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Which condition is caused by an inflammation of a fallopian tube?

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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: PID

Inflammation or infection of the tube causes a pelvic infection, also terms PID or pelvic inflammatory disease.
It can be a very severe infection. Sometimes the tube is chronically inflamed and may be swollen and enlarged, called a hydrosalpinx. Any infection of the cervix, uterus, tubes, appendix, or colon can cause this.

In brief: PID

Inflammation or infection of the tube causes a pelvic infection, also terms PID or pelvic inflammatory disease.
It can be a very severe infection. Sometimes the tube is chronically inflamed and may be swollen and enlarged, called a hydrosalpinx. Any infection of the cervix, uterus, tubes, appendix, or colon can cause this.
Dr. Michael Traub
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Dr. Philip Chenette
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Salpingitis

Salpingitis is inflammation of a fallopian tube.
This can result in later blockage - a hydrosalpinx or salpingitis isthmica nodosum (sin) - blockage at the uterus. There are effective treatments for salpingitis - see your gynecologist.

In brief: Salpingitis

Salpingitis is inflammation of a fallopian tube.
This can result in later blockage - a hydrosalpinx or salpingitis isthmica nodosum (sin) - blockage at the uterus. There are effective treatments for salpingitis - see your gynecologist.
Dr. Philip Chenette
Dr. Philip Chenette
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