Tubal Ligation Clinics Billings MT
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1974
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital: St Vincent Hosp & Health Ctr, Billings, Mt; Deaconess Billings Clinic, Billings, Mt
Group Practice: Billings Surgical Group
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology
Hematology / Oncology
Hematology, Hematology / Oncology
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Hematology / Oncology
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology
When a woman wishes not to have children, then she has a variety of different options. First of all, she has the option of going on birth control. However, if the woman is already on certain kinds of medication, the two might not be able to be taken together. Also, birth control often results in significant weight gain.
So, many women start thinking about perhaps getting tubal ligation. This process requires a minor surgical procedure, and when it has been completed, there is no chance that the woman can become pregnant. In the case of birth control, if a woman happens to be taking an antibiotic, that will cancel out the effects of the birth control pill, thus meaning that the woman could get pregnant.
In order to understand what tubal ligation is, it is very important to first understand exactly how conception takes place. Believe it or not, many people actually have only a basic idea of how pregnancy occurs, rather than the anatomical process behind it. In order to fertilize the egg, the sperm needs to travel up the fallopian tubes to meet it. Then, the fertilized egg travels back down the fallopian tubes to implant itself in the uterus.
Obviously, the fallopian tubes play a very significant role in the conception process, and that is why tubal ligation is done as a birth control method. While some women want the results to be permanent, there are others who have it done with the idea that later on, when they are ready to have children, they will be able to have the process undone.
What kinds of things would make a woman want to have this kind of procedure? There are many reasons, including personal preferences and financial reasons. Sometimes, the women who wish to have tubal ligation have already had all the children that they wanted to, and they would like a way to make sure that they will not have to worry about having any more.
In order to get the entire process started, the woman will first need to find the right doctor for the procedure. The doctor should abide by a strict medical code of ethics, should be fully accredited, and should have many verifiable testimonials. Any doctor that is being considered should be able to provide the prospective patient with all of this important information.
When the woman has found the doctor that she feels will be the right fit for this procedure, then a consultation will be scheduled. During the consultation, the woman will be examined, and the doctor will explain the details regarding the procedure. Any additional questions that the woman has about the procedure and its effects on the reproductive system will be answered during that time as well. The topic of anesthesia is one that is often discussed. It all depends on the woman, but sometimes it is permissible to do the procedure with only a local anesthetic. The procedure itself takes, on average, no more than an hour, and there will need to be be a week to two weeks of recovery time.