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Pregnancy After Salpingectomy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Salpingectomy 01/18/2016 during csection... positive pregnancy confirmed w/ultrasound. This makes baby #8 for me. HOW?! Please help me understand...
Bilaterality: The fallopian tubes, indicated by the term salpingectomy, are bilateral structures and the other side is still hooked up to an ovary, which sent an egg down to the uterus, then it was conceived. If there ovary were removed it would be called a salpingooophorectomy. Congratulations. I suggest you discuss other methods with your OB/GYN. ...Read more
How effective is a bilateral salpingectomy. Both tubes gone and bc pills in preventing pregnancy??
I had a salpingectomy followed by a healthy pregnancy. I just had a miscarriage, is it likely that next ov will occur on the side without a tube?
50%: It's like flipping a coin: there's no rule to make the ovaries trade off, that's a common misunderstanding. ...Read more
I had laparotomy with salpingectomy done in July 2015 due to ectopic pregnancy. Right tube was removed. I'm still experiencing a dull pain on right s?
Several possibilitie: Keep a diary of the quality of the pain and frequency and time the pain happens in relation to your menstruation. It may not be related to the salpingectomy at all. Ovarian cysts, ovulation, adhesions, and infections (including appendicitis) are just a few causes of pelvic pain. If pain becomes severe, vomiting or fever develops, go to the emergency room immediately. ...Read more
What would IVF success rates be for a 37 yr old after previous laparoscopic myomectomy and ectopic pregnancy with resulting salpingectomy?
Should not matter: Your previous surgeries should not be a factor in an ivf cycle. Success will depend on the experience of the clinic, the skill of the embryologist, quality of the ivf lab and to some extend, whether you are "reproductively young or reproductively old". At 37, you should still have good success rates at an experienced and successful ivf clinic. Good luck. ...Read more
I haven't had a period since 6/7, and I had sex 6/14 is this normal after recovering from a ectopic pregnancy salpingectomy done 5/29? HPT Neg 6/25
I had a salpingectomy of right tube due to an ectopic pregnancy on monday, why are all my incisions on my left side and one is next to my belly button?
Easier access: Laparoscopic surgery is performed using long narrow instruments that work through very small incisions. Working from the opposite side gives the surgeon a better view and allows him/her to reach across your belly to remove the tube. The video camera was placed through the incision in the belly button. ...Read more
I had a laparoscopy salpingectomy and my right fallopian tube was removed during the surgery. After 2 months, I tried to conceive and the pregnancy test is negative. What shouldi do?
Discuss with Gyn: Information needed is the reason your right tube was removed...Ectopic? Hydrosalpinx? Torsion? Your gyn should have information regarding the health of your remaining tube, we usually assess this during surgery (was chromotubation done?). If all normal, give it time. Confirm that you ovulate, check semen analysis, & if no success in 6 months-consider an hsg to assess your remaining tube. Take care. ...Read more
Endometriosis on right with patent tuba and salpengectomy with endometriotic cyst removal on left now fate of pregnancy?
More information: To answer this question, one would need to know the age of the woman, what surgical approach is planned (open vs. Laparoscopic/robotic), whether the patient had pelvic surgery before, and whether there are co-morbidities (e.g., high blood pressure, diabetes, asthma, history of blood clots, etc). ...Read more
How long should one wait to get pregnant after going through laparoscopic salpingectomy procedure?
1 or 2 normal cycles: If your scalpingectomy was performed for an ectopic pregnancy, it may take you 1 to 3 months to resume normal ovulation and normal menstruation. Once you are ovulating normally, you do not need to wait to get pregnant, unless you have other health issues to get under control. ...Read more
Will ovulation still occur alternately after a salpingectomy or will ovulation be more likely to happen only on the side with the remaining tube?
Still alternate: Even after removing one tube, ovulation will continue to occur from each ovary. It will not be more likely from the ovary that still has the tube. So a woman with one tube gone but both ovaries will usually take longer to conceive, since she only has a chance to conceive when ovulation occurs in the ovary that has a tube next to it. ...Read more
Tolerable: Most patients have this done laparoscopically (small incisions via a thin 5 mm camera) and go home right away. They feel sore and return to work/school after 24 hours. Often the gas (co2) causes more discomfort and women feel shoulder pain (referred pain from the gas irritating your diaphragm) and body soreness. Tylenol (acetaminophen) & advil usually works but have Codeine as a back-up just in case. ...Read more
Surgery risk: This surgery isn't particularly risky but it depends entirely on who is being operated on. For example if a woman weighs 300 pounds, has a history of blood clots and has had several previous surgeries in the pelvis, risks would be quite a bit higher than a woman of normal weight, young and healthy with no history of previous surgeries. ...Read more
If not bilateral, yes: Mother nature was "great" on redundency by providing two fallopian tubes and two ovaries for conception. If one is not available the other will "do the job". ...Read more
What's your question: Be sure you understand all your post-operative instructions. Know when you should contact surgeon regarding complications. And know when your post-op appointment is scheduled. ...Read more
How much is bilateral salpingectomy cost before IVF I have no insurance and looking for the answer everywhere?
Expensive: Is is usually pretty expensive. The hospital will charge their fees for your bed your anesthesia etc which is way more expensive than any surgeon fee. Generally about $6-10, 000 or more in some cases. But data regarding that procedure before ivf is not straight forward and the benefit is not predictable. ...Read more
I had a salpingectomy 4 days ago. I am still bleeding quite a bit and getting severe migraines. Is this normal?
How much is bilateral salpingectomy cost before IVF? I have no insurance and looking for the answer everywhere....
Call the IVF doctors: They shoudl give you a special discount to remove your tubes first since they are the ones rec this. ...Read more
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