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Doctor insights on: Surgical Removal Of Fallopian Tube

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How could a blocked fallopian tube be opened without surgery?

How could a blocked fallopian tube be opened without surgery?

Catheter: Most of the time a single blocked tube means that there was tubal spasm or a mucous plug. If it is spasm, a repeat HSG hopefully will show a patent tube. Otherwise the tube can be catheterized to flush the plug off. ...Read more

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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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I have a cyst in my fallopian tube 5.5 CM I am 21 do I need surgery?

Probably: This is not a definte yes or no case. You can make an argument to simply follow this with watchful waiting without surgery if it gets no bigger and has no symptoms. However, i would guess that 95% of the time if this is truly a tubal cyst, you will end up with surgery due to pain. If this is an ovarian cyst, you have a little better chance of avoiding surgery because ovarian cysts can come and go. ...Read more

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Is a 5.6 cm cyst on my fallopian tube something that will require surgery?

Is a 5.6 cm cyst on my fallopian tube something that will require surgery?

Cysts: vary in size and may come and go during your cycle. Monitor cysts size with transvaginal ultrasound/ and trust your GYN to make the right call. ...Read more

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Can a twisted fallopian tube work when the fluid is drained after surgery?

Possibly: The cause if the fluid may influence things though. If it was an infectious problem, the inflammation that resulted may increase risk of scar issue formation which may block the tube. Best to just observe for now. ...Read more

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How soon after being told you have obstructed fallopian tubes is surgery done?

How soon after being told you have obstructed fallopian tubes is surgery done?

Depends: This depends on your goals. If you are trying to get pregnant then surgery can be attempted. Others will skip surgery and just do in vitro fertilization. If you are not trying to get pregnant then blocked tubes do not require surgery at all. ...Read more

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I have one blocked fallopian tube...I wanted to know what's the best alternative to surgery to unblock this tube?

I have one blocked fallopian tube...I wanted to know what's the best alternative to surgery to unblock this tube?

Depends on where: Tubal blockage where the tube leaves the uterus may have little overall effect on pregnancy if the other tube is open. Blockage at the end of the tube though is very detrimental to pregnancy even from the other tube. Due to fluid moving from the blocked tube into the uterus. If that's the case, likely need some surgery to fix the problem; removal or repair via laparoscopy. ...Read more

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My wife's fallopian tubes on the birth of my third child were tied 10-10-2009 and all children delivery by surgery . Now we want an other baby. ?

My wife's fallopian tubes on the birth of my third child  were tied 10-10-2009 and all children delivery by surgery . Now we want an other baby. ?

Several options: Talk to your md as there are several options. First you can have an operation to reverse the fallopian tube surgery. Another option is ivf. These options should be discussed with your physician. ...Read more

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After surgery to remove fallopian tube is it possible for remaining tube to "pick up" egg from opposite overly? Some dr's say yes some say impossible.

After surgery to remove fallopian tube is it possible for remaining tube to "pick up" egg from opposite overly? Some dr's say yes some say impossible.

NOT impossible: Just chances very low. Ectopic pregnancies as well as intrauterine pregnancies have been reported in cases with one ovary/opposite tube. It is not impossible, but best guess is around 100 times less likely. ...Read more