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A 23-year-old female asked:

Had my dermoid cyst removed last month laparotomy,my dr said my tubes are too curvy, it says both of my tubes are tortuous dilated. what does it mean? isthere a treatment for this am i gonna get pregnant? i have been trying to have a baby for 5 years?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Fertility ?'s: Dermoid cysts are benign and do not influence fertility. If your surgeon did not evaluate if your tubes were open at the laparotomy, ask about a hysterosalpingogram (HSG), a fluroscopic procedure instilling sterile liquid into the tubes which can also clear the tubes, allowing repair if necessary. Blocked tubes from infection is the most common reason statistically for infertility.

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Last updated Feb 19, 2021

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