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Doctor insights on: Underdeveloped Fallopian Tubes

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How do you unclog fallopian tubes?

How do you unclog fallopian tubes?

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

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 causes a fallopian tube to have fluid?

What causes a fallopian tube to have fluid?

Scar tissue: Hydrosalpinx (fluid filled fallopian tube) occurs when the tube is scarred and the fluid produced by the cells lining the tube cannot get out. This is generally caused by scar tissue from prior surgery, endometriosis, or sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more

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Is it possible to not have fallopian tubes?

Well,...: Not unless there was a congenital defect that a woman was born without them. ...Read more

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What are causes the fluid in the fallopian tubes?

Usually infection: Most of the time when there is fluid in the fallopian tube, called a hydrosalpinx, this is the result of damage to the fallopian tubes in the past. The most common sources of that damage are a previous infection, endometriosis, or surgical scar tissue. ...Read more

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Is there any natural ways to unblock your fallopian tubes?

Is there any natural ways to unblock your fallopian tubes?

No: If your tubes are truly blocked (requires an x-ray usually to diagnose) there is no 'natural' way to unblock them. Surgery can often be succesful, though. ...Read more

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Is HSG fallopian tube test painful?

Is HSG fallopian tube test painful?

Not really: The hsg causes cramps. The discomfort one has can depend on such factors as her pain tolerance as well as who does the procedure and his/her expertise. For example, i perform all hsg's on my own patients and have done so for over 20 years. My techniques give less discomfort, for example, compared to a doctor who only does them on occasion or has only done them for a few years. ...Read more

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How do u get a swollen fallopian tube?

How do u get a swollen fallopian tube?

Infection, scarring?: A swollen fallopian tube can be from an infection, including sexually transmitted disease, or from blockage of the end of the tube causing fluid to accumulate in the tube (hydrosalpinx). This can be due to scarring for infection or possibly endometriosis or prior surgery. It depends on what the doctor means by "swollen tube". ...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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Can a HSG test unblock a fallopian tube?

Can a HSG test unblock a fallopian tube?

Not exactly : An hsg won't unblock a truly blocked fallopian tube. That being said it does clean it out by removing excess mucus. Interestingly, there is a higher rate of pregnancy after women have an hsg test done. ...Read more

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Does fallopian tube recanalization work?

Does fallopian tube recanalization work?

Sometimes yes!: It depends on the patient and the reason the tube(s) is (are) blocked. Tubal cannulation under fluoroscopy and by hysteroscopy have both been studied extensively since the early 1990s (it was actually first done with a whale bone in the 1890s!) the most important consideration is whether the woman is a appropriate candidate for the procedure. ...Read more

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Why is it fluttering in my fallopian tube?

What do you mean?: The fallopian tubes have cilia in them which are finger like protrusions that help to move fluid, eggs, and fertilized eggs along. I suppose you could say they flutter or wave but this is not something you would feel. ...Read more

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Can i be preagnant with no fallopian tubes?

Can i be preagnant with no fallopian tubes?

No, if tubes absent: There needs to be a way for the sperm to get to the egg, and typically that's through the fallopian tubes. If the tubes have been surgically removed, this not possible. If they've been"tied" (typically cauterized/burned, which results in scarring) as with sterilization, there is a small chance an opening can develop, with risk of pregnancy that can be a normal pregnancy, or abnormal in the tube. ...Read more

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What happens if the fallopian tube ruptures?

Pain and infection: If the fallopian tube rupture or breaks open, usually it is the result of a previous infection inside the tube. As it opens up, it can be very painful. It can also release infection into the entire belly that can be very dangerous and may require hospitalization, antibiotics, and even surgery. ...Read more

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What can cause a cyst on the fallopian tube?

Embryologic remnant: Certain para-tubal cysts are embryologic remnants, in other words 'leftover stuff' from when the woman was in utero and her pelvic organs were forming. Males and females embryos both start with 2 sets of internal ducts: one is intended to develop in males and the other in females. Leftovers from either duct can be present as cysts near the fallopian tube. ...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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How can you address scarred fallopian tubes?

Best to bypass them: While scarred tubes can sometimes be partially repaired, the results are generally poor and you can only rearrange the scarring, not eliminate it. There has been such enormous advances in various assisted reproductive technologies in the past 20+ years that trying to surgically repair fallopian tubes makes little sense. ...Read more

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How does fallopian tube recanalization work?

Easily: Sometimes the fallopian tube is clogged with natural secretions that have become thickened, preventing conception. Fallopian tube recanalization is an attempt to either flush these away or push them out of the way. This reopens the tube and restores the potential for conception. ...Read more

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What makes a fallopian tube slightly swollen?

A tubal "swelling"l: A significantly swollen tube is usually due to a infection contained therein. A "slightly" swollen tube sounds like an ultrasound report of a Radiologist's finding that has only a "slight" significance in the absence of a Fallopian tube infection. ...Read more

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How can an egg get tuck in the fallopian tube?

How can an egg get tuck in the fallopian tube?

Many ways: If the tube is blocked or partially blocked, an egg can 'snag.' if the tube is open but doesn't move properly the egg/embryo can GT stuck. Some believe, and it's likely true, that an abnormal embryo may sometimes stick in a tube for reasons unrelated to the tube. ...Read more

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