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tubal ligation 6 yrs ago, i am 4 days late on my menstral

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i have had a tubal ligation 6 yrs ago i am 4 days late on my menstral and having pressure on the left side of my ovaries

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replied November 9th, 2011
Menstruation Answer A28337

Welcome to ehealthforum and thanks for writing

It is rare to have pregnancy after tubal ligation but woman have reported cases when they have conceived after few years of ligation.As the years pass on the effectiveness of the procedure decreases and tubes can reconnect and reform leading to unwanted pregnancy at times.In such case chances of ectopic pregnancy are high.
Since you have missed a period consider doing a Urine pregnancy test and visit a Gynaecologist for evaluation to rule out pregnancy.
Take care!

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