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21 Jul 2005

tube operation
Dear doc,

I recently had a tube pregnancy and miscarried,And the doctors then found out that the tube got damaged as well and they had to cut it and used 4 metall clips to stop and prevent further bleeding.I was assured that I can still fall pregnant again as my other tube is still in good shape.But are there not gonna be any complications at the later stage?And for how long can such big metal clips stay in ones body without causing any harm or even infections.I mean a lifetime is a very long time,what if they rust or shift of even worse what if i get punched on my tummy,a car accident or something like that.What will then happen?
This whole thing is just too much working on my nerves,i need your opinion.

lerato
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

There is no need to worry about the clips. These are commonly used for sterilisations and don't cause any harm.

Best wishes
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