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What are other options for conceiving if your tubes are blocked?

What are other options for conceiving if your tubes are blocked?

IVF: The most successful pregnancies for people with blocked or cut (tubal ligation) tubes occur with ivf (in-vitro fertilization). ...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 are the symptoms for blocked tubes?

Blocked tubes: It depends on which tubes you are asking about. Please clarify question. ...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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Are there insurance that's covers ivf? If so what are they also what other pay options are there if any?

Are there insurance that's covers ivf? If so what are they also what other pay options are there if any?

Yes: There are definitely insurance plans that cover ivf. You would have to call your insurance to see if it's a benefit they cover. Often your employer is going to determine whether ivf is a covered benefit or not. If employer isn't covering it, then you would have to buy on open market, and that would likely be more expensive than paying out of pocket for ivf. Your hr office will know. ...Read more

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What are your options for fertility treatments if single and 40?

What are your options for fertility treatments if single and 40?

Many: If you want to get pregnant today: 1. Donor sperm inseminations (least expensive) 2. Ivf using donor sperm 3. Egg donation if you have diminished ovarian function if you are waiting until you meet the right partner 1. Bank you eggs 2. Take your eggs and make embryos and bak them (option two is the best). ...Read more

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Supposing your arteries are blocked. What are the options?

Supposing your arteries are blocked. What are the options?

Arterial obstruction: This is a complicated problem and if you have it you need to discuss with your doctor. For everyone diet, exercise, not smoking and a combination of medications are used, for some people surgery or intravascular dilation/stenting procedures are also used, and in the worst cases other steps. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are options to have another kid after tubes are tied?

Could you tell me what are options to have another kid after tubes are tied?

Bypass tubes: The cost may be an issue but tube reversal is possible but not always successful. A fertility center can harvest some of your eggs and fertilize them with dads sperm. The resulting combo can be placed in your womb at the appropriate time after your body has been prepared to receive the embryos. ...Read more

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What are the complications if you are a menopausal baby?

What are the complications if you are a menopausal baby?

Midlife baby: Beside the higher risk of downs there is no other complication. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of gonorrhea and chlymadia? Can you tell when your tubes are being scarred?

What are the symptoms of gonorrhea and chlymadia? Can you tell when your tubes are being scarred?

May be none: Gc and chlamydia can cause a heavy vaginal discharge with an odor but can be completely asymptomatic, espcially chlamydia. While tubal infections can be painful, many women with chlamydia especially, may develop a very low level, smoldering tubal infection, meaning the tubes and fertility are destroyed with no symptoms. If you are worried, get tested. Young women should be tested on regular basis. ...Read more

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Peg tubes and what are possible allergies?

Peg tubes and what are possible allergies?

Please Clarify: It is unclear what you are asking specifically. You may need to ask several more specific questions. ...Read more

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Please answer! what options are there other than getting a hysterectomy?

Please answer! what options are there other than getting a hysterectomy?

Depends: I cannot give a definite answer to this question because I don't know what is being treated. If you have a cancer in the uterus, a hysterectomy may be the best treatment. For bleeding there can be other options such as medical treatment and /or endometrial ablative procedures. ...Read more

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Can you advise me if having the implanon removed what other birth controls are there?

Can you advise me if having the implanon removed what other birth controls are there?

A few choices,: Intrauterine device, Oral contraceptives, Nuvaring, spermacide, the sponge, diaphragm, sterilization of you or him, Talk to your doctor about what options may be best fit your needs based on your total medical history ...Read more

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Are there any other ways to get gonorrhea other than sex, if there are what are they? Can you get it from gyno tools if they weren't cleaned right?

Are there any other ways to get gonorrhea other than sex, if there are what are they?  Can you get it from gyno tools if they weren't cleaned right?

Gonorrhea is STD: Theoretically yes. But, not in the real world. Most gyno tools are now disposable. There is significant malpractice liability for dirty equipment. Gonorrhea is transmitted by simple private to private part touching even without intercourse. Whatever, if you have gc, please get treated. ...Read more

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What are the other reasons besides pregnancy for missing your period?

What are the other reasons besides pregnancy for missing your period?

Yes: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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If i'm pregnant and don't want to have the baby are there other options besides abortion? Like pills or something?

If i'm pregnant and don't want to have the baby are there other options besides abortion? Like pills or something?

Yes: If a woman in early pregnancy wants to abort, her ob-gyn dr. Can help. Early abortions use pills to cause an abortion. If she is a teen, then she should talk with her parents or another trusted adult. Almost all parents want the best for their daughters, and are helpful in such situations. Laws can vary by state. Even in early pregnancy, the baby is alive, so think of all options before aborting. ...Read more

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What are the other options to prevent pregnancy other than using emergency contraception?

What are the other options to prevent pregnancy other than using emergency contraception?

Birth Control: Wow. That is a first. There are condoms, diaphragms, birth control pills, shots, implants. There are iuds. Dozens of different options that are easy, effective and safe. ...Read more

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Is it possible for someone to get pregnant with their tubes tied and what are the symptoms?

Is it possible for someone to get pregnant with their tubes tied and what are the symptoms?

Yes but rare: Even a tubal sterilization procedure can fail leading to an unwanted pregnancy but it is very rare. If it does occur, there is a very high chance the pregnancy is in the tube or what is called an ectopic pregnancy. This requires immediate evaluation by an obgyn. As to why this happens, sometimes type of sterilization matters (bipolar or burning the tubes has a 33 per 1000 risk of failing. ...Read more

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