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My Fallopian Tubes Hurt
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
I always have painful mestural cramps that go down my right thigh and lately my fallopian tubes have been hurting. My doc said I may have a cyst but I've been on birth control for 4 months now?
Ovarian cyst pain: Very large ovarian cysts often do not respond to suppression with the oral contraceptives and may need re-evaluation by your GYN MD. ...Read more
Hysterosalpingogram: During a hysterosalpingram dye is injected via the vagina into the uterus. If the tubes are patent (open) the dye will flow out of the tubes into the abdominal cavity. To accomplish this some pressure is required to overcome the natural resistence of the tubes - which can cause pain. ...Read more
Under X-ray: The Interventional Radiologist administers local anesthesia and puts a catheter into the uterus, then a smaller catheter into the fallopian tube with the aim of clearing out any debris which clogs the tube. There may be some cramping but the procedure is not particularly painful. I ask my patients to premedicate with Motrin or a similar OTC medication ...Read more
Please get seen ASAP: Neck pain, Back pain, and shoulder pain are usually musculature issues in someone your age. That doesn't mean it could be something more serious like a herniated disk in your neck or back that could cause region symptoms. BUT pain in the fallopian tube is a issue that needs to be address. A tubal pregnancy or infection can be very very serious. Please get seen asap. ...Read more
I had laproscopic Fallopian tube removal along with endo removed. 8 days I had sex but it didn't hurt I was wondering could I hurt myself if I have se?
Fallopian tubes: Fallopian tubes are paired tubular structures, right and left, that connect the uterus to the pelvic cavity. The tube picks up an egg (oocyte) after ovulation at its far end and transports it down towards the uterus. If the woman had intercourse sperm swims through the uterus into the tube at the near end, when conception occurs it is in the mid-portion of the tube. ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer