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Pls i need more understanding of my HSG result; 1. Patent right fallopian tube 2. Chronic salpingitis with perifimbrial blockage (left) ?
Inflammatory process: Salpingitis is inflammation of the fallopian tubes, which extend from the uterus to the area of the overy. It is a componant of a condition called pelvic inflammatory disease. Stds are often a cause, but vaginal bacteria has also been implicated. Symptoms include pain, rectal discomfort, vaginal discharge and abnormal bleeding. Treatment requires antibiotic therapy and close gynocologic follow up. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
PID: Salpingitis is an inflammation of the fallopian tubes and uterus, also known as pid or pelvic inflammatory disease. This is most commonly caused by chlamydia and is generally a sexually transmitted disease. This can cause a lot of pain and, if not treated, permanent scaring that can lead to infertility and/or ectopic pregnancy. See you doc right away if this is you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No clear cause: Salpingitis isthmica nodosa can block the fallopian tubes close to the uterus, and may make pregnancy difficult. It is not caused by anything you did or didn't do. We don't know any exact cause, but it most certainly has to do with the way a women's reproductive system develops right from birth. ...Read more
Yes: Like other infections/inflammatory conditions, an immunocompetent system will heal and become functional. However, unlike other scenarios, the scarring and other post-healing changes can affect the ability of the fallopian tube to efficiently bring the fertilized egg back into the uterine cavity for implantation (e.g. Increased risk for ectopic pregnancy). ...Read more
Hello how you doing? Can i still have kids after being diagnosed with salpingitis nodosa and left tube gone ?
See a specialist: We "never say never" unless both tubes are removed or both are 100% blocked. If your left tube was removed surgically, your chances depend whether the other (right) tube is 'normal' or not - does the right tube have salpingitis isthmica nodosa (sin) or was the left tube? Sin may affect both sides. You should see a reproductive endocrinology and infertility (rei) specialist for an evaluation if ttc. ...Read more
Pain after sex also feeling like I have to go to the toilet. Am currently treating oophoritis and salpingitis which is hard to cure.Is it the cause?
Body part: The suffix 'itis' means inflammation. Endometritis mean inflammation of the endometrium (uterine lining, ) salpingitis means inflammation of fallopian tube(s), and pid (pelvic inflammatory disease)means inflammation in any female pelvic/reproductive structure, without specifying. ...Read more