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What is recovery like after a tubal ligation reversal?

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Tubal reversal surgery is most often done using "microsurgical" techniques. Women who have this type usually go home the same day, typically within 2 to 4 hours after the surgery.

Your doctor will prescribe painkillers to help with any discomfort. Most women go back to their normal activities within 2 weeks.

SOURCES:

News release, Norgenix Pharmaceuticals, LLC.

InterNational Council on Infertility Information Dissemination web site.

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site: "Postpartum Sterilization Brochure."

Reproductive Associates of Delaware web site: "Tubal Reversal."

Cleveland Clinic OB/GYN & Women's Health Institute Clinic web site: "Tubal Reversal."

Gabbe, S.G. Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Elsevier Churchill Livingstone; 2007: chap 21.

Chicago Infertility Associates web site: "Tubal Reversal."

Penn Medicine web site: "Tubal Ligation Reversal," "Q&A About Tubal Reversal and Vasectomy."

 

Reviewed by Kecia Gaither on October 21, 2018

SOURCES:

News release, Norgenix Pharmaceuticals, LLC.

InterNational Council on Infertility Information Dissemination web site.

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site: "Postpartum Sterilization Brochure."

Reproductive Associates of Delaware web site: "Tubal Reversal."

Cleveland Clinic OB/GYN & Women's Health Institute Clinic web site: "Tubal Reversal."

Gabbe, S.G. Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Elsevier Churchill Livingstone; 2007: chap 21.

Chicago Infertility Associates web site: "Tubal Reversal."

Penn Medicine web site: "Tubal Ligation Reversal," "Q&A About Tubal Reversal and Vasectomy."

 

Reviewed by Kecia Gaither on October 21, 2018

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