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Question: side affects of Tubal Ligation

 motherof25 - Sun Jun 20, 2010 1:18 am

I had my tubal ligation one year and three months ago since then I've had severe cramping that feels like very strong contractions it literally stops me in my tracks I also feel fluttering on the right side of my pelvic area my body has trouble cooling down seems I'm nauseas quite often I'm also experiencing a lot of mu cas I'm my stool my appetite has also started to change I'm eating smaller and,and smaller amounts of food but my stomach looks like I'm six months pregnant and shows no signs of going down is this normal after a tubal ligation or is it something much worse should I be very concerned
 Debbie Miller, RN - Wed Jul 21, 2010 6:18 pm

User avatar Hello,
These would not be considered normal effects from a tubal ligation so you should have the symptoms checked out by a doctor in a general physical exam. It may be merely coincidental in occurring near the time of your procedure.

There are some people who report post-tubal ligation syndrome but this is not well-studied or documented. You can search online for this to see what others have experienced and talk to your doctor if he/she finds no other cause for the discomforts you are experiencing.

Best wishes.

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