Tubal Ligation Reversal Questions and Answers Archive

Dec
2000

Q&A: Where does the ovum go if your tubes (fallopian tubes) are tied? And how does this affect me having a reversal of the sterilization procedure done?

Question:

Where does the ovum go if your tubes (fallopian tubes) are tied? And how does this affect me having a reversal of the sterilization procedure done?

- Stacie

Answer:

 SCOTT ROSEFF, MD, FACOG, Director - LocateADoc.com

The egg goes into the fallopian tube, travels to the site of blockage, and dissolves there. The ovum/oocyte/egg is microscopic, and doesn't affect the success of a sterilization reversal prcedure in any way. Thanks for your question! Scott Roseff, MD, FACOG - Director of W.E. C.A.R.E. Visit us on the web at: http://www.reproendo.com -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Since I may not know your entire medical history, and I may not have examined you, Dr. Roseff (W.E. C.A.R.E.) can't be held liable for any consequences of your actions taken (or not) as a result of the medical information conveyed in this message. This communication is for your general information, only, and should never be used as a substitute for the medical advice/care of your own physician. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

-- SCOTT ROSEFF, MD, FACOG, Director
West Orange, New Jersey