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After ct doctors concluded there was a ruptured ovarian cysts. Tubes blocked near uterus. Fibroids outside wall. would Reopening tubes help iui?

After ct doctors concluded there was a ruptured ovarian cysts. Tubes blocked near uterus. Fibroids outside wall. would Reopening tubes help iui?

Maybe: Re0opening fallopian tubes at the narrowest juncture to the uterus(isthmus) is a very, very difficult microsurgical procedure and often fails. Removing the fibroids and considering IVF is a better choice as IUI in your present condition is a non starter. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Traub
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Endometriosis (Definition)

An abnormal condition where the lining tissue of the uterus, is located outside the uterus. The displaced tissue, just like the tissue lining the uterus, bleeds during each menstrual cycle. Endometriosis can be very painful, and can result ...Read more


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Fibroid tumors in the fallopian tube?

Fibroid tumors in the fallopian tube?

Not very likely: Fibroid rumors usually arise from the muscular layer of the uterus! which doesn't extend into the tubes. ...Read more

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Could saline sonogram detect blocked fallopian tubes?

Could saline sonogram detect blocked fallopian tubes?

Sonohysterogram: Specialized sonohysterography techniques to evaluate the Fallopian tubes have been described, but there has not been widespread adoption. A standard saline sonohysterogram will not evaluate tubal patency. The imaging study of choice for evaluating tubal patency is still the hysterosalpingogram. ...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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What is the condition where you have ovarian cysts, blocked fallopian tubes & a sticking uterus?

What is the condition where you have ovarian cysts, blocked fallopian tubes & a sticking uterus?

? past infection: There are many types of ovarian cysts. Sticking uterus is a general, non-specific, gross description. As a result, the answer can only be speculative. Put the three together, past infection and scar formation come to mind. Management will depend on more accurate diagnosis and what symptoms the person has. ...Read more

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Can abdominal ultrasounds detect pid, fibroids or blocked tubes?

Can abdominal ultrasounds detect pid, fibroids or blocked tubes?

Much of the time: Abdominal ultrasound is the easiest and least expensive way to image the pelvis, and often gives enough information to make treatment decisions. Sometimes it doesn't and another study is needed - such as transvaginal ultrasound, ct, mri, or hysterography. ...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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Is HSG fallopian tube test painful?

Is HSG fallopian tube test painful?

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 expertise. For example, i perform all hsg's on my own patients and have done so for over 20 years. My techniques give less discomfort, for example, compared to a doctor who only does them on occasion or has only done them for a few years. ...Read more

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I have fluid blocked in fallopian tube can a tubal reversal help?

I have fluid blocked in fallopian tube can a tubal reversal help?

Fallopian tube block: If it is fluid in the fallopian tube then it should be easily be able to be "blown" open and it frequently is in one of the tests for fertility, but they don't "reverse" it. I am not sure what you mean by that in this context. ...Read more

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Hello, when a woman has bilateral salpingectomy, are the tubal openings in uterus stitched shut?

Hello, when a woman has bilateral salpingectomy, are the tubal openings in uterus stitched shut?

Yes: In all cases if the tubes are removed the end leading to the uterus is either stitched shut or sealed with a cautery or other energy device. In all instances the ends are sealed one way or another ...Read more

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What're symptoms for blocked fallopian tube?

What're symptoms for blocked fallopian tube?

Can't get pregnant: Infertility is the primary issue. In some cases there may be pain, though often not. ...Read more

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Can fellopian tubes be unblocked?

Can fellopian tubes be unblocked?

Family practice : You may be able to have them opened if not badly scarred. You may need to see an infertility specialist. ...Read more

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Will the ob-gyn correct a blocked fallopian tube?

Possible!: Some general obgyns may be able to perform these procedures, but in most circumstances a specialist in infertility (rei) will be most qualified. ...Read more

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Possible pelvic mass had total hyst with removal of fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix and ovaries. Should i be worried?

Possible pelvic mass had total hyst with removal of fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix and ovaries. Should i be worried?

I would say: Get a confirmation. Sometimes a bit of ovary can remain, its called ovarian remnant. Its not likely to be cancer, in fact this is very low probability. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could antibiotics clear out my blocked fallopian tubes?

Could antibiotics clear out my blocked fallopian tubes?

Scar tissue: Unfortunately, once fallopian tubes have become blocked from scaring after pelvic inflammatory disease, antibiotics will help with futures infections, but the damage past infections have done cannot be repaired by antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can pelvic exam generally indicate if you have blocked tubes? Can a pelvic ultrasound detect blocked fallopian tubes?

Can pelvic exam generally indicate if you have blocked tubes? Can a pelvic ultrasound detect blocked fallopian tubes?

Neither, no: Fallopian tubes can be checked 2 ways: 1) HSG (hysterosalpingogram) an x-ray exam with contrast in the uterus, 2) at laparoscopy/surgery (chromotubation,) same idea but without the x-rays. Nothing - nothing - else gives reliable evaluation of tubes. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more