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Forum Name: Fertility

Question: can i get pregnant after haveing tubes burned 11 years ago

 sweetpea1217 - Fri Sep 02, 2005 8:46 pm

i had my tubes burnt 11 years ago, i was 21years old when i had it done,cause i was extemely fertil, my question is can a person get pregnant,are the failure rates higher after so long,i still ovulate cause i have the mucas once a month, periods are odd i went 6 months without it a few years ago, was not pregnant no cause found,now i have them every 28 days,but only for 3-5 days and i only where a panty liner,no cramps ect... last month me and my hubby had sex when i was not completely done,i started bleeding again then next day stopped completely, can any one help? thank-you for your time in reading this any info. would be appreciated. :?
 Theresa Jones, RN - Sat Sep 03, 2005 7:50 pm

User avatar Hi sweetpea1217,
The probablity of you being pregnant would be very unlikely. When tubal ligations are done and the tubes are "tied" only there is a chance that they may become untied. However, when they are cut, tied, "burned" the possibilities of pregnancy are next to impossible. In my opinion what you experienced was just that your cycle had not completely finished.

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