure reversed?
Would I be a good candidate for tubal reversal? (3 answers)
I am 29 years old and I had my tubes tied six years ago. After the procedure I developed a tumor on my left ovary and had to have my left tube and left ovary removed. My question to you is, can I still be a candidate for tubal reversal?
Would I be a good candidate for tubal reversal? (3 answers)
I'm a mother of 5 kids and I'm 31 years old. I got my tubes tied about 9 years ago and I'm not sure how they were tied. I still have normal periods, no female issues, and all my kids were born vaginally and in good health.
Am I a good candidate for a tubal reversal? (3 answers)
I'm 32 and during my 3rd pregnancy I decided on a tubal due to abuse. I left my ex-husband before I delivered my 3rd child with him and the tubal procedure was done during my 3rd c-section. I have regretted since I awoke. I'm remarried now. Can the tubal be reversed?
Is tubal reversal an option or would I need IVF? (2 answers)
I had my tubes cut and burned on 12/15/06 following twins. In July of 2011, I had an ectopic pregnancy. The doctor said he redid the original and burned the tubes by the ovaries as well. Is reversal an option? I'm scared of having twins again with Ivf.
Would tubal reversal or IVF be more ideal for me? (2 answers)
Should I get Tubal Reversal or IVF? I am 33 and have three children. My tubes were tied almost 10 years ago now. My insurance will cover most of the cost of an IVF, but not sure if it would cover a reversal.
Could I be a candidate for tubal reversal? (3 answers)
Could I be a good candidate for tubal reversal at 38 years of age, after 2 healthy children ,15 years post tubal ligation, and an Endometrial Ablation 4 and half years ago? I no longer have periods, but still ovulate and go through the PMS process every month.
Am I a candidate for Tubal Reversal? (2 answers)
I am 45 years old and would like to have a child with my husband who is 30. He has no children, but I have four. After my tubal ligation, I had two miscarriages. I am in good health, and I am still having normal periods. My youngest child is 7 years old.
Can I have tubal reconstruction after surgery for cyst removal? (2 answers)
I am ready to have the tubal reversal procedure done asap. I am a nurse and have done the research. Although I've just turned 50, I am in excellent health and would like to try to reconstruct the fallopian tubes before IVF if possible. Am I a candidate for this procedure?
I haven't had a period since my tubal reversal...is this normal? (1 answer)
I had my tubal reversal in March 2012 and I still haven't had a period. My gynecologist has given me two doses of Provera, with no luck. He also had me take Zovia 1/50 one month to see if that would bring my periods, but still nothing. I had a normal period before the tubal reversal. What next?
Can I get a Tubal Reversal at age 40? (1 answer)
I'm 40 and I considering having a tubal reversal. Is that possible at my age? Also, my doctor said the the Tubal I had done was where they burned my tubes in two places. Will that make a difference on my candidacy for tubal reversal?
If my tubes have been mostly removed can I have a tubal reversal? (2 answers)
In 2005 I had my tubes tied. In 2010 I started having really bad pains, so went to the doctor and in 2011 had surgery. When I had my tubes tied in '05 the one on the left was growing on my colon so the doctor had to remove it, but the one on the right is cut/tied. Can I still have a tubal reversal?
Is it possible to get pregnant without a tubal reversal? (1 answer)
I have had my tubes tied for seven years now and a lot of friends tell me it could come undone. How true is this? I got them tied at age 21 after my second child. I am now 28 and really would love to have a third child with my husband.
Can I get tubal reversal after I've had tubal ligation with clamps? (2 answers)
I am 31 and remarried. My new husband wants a child together. I got the clamps put on in August 2005 after having three kids via natural childbirth. Since getting the clamps I have had irregular periods, severe cramps and abdominal pain. Is tubal reversal possible and can it help with these symptoms?
Can I have a tubal reversal if I have no tubes? (1 answer)
I had a tubal ligation 10 years ago. The doctor removed the tubes themselves. Currently, when I ovulate the egg is absorbed into my abdomen. My question, can I have a reversal if I have no tubes? Or am I better off with an IVF procedure? I am 34 yrs old.
