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Size Of Fallopian Tubes
My report say both Fallopian tubes are opacified in their entire extent, appears patent and normal in size... what does it means?
Normal: It means that they can see the contrast in all the right places and that your tubes are normal. ...Read more
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
I have found an internal lump about the size of a pea. I think it is in my fallopian tubes or around that area. It isnt painful..What could it be?
Lymph node: It is most likely a swollen lymph node (from the superficial inguinal or external iliac chain). You would not be able to feel your fallopian tubes. Lymph nodes are drainage channels for the immune system and at your age, swollen nodes are very common and not something to worry about. ...Read more
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
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
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
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