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can you get preganat with your tubs burnt shut

By Anonymous September 24, 2011 - 10:58am
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can you get preganat with your tubs burnt shut

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Hi Anon,

Although tubal ligations are meant to be permanent methods of birth control, they are not 100% effective.

There is a slight risk of becoming pregnant after tubal ligation. This happens to about 5 out of 1,000 women after 1 year. After a total of 5 years following tubal ligation, about 13 out of 1,000 women will have become pregnant.

Pregnancy may occur if:
The tubes grow back together or a new passage forms (recanalization) that allows an egg to be fertilized by sperm. Your doctor can discuss which method of ligation is more effective for preventing tubes from growing back together.
The surgery was not done correctly.
You were pregnant at the time of surgery.

Call your doctor immediately if you have had tubal ligation or tubal implants and you have:
Symptoms of pregnancy, such as a missed menstrual period, breast tenderness, and nausea.
Pain on one side of your lower abdomen and you feel faint or dizzy.


A direct response to your question is: Yes, you can get pregnant if you have had your tubes burned closed. However, the chances are very minimal.

Hope this information helps,


September 24, 2011 - 12:22pm
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