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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Open tube @ HSG: It is possible for a blocked Fallopian tube to re-obstruct if you have internal adhesions. Sometimes the force of the dye injection will "open" a bloc ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Blockage: This could be due to a blockage of the tubes or , less likely, a problem with the injection technique. Good luck.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Strain : Many possibilities: strain, herniated disk, arthritis, spondylitis, kidney stone or infection, sciatica among many others. See physician for evaluatio ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unclear: Try restating your question. The dye from HSG would be absorbed by your body and excreted through your kidney.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Roseff
38 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not really: The hsg causes cramps. The discomfort one has can depend on such factors as her pain tolerance as well as who does the procedure and his/her expertis ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Sonohysterogram: Specialized sonohysterography techniques to evaluate the Fallopian tubes have been described, but there has not been widespread adoption. A standar ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not exactly : An hsg won't unblock a truly blocked fallopian tube. That being said it does clean it out by removing excess mucus. Interestingly, there is a higher r ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
Cramping: If the tubes are open and you usually don't have pain with your periods you will have minimal discomfort. If you have history of pid you can get a fla ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Actually there is a slightly higher pregnancy rate in women within 3 months of having an hsg. Sometimes pushing dye through can unblock a tube. Usuall ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Sometimes yes!: It depends on the patient and the reason the tube(s) is (are) blocked. Tubal cannulation under fluoroscopy and by hysteroscopy have both been studied ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: Methylene blue if put into the tubes under pressure and only if the adhesions inside the tube are "flimsy" will they open under those circumstances. O ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
IVF: In vitro fertilization (ivf) = test tube babies.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Because IVF works: There is no good reason to try to make an artificial fallopian tube or try to transplant a fallopian tube, as in vitro fertilization (ivf) has high su ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Maybe, sometimes: Theoretically this makes sense but studies have failed to show this is clearly true. There are many kinds of block that will definitely NOT be unblock ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: If the us shows dilated fallopian tubes this can be then evaluated by other means. If the us is normal though, it does not necessarily mean they are ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: So far, there has been lacking available reports to address the sensitivity to reliably illustrate blocked Fallopian tubes. In my imagination, the sen ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
YES: Scarring and adhesions could cause your tube to be blocked.
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A member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: Just having open Fallopian tubes is only one piece of an elaborate process.Does she ovulate? Are her eggs fertile? Are the sperm fertile and in enough ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Clarification: You will need to get clarification on the findings. Opacification just means that the tubes were whited out. That is what one expects on an HSG. What ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: Yes.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Disease Complication: Simple appendectomy has a very low risk for long term complication. However, if the appendix has perforated before surgery, regional peritonitis can ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Yes: More likely if use oil based contrast. See radiologyinfo.Org.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice : You may be able to have them opened if not badly scarred. You may need to see an infertility specialist.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
Remotely: There is a very very small chance that a hsg can damage the fallopian tubes and uterus. This would only happen if an infection occurred after the proc ... Read More

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