Fallopian Tube Block

When the fallopian tube gets blocked, the sperm cannot get to the egg to fertilize it, and the fertilized egg will not be able to reach the uterus for implantation. When both the fallopian tubes are blocked, it causes infertility. Some of the conditions that can result in a blocked fallopian tube are pelvic inflammatory disease, endometriosis, ectopic pregnancy, fibroids, and abdominal surgeries.

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Can a C-section cause blockage of the fallopian tube?

Query: Hello doctor, How do I know if my fallopian tubes are blocked? I recently had a chemical pregnancy till five weeks and I started bleeding after that. I felt a pain on my left ovary or fallopian tube side and then in the evening, I started bleeding. The following month I felt the same type of pain...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. You can go for HSG (hysterosalpingography) to rule out any tubal blockage. You can go for a pelvic ultrasound to see the other causes of your symptoms. It could be due to an ovarian cyst also. A faint pos...  Read Full »

My periods are delayed, and my fallopian tubes were removed during my C-section. Can I still get pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, Six months ago, my doctor removed both tubes during my c-section without my consent. For the last three days, I have felt tired and sick but hungry, headache and lightheaded. With still having my ovaries, I want to know if it is possible to be pregnant. My cycle usually lasts for 22 d...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Regarding your current symptoms, it is possible to experience some early pregnancy symptoms, such as fatigue, nausea, and headaches. It is highly unlikely that you would be pregnant if both fallopian tubes were removed during your C-section. Without fallopian tubes, ...  Read Full »

I was diagnosed with a blocked fallopian tube, but I spotted brownish blood after ovulation. Can implantation bleeding happen in my case?

Query: Hi doctor,I have been trying to conceive and was diagnosed with a blocked fallopian tube (one was blocked, and the other was not visible on the X-ray). The doctor said that it could have resulted from the infections or lack of evacuation from past miscarriages. Later, I spotted dark and brownish blo...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your feelings. 1. Have you taken a thrombophilia screen? If not, you should take the test due to a history of multiple consecutive miscarriages. 2. I suggest you take a complete check and treatment of any health issue you have. Blood sugar levels sho...  Read Full »

I have a right fallopian tube blockage and have not been able to conceive for one year. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 29-year-old female. My right fallopian tube is blocked, confirmed with an HSG test. I was told that it would not be an issue for pregnancy. It has been a year, and I have not been able to conceive. Should I seek help from a fertility specialist? I have a 6-year-old child, and get...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Chlamydia is a pelvic infection that, in the long term, can block tubes and could be the cause of infertility. Have you been completely treated for chlamydia? It is better to see an infertility specialist. Anyways I sug...  Read Full »

Can tubal blockage cause infertility?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 33 years old. For the past six months I am suffering from primary infertility, PCOS and diagnostic laparoscopy tubal block at right isthmus. Also, laboratory tests like Mantoux (positive), HBsAg (positive), ANA (positive) and LFT raised tests are done. The IUI done twice and my curre...  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Tubal blockage or fallopian tube obstruction is a major cause of female infertility. Blocked fallopian tubes will not let a sperm and ovum to unite thus interfering with fertilization.The primary and the very first step for pregnancy is the formation of zygote follow...  Read Full »

Will IUI treatment work for me?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old female. Please evaluate my HSG reports and let us know if there are any complications.  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and reports and understand your concerns (attachment removed to protect patient identity). In your report, the right side tube is patent and the left side tube is blocked. So, you have to get your treatment for the same. Please let ...  Read Full »

Can we opt for IUI or ICSI to conceive?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife and myself have been married for one year and seven months. We started regular coitus about eight months ago for at least two to three times per week. Her cycle occurs every month, but ranges between 26 to 29 days. We are unable to conceive. Her hormonal profile and pelvic US are ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Having gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), I feel you and your wife have a good chance of conception with IUI (intrauterine insemination). However, I would like to suggest you get your wife's tubes tested by means of a hystero...  Read Full »

HSG report shows some problem in left fallopian tube. Can I conceive naturally?

Query: Hi doctor, Recently, I have gone for all relevant test for checking infertility. My AMH and thyroid report are both normal. My HSG report is showing issues about the left tube. I am attaching my report kindly review and let me know if I can conceive naturally or next what should I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The HSG (hysterosalpingogram) report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) shows that there is a left sided cornual block of the left fallopian tube but the right is patent, so pregnancy is possible, but that would depend on the ovarian side which ovulates...  Read Full »

Can I conceive with fallopian tube spillage seen on hysterosalpingography?

Query: Hello doctor, I have attached my test reports. Kindly go through it and guide me.  Read Full »


Dr. Natasha Bansal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. HSG (hysterosalpingography) is done (attachment removed to protect patient's identity) mainly to know the tubes' status and to look for their patency. Also, it can tell details about the uterus and if some lesion is present inside. Both the t...  Read Full »

My fallopian tubes are blocked. What can be done?

Query: Hello doctor, I need a second opinion on my HSG report.  Read Full »


Dr. Jain Padmesh Satishchand

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Usually, at least two radiographic films are shot during the HSG (hysterosalpingogram) procedure, one during filling of the cavity and the second showing the spill of the dye from the tubes. In some cases, three films are shot. I would like to see the¬†other film as an...  Read Full »

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