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ask: Tubes are tied but still concerned I could be pregnant. Period is MIA.

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Hello and thank you in advance to all who try to help =)

I had my tubes tied after my last pregnancy (17 months ago) and since then I have not paid much attention to what day of the month my period starts. I do know I had my period in February (my guess is I started on the 14th or 21st - it was a Sat. and towards the later part of the month) and it's now going on April and I have not had a period. I know it's very unlikely that I could get pregnant after having my tubes tied BUT I conceived my three boys extremely easily. I'm just a fertile mertile ;) So, I do not doubt my bodies ability to get pregnant. I did take a pregnancy test last thursday (March 26) and it was negative. I don't currently have health insurance, if I did I would just make an appt to see my Doctor. What are your thoughts? Think I could be pregnant? FYI my periods are never late. If anything they come early and they last abour 7-8 days (ugh!!).

Thanks!!
~ K

P.S. If I were indeed pregnant would I get a positive pregnancy test if it was an ectopic pregnancy?

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Anonymous

I had my tubes tied 13 months ago already had my period this month of October 14 2014 and i spotted this morning why? I've been really tired can some one help me understand what's going on

October 23, 2014 - 9:19am
Maryann Gromisch RN Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

Thank you for your question. You may want to talk with your primary care physician and your gynecologist. Blood tests to check your hormone levels might be in order. Fluctuations in any of the hormones that regulate the menstrual cycle might be the reason you had spotting nine days following your period. An under active thyroid gland could explain your fatigue.

Regards,
Maryann

October 23, 2014 - 9:59am
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Anonymous

Hello I am very concerned about my self because the last 2 morning's I have woken up to the bottom of my stomach being hard and I already had my period on the sixth and i was a day late what could this b

October 21, 2014 - 10:29pm
Maryann Gromisch RN Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

Thank you for your question. Are you feeling a hard mass in your mid abdominal area or lower abdominal area? Are you having any other symptoms such as pain or constipation?

I do not know what could be the cause. If you continue to notice that this area feels abnormally hard, consider consulting your primary care physician, who can examine your abdomen.

Regards,
Maryann

October 23, 2014 - 9:52am
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Anonymous

I want to know I had my tubes tied for 10 years can I still come out pregnant i haven't start in this month can u please tell me something

October 21, 2014 - 8:35pm
Maryann Gromisch RN Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

You need to speak with the physician who performed the tubal ligation.

The fallopian tubes are either tied together, sealed closed with a ring or clip, or cauterizing together using a mild electric current.

You could take a home pregnancy test to see if pregnancy is the reason for your late period.

Regards,
Maryann

October 23, 2014 - 9:47am
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Anonymous (reply to Maryann Gromisch RN)

Where.I. find. a. physical. tubal. ligation. at?

October 23, 2014 - 9:58am
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Anonymous

I am havering bad migraines for four days now, nausea, feeling weak and collapsing, cramping, really odd period (not normal) and really moody I have my tubes ties idk if I should be concerned

October 18, 2014 - 7:57pm
Maryann Gromisch RN Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

Thank you for your question. You need to be evaluated by your physician. These symptoms are not normal.

Regards,
Maryann

October 20, 2014 - 9:39am
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Anonymous

Hi , my last period should be in the 3th sept , my period are very accurate . For exp 5 aug I had my periods my next will be in the 3 or 4 sept . I have done a titanium clip liagation 25months ago . I been checking tge pregnancy kit but its shows negative

October 7, 2014 - 2:14am
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