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Doctor insights on: Fallopian Tube Hydrosalpinx

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My right fallopian tube has hydrosalpinx and left shows adhesions; should I get these treated before going for ivf? Are there any risks associated?

My right fallopian tube has hydrosalpinx and left shows adhesions; should I get these treated before going for ivf? Are there any risks associated?

Yes: Your hydrosalpinx should be treated to avoid complication(s) speak to your doctor , add yes spontaneous pregnancy is possible if block is removed in the tubes , unfortunately fertilized ovum will have hurdles to return to uterus good luck. ...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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Will IVF work now that i had my left fallopian tube removed due to hydrosalpinx? My right tube is also hydrosalpinx but the dr. Only drained it.

Will IVF work now that i had my left fallopian tube removed due to hydrosalpinx? My right tube is also hydrosalpinx but the dr. Only drained it.

IVF - tubes: Ivf by-passes the tubes. So the health of even the presence of the tubes isn't needed for ivf to be successful. Risk of ectopic pregnancy is higher with previous tubal disease, even with ivf. ...Read more

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Is MRI accurate in detecting hydrosalpinx of fallopian tubes? As hsg report says distal dilation hydro but mri report says "no evidence of hydrosalpin

Is MRI accurate in detecting hydrosalpinx of fallopian tubes? As hsg report says distal dilation hydro but mri report says "no evidence of hydrosalpin

Discrepancy: Hysterosalpingogram is reliable for diagnosis of hydrosalpinx, perhaps get the films reviewed again. Once a HSG diagnosis is made, I do not typically get a MRI for confirmation. The MRI is reported as no hydrosalpinx, then that is what it is. I presume you had the tests done for infertility evaluation, so if no pregnancy in the next 6 months (provided all else normal), consider laparoscopy. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant with no fallopian tubes? I have to have mine removed due to bilateral hydrosalpinx

Can you get pregnant with no fallopian tubes? I have to have mine removed due to bilateral hydrosalpinx

IVF: Sure. This is done via in vitro fertilization. The egg is removed surgically. After fertilization then the embryo is reimplanted into the uterus. ...Read more

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What to do if I had one of my fallopian tubes removed a year ago due to hydrosalpinx. will I have problems getting pregnant?

What to do if I had one of my fallopian tubes removed a year ago due to hydrosalpinx. will I have problems getting pregnant?

Missing info: Can't give an answer without knowing: your age, menstrual history, medical history, other medical illnesses, your husband/partner's sperm count. If 48 years is your correct age (?) your chances are essentially zero (I'm sorry to say.) If not 48, what is your correct age? ...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

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What causes a fallopian tube to have fluid?

What causes a fallopian tube to have fluid?

Scar tissue: Hydrosalpinx (fluid filled fallopian tube) occurs when the tube is scarred and the fluid produced by the cells lining the tube cannot get out. This is generally caused by scar tissue from prior surgery, endometriosis, or sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more

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Is it possible to not have fallopian tubes?

Well,...: Not unless there was a congenital defect that a woman was born without them. ...Read more

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What are causes the fluid in the fallopian tubes?

Usually infection: Most of the time when there is fluid in the fallopian tube, called a hydrosalpinx, this is the result of damage to the fallopian tubes in the past. The most common sources of that damage are a previous infection, endometriosis, or surgical scar tissue. ...Read more

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Is there any natural ways to unblock your fallopian tubes?

Is there any natural ways to unblock your fallopian tubes?

No: If your tubes are truly blocked (requires an x-ray usually to diagnose) there is no 'natural' way to unblock them. Surgery can often be succesful, though. ...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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How do u get a swollen fallopian tube?

How do u get a swollen fallopian tube?

Infection, scarring?: A swollen fallopian tube can be from an infection, including sexually transmitted disease, or from blockage of the end of the tube causing fluid to accumulate in the tube (hydrosalpinx). This can be due to scarring for infection or possibly endometriosis or prior surgery. It depends on what the doctor means by "swollen tube". ...Read more

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What causes swelling in fallopian tube?

What causes swelling in fallopian tube?

Fallopian tube: Cause of swelling of Fallopian tube is infection due to bacterial or parasitic agents which is called PID.( pelvic inflammatory disease).it can be a major cause of infertility or ectopic pregnancy if untreated. ...Read more

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Can a HSG test unblock a fallopian tube?

Can a HSG test unblock a fallopian tube?

Not exactly : An hsg won't unblock a truly blocked fallopian tube. That being said it does clean it out by removing excess mucus. Interestingly, there is a higher rate of pregnancy after women have an hsg test done. ...Read more

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Does fallopian tube recanalization work?

Does fallopian tube recanalization work?

Sometimes yes!: It depends on the patient and the reason the tube(s) is (are) blocked. Tubal cannulation under fluoroscopy and by hysteroscopy have both been studied extensively since the early 1990s (it was actually first done with a whale bone in the 1890s!) the most important consideration is whether the woman is a appropriate candidate for the procedure. ...Read more

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Why is it fluttering in my fallopian tube?

What do you mean?: The fallopian tubes have cilia in them which are finger like protrusions that help to move fluid, eggs, and fertilized eggs along. I suppose you could say they flutter or wave but this is not something you would feel. ...Read more

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Can i be preagnant with no fallopian tubes?

No, if tubes absent: There needs to be a way for the sperm to get to the egg, and typically that's through the fallopian tubes. If the tubes have been surgically removed, this not possible. If they've been"tied" (typically cauterized/burned, which results in scarring) as with sterilization, there is a small chance an opening can develop, with risk of pregnancy that can be a normal pregnancy, or abnormal in the tube. ...Read more

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What happens if the fallopian tube ruptures?

Pain and infection: If the fallopian tube rupture or breaks open, usually it is the result of a previous infection inside the tube. As it opens up, it can be very painful. It can also release infection into the entire belly that can be very dangerous and may require hospitalization, antibiotics, and even surgery. ...Read more

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