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I had an ultrasound that showed abnormal growths on my fallopian tube and left ovary, it's extremely painful along with other side effects.

I had an ultrasound that showed abnormal growths on my fallopian tube and left ovary, it's extremely painful along with other side effects.

Biopsy: An abnormal GROWTH by the ovary and fallopian tube should be considered cancer until proven otherwise. Cancer would be unusual in a 20 yr old female and other facts must be considered. Is it truly a GROWTH? Could it be an infection or ectopic pregnancy? ...Read more

Fallopian Tube (Definition)

Aka oviduct, uterine tube, or salpinx. It is basically a small tube connecting between the ovary and the uterus. This tube carries the eggs from the ovary area to the unterus. This is the tube that is cut/tied-up/or burned in women having the tuboligation procedure for permanent birth control purpose. Have ...Read more


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The xray technician mentioned one Fallopian tube was abnormal, like a hook, after a HSG, . what does this mean?

The xray technician mentioned one Fallopian tube was abnormal, like a hook, after a HSG, . what does this mean?

In general: a tech shouldn't comment on an unsupervised study - for exactly this reason. The patient worries and seeks information even further outside - when the responsible physician is the one who should answer the concern. As a fertility specialist for 20+ years I have personally done over 2000 HSG and there is no specific meaning to the word "hook." Do the right thing, be patient, ask your doctor. ...Read more

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I only have one fallopian tube and had surgery to unblock my remaining tube.My hubby slightly more abnormal sperm than average, what are our chances?

I only have one fallopian tube and had surgery to unblock my remaining tube.My hubby slightly more abnormal sperm than average, what are our chances?

Unpredictable: If one of your fallopian tube is functional, it takes only one spermatozoid to succeed, keep trying. Your chances may be slightly lower then general population, but it should not change the goal. ...Read more

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I had my fallopian tubes removed a year ago due to PID I am now getting severe period pain and they are irregular is this normal a year after?

I had my fallopian tubes removed a year ago due to PID I am now getting severe period pain and they are irregular is this normal a year after?

Sometimes: you might have post tubal menorrhagia, which is heavier more painful periods after removing or blocking the tubes. This occurs because about 25% of women expel period blood back thru the tubes as well as out the vagina. However, there may be other issues like adenomyosis, endometriosis and endometritis going on. I would schedule a gyn visit ...Read more

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Had ovarian cyst and part of my fallopian tube removed in Oct 2015, due to a torsion. Having pain on the same side again and irregular bleeding. ?

Had ovarian cyst and part of my fallopian tube removed in Oct 2015, due to a torsion. Having pain on the same side again and irregular bleeding. ?

If tube there: then possibility of ectopic pregnancy is real, and this can be rapidly fatal cannot say in your particular case, but generally, ectopics are an emergency until they are PROVEN NOT TO BE THERE> ...Read more

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I have one fallopian tube due to a cyst and very irregular periods. Anything I can do to help my chances of conceiving?

Get help: See a doctor who specializes in fertility medicine; either an rei or a obg with expertise in the area. The combination of irregular cycles with a missing tube may make it quite difficult, maybe impossible, to conceive without guidance, but chances can still be very good with help. ...Read more

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What are the fallopian tubes?

What are the fallopian tubes?

Fallopian tubes: Fallopian tubes are paired tubular structures, right and left, that connect the uterus to the pelvic cavity. The tube picks up an egg (oocyte) after ovulation at its far end and transports it down towards the uterus. If the woman had intercourse sperm swims through the uterus into the tube at the near end, when conception occurs it is in the mid-portion of the tube. ...Read more

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Can fallopian tubes grow back?

Can fallopian tubes grow back?

No: Fallopian tubes cannot grow back. There are organs in the human body that can but a woman's tubes cannot unfortunately. ...Read more

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How do you unclog fallopian tubes?

How do you unclog fallopian tubes?

go to GYN: You might need to get a hysterosalpingography or uterosalpingography a radiologic procedure to investigate the patency of the tubes. An interventional radiologist can sometimes open the occluded tubes. Go to doctor to discuss options. ...Read more