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will an appendectomy cause blocked fallopian tubes?

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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 lead to scarring of your tubes. It really should not be considered a surgical complication but the result of an infectious/inflammatory process. Pid/std, colitis, ibd, can do the same as a perforated appendicitis to the tubes.
Answered on Mar 11, 2015
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