Hysterosalpingogram (HSG), sonohysterogram, and laparoscopy are the tests done to check if the fallopian tubes are blocked. HSG is an x-ray test, sonohysterogram is an ultrasound test, and laparoscopy is a minimally invasive diagnostic test. These tests are done to diagnose the cause of infertility.
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My laparoscopy and dye test showed spillage of dye from both fallopian tubes. Does it mean I will have difficulty conceiving?
Query: Hello doctor, I had my laparoscopy and dye done yesterday, and the results showed delayed dye spillage from both fallopian tubes. I have been married for three years, have no kids, I am 28 years old, and with normal FSH, LH, TSH, Testosterone, and insulin levels. My ultrasound shows tiny follicles s... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A delay in the passage of dye may be due to some infection. Infertility seems to be due to polycystic ovarian disease or infection in the urogenital tract. Natural pregnancy is possible. Do perineal and pelvic exercises regularly. Go for walks regularly. Take flax se... Read Full »
What causes recurrent miscarriages?
Query: Hi doctor, At first, I ended up with miscarriage in 8 months. It was a natural one when the baby movement got less and I was unable to determine. Then, after eight months I conceived. That also ended with a miscarriage in a month's time. I have gone through D and C. Now, I have been trying to conce... Read Full »
Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Three months is a short duration for conception to occur. Chance of pregnancy after trying for six months is 70%. You can safely try naturally for another six months. There is very less likely to be any pathology preventing pregnancy. If conception does not occur in... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am 34 years old and trying to conceive. My report showed AMH 162, TSH 2.03 and prolactin 31.50. Can I get pregnant? I am also taking Clomid tablet in the first 4 days of the cycle. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) and prolactin levels are fine, but your AMH anti-mullerian hormone value of 1.62 is slightly on the lower side. At the age of 34, if you ovulate properly with good patent fallopian tubes and husband's semen analysis is normal, then... 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 »
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 »
My fallopian tubes are blocked. What can be done?
Query: Hello doctor, I need a second opinion on my HSG report. Read Full »
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 »
After I started trying for pregnancy, my menstrual cycle has become long. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old female, and we are trying to conceive from the last six months, but so far no luck. But, I have noticed a change in my menstrual cycle, it used to be very regular and last for 28 days. But, since we started trying for a baby, my menstrual cycle has gotten longer (35 to... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let me start on a positive note, a young lady of 25 years, whose gynecologist says there is no problem, means she has very high chances of pregnancy. The right time for pregnancy is from 19 to 35 years. Kindly see if the following checklist of investigations has been done... Read Full »
I had a large number of clots in my regular periods. Can it be a miscarriage?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old and sexually active. Last month, I anticipated getting pregnant and hence, was sexually active during my ovulation. I started having funny symptoms like bloating, cravings and headache. I so much felt like I was pregnant. A day before my expected date of the period (27th... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms you mentioned could be due to pregnancy which may not have been healthy, and we cannot predict. If it had been healthy, you would have had a weak positive urine pregnancy test. So, most probably you were not pregnant. We have other possibilities like pel... Read Full »
Is there a way to prevent ectopic pregnancy?
Query: Hi doctor, My wife had first ectopic pregnancy before two years and her left tube was ruptured. She had laparoscopic surgery at that time and the bleeding was stopped by laser and the tube was left in ruptured condition. After one year we tried, but did not conceive. After two years of the incident,... Read Full »
Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If tuberculosis have not done irreversible damage to the tube and endometrium (inner lining of the uterus), then pregnancy can happen either naturally or with treatment. A simplest way to check these two things is one mid-cycle ultrasound (around day 13 or 14 of menses) t... Read Full »
Why am I not able to conceive?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 37 year old married woman. I have been trying to conceive for the past two months, but could not succeed. I got married six months back and initially for 30 days, I used I-pill. My periods are regular with 25 to 28 day cycles. My husband and I do not have any allergy or pre-existi... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. When a women crosses 35 years, the chance of getting pregnant naturally reduces due to less number of eggs. I suggest you get a complete investigation like hormonal profile and fallopian tube testing. Also, get a semen analysis for your husband and then we can discuss fu... Read Full »
My HSG report shows normal tubes. Is there high chance of getting pregnant?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30 years old female, trying to get pregnant. I have done the HSG test, and the tubes are normal and not blocked. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports, and they seem to be normal. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I would suggest doing proper ovulation monitoring for one month, starting from the 9-10th day to 16-17th day, until the egg gets ruptured and plan accordingly. ... Read Full »