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Doctor insights on: Alternative Treatments For Blocked Fallopian Tubes

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What are the usual treatments for blocked fallopian tubes?

What are the usual treatments for blocked fallopian tubes?

IVF or surgery: Ivf is the best treatment for blocked fallopian tubes. It has the highest chance of producing a pregnancy and very little risk. However, surgery can be considered to try to unblock the tubes. Because ivf is so successful, surgery has become much less popular as a treatment. ...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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Hsg result show that I have have a blocked fallopian tube. please what is the treatment for blocked tube?

Hsg result show that I have have a blocked fallopian tube. please what is the treatment for blocked tube?

Options: If you are otherwise healthy and only one tube is blocked, often nothing is done as you can still get pregnant. Laparoscopy is a possible treatment with the aim of breaking up adhesions from prior infections. It is also possible to open tubes from inside the tubes using x-ray guidance. This is similar to angioplasty for occluded or narrowed blood vessels. ...Read more

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What are the typical treatments for fallopian tube cancer?

What are the typical treatments for fallopian tube cancer?

Surgery: Fallopian tube cancer can be very serious. It should be treated promptly by a gynecological oncologist. Treatment options include surgery and often chemotherapy but treatment is highly individualized. ...Read more

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I had my Fallopian tubes removed due to ectopic pregnancies is there any treatments for me to have babies?

I had my Fallopian tubes removed due to ectopic pregnancies is there any treatments for me to have babies?

Bypass tubes: The cost may still be an issue but a fertility center can harvest some of your eggs and fertilize them with dads sperm. The resulting combo can be placed in your womb at the appropriate time after your body has been prepared to receive the embryos. ...Read more

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Was told that I have swollen fallopian tubes. What exactly does this mean. Never had an STD so how did it happen? What treatments exist for it?

Was told that I have swollen fallopian tubes. What exactly does this mean. Never had an STD so how did it happen? What treatments exist for it?

Swollen or closed?: Your fallopian tubes can get "swollen" or blocked from endometriosis. Also, chlamydia, a common cause of swollen tubes does not always have symptoms. If your tubes are swollen, but not blocked, you are at risk for a pregnancy in your tubes, which is a life threatening situation. You do not have to treat it unless you want to get pregnant. You will need to see a fertility specialist. ...Read more

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I have one blocked fallopian tube...I wanted to know what's the best alternative to surgery to unblock this tube?

I have one blocked fallopian tube...I wanted to know what's the best alternative to surgery to unblock this tube?

Depends on where: Tubal blockage where the tube leaves the uterus may have little overall effect on pregnancy if the other tube is open. Blockage at the end of the tube though is very detrimental to pregnancy even from the other tube. Due to fluid moving from the blocked tube into the uterus. If that's the case, likely need some surgery to fix the problem; removal or repair via laparoscopy. ...Read more

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Please explain how do fallopian tubes get blocked?

Infection: Fallopian tubes can get blocked due to inflammation from a prior pelvic infection or prior pelvic surgery. ...Read more

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What can I do if I have blocked or damage fallopian tubes?

What can I do if I have blocked or damage fallopian tubes?

Tubal factors: Tubal abnormalities account for a lot of cases of female infertility. Your gynecologist can discuss diagnostic techniques, such as a hysterosalpingogram. If you are diagnosed with tubal obstruction, there are surgical treatments for mild distal disease, such as fimbrioplasty or salpingostomy. In vitro fertilization may be a better option than tubal reconstruction in some cases, though. ...Read more

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Can you get blocked fallopian tubes when your 18? And what causes them?

Can you get blocked fallopian tubes when your 18? And what causes them?

Yes: I think you are referring to fallopian tube obstruction, infertility. Fall tub can get damaged by infections , chlamydia, gonorrhea, also other conditions such as endometriosis, ruptured cyst causing adhesions, adhesions due to previous surgeries. ...Read more

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How could somebody still have children if they have blocked fallopian tubes?

How could somebody still have children if they have blocked fallopian tubes?

IVF: In vitro fertilization. That is a treatment where the eggs are removed from the ovary and the sperm is placed inside the eggs. The the early pregnancy (embryo) is placed inside the uterus. In other words, everything that is normally done inside the fallopian tube is now done without relying on the tube. ...Read more

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Could you cure a blocked fallopian tube naturally?

No: If it's a true blockage, there is no natural fix. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get blocked fallopian tubes at 17?

STD blocks tubes: Women of any age can get blocked tubes if they catch a sexually-transmitted infection like gonorrhea or chlamydia that is left untreated. ...Read more

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What name is given to surgery for blocked fallopian tubes?

Surgery : Tubal repair surgery is often called tiboplasty. Opening a tube blocked at the far end may be called salpingo- neostomy. Unblocking at the near end might be tubal cannulation. Cutting out a blocked segment and reconnecting is tubal anastomoses. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have blocked or scarred fallopian tubes?

Can be tested: An OB can do various tests to assess whether the fallopian tubes are open and functional, but there are limitations on knowing if they may have some scaring.I would contact a local source and have a sit down discussion of your concerns and plan out what to do. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your fallopian tubes are blocked and you're not detecting ovulation?

What does it mean if your fallopian tubes are blocked and you're not detecting ovulation?

Fallopian tubes: Blocked Fallopian tubes means the egg is unable to follow the route from the ovary to the uterus, making pregnancy difficult. They may be blocked for various reasons, including infection. Ovulation should still be occurring if you are in the age of fertility. I'm not sure what non detected means. Ask your GYN. All the best. ...Read more

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Can a blocked fallopian tube can rupture?

Yes: Both ectopic pregnancies and "pus tubes"(pyosalpinx) can rupture with deadly consequences. ...Read more

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Will an appendectomy cause blocked fallopian tubes?

Will an appendectomy cause blocked fallopian tubes?

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. ...Read more

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How could a blocked fallopian tube be opened without surgery?

Catheter: Most of the time a single blocked tube means that there was tubal spasm or a mucous plug. If it is spasm, a repeat HSG hopefully will show a patent tube. Otherwise the tube can be catheterized to flush the plug off. ...Read more

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