What causes heavy periods after a tubal?

Hello, I have spoken to my doctor and will do again, but wondering if anyone has had similar happen. Can’t seem to shed any light on why this is still happening. A few years ago I had two ectopic pregnancies at seperate times, both resulting in my tubes being removed. Every period since has put me in so much pain for the first 2-3 days. I always had average cramps on the first day. These pains are restricting me to move, swell quite bad in my abdomen and just basically make me feel like crap for days. Has anyone else experienced this after tube removal?


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Dude. Same. I’m getting a hysterectomy in the next couple of months because I am over this shit!

Talk to your doctor about getting a possible ablation procedure.

So after my tubal I bled for 3 months straight and cramping is more since than

Yes I still get a lot of heavy bleeding my first few days and this is over 6 years later

Yes the same after my tubal

I had this issue and found out I had endometriosis. I’m not sure if it was somehow related to getting my tubes tied though. I recommend talking to your OB doctor.

Not after a tubal removal but I have this now r u on birth control?

Fibroids and endometriosis can make this happen

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It’s called post tubal ligation syndrome and it’s fairly common. It happens after removal too. My poor mom suffered hard from this.

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Talk to your doctor again. There should be some way to get you some relief.

Make an appointment with OBGYN, to rule out other issues :two_hearts:

Look up post tubal ligation syndrome. It’s very real unfortunately

Talk to a Medical lawyer your Dr should of asked for an other group of ultra sound techs for sonographing your image.

I had a tubal almost 7 m0nths ago durint delivery and omg. The bleeding and cramping is horrific but im slightly comforted to know that its apparently common and normal and other women all seem to havr similar experiences so no help but you’re not alone

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I had my tubal at 23 and have been on birth control for heavy periods and cysts since. Now my family doctor is referring me to a specialist. Hope you figure out what your issue is. If your doctor doesn’t listen, find a different one.

I had my tubal cut and tied a long, long, time back. I had cramps so bad 2 day before I started my period. And all I wanted to do was stay in bed and sleep and I bleed so much for 1to 3 days.

Yes and ended up with endometriosis and fibroid tumors

I cant say what causes it. But, i did have a few months, maybe 6, of heavy periods. My periods now are so light and much shorter days!

I was like that and th3 pain in my legs was so bad I couldn’t even walk. It’s because of nerve damage. It took me about 2 to 3 years to get better and nobody would do anything to help.

I did this after my tubal at 22. I had a hysterectomy at 29. Because of my age my ovaries weren’t removed. This is the best decision that I ever made for myself. It was so bad that I was missing work 2-3 days a month. I was so angry and emotional that I made my family miserable.

I had a tubal ligation April 13, 2021. And man! My periods are WORSE! I get nauseated before my menstrual and then the pain is so much worse than it was before my tubal. It’s awful!!!

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I went through that. My OBGYN did an ablation

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This is why I refuse to get mine tied its happened to every woman on my family n eventually most ended up with hysterectomy


I was told after mine that they would be heavier and worse pain. Especially the first one

I had the same issues after having my tubes tied. Had an Ablation almost 4 years ago seriously best thing I ever did. No periods, no cramps, no more pain. Wish I would have had it done year’s ago!

I haven’t had anything done to my tubes but I have found after having a c section my vagina literally runs like water for 3 to 4 days, the pain is unbearable and I’m using double pads and changing every hour. It’s awful.

Look up tubal ligation syndrome.

I’ve heard quite a few people say this. My guess is it’s just the tubal in general that caused it. All the negative side effects like heavy periods and bad cramping are what made me decide against getting one.

I had a tubal after my youngest daughter, almost 9 years ago. The first couple of years weren’t to bad, then everything got progressively worse. My periods went from mild cramping, spotting the first day, bleeding for 2 days and then spotting the last day and done to severe cramps, full body aches, and heavy bleeding/clotting for 7-10 days. I had avoided the GYN for like 4 years. I finally made an appointment with my GYN. She did my normal exam and pap and a transvaginal ultrasound. I was diagnosed with endometriosis and adenomyosis. I asked for a hysterectomy, but my pap came back abnormal and I was diagnosed with cervical cancer. My GYN didn’t want to do a hysterectomy because if the cancer had spread, my only options would have been chemotherapy and radiation. The GYN wanted to do surgery first. During my surgery, she inserted an IUD. Even though I had a tubal and didn’t need it as birth control, when I had an IUD in the past, it stopped my periods all together. It’s been 15 months since I had my IUD put in and (after about two weeks of bleeding from the surgery) I haven’t bled since. Each month when I SHOULD be getting my period, I get some weak cramping and a little fatigue, that’s it!

I would request your GYN do more testing and then explore your options. An ablation was next for me to try if the IUD didn’t help.

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I had my tubes tied and several years after I started having heavier periods for like 3-4 weeks at a time. Not sure if that was the link or not. But I went to my obgyn and they put me on birth control. It has really helped my cycle regulate for the most part.

I have had two ectopics as well, with one ending in a ruptured tube and immediate emergency removal. Since then my period has been super heavy and painful to the point where there are some days I literally have to miss work. I wanna say it’s because we aren’t getting the correct amount of hormones anymore because our ovaries are severed from our uterus. I would talk to you GYN and see what they can do for you