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Question: How much money would it cost. To have a tubal ligation reversal. Done
Answer: The total cost for a tubal ligation reversal at the Cleveland Clinic is $6250.  It is not usually covered by insurance. 
Question: I'm 33 yrs old and I got my tubes tied almost 3 yrs ago. I want to have another baby. So my question is would it be better to have it reversed or do ivf.
Answer: Tubal ligation reversal is usually performed through a small incision as an outpatient. You have an excellent chance for success assuming that we have a good length of normal tube to repair and your partner has a normal semen analysis. You would also be a good candidate for in vitro fertilization (IVF) if you prefer. There are advantages and disadvantages to each but in general, tubal reversal is the more cost effective option to achieve a pregnancy.
Question: I have had weight loss surgery and a tummy tuck, I really want to get a tubal reversal but curious if I could have to much scar tissue to even have a pregnancy or if that is even an issue?
Answer: Fortunately, the weight loss surgery is done in the upper abdomen and the tummy tuck only involves the abdominal wall; the abdominal/pelvic cavity is not entered.  Therefore, scarring in the pelvis which could compromise the ability to perform a tubal reversal, or success rates afterwards, should not be an issue.
Question: I had my tubes tied for 5 years can I reverse this and get pregnant again?
Answer: The duration from tubal ligation to reversal does not affect success rates.  The factors that are significant are the length of tubes available to repair, the site and technique of the tubal ligation, the age of the woman, and the presence of other infertility factors such as scar tissue, endometriosis or a poor semen analysis.
Question: I am looking to get my tubes reversed I am 35 and its been 11 years since my tubes were just tied. I would like to know the best options, other types of suggestion, and price rates on ways of trying to have another baby?
Answer: There are only 2 options for conceiving following tubal ligation.  Tubal ligation reversal is an outpatient surgical procedure.  Assuming a good length of normal tube and no other significant infertility factors, it will restore fertility back to normal.  The risks of bleeding, infection, damage to other organs and reactions to anesthesia are extremely low.  The other option is IVF which also has a high rate of success and avoids surgery.  However, it requires daily injections for 2-4 weeks, frequent office visits for monitoring with blood work and ultrasounds and nonsurgical procedures to remove the eggs and place the fertilized eggs into the uterus.  The risk with IVF are multiple pregnancy and over-stimulating the ovaries.  The cost to achieve a pregnancy is generally lower with tubal reversal than IVF but prices vary by provider. 
Question: I want my tubes reversed I believe there were only tied do to I had Medicaid insurance when I got them tied. I've been having abdominal issues (severe) every since they got tied and Now I am married and want to conceive a baby with my husband. What would cause these abdominal issues?
Answer: Although a post-tubal ligation syndrome has been reported with pain and/or abnormal periods following tubal ligation, most doubt that it is a real condition.  Tubal reversal can restore your fertility but I wouldn’t expect it to relieve your pain.  However, other potential causes of pain, such as endometriosis or scar tissue,  may be diagnosed and treated at the time of the tubal reversal.
Question: I had my tubes tied 7 years ago but now I want to have a child. I just turned 49 years old and was wondering if I am too old to conceive naturally after having tubal ligation reversal.
Answer: At 49 years old, the only reasonable treatment option is in vitro fertilization (IVF) using eggs donated from a younger woman.  There is no concern regarding your ability to carry a pregnancy and your pregnancy, miscarriage and birth defect rates would all be the same as if the egg donor was going through IVF herself.  

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