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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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What're symptoms for blocked fallopian tube?

What're symptoms for blocked fallopian tube?

Can't get pregnant: Infertility is the primary issue. In some cases there may be pain, though often not. ...Read more

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What is the comon symptomps of blocked fallopian tube?

What is the comon symptomps of blocked fallopian tube?

Blocked fallopian tu: Most women would not have any symptom whatsoever. Some cannot get pregnant because of scarring in the tubes (blockage) but they would not know their tubes were blocked unless they tried to conceive. If the blockage is the result of an acute inflammation with an abscess or fluid collection development, then pain, discharge, fever may occur. Rupture of the tube will be signified by intense pain, . ...Read more

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What are symptoms of fibroids and ectopic in fallopian tubes?

What are symptoms of fibroids and ectopic in fallopian tubes?

Abnormal bleeding: Both fibroids and ectopic pregnancy produce pain and abnormal bleeding with the menstrual cycle in the case of fibroids and after a period is missed in the case of ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Will an appendectomy cause blocked fallopian tubes?

Will an appendectomy cause blocked fallopian tubes?

Disease Complication: Simple appendectomy has a very low risk for long term complication. However, if the appendix has perforated before surgery, regional peritonitis can lead to scarring of your tubes. It really should not be considered a surgical complication but the result of an infectious/inflammatory process. Pid/std, colitis, ibd, can do the same as a perforated appendicitis to the tubes. ...Read more

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Does herpes cause scarring and blockage in the fallopian tubes?

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Does herpes cause scarring and blockage in the fallopian tubes?

Uncommonly: Herpes in a woman with an otherwise intact immune system is pretty much restricted to the classic locations, mouth vs. Superficial genitalia. However, it can uncommonly spread above the cervix to involve the uterus/fallopian tubes, causing scarring. ...Read more

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What could be the symptoms of a blocked fallopian tube?

What could be the symptoms of a blocked fallopian tube?

Usually None: Blocked tubes usually don't cause any symptoms. The only way to find out if a tube is blocked without surgery is to have an hsg, a type of radiologic exam where the uterus and tubes are filled with dye. Prior surgery, endometriosis and sexually transmitted infections can put you at higher risk. ...Read more

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Could saline sonogram detect blocked fallopian tubes?

Sonohysterogram: Specialized sonohysterography techniques to evaluate the Fallopian tubes have been described, but there has not been widespread adoption. A standard saline sonohysterogram will not evaluate tubal patency. The imaging study of choice for evaluating tubal patency is still the hysterosalpingogram. ...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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What is block fallopian tubes? And what kind of disses can block the fallopian tubes? If block tube can't get pregnant? How to open the tube?

What is block fallopian tubes? And what kind of disses can block the fallopian tubes?  If block tube can't get pregnant?  How to open the tube?

Loaded questions: Tubal blockage can be from tuberculosis, sexually transmitted disease or mechanical from fibroids or surgery. Rx sends on cause. See your ob/gyn of this is a proven fact. ...Read more

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Will smoking cause blockade in fallopian tubes or development of cysts in ovary or scar in the fallopian tube?

Will smoking cause blockade in fallopian tubes or development of cysts in ovary or scar in the fallopian tube?

No: While there is no direct causal link between smoking and fallopian tube blockage, it is so bad for your overall health that you should stop as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Hsg show blockage in both tubes. What is tubal occlusion bilaterally?

Hsg show blockage in both tubes. What is tubal occlusion bilaterally?

Blocked fallopian: Fallopian tubes are two thin tubes one on each side of the uterus which help lead the mature egg from the ovaries to the uterus. If an obstruction blocks the egg from traveling down the tube then you have a blocked fallopian tube. It can occur on 1 or both tubes. It is known as tubal factor infertility. Your OB Gyn will investigate why they are blocked hx of PID, other surgeries etc. Good luck ...Read more

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What are the usual treatments for blocked fallopian tubes?

What are the usual treatments for blocked fallopian tubes?

IVF or surgery: Ivf is the best treatment for blocked fallopian tubes. It has the highest chance of producing a pregnancy and very little risk. However, surgery can be considered to try to unblock the tubes. Because ivf is so successful, surgery has become much less popular as a treatment. ...Read more

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I have fluid blocked in fallopian tube can a tubal reversal help?

I have fluid blocked in fallopian tube can a tubal reversal help?

Fallopian tube block: If it is fluid in the fallopian tube then it should be easily be able to be "blown" open and it frequently is in one of the tests for fertility, but they don't "reverse" it. I am not sure what you mean by that in this context. ...Read more

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What causes mucus plug to block fallopian tubes? Does pcos produce mucus to block tubes?

What causes mucus plug to block fallopian tubes? Does pcos produce mucus to block tubes?

The glands: The glands in the pelvic region are constantly giving off fluid and some women tend to produce more mucus than others. Pcos does not cause mucus plugs. It is not known exactly why some women have mucus plugs in their tubes vs those who do not. ...Read more

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Can medication induced abortion at 6 weeks ..Cause blockage of fallopian tubes?

Can medication induced abortion at 6 weeks ..Cause blockage of fallopian tubes?

Not likely: A medical abortion, by itself, will not cause blockage of the fallopian tubes. If you get an infection in the uterus, especially if it is a sexually-transmitted infection, after the abortion, it can cause blockage of your fallopian tubes. ...Read more

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Can laproscopy unblock my tubes and what does proximal obstruction mean are my tubes totally blocked?

