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Can a woman have normal chances to have a baby if she only has one fallopian tube?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes, a woman can have a normal chance 2 conceive with 1 fallopian tube.
U only need 1good functional tube to get pregnant. If all other factors are normal (no medical problems, no ovarian disfunction, etc) u have a 50/50 chance of ovulating from either ovary monthly. U can ovulate from one ovary and the egg can enter the opposite tube! it's amazing! so keep trying. See your md if u have problems.

In brief: Yes
Yes, a woman can have a normal chance 2 conceive with 1 fallopian tube.
U only need 1good functional tube to get pregnant. If all other factors are normal (no medical problems, no ovarian disfunction, etc) u have a 50/50 chance of ovulating from either ovary monthly. U can ovulate from one ovary and the egg can enter the opposite tube! it's amazing! so keep trying. See your md if u have problems.
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
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Dr. Julian Escobar
Fertility Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
Having one tube is not normal, therefore the chances of pregnancy would not be like those of people that have 2 tubes.
Nonetheless, if the other tube is intact, then the chances of pregnancy over time are similar, it just takes twice as long, generally, to achieve pregnancy.

In brief: No
Having one tube is not normal, therefore the chances of pregnancy would not be like those of people that have 2 tubes.
Nonetheless, if the other tube is intact, then the chances of pregnancy over time are similar, it just takes twice as long, generally, to achieve pregnancy.
Dr. Julian Escobar
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Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It depends on ...
If your other tube and both ovaries are fine it could still slow you down, but you could have 'near-normal' fertility, especially if you're young.
Many women with 1 tube have fertility issues. If you lost a tube for ectopic pregnancy, something (infection, endometriosis) may have damaged the other tube or caused low egg supply or scar tissue. See a fertility specialist (rei) when ready to conceive.

In brief: It depends on ...
If your other tube and both ovaries are fine it could still slow you down, but you could have 'near-normal' fertility, especially if you're young.
Many women with 1 tube have fertility issues. If you lost a tube for ectopic pregnancy, something (infection, endometriosis) may have damaged the other tube or caused low egg supply or scar tissue. See a fertility specialist (rei) when ready to conceive.
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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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