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Why am I exhausted and sore even though I had the sterilization procedure several weeks ago?

It is normal to be sore and tired for days or even weeks after the procedure. However, if you are concerned, or if you do not start to regain your strength soon, you should check in with your health care provider just in case.


  1. “What should i expect if a get a tubal ligation?”Planned Parenthood, https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/birth-control/sterilization/what-can-i-expect-if-i-get-tubal-ligation Accessed March 2024.

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