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I had a tubal ligation using the hulka clips about alittle over 6 years ago. I have been having unprotected sex and I am over 40 days late!

By January 30, 2010 - 2:43pm
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Me and my boyfriend had been having someproblems lately and I have been really stressed out. I have endometriosis and plus I have clips on my tubes. I am pretty much irregular however, my cycle comes more often usually and not less. The first day of my last cycle was December 19 ending December 26th. It has been over 40 days! This is crazy. About two weeks ago, I saw a very light pink discharge when I wiped and I was feeling like I was about to see mother nature but, nothing! What could be going on with me? I went to the dollar store and got 3 dollar store brand $1.00 tests but, they came up negative. One had a slight line but, they said that was normal. I did have unprotected sex on the 10th of January. Is it possible that I could really be pregnant? I do not have insurance and I am unemployed right now so, what is the best test to get the most accurate results?

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So, were you pregnant?

September 5, 2017 - 3:11am
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I have been doing a lot of research on line, and it appears that there are many factors that can effect your tubal ligation. for instance, the younger you are when you get your tubes tied, the more chance you have of them "healing" and becoming pregnant again, which can often happen up to and over 10 years after the tubal. also different tubal methods have different failure rates, but NONE OF THEM ARE 100% infact some sites state as many as 1 in 200 women can fall pregnant after a tubal ligation. thats ALOT! When you sign your papers for your tubal, it actually states that it isnt 100% I had my tubal done 5 years ago, and I am currently feeling very odd.

January 15, 2012 - 4:37am
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I"m 24 and have the same issue. I have clips put in in 2008 after my daughter was born. My last period was Nov. 23 or Nov. 24th cant remember exact, and i was suppose to start my period on Dec. 21st and didn't. I dont really know what to expect. With both my kids i honestly didn't have any symptoms of pregnancy, but now i have sore breasts, i feel sick off and on during the day<--my husband and I think that may be because i have a small cold..but more than anything i'm confused..i dont know what kind of clips they used, i just know they told me i had "Laparoscopy with clip placement"...I haven't taken a test yet cause i'm scared..My husband and I would like another baby, but we dont have the money to have the procedure reversed..and there's the fear that if by a very slim chance we are that its an EP...But i think i'm going to wait to see what happens....best of luck to you though!

December 27, 2011 - 7:04pm
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