Tubal ligation

Tubal ligation

La tubal ligation It is considered a type of permanent contraceptive. During tubal ligation, the fallopian tubes are cut, ligated, or blocked to prevent pregnancy permanently.

This ligation prevents the ovule from moving from the ovaries through the Fallopian tube and blocks the sperm path. The procedure does not affect the menstrual cycle.

A tubal ligation can be done at any time, even after delivery or in combination with another abdominal surgeryAs a Caesarean section.

For the most part, tubal ligation is not reversible. Trying to reverse it requires major surgery and is not always effective.

+ Frequently asked questions about tubal ligation

Why is it done?

Tubal ligation is one of the surgical sterilization procedures more frequent for women.

This procedure prevents pregnancy permanently, therefore, no type of contraceptive method will be needed anymore. However, it does not protect you from getting sexually transmitted infections.

Tubal ligation could also decrease the risk of ovarian cancer, especially if the fallopian tubes are removed.

What are your risks?

Tubal ligation is an operation that involves making incisions in the abdomen. Anesthesia is completely necessary.

Some of the risks associated with tubal ligation are the following:

  • Damage to the intestines, the bladder or blood vessels documents
  • Reaction to anesthesia
  • Inadequate wound healing or infection
  • Pelvic or abdominal pain whenever you need it.

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