How effective are IVF versus Tubal Reversal? (1 answer)
I was wondering which would be better. I know I can carry children so am wondering if IVF or tubal reversal would be better? Which is more successful and which is more affordable? My husband and I want another child.
Can I get a tubal reversal at 31? (1 answer)
I have two children already, 8 and 14, and now I want another one. I got my tubes cut and burnt, I want to know if there is anyway to get them reconstructioned?
Is a tubal reversal possible after a fimbriectomy? (1 answer)
I'm now 32. Ten years ago I had a fimbriectomy on one side and pomeroy on other. I had one fimbria removed and 2 cm of tubes were removed on each side. Is tubal reversal possible or should I look into IVF? If reversal is possible, what are my chances of getting pregnant?
what are my chances of successful reversal? (1 answer)
I had my tubal done 14 yrs ago and would like to get a reversal. I have had a leep procedure & an ablation. I have normal periods monthly & am in good health. What are my chances ?
Can your tubes grow back? (1 answer)
I had both my tubes removed due to ectopic pregnancies. Is there any chance my tubes will grow back and I will become pregnant naturally? I have heard it is possible....
Can I get a reversal? (1 answer)
My report says cauterization and fulguration of both Fallopian tubes. Which permanently destroys at mid portion approximately 3cm of each tube. I'm about to get remarried and want to have another child. Will I be able to get the reversal?
I've had my tubes clipped and burned . (1 answer)
I've had my tubes clipped and burned for 17 years and I'm 44 years of age and I'm about to get married is it to late for me to have a child.
Essure (2 answers)
Is your facility experienced in essure removal?
Pregnancy Probability (1 answer)
I am 36 years old with two kids and my tubes were tied with 1.4cm and 0.7cm cut on each tube 7 years ago. I have very irregular menstrual cycle that I have the period every 3-4 months. What's the chance of my getting pregnant after the reversal?
I want a reversal (2 answers)
I think I had my tubes removed completely, can i still have a reversal done? I'm now 43 and my husband wants another baby.
Tubal reversal at 43 (2 answers)
I had a baby at 25 and twins at 33, is it possible to reverse it to have another one?
My weight an issue? (1 answer)
I had a tubal ligation back in 2001 and now desire to have another baby. My issue is I am 35 and weigh 250 lbs. Is this still a viable option for me?
What are my chance of getting this done? (1 answer)
Report says Fulguration was performed approximately 3cm from the Cornual region and for approximately 3cm distally. Complete Fulguration occurred and dessication and attention was then redirected to the left Fallopian tube.
Want a tubal reversal asap (1 answer)
My med. records say my fallopian tubes were grasped about 1.5 cm from its cornua insertion,where it was cauterized about 5mm distance and then it was transected.What does that mean exact How much tube was damaged? Do I have enough tube to reconnect?
can i have a tubal reversal ? (2 answers)
I am 39 and had a bilateral partial salpingectomy during a c section at the age of 22 . The lab report states i had 2cm segment & 1.4cm of fallopian tube removed. would it be possible to have a reversal?
Plus size candidate (1 answer)
I have sought out tubal ligation and every dr states they can perform the procedure but I must loose weight. im 298lbs 5'7 I was 356lbs in January and I continue to loose weight, but I wanted to know does any doctor perform the procedure on plus size women?
Does insurance cover clamp removal? (2 answers)
Does insurance help pay for any of the cost for removing clamps? And what is the time limit for being in the hospital after surgery?
How will liver disease and blood disorder effect tubel reverdal. (2 answers)
I am 38 years old, and I've recently been diagnosed with Gilberts Disease and Blood Disorder. My new husband and I are looking into tubal reversal. How will this effect tubal reversal surgery and trying to have a baby? My tubes have also been tied for 14 years. Thank you, Margaret Salazar
Would I be a candidate? I believe I'm suffering from PTLS (2 answers)
I'm 23 and have had my tubes tied for two years after having 2 kids. This is the worse decision I made, I do believe I'm suffering from PTLS. I would love to have more children with my partner. Am I a candidate to get it reversed?
