Medical Questions > Pregnancy Forum > Am I Pregnant Forum

missed period with tubes tied!

Must Read
Birth control is helpful in preventing pregnancy. Need to know more about birth control? Start here to learn more about popular methods of birth control....
You have many birth control options. Each works differently. What are the choices and what should you consider in order to help you make your decision? ...
Each method of birth control comes with risks to your health. What are the general problems you could encounter?...
User Profile
tubes tied but i did not have my preiod this month. could i be with child


Did you find this post helpful?
|

User Profile
replied February 27th, 2011
Am I Pregnant Answer A20122
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
If you had already conceived before getting the tubes tied, then it could be possible that you are pregnant. Other possibilities include ectopic pregnancy if you have conceived after getting the tubes tied. Urine pregnancy tests can show you false negative results due to less concentration of pregnancy hormone (HCG) in urine during early pregnancy and hence cannot be relied upon for accuracy. Blood tests can detect accurately and earlier than the urine tests. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for examination and blood HCG test to confirm/rule out pregnancy. Look out for development of any other new symptoms suggestive of pregnancy.
Take care.



|
Did you find this post helpful?
DISCLAIMER: "Ask a Doctor" questions are answered by certified physicians and other medical professionals. For more information about experts participating in the "Ask a Doctor" Network, please visit our medical experts page. You may also visit our Am I Pregnant , for moderated patient to patient support and information.

The information provided on eHealth Forum is designed to improve, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician. Personal consultation(s) with a qualified medical professional is the proper means for diagnosing any medical condition.