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Narrow Fallopian Tubes
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
Tubes blocked: Fallopian tubes can be blocked because of previous pelvic infections, history of abdominal or pelvic surgery, endometriosis and other pelvic conditions. Sometimes slight blockages will go away after a test called hysterosalpingogram is performed. But otherwise, surgery to repair the tubes or in-vitro fertilization can be considered if pregnancy is desired. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Unlikely: If you know your fallopian tubes are blocked -probably from a dye/radiology procedure - that is a bad sign. This can be from many different causes, but I am not aware of a way to unblock them. Under the microscope, on cross section, the fallopian tubes look like a maze game (very convoluted insides with a ton of surface area). These areas have become scarred closed. You may need artificial means.. ...Read more
Hysterosalpingoram: There are three ways: 1. Laparoscopy- telescope through your belly button- and placement of dye- chromopertubation 2. Hsg-hysterosalpingogram- xray study in radiology suite- catheter placed through cervical canal; dye contrast introduced allowing indirect assessment of uterine cavity and tubes 3. Air-bubble test--ssi-new test where water and air bubbles placed instead of dye- done in office-. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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