My tubes weren't burned, just tied. What are my chances? (0 answers)
I am 27 years old and I had my tubes tide in Mexico City 7 years ago. I have had 3 kids. I wasn't burned just tide and I'm healthy with no health problems.. what are my chances of getting pregnat again and how much will will I have to spend for the treatment?
Which would be better for my situation? Tubal reversal or IVF? (2 answers)
I am 25 years old and am researching my options for having another baby. I had a bilateral partial salpingectomy three and a half years ago.
I have requested a pathology report. However I would like to know which option would be better for me, tubal reversal or IVF considering the type of surgery that was performed.
Do you need the tube to be attached for the IVF procedure to work? (2 answers)
Tubal reversal vs. IVF?
I had a tubal ligation in 2007 and I am now 30 years old. I have read over my surgery notes and I do have enough tube to perform a reversal, however I was told I could do IVF also. Do you need the tube to be attached for the IVF procedure to work?
Doctor is considering surgery for my Ovarian Cysts (1 answer)
I was told that I have cysts on my ovaries, which are normal and usually go away, but my doctor is considering surgery. Should I try to get my reversal done before my surgery? I fear he wants to do a hysterectomy.
Time span for a reversal? (2 answers)
My youngest child is 15 months. This seems too soon to even consider getting a tubal reversal. Should I wait a little longer or am I able to go ahead with the procedure?
I am suffering from PTLS (2 answers)
I am suffering from Post Tubal Ligation Syndrome and am trying to find out if my BC/BS will cover the costs of reversing it?
Can I have a positive outcome from a tubal reversal? (2 answers)
I am 27 Years old. I had a laparoscopic tubal ligation 6 years ago. I have the tubal rings. I have now remarried and would love to have more children. I am interested in getting a tubal reversal. Any information given will be greatly appreciated!
How do I go about getting my tubes undone? (2 answers)
I had my son 4 years ago, and got my tubes tied. Now I'm wanting a baby again. I don't know if this is the right decision because it sounds like a pretty scary thing to go through. What if I pay all that money and they cant untie them?
What is the procedure to get pregnant? (1 answer)
I had my tubes cut and burned over 14 years ago. Now, I'm 36 yrs old and met a wonderful man who has no kids...I have two kids of my own an 18 year old and 14 year old son...what is the prodedure to get pregnant or is there no chance?
Do you think I should get a tubal revearsal? (1 answer)
I am 32 years old I already have 3 other children. I had 4 children and the last 1 past away 9 years ago. Do you think I should get a tubal reversal?
She had passed away from sids. I am wondering if my tubes are good now or if there is a chance that they could have grown back together? How common is it for them to grow back together in that length of time?
Is Tubal Revesal still performed today? (2 answers)
I wanted to get my tubes untied. I'm 31 and I had met someone new that doesn't have any children. We are getting married and I have been thinking about it.
What are the chances of having another baby? (2 answers)
My tubes were tied in 2005 after my second child. I am almost 28 and I want to have another child. Can I get my tubes untied and what's the chances of having another baby?
My tubes were ligated 7 years ago with the cut and burn method (2 answers)
My tubes were ligated 7 years ago when I was only 20 and they used the cut and burn method.
How likely is it that I would be a good canidate for reversal? I am very anxious to have another child, as is my husband. I have 3 of my own and they have all been c-section! where do we start?
What makes the cost differ so much? (3 answers)
My husband and I would like to proceed with getting my tubes untied but I was just wondering why does the cost differ so much in range $5,900- $15,000? I was 21 when I got my tubes tied I'm 27, My husband is getting deployed sometime next year, what's our options?
