I had a tubal ligation 12 years ago, I'm 44

Patient

Q: I had a tubal ligation 12 years ago, I'm 44 years old and my last period was March 15. I am normally extremely regular..Could I be pregnant ?

Doctor

A:   Hello,
Thanks for the query.

Though you have had a tubal ligation earlier, since you have missed the cycles for over 2 months, we have to first rule out pregnancy.
The chance of failure of tubal ligation always exists and can be upto 1 percent.
Kindly consult a gynecologist for an examination and pregnancy test.

Hope this helped.
Regards

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