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Doctor insights on: How Do Fallopian Tubes Get Blocked

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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

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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Please explain how do fallopian tubes get blocked?

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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How to know if fallopian tubes are blocked?

HSG or surgery: The only ways to tell are a radiology test called a hysterisalpingogram (hsg) or laparoscopy and chromotubation. Would rec you start with hsg as it's less invasive. Both procedures can sometimes open a blocked tube so they can be both diagnostic and therapeutic. ...Read more

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How can fallopian tubes become blocked?

How can fallopian tubes become blocked?

Many ways: Fallopian tubes can be blocked for several reasons: a prior infection of the tubes, appendix, or uterus, previous surgery causing scar tissue inside the belly, and endometriosis. Sometimes surgery can provide answers by looking for these causes, and sometimes there is no obvious answer. ...Read more

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If both of my fallopian tubes are blocked what could I do to get them unblocked? What would Clomid (clomiphene) do for blocked fallopian tubes?

If both of my fallopian tubes are blocked what could I do to get them unblocked? What would Clomid (clomiphene) do for blocked fallopian tubes?

Fertility specialist: If your tubes are blocked then you need to see a reproductive specialist. Procedures to fix the tubes tend to be very expensive and tend to not work very well and so the best option for these people is often ivf. Clomid (clomiphene) would not help you because Clomid (clomiphene) helps you produce eggs and your problem is the eggs being unable to get into the uterus. ...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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How can I get pregnant with blocked tubes?

How can I get pregnant with blocked tubes?

IVF or tubal repair: If you had a tubal, it might be reversible. If not or if you have tubal infertility, you may need IVF. Either way, you need to see a specialist (i.e. Infertility MD). ...Read more

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How can I get pregnant if my fallopian tubes are clamped?

How can I get pregnant if my fallopian tubes are clamped?

Reversal, IVF: You can get pregnant by having a tubal reversal, surgery to reconnect the tubes. You could also get pregnant with in vitro fertilization where your eggs are collected, sperm is mated with eggs and embryo is put back in uterus. Depending on clinic, both surgery and ivf cost around $10, 000 depending on whether you have infertility insurance and cost doctors charge. ...Read more

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Do I have to have blocked fallopian tubes removed prior to ivf?

Do I have to have blocked fallopian tubes removed prior to ivf?

Remove Hydrosalpinx: If the fallopian tube is blocked and filled with fluid, it should be removed prior to ivf. Pregnancy rates are about 30% lower and miscarriage rates about 30% higher if a fluid filled hydrosalpinx is present. ...Read more

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Can I get my Fallopian tubes replaced?

No: You can sometime have them put back together or have a reanastomosis if their is enough tube left to perform that procedure. It is hard to know if their is enough tube for sure prior to performing the surgery. Need to consult with a specialist. Also, you could consider IVF - this is very successful method to help achieve a pregnancy after having a tubal. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How do bronchial tubes get inflammation?

How do bronchial tubes get inflammation?

Usually infection: Viral and bacterial infections are the usual causes of bronchitis, inflammation of bronchial tubes. Flu is a common example of bronchitis. Viral infection often damages the lining of bronchi and predisposes to infection with bacteria. ...Read more

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Does uterine fibroid prevent pregnancy. What drug can I use to unblock blocked fallopian tubes.

Does uterine fibroid prevent pregnancy. What drug can I use to unblock blocked fallopian tubes.

A fibroid can: Prevent pregnancy depending where it is located and how big it is, if your tubes are blocked then you will either need surgery to unblock them if possible or in vitro fertilization please see a gynecologist there are no drugs that will unblock tubes. ...Read more

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How to cured blocked fallopian tube after an std?

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

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Hsg test show both fallopian tubes blocked. Trying to conceive, what options do I have?

Hsg test show both fallopian tubes blocked. Trying to conceive, what options do I have?

Variable: Hsg is an imaging test to determine tubal patency. There are reports of clearing the tubes with hysteroscopy. If the tubes are permanently blocked, in vitro fertilization is the best option for future pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant naturally without fallopian tubes?

Fallopian Tubes: If your fallopian tubes were removed or if you had a tubal ligation in the past, you cannot get pregnant naturally. You can still get pregnant with ivf because it bypasses the fallopian tube and the embryos are placed directly into the uterus. ...Read more

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How can you address scarred fallopian tubes?

Best to bypass them: While scarred tubes can sometimes be partially repaired, the results are generally poor and you can only rearrange the scarring, not eliminate it. There has been such enormous advances in various assisted reproductive technologies in the past 20+ years that trying to surgically repair fallopian tubes makes little sense. ...Read more