After tubal reversal, patients are discharged home within the same day of surgery. Tubal reversal surgery is an outpatient procedure. After tubal reversal, patients may experience some bleeding from the vagina due to the tubal reversal procedure. Patients may also have minor abdominal swelling and feel shoulder pain, backache, or muscular pain. Patients can take showers after 24 hours after tubal reversal, and baths one week after tubal reversal.
Most patients are also able to return to work one week after tubal reversal surgery. Patients can have intercourse two weeks after tubal reversal surgery, and then return to all other activities.