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If i wanted to see if my tubes and everything is working right and see if i can get pregnant where do I go? Like a fertility center or something?

If i wanted to see if my tubes and everything is working right and see if i can get pregnant where do I go? Like a fertility center or something?

OB/GYN or Specialist: Most ob/gyn's will feel comfortable initiating the testing to check if you have any issues with your fertility. If things come back abnormal, they will refer you to a fertility specialist. Alternatively, depending on your insurance, you might consider seeing the fertility specialist directly. Good luck! ...Read more

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I want to check my phelopian tubes to make sure i can get pregnant and my fertility to make sure im ok what kind of appointment would i set?

I want to check my phelopian tubes to make sure i can get pregnant and my fertility to make sure im ok what kind of appointment would i set?

HSG: Typically a test like this is not performed unless you have been trying to conceive for an extended period of time--typically a year for someone your age. A hysterosalpingogram, or hsg, is performed by instilling dye in your uterus, and seeing if it flows out of your fallopian tubes. Your obgyn can set this up for you if necessary. ...Read more

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Hydrosalpinx on one side. Why do they recommend pinching off? Can't u get pregnant from other fallop tube? Fertility specialists please. Thanks

Hydrosalpinx on one side. Why do they recommend pinching off? Can't u get pregnant from other fallop tube? Fertility specialists please. Thanks

I've seen it: The fluid in the hydrosalpinx is hostile to the uterine environment so an embryo from the "good" tube doesn't implant. Through my experience when I have blocked or removed a hydrosalpinx from one side and the other side was open the patient usually got pregnant without ivf in 1-4 months. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant after having my tubes clamped 6 1/2 years ago?

Its possible: Tubal sterilization has a known 10 year failure rate ranging from 0.75% to 3.5%. Failure rates are higher for younger women and for procedures involving laparoscopic placement of clips on the fallopian tube. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant after having my tubes clamped?

Can i get pregnant after having my tubes clamped?

Yes: The simple answer is yes. You can have the 'clamps' removed and the tubes re-anastomosed (put the cut ends of the tubes back together). Unfortunately, the pregnancy rate is lower than someone who has not had their tubes previously 'clamped'. Additionally, there is an increased risk of ectopic tubal pregnancy (pregnancy in the tube). ...Read more

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How can I get pregnant with my tubes clamped?

How can I get pregnant with my tubes clamped?

U will need : Your tubes unclamped if possible which may or may not be possible, or you will need to go for invitro- fertilization, or u can get pregnant if the tubal fails ( possible , not common) in that case pregnancy could end up in the tube or uterus please see your gyn to discuss. ...Read more

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