woman’s health

April 13, 2015

Can you reverse a female sterilization?

The answer to this question is complicated- the short answer is maybe.. and here is the long answer! First let’s look at Tubal Ligation (female sterilization). This procedure is done to prevent pregnancy. There are two tubes (Fallopian tubes) in the womb: at the end of these tubes, the woman’s egg waits for the sperm to fertilize it. In tubal ligation, we simply block these tubes, so that the egg and sperm cannot meet. We do this either by: Sealing the tubes with a clip or a ring Burning (cauterizing) the tubes so that they become blocked with scar tissue…
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