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What Happens If Your Fallopian Tubes Are Blocked
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
X Ray: The easiest way is to have an x-ray called an HSG (hysterosalpingogram). That is done at an X-ray center where a small amount of dye is injected into the tubes while x rays are taken. A laparoscopy, a minimally invasive surgical procedure, can also tell whether the tubes are open. ...Read more
Pelvis: If eggs are not picked up by the tube, they are released in the pelvis where they survive for a few hours then the body resorbs them. This is harmless to the body. ...Read more
Fallopian tubes: Blocked Fallopian tubes means the egg is unable to follow the route from the ovary to the uterus, making pregnancy difficult. They may be blocked for various reasons, including infection. Ovulation should still be occurring if you are in the age of fertility. I'm not sure what non detected means. Ask your GYN. All the best. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my fallopian tubes are blocked and I don't know if the nhs will give me IVF has anyone got any info?
I am 38 years of age and my fallopian tubes are blocked they say its like someone poured a bottle of glue in there what can I do to conceive I have no kids and are really longing for them?
You may not be aware: So many other than Gonococcal organisms infect the tubes, you may not be even aware of this subclinical infection (don't have to be STD) will cause the blockage of tubes, or may even have a congenital (born with) problem speak to your Gyn doctor, some times may need a procedure (s) to ' unclogg ' the tube Good Luck ...Read more
If both of my fallopian tubes are blocked what could I do to get them unblocked? What would Clomid (clomiphene) do for blocked fallopian tubes?
Fertility specialist: If your tubes are blocked then you need to see a reproductive specialist. Procedures to fix the tubes tend to be very expensive and tend to not work very well and so the best option for these people is often ivf. Clomid (clomiphene) would not help you because Clomid (clomiphene) helps you produce eggs and your problem is the eggs being unable to get into the uterus. ...Read more
How to find out if fallopian tubes are blocked. Is it a possibility of it after 2 babies. Trying to concieve after 10 years. Plz help.
Can be tested: An OB can do various tests to assess whether the fallopian tubes are open and functional, but there are limitations on knowing if they may have some scaring. I would contact a local source and have a sit down discussion of your concerns and plan out what to do. ...Read more
If fallopian tubes are blocked would doctor still be able to view the ovaries with trans vaginal ultrasound?
Test tube pregnancy: Fortunately, blocked tubes do not hinder viewing the ovaries with ultrasound. If the fallopian tubes are blocked, the most cost effective and promising way to a baby is test tube fertilizatiion. One step in this process actually is that the doctor visualize the ovaries with and under the guidance of ultrasound retrieves eggs from the ovary, which are then fertilized in test tubes. ...Read more
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
Tubal factors: Tubal abnormalities account for a lot of cases of female infertility. Your gynecologist can discuss diagnostic techniques, such as a hysterosalpingogram. If you are diagnosed with tubal obstruction, there are surgical treatments for mild distal disease, such as fimbrioplasty or salpingostomy. In vitro fertilization may be a better option than tubal reconstruction in some cases, though. ...Read more
Yes: First of all an x ray (hsg) and screen for that. Sometimes a laparoscopy can confirm whether the tubes are blocked and can potentially help unblock one or both tubes. Ivf is a fertility treatment that helps women become pregnant while bypassing the tubes. So there are potentially several options. ...Read more
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
IVF: In vitro fertilization. That is a treatment where the eggs are removed from the ovary and the sperm is placed inside the eggs. The the early pregnancy (embryo) is placed inside the uterus. In other words, everything that is normally done inside the fallopian tube is now done without relying on the tube. ...Read more