Can laproscopy unblock my tubes and what does proximal  obstruction mean are my tubes totally blocked?

Possibly : If adhesions are causing the blockage then laparoscopy can take those down. Adhesion can, however, come back but less likely if done with laparoscopically. Proximal refers to near the origin of structure ( as oppose to distal, away from the origin of the structure). In terms of total blockage, i can't help u as this can only be determined by ur gyn with imaging. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes swelling in fallopian tube?

What causes swelling in fallopian tube?

Fallopian tube: Cause of swelling of Fallopian tube is infection due to bacterial or parasitic agents which is called PID.( pelvic inflammatory disease).it can be a major cause of infertility or ectopic pregnancy if untreated. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of blocked fallopian tubes ? We are healthy couples with good test results but trying to have baby with no success.

No symptoms: There are no symptoms of blocked fallopian tubes. The blockage is only diagnosed with a specific kind of X-ray or radiology procedure. ...Read more

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Dr what all are the symptoms of blocked fallopian tube? I got preg and ended in misscarriage at 5 th week, now on ttc, after sex semen is coming out.

Dr what all are the symptoms of blocked fallopian tube? I got preg and ended in misscarriage at 5 th week, now on ttc, after sex semen is coming out.

Depends: If you have a blocked fallopian tube you could have no symptoms. Now if it is blocked and the egg somehow gets fertilized in that area its called an ectopic pregnancy. You will have severe side pain, bleeding and needs to be seen at the emergency room. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the comon symptomps of blocked fallopian tube?

Blocked fallopian tu: Most women would not have any symptom whatsoever. Some cannot get pregnant because of scarring in the tubes (blockage) but they would not know their tubes were blocked unless they tried to conceive. If the blockage is the result of an acute inflammation with an abscess or fluid collection development, then pain, discharge, fever may occur. Rupture of the tube will be signified by intense pain, . ...Read more

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What're symptoms for blocked fallopian tube?

Can't get pregnant: Infertility is the primary issue. In some cases there may be pain, though often not. ...Read more

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What could be the symptoms of a blocked fallopian tube?

Usually None: Blocked tubes usually don't cause any symptoms. The only way to find out if a tube is blocked without surgery is to have an hsg, a type of radiologic exam where the uterus and tubes are filled with dye. Prior surgery, endometriosis and sexually transmitted infections can put you at higher risk. ...Read more

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How can fallopian tubes become blocked?

How can fallopian tubes become blocked?

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 more

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How to know if fallopian tubes are blocked?

HSG or surgery: The only ways to tell are a radiology test called a hysterisalpingogram (hsg) or laparoscopy and chromotubation. Would rec you start with hsg as it's less invasive. Both procedures can sometimes open a blocked tube so they can be both diagnostic and therapeutic. ...Read more

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Blocked fallopian tubes. Who made that happen?

Blocked fallopian tubes. Who made that happen?

Who? or What?: Him who introduced infectious agent, such as chlamydia or gonorhea bacteria to the tubes through sexual intercourse. Or the surgeon who left scar tissue after pelvic surgery. ...Read more

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Please explain how do fallopian tubes get blocked?

Infection: Fallopian tubes can get blocked due to inflammation from a prior pelvic infection or prior pelvic surgery. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have blocked fallopian tubes?

Fallopian tubes: Once ovulation occurs and the egg is released from the ovarian follicle, it enters the uterus through the fallopian tubes. If the tubes are blocked, the egg can't get in. It may therefore cause infertility. ...Read more

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How do you feel if you have blocked fallopian tubes?I?

How do you feel if you have blocked fallopian tubes?I?

Mostly nothing: Infertility , gives no warning for the most part. But a partial blockage can result in an ectopic pregnancy , very painful and life threatening. ...Read more

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How can you know whether your fallopian tubes are blocked?

X Ray: The easiest way is to have an x-ray called an HSG (hysterosalpingogram). That is done at an x ray center where a small amount of dye is injected into the tubes while x rays are taken. A laparoscopy, a minimally invasive surgical procedure, can also tell whether the tubes are open. ...Read more

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What can I do if I have blocked or damage fallopian tubes?

What can I do if I have blocked or damage fallopian tubes?

Tubal factors: Tubal abnormalities account for a lot of cases of female infertility. Your gynecologist can discuss diagnostic techniques, such as a hysterosalpingogram. If you are diagnosed with tubal obstruction, there are surgical treatments for mild distal disease, such as fimbrioplasty or salpingostomy. In vitro fertilization may be a better option than tubal reconstruction in some cases, though. ...Read more

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Can it be treated if you have blocked fallopian tubes?D fallop

Yes: First of all an x ray (hsg) and screen for that. Sometimes a laparoscopy can confirm whether the tubes are blocked and can potentially help unblock one or both tubes. Ivf is a fertility treatment that helps women become pregnant while bypassing the tubes. So there are potentially several options. ...Read more

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What causes the fallopian tubes to be blocked and ways day solution.

What causes the fallopian tubes to be blocked and ways day solution.

Tubes blocked: Fallopian tubes can be blocked because of previous pelvic infections, history of abdominal or pelvic surgery, endometriosis and other pelvic conditions. Sometimes slight blockages will go away after a test called hysterosalpingogram is performed. But otherwise, surgery to repair the tubes or in-vitro fertilization can be considered if pregnancy is desired. ...Read more

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