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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Hydrosalpinx

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What are treatments for hydrosalpinx? I was found to have fluid in my tube but nothing was given to me i was just sent home with nothing

Remove hydro + IVF: Fluid in hydrosalpinx may leak into the uterine cavity and prevent implantation and pregnancy. One possible treatment is surgical correction of hydrosalpinx then attempting to conceive naturally. The chance of obtaining a functional fallopian tube and pregnancy after surgical correction is small. Modern management is laparoscopic excision or interruption of the hydro followed by ivf. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hydrosalpinx?

What is the best treatment for hydrosalpinx?

Surgery: Surgical removal. From a pain, infection and fertility standpoint the best option is surgical removal. they can burst and can pain and a bad infection. They can lead to infertility and miscarriage even with IVF. And they can cause pain for which only removal is an option ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for hydrosalpinx on one side?

What's the best treatment for hydrosalpinx on one side?

Occlusion vs. remove: Depending on the severity of the hydrosalpinx, the fertility specialist may want to either have it removed or blocked off (occluded where it meets the uterus). Removal is generally recommended to avoid the risk of ectopic pregnancy and chronic pain/infection as well as fertility problems getting and staying pregnant. ...Read more

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I m having mild hydrosalpinx in distal end of right sided tube. What can I do take IVF treatment.

I m having mild hydrosalpinx in distal end of right sided tube. What can I do take IVF treatment.

Questions to ask: When you see the infertility specialist ask about your left tube. If it is normal then the nonfunctioning right tube may not be an issue. If both tubes are blocked then ivf is a highly successful option. ...Read more

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Is hydrosalpinx of 6.6cm dangerous?

Is hydrosalpinx of 6.6cm dangerous?

Maybe: That is a large hydrosalpinx. Often they are chronically infected and contact infected fluid inside. If it bursts open, it can lead to life threatening infection and hospitalization. However that is not very common. It may also cause you chronic pelvic pain or painful sex and will likely affect fertility. ...Read more

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What is bilateral hydrosalpinx from?

What is bilateral hydrosalpinx from?

Infection: Infection is the more common cause of a hydrosalpinx. Other causes can be endometriosis and prior pelvic surgery. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hydrosalpinx?

What are the symptoms of hydrosalpinx?

None: Unless a hydro becomes infected there are no symptoms whatsoever. Hydro can be diagnosed on HSG, at surgery or "sometimes" by ultrasound. Good wishes. ...Read more

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What causes hydrosalpinx and acyesis?

What causes hydrosalpinx and acyesis?

Infection: Hydrosalpinx is a dilation of the fallopian tube, usually caused by a passed infection. It is a sign of chronic tubal damage. It is associated with infertility and ectopic pregnancy. Some times it is recommended to remove a hydrosalpinx to assist with fertility treatment. ...Read more

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Can you have hydrosalpinx with blocked tube?

Can you have hydrosalpinx with blocked tube?

Yes: A hydrosalpinx is caused when then the distal end (the end farthest from the uterus) of the tube is blocked and fluid accumulates in the tube. ...Read more

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How does fluid get into a tube in hydrosalpinx?

How does fluid get into a tube in hydrosalpinx?

From inside the tube: The fallopian tube secretes small amounts of fluid inside itself to bathe the interior in an environment that keeps it moist and healthy and appropriate for a possible fertilization of an egg. If the tube is damaged or blocked, the fluid can accumulate and result in a hydrosalpinx. ...Read more

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Does hydrosalpinx always result in infertility?

Does hydrosalpinx always result in infertility?

Not always: but sometimes. Risk increases the larger or more abnormal the hydro is. Hydrosalpinx is a risk for tubal pregnancy. ...Read more

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Docs, could a right sided hydrosalpinx affect the appendix?

Docs, could a right sided hydrosalpinx affect the appendix?

Mimicker of appy: The right ovary and fallopian tube are in near vicinity of appendix .Can get torsion of fallopian tube and mimic appendicitis. ...Read more

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How can I treat right hydrosalpinx with peritubal adhesions ?

How can I treat right hydrosalpinx with peritubal adhesions ?

Gynecologist: This is hard to explain here ou should consult with a gynecologist. Depending on findings they can free up the adhesions and treat with antibiotics or drain hydrosalpinx. ...Read more

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Is it possible that hydrosalpinx of tube exist in one cycle and gone at the next?

Is it possible that hydrosalpinx of tube exist in one cycle and gone at the next?

Not really: It's unlikely, more likely a different interpretation of the study (ultrasound?) ...Read more

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I am a 62 year old menopausal woman diagnosed with a hydrosalpinx about 34x44 and 4.8. There are no symptoms. What should I do ?

Possibly observe: A small relatively simple adnexal mass can be observed. I will often do several ultrasound tests to make sure the cyst is stable and not growing, then check ultrasound once a year. What i want to make sure is that the cyst is not ovarian or tubal cancer. If a cyst doesn't grow, is small and simple, negative ca-125, then observation is an option i give my patients. ...Read more

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What are the chances of natural conception with a one sided hydrosalpinx? Is trying without intervention a waste of time ages 30?

What are the chances of natural conception with a one sided hydrosalpinx? Is trying without intervention a waste of time ages 30?

Pretty decent but...: I would estimate that, presuming your other ovary and fallopian tube is healthy, your chances would be good but it might take twice as long as average (on average couples conceive after 7 months of trying). However, you will also have an increased chance of tubal pregnancy. Some docs would advise removing the hydrosalpinx. It would be wise to consult with an OB-GYN doctor. ...Read more

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What is hydrosalpinx?

What is hydrosalpinx?

Abnormal fallopian tube: A hydrosalpinx is an abnormal fallopian tube that is swollen and closed off at the fimbriated end. Most hydrosalpinx if small maybe attempted to be opened and repaired. Large hydrosalpinx cannot be repaired and cannot be made functional. ...Read more

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