I had a tubal ligation and an ablation five years ago. Is pregnancy possible again after a tubal reversal?

I am 36 years old. I have two children, 15 and 10. Five years ago I had my tubes cut, tied, and burned. I also had an ablation. Is pregnancy possible again if I have a tubal reversal?

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Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group

Published on Apr 14, 2016

Ablation is meant to be a permanent form of sterilization! In most cases, a tubal reversal will not allow you to carry your own child if you have had an ablation. However, you may be able to undergo treatment to have your eggs retrieved and you could possibly use a gestational carrier.

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Answered by Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group

Ablation is meant to be a permanent form of sterilization! In most cases, a tubal reversal will not allow you to carry your own child if you have had an ablation. However, you may be able to undergo treatment to have your eggs retrieved and you could possibly use a gestational carrier.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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