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Chances of pregnancy after bilateral salpingectomy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Getting Pregnant
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   I here recently had another ectopic pregnancy, and had my second fallopian tube removed. My partner has been asking if it is ok that we have unprotected sex and not have the worries of me getting pregnant? Can my husband ejaculate inside me and I not have to worry about this?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
usually the chances of pregnancy is almost nil after bilateral tubectomy or salpingectomy
Doctor :   when was the second tube removed?
User :   Ok, so I should be ok? It was removed about a month ago.
Doctor :  
usually the sutures will take 4-6 weeks to heal completely
Doctor :  
so after 6 weeks it should be safe
User :   My sutures are quite healed. We have had intercourse already a few times, being very careful, and taking it slow. I should be ok, as far the pregnancy thing...right?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
it should be fine
User :   I say this, because we do have intercourse quite a bit.
Doctor :  
but try and avoid complications
Doctor :  
that might result from it
User :   Do I need to keep taking birth control, and or use condoms?
Doctor :  
but as long as you do not feel any pain or discomfort, it should be fine

Doctor :  
you can use condoms untill t is 6 weeks from the time of surgery
Doctor :  
later you can also consult your gynaec
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