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Unusual Symptoms after Tubal ligation

I had my tubal ligation in December 2020. I’ve had the most unusual symptoms and period since. My cycle comes also every two to three weeks. I have very little time off from bleeding. Does it take time for my cycle to equal out after this procedure? I feel like I bleed so much and I’m always so exhausted!  
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See your doctor. Your cycle should not be coming this often; your tubal ligation should not have caused this symptom and you need to know why your cycle has changed.

In the meantime, take an iron supplement. You might try taking it with vitamin C, and also take it with a spoonful of olive oil so you won't get constipated.
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I went to my doctor and was blown off about it. My symptoms range from horrible night sweats, hot flashes, irregular menstration, insomnia, irritability, vaginal dryness, no sex drive, exhaustion, etc.

My doctor did however run every std test under the sun and I was cleared for everything. It’s funny you say an iron supplement as I was put on one for low iron, constipation hasn’t been an issue as of yet though.

After my fourth child, my doctor thought it’d be best for sterilization as my birthing experience was slightly frightening and I bled out a good amount. He also mentioned that my “woman parts” are very tired. I was leery of the procedure in the first place, but decided for it.
See a different doctor. It sounds like your hormones are out of whack, and that doesn't happen from a tubal ligation. Do you know for sure that your doctor didn't remove an ovary? Try an endocrinologist. If your regular ob/gyn is a jerk, see a new one and then ask for a referral.
I’d hope he didn’t remove an ovary. I’m going to find a new OB/GYN, the continue to figure out what this issue is. My main concern is that my symptoms mimic menopause. I know it wouldn’t be the end of world if it was. I just don’t know what kind of issues that could potentially cause in the future since I’m fairly young yet. When I’m able to see anew doc, I’ll come back and update. Thank you.
No problem. The ovaries by themselves really don't cause this kind of problem either -- usually even if one was removed, the other would fill in the job of ovulating. (Unless you're around 45-50, then you might be dealing with perimenopause.) Disorders of the pituitary gland can affect ovarian function, because hormones released from the pituitary gland affect the development of follicles in the ovaries. Thyroid issues can also lead to changes in menstruation, as can illness. If your insurance is like most, you will probably need to go through an ob/gyn to be referred to an endocrinologist or other specialist, which is why I suggested that it's time to find a new ob/gyn who won't blow you off.
I’m only 32. I had my last two children 20 months apart, so I thought maybe that did a number on my body as well.
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Unfortunately, tubals can cause these symptoms. It's called Post Tubal Ligation Syndrome (PTLS). The parts of our reproductive system all work together. When one part(s) is (are) removed, it can disrupt the whole system.
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