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What is salpingitis?

What is salpingitis?

Inflammatory process: Salpingitis is inflammation of the fallopian tubes, which extend from the uterus to the area of the overy. It is a componant of a condition called pelvic inflammatory disease. Stds are often a cause, but vaginal bacteria has also been implicated. Symptoms include pain, rectal discomfort, vaginal discharge and abnormal bleeding. Treatment requires antibiotic therapy and close gynocologic follow up. ...Read more

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What is the etiology of salpingitis?

What is the etiology of salpingitis?

PID: Salpingitis is an inflammation of the fallopian tubes and uterus, also known as pid or pelvic inflammatory disease. This is most commonly caused by chlamydia and is generally a sexually transmitted disease. This can cause a lot of pain and, if not treated, permanent scaring that can lead to infertility and/or ectopic pregnancy. See you doc right away if this is you! ...Read more

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What are the causes of salpingitis isthmica nodosa?

What are the causes of salpingitis isthmica nodosa?

No clear cause: Salpingitis isthmica nodosa can block the fallopian tubes close to the uterus, and may make pregnancy difficult. It is not caused by anything you did or didn't do. We don't know any exact cause, but it most certainly has to do with the way a women's reproductive system develops right from birth. ...Read more

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Can someone still get pregnant after getting treated for salpingitis?

Yes: Like other infections/inflammatory conditions, an immunocompetent system will heal and become functional. However, unlike other scenarios, the scarring and other post-healing changes can affect the ability of the fallopian tube to efficiently bring the fertilized egg back into the uterine cavity for implantation (e.g. Increased risk for ectopic pregnancy). ...Read more

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Hello how you doing? Can i still have kids after being diagnosed with salpingitis nodosa and left tube gone ?

Hello how you doing?  Can i still have kids after being diagnosed with salpingitis nodosa and left tube gone ?

See a specialist: We "never say never" unless both tubes are removed or both are 100% blocked. If your left tube was removed surgically, your chances depend whether the other (right) tube is 'normal' or not - does the right tube have salpingitis isthmica nodosa (sin) or was the left tube? Sin may affect both sides. You should see a reproductive endocrinology and infertility (rei) specialist for an evaluation if ttc. ...Read more

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Difference between endometritis, salpingitis and pid?

Difference between endometritis, salpingitis and pid?

Body part: The suffix 'itis' means inflammation. Endometritis mean inflammation of the endometrium (uterine lining, ) salpingitis means inflammation of fallopian tube(s), and pid (pelvic inflammatory disease)means inflammation in any female pelvic/reproductive structure, without specifying. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my past salpingitis possible cause for pelvic pain that comes&go? is pain forever? done meds 5mos ago.

What does it mean if my past salpingitis possible cause for pelvic pain that comes&go? is pain forever? done meds 5mos ago.

Salpingitis: Salingitis is an infection/inflammation of the fallopian tubes. Infection can potentially cause scarring which can add to pelvic pain. I would recommend a pelvic examination because there could be other causes of pelvic pain unrelated to the salpingitis. ...Read more

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Would it be true to say that salpingitis is the same thing as a tubo ovarian abscess?

Would it be true to say that salpingitis is the same thing as a tubo ovarian abscess?

Yes and No: All tubo-ovarian abscess (toa) have salpingitis (inflammation/infection of the tube) but not all salpingitis have a toa. If left untreated, most salpingitis will turn into a toa. So yes they are related but not the same. ...Read more