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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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After conception happens in the Fallopian tube where does the egg go after?

After conception happens in the Fallopian tube where does the egg go after?

To the uterus!: After the sperm enters the egg and fertilization occurs, the fertilized egg moves down the fallopian tube into the uterus. It begins dividing from 1 into 2 then 4, then 8 cells, etc. After it arrives in the uterus, the cell cluster (called the morula) implants in the uterine wall. Its a pretty amazing journey! Best wishes! ...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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I have one good fallopian tube working how often is an egg released?

I have one  good fallopian tube working how often is an egg released?

U can ovulate once a: Month from either ovary, 1 tube can pick up the egg form either ovary, you need to make sure u are ovulating as some people ovulate every other month or not at all without help. ...Read more

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What happens when unfertilized or fertilized egg gets stuck in fallopian tube?

What happens when unfertilized or fertilized egg gets stuck in fallopian tube?

Tubal pregnancy: Fertilized egg in the Fallopian tube is a surgical emergency because as the pregnancy develops the tube will rupture and can be fatal for the mother. Unfertilized eggs would eventually be tea sorbet by the body, but should not get stuck if the Fallopian tubes are normal. See your GYN doc if you think this is happening. ...Read more

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During ovulation how do I know when my egg is in my Fallopian tube?

Ovulation : There is no way knowing when your egg is in the Fallopian tube. Go to web md look into ovulation ...Read more

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If an ovulation test shows im ovulating that means an egg has been released into my fallopian tube already correct?

If an ovulation test shows im ovulating that means an egg has been released into my fallopian tube already correct?

No: A positive opk means that you have enough lh to detect in urine, which means you likely have started an lh surge. It does not guarantee that ovulation has (or even will) happen, nor when (or if) it will enter the tube. ...Read more

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After surgery to remove fallopian tube is it possible for remaining tube to "pick up" egg from opposite overly? Some dr's say yes some say impossible.

NOT impossible: Just chances very low. Ectopic pregnancies as well as intrauterine pregnancies have been reported in cases with one ovary/opposite tube. It is not impossible, but best guess is around 100 times less likely. ...Read more

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Do ovulation tests check for the presence of an egg in the fallopian tube?

Do ovulation tests check for the presence of an  egg in the fallopian tube?

It's the LH hormone: Ovulation test kits check for the presence of luteinizing hormone (lh). It is usually released in a "surge" by the pituitary gland as the trigger for ovulation. Therefore the testsdo not check for the actual egg but rather are indirect evidence that it was released. ...Read more