Facebook Pixel
EmpowHER Guest

why do i still get periods,even if my tubes have been removed

By Anonymous March 6, 2012 - 5:24am
Rate This

Add a Comment1 Comments

Hi Anonymous,

Our definition states that, "This is a surgery to close a woman's fallopian tubes. A fallopian tube runs from the ovary (where the eggs develop) to the uterus (womb). Closing this tube makes it so that a woman cannot get pregnant."

Closing the fallopian tubes no longer allows the egg to travel to the uterus. This means that the uterus still builds up mucous and blood that it will need to shed every month, as it always has. 

Visit our Tubal Ligation page for more information about the procedure: https://www.empowher.com/media/reference/tubal-ligation-laparoscopic-surgery-0

If you're considering getting a Tubal Ligation, please read another ask for more information and opinions:https://www.empowher.com/community/share/decisions-decisions-choosing-either-tubal-ligation-or-vasectomy 






March 6, 2012 - 7:27am
Enter the characters shown in the image.
By submitting this form, you agree to EmpowHER's terms of service and privacy policy
Add a Comment

All user-generated information on this site is the opinion of its author only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical conditions. Members and guests are responsible for their own posts and the potential consequences of those posts detailed in our Terms of Service.

Menstrual Cycle

Get Email Updates

Related Checklists

Menstrual Cycle Guide

Have a question? We're here to help. Ask the Community.


Health Newsletter

Receive the latest and greatest in women's health and wellness from EmpowHER - for free!