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Where Does Your Egg Go If Your 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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If an ovulation test shows im ovulating that means an egg has been released into my fallopian tube already correct?
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
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