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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

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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Hsg result show that I have have a blocked fallopian tube. please what is the treatment for blocked tube?

Hsg result show that I have have a blocked fallopian tube. please what is the treatment for blocked tube?

Options: If you are otherwise healthy and only one tube is blocked, often nothing is done as you can still get pregnant. Laparoscopy is a possible treatment with the aim of breaking up adhesions from prior infections. It is also possible to open tubes from inside the tubes using x-ray guidance. This is similar to angioplasty for occluded or narrowed blood vessels. ...Read more

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What are the typical treatments for fallopian tube cancer?

What are the typical treatments for fallopian tube cancer?

Surgery: Fallopian tube cancer can be very serious. It should be treated promptly by a gynecological oncologist. Treatment options include surgery and often chemotherapy but treatment is highly individualized. ...Read more

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I had my Fallopian tubes removed due to ectopic pregnancies is there any treatments for me to have babies?

I had my Fallopian tubes removed due to ectopic pregnancies is there any treatments for me to have babies?

Bypass tubes: The cost may still be an issue but 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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Was told that I have swollen fallopian tubes. What exactly does this mean. Never had an STD so how did it happen? What treatments exist for it?

Was told that I have swollen fallopian tubes. What exactly does this mean. Never had an STD so how did it happen? What treatments exist for it?

Swollen or closed?: Your fallopian tubes can get "swollen" or blocked from endometriosis. Also, chlamydia, a common cause of swollen tubes does not always have symptoms. If your tubes are swollen, but not blocked, you are at risk for a pregnancy in your tubes, which is a life threatening situation. You do not have to treat it unless you want to get pregnant. You will need to see a fertility specialist. ...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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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 can you know whether your fallopian tubes are blocked?

How can you know whether your fallopian tubes are blocked?

Hysterosalpingoram: There are three ways: 1. Laparoscopy- telescope through your belly button- and placement of dye- chromopertubation 2. Hsg-hysterosalpingogram- xray study in radiology suite- catheter placed through cervical canal; dye contrast introduced allowing indirect assessment of uterine cavity and tubes 3. Air-bubble test--ssi-new test where water and air bubbles placed instead of dye- done in office-. ...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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