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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