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Doctor insights on: Mucus In Fallopian Tubes

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Does milk create mucus in fallopian tubes when pregnant?

Does milk create mucus in fallopian tubes when pregnant?

No: Milk is a good source of calcium in pregnancy. A glass of milk = 400 mg ca++. But not an issue related to fallopian tubs or other problems in pregnancy. Calcium is needed for normal pregnancy and breast feeding. ...Read more

Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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What causes mucus plug to block fallopian tubes? Does pcos produce mucus to block tubes?

What causes mucus plug to block fallopian tubes? Does pcos produce mucus to block tubes?

The glands: The glands in the pelvic region are constantly giving off fluid and some women tend to produce more mucus than others. Pcos does not cause mucus plugs.
It is not known exactly why some women have mucus plugs in their tubes vs those who do not. ...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?

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?

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?

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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What can cause a cyst on the fallopian tube?

Embryologic remnant: Certain para-tubal cysts are embryologic remnants, in other words 'leftover stuff' from when the woman was in utero and her pelvic organs were forming. Males and females embryos both start with 2 sets of internal ducts: one is intended to develop in males and the other in females. Leftovers from either duct can be present as cysts near the fallopian tube. ...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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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

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How does fallopian tube recanalization work?

Easily: Sometimes the fallopian tube is clogged with natural secretions that have become thickened, preventing conception. Fallopian tube recanalization is an attempt to either flush these away or push them out of the way. This reopens the tube and restores the potential for conception. ...Read more

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What makes a fallopian tube slightly swollen?

A tubal "swelling"l: A significantly swollen tube is usually due to a infection contained therein. A "slightly" swollen tube sounds like an ultrasound report of a Radiologist's finding that has only a "slight" significance in the absence of a Fallopian tube infection. ...Read more

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What can I do about fallopian tube disorder?

What can I do about fallopian tube disorder?

There isn't: Enough info to provide any other guidance than see your gynecologist for assessment. ...Read more

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How can an egg get tuck in the fallopian tube?

How can an egg get tuck in the fallopian tube?

Many ways: If the tube is blocked or partially blocked, an egg can 'snag.' if the tube is open but doesn't move properly the egg/embryo can GT stuck. Some believe, and it's likely true, that an abnormal embryo may sometimes stick in a tube for reasons unrelated to the tube. ...Read more

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Hsg report fallopian tubes are opacified means?

Hsg report fallopian tubes are opacified means?

Clarification: You will need to get clarification on the findings. Opacification just means that the tubes were whited out. That is what one expects on an HSG. What you need to know is if they are patent (open). Contact the ordering physician and ask them to clarify the findings. ...Read more

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Loosing fallopian tube should effect my hormons?

Not a bit: The fallopian tubes are not involved in the production of hormones. They are simply a passage way from the ovary to the uterus. Having one surgically removed will not affect hormone levels. ...Read more

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What is a recanalization of the fallopian tubes?

Reopening: Fallopian tubes that are blocked can sometimes spontaneously open up. This is called recanalization. ...Read more

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How to feel if your fallopian tubes are swollen?

How to feel if your fallopian tubes are swollen?

No different: The fallopian tubes do not have much sensation if they stretch slowly. This usually occurs from chronic inflammation. Sometimes there will be a vague pressure sensation. Swelling that occurs quickly from a tubal pregnancy causes pain. ...Read more

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Does ovulating mean fallopian tubes came untied?

Does ovulating mean fallopian tubes came untied?

No: Women still ovulate even if their tubes are tied. A tubal ligation just blocks the passage of the egg down the tube it does not stop the egg from being made and released. ...Read more

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What would cause your fallopian tube to collapse?

What would cause your fallopian tube to collapse?

Scarring...: Scarring of the fallopian tubes can occur from multiple causes, but one of most common is from a sexually transmitted disease infection. You should see your family practice physician or ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Where do eggs go when fallopian tubes are blocked?

Where do eggs go when fallopian tubes are blocked?

Pelvis: If eggs are not picked up by the tube, they are released in the pelvis where they survive for a few hours then the body resorbs them. This is harmless to the body. ...Read more

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Could you cure a blocked fallopian tube naturally?

No: If it's a true blockage, there is no natural fix. ...Read more

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Is it possible for doctors to cut fallopian tubes?

Is it possible for doctors to cut fallopian tubes?

Yes: They can be cut or tied or burned or plugged. All work to prevent future pregnancy. ...Read more

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How long does an egg stays in the fallopian tubes?

How long does an egg stays in the fallopian tubes?

Egg in Fallopian: Not very long. About 12-24 hrs is the total "life" of the egg and fertilization occurs in the fallopian tubes within that time period ...Read more

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Can eggs be retrieved through the fallopian tubes?

Usually not but: Possible. Eggs are generally obtained from the ovaries. Take care! Http://www. Nap. Edu/openbook. Php? Record_id=11832;page=31. ...Read more

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Do women with blocked fallopian tubes still ovulate?

Yes & other facts: The blood supply to the ovaries can come in small or larger part from vessels along the fallopian tube. Increasingly, we find that tubal ligation (particularly cautery) or hysterectomy, leads to earlier menopause because the loss of blood supply to ovaries causes the egg supply to fall faster. Earlier menopause also means earlier end to ovulation and menstruation, but we are talking a few years. ...Read more

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What does localised spillage in fallopian tube mean?

HSG: This sounds like a report from a hystosalpingogram.... They took an x-ray while they pushed dye through your tubes and they saw "localized" spillage" from the end of the tube. Not seeing the report, I would say this is a good thing, meaning that the tube is not blocked. Typically, when done to assess infertility, a blocked tube is a reason to be concerned that tube can't carry egg to uterus. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have pus in the fallopian tube?

Infection: It means the tube contains infection. It may be a long term chronic infection. Or it may be an acute or immediate infection. An acute infection needs to be treated with antibiotics, sometimes requires hospitalization. Sometimes the tube must be surgically removed for a variety of reasons. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get blocked fallopian tubes at 17?

STD blocks tubes: Women of any age can get blocked tubes if they catch a sexually-transmitted infection like gonorrhea or chlamydia that is left untreated. ...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