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My doctors report on my HSG test read as follows: findings suggesting patent fallopian tube and possible scarring in the pelvis. What does this means.

My doctors report on my HSG test read as follows: findings suggesting patent fallopian tube and possible scarring in the pelvis. What does this means.

HSG report: This means that the fallopian tubes are open allowing for egg and sperm to reach each other. But that the shape is a little distorted meaning there could be some scar tissue around the tubes. Scar tissue can be formed by previous surgeries, appendix issues, pelvic infections and endometriosis. ...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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Pls i need more understanding of my HSG result; 1. Patent right fallopian tube 2. Chronic salpingitis with perifimbrial blockage (left) ?

Pls i need more understanding of my HSG result; 1. Patent right fallopian tube 2. Chronic salpingitis with perifimbrial blockage (left) ?

Fertility testing: This is difficult to answer without seeing the radiology image but it sounds like your right fallopian tube is normal but that your left tube may be blocked. I would recommend following up with a gyn/rei to further discuss the results and the plan. ...Read more

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What is bilaterally patent fallopian tubes?

What is bilaterally patent fallopian tubes?

Normal: When this is stated on report, it means that the tubes are open and normal in most cases. ...Read more

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what is the meaning of bilateral patent fallopian tubes?

 what is the meaning of bilateral patent fallopian tubes?

Normal finding.: "Bilateral" = both sides (right & left). "Patent" = open. The "fallopian tubes" are the tubes leading from the uterus to the ovary, i.e. the tube where eggs travel down in order to implant in the womb. Having fallopian tubes open on both sides is a normal finding; unlike a blockage on one side (where the chances of conception go down by at least 50%), both sides being open is considered "normal". ...Read more

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Are there any remedies out there to help open or clear blocked fallopian tubes?

Difficult: It's generally difficult to clear out blocked fallopian tubes because the blockage often comes from previous infection like chlamydia or from abdominal surgery. There are some infertility doctors that can use a small camera in the uterus called a hysteroscope and open the tubes that way, but it's still difficult. I recommend that you talk to an infertility expert. ...Read more

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What does it mean "the left fallopian tube is patent. However it demonstrates contained spillage of contrast"?

What does it mean "the left fallopian tube is patent. However it demonstrates contained spillage of contrast"?

Tube open, : & some of the liquid (which absorbs X-rays; i.e. contrast) which exited the egg entry end of the tube remained within a limited "contained" space of the abdominal cavity instead of more diffusely spreading into a larger space. Containment implies some scar tissue around the fallopian tube preventing contrast diffusion, not optimal. Look up for hysterosalpingogram using Google & Google images. ...Read more

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I always seem to feel ovulation on my left side. But I have only my right fallopian tube and its open. Why don't I ever feel twinges on my right side?

I always seem to feel ovulation on my left side. But I have only my right fallopian tube and its open. Why don't I ever feel twinges on my right side?

Ovaries: Ovaries are the organ that ovulate, and not fallopian tubes. Absence of feeling it does not mean you don't ovulate on the right side. Also, even if you only have 1 tube, the egg from the other side can still be picked up by that tube. ...Read more

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How does Ayurvedic medicine phalasarpis work to open blocked fallopian tubes?

How does Ayurvedic medicine phalasarpis work to open blocked fallopian tubes?

Unknown mechanism: Ayervedic medicine is a system of treating disease based on folk experience and trust in the practitioner rather than the more modern approaches. I respect it but i doubt you'll find a mechanism for this butter-based herbal mix. You'll need to decide whether it's worked, or is a placebo. But in any case, i hope you get what you want -- good luck. ...Read more

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After having the operation to open fallopian tubes when can I try to conceive again?

Ask your doc: Ask your doctor since the time will depend on what he/she had to fix. ...Read more

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Bth fallopian tube shw mild dilatation of d distal 3rd due 2 fimbrail adhesions with forced peritoneal spillage in keeping with bilateral patent tubes?

Bth fallopian tube shw mild dilatation of d distal 3rd due 2 fimbrail adhesions with forced peritoneal spillage in keeping with bilateral patent tubes?

Infection: Mild dilation and fimbrail adhesions and forced peritoneal spillage all are evidence of tubal infection. This will put you at high risk for ectopic pregnancy. When you get pregnant you need to be watched closely. ...Read more

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Surgey 7 months ago says fallopian tubes open. With fertility drugs still having trouble getting preg. Should i repeat HSG if previous was normal ?

Good idea: You can talk this over with your fertility doc who may have other suggestions; i recommend to my patients if no pregnancy in 6 months after tubal surgery it's a good time to recheck with hsg. ...Read more

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What are the fallopian tubes?

What are the fallopian tubes?

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

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Can fallopian tubes grow back?

Can fallopian tubes grow back?

No: Fallopian tubes cannot grow back. There are organs in the human body that can but a woman's tubes cannot unfortunately. ...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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Can I get my Fallopian tubes replaced?

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