Could severe stomache pain be caused by my tubal? (1 answer)
I had a tubal 9 years ago. I would love to have another baby, however, since my tubal I have had more kidney stones and sever stomache pain then I ever did before. Could my tubal be the cause of that?
What is your success rate? (1 answer)
I have had children before I had my tubes my tubes cut. I would like to know if my situation would have an effect on my success rate?
Can I get my tubes fixed to have a baby? (2 answers)
I asked a doctor to tie my tubes right after I had a baby. The doctor took a piece of my tubes out, which isn't what I wanted. Now I am remarried and have been with my new husband for over 6 years. Can I have my tubes fixed to have a baby with him?
The correct name of my tubal ligation? (2 answers)
Almost 13 years ago I had my tubes tied and I know that the Dr. used clips, cut, and cauterized them but not sure of the exact name of this type. My understanding is that this was the most common way for a tubal to be done.
The possibility of having a tubal reversal? (1 answer)
I have had my tubes cut and burned. I woul like to know if is possible for me to have a tubal reversal? I would like to conceive again! Thanks, I hope to hear a good news.
Should I proceed with a tubal reversal after an ablation? (1 answer)
Hello, In 2007 I underwent a endometrial ablation. After approx. 6 months I resumed normal and very regular menses. I had an U/S done in December 2010 that showed a thickness of 6.8, then 4 days after U/S I began my menses.
Should I proceed?
Complications after tubal ligations (2 answers)
Would a tubal ligation affect a menstrual cycle to the point that it doesn't come for months at a time? When it does come, the bleeding is so light that I can only tell when I wipe or I just pass blood clots while causing horrible stomach pains.
What is the best option for me? (0 answers)
Hi my name is Kandi Kennedy, I am 30 years old, and have had my tubes tied for 6 years. My husband and I are wanting to have one more baby, but we're not sure which option is best; tubal reversal or ivf. Can you please give me you opinion? Thank you.
Don't really know if mine are tied? (1 answer)
Eight years ago I was supposed to have had my tubes tied.. but the doctor informed me it was unsuccessful..ended up getting the depo shot..it's been 8 years! Why haven't I got pregnant? We've been trying..please help
Is Tubal Reversal safe if you over 40 years old? (1 answer)
What if you over 40 and would like to have one more kid before menopause as you have a new husband who has no kids what are your chances and risks? What would be the best procedure and approximate cost ?
Am I a candidate for Tubal Reversal? (1 answer)
I had a microsurgery tubal ligation done where the took an inch of my tube or so and tied. I think they burnt the ends, would that prevent me from having a reversal?
What are my risks with tubal reversal? (0 answers)
I'm 29 years old. I had my tubal ligation when i was 24yrs. I got married one year ago and my husband and I want a baby. What are my risks? Is tubal reversal worse then getting tubal ligation?
Is my tubal ligation reversible? (2 answers)
I had a tubal ligation almost 5yrs ago with which my doctor told me was done in a permanent way, where 3 inches of each fallopian tube was removed. Would it be possible to have a reversal?
How effective is Tubal Reversal? (2 answers)
I had tubal ligation 7 years ago I am getting remarried and we have decided to have more children. I am 30 years old what are my chances of getting pregnant if I get tubal reversal?
Is a tubal reversal safe? (2 answers)
I'm interested in getting a tubal reversal, but am concerned for my safety and the safety of a potential future pregnancy. Is the procedure safe for me, and will it cause an ectopic pregnancy?
REVERSAL OF TUBAL DONE 18 YEARS AGO (1 answer)
I had my tubes done after a c section 18 years ago and an ablation done 5 years aago. If I had my tubes undone is there a chance of me conceiving a baby with my new husband? I feel like my boday has healed itself. Is there a test to look at my ute
What is the chance of pregnancy after tubal ligation? (1 answer)
I had a tubal ligation done almost six years ago. I only have one tube due to one rupturing during an eptopic pregnancy 7 years ago. My doctor put a band around the left tube and I'm wondering what the chances would be of me getting pregnant.
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