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Doctor insights on: How Could A Blocked Fallopian Tube Be Opened Without Surgery

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How could a blocked fallopian tube be opened without surgery?

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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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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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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What could be the symptoms of a blocked fallopian tube?

What could be the symptoms of a blocked fallopian tube?

Usually None: Blocked tubes usually don't cause any symptoms. The only way to find out if a tube is blocked without surgery is to have an hsg, a type of radiologic exam where the uterus and tubes are filled with dye. Prior surgery, endometriosis and sexually transmitted infections can put you at higher risk. ...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 bayberry herb help a blocked fallopian tube?

No: You cannot 'take' anything to unblock a tube, it's like your kitchen drain was clogged: you need a plumber to open the drain. ...Read more

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How does one menstruate with a blocked fallopian tube?

How does one menstruate with a blocked fallopian tube?

Hormones by blood: An open fallopian tube is only needed for the egg to pass through. As the egg is developing in the ovary it produces hormones - estrogen and then Progesterone after ovulation. These hormones go through the bloodstream to reach the uterus and cause the lining to grow and shed in a cyclic fashion. The egg still ovulates but just gets resorbed in the abdomen. ...Read more

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Can your blocked fallopian tube be unblocked with blue dye?

Maybe, sometimes: Theoretically this makes sense but studies have failed to show this is clearly true. There are many kinds of block that will definitely NOT be unblocked with dye, whether it helps in other cases is still inconclusive. There are other methods for unblocking some tubes. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Was told I have a blocked fallopian tube and that there is no way to fix it so how can I have a baby?

IVF: I am sorry to hear about your plight. It looks like your best bet iwill be ivf (in-vitro fertilization) using your own eggs and your husband's sperm. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to cured blocked fallopian tube after an std?

Depends on degree : Of damage. This often can not be determined until surgery. You should find a highly skilled reproductive surgeon. Even most reproductive endocrinologists don't do much tubal surgery. Most want to remove and do ivf. Depending on age and level of damage the fertility rates with tubal repair can be quite good. Good luck. ...Read more