What are Blocked Fallopian tubes and what are it’s causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments?


Blocked fallopian tubes are one of the main reasons of female infertility. Medical term for the blocked fallopian is called as Tubal occlusion. The fallopian tubes are present on the side of ovaries and are hair like structures which act as a path to travel the egg from ovaries to uterus and other way it allows sperm to travel to the egg so that fertilization can take place in the uterus.

Blocked fallopian tubes stop the sperm to travel to uterus as it is blocked. This blockage is the concern for infertility in women and can be treated by infertility treatments.

Causes of Blocked Fallopian Tubes

1. There is history with woman of pelvic infection

2. Burst appendix cause this blockage

3. Being a patient of sexually transmitted disease such as gonorrhea or chlamydia

4. Woman suffering from endometriosis, a medical condition causes the lining of the womb to grow outside of the uterus and block the fallopian tube

5. Woman has undergone an abdominal surgery

6. Hydrosalpinx, a swelling in the fallopian tube along with fluid in the end part of it

Symptoms of Blocked Fallopian Tubes

Blocked fallopian tubes don’t regularly cause side effects. Numerous ladies don’t realize they have blocked tubes until they attempt to get pregnant and experience difficulty. Sometimes, blocked fallopian tubes can prompt gentle, regular pain on one side of the abdomen. This generally occurs in a sort of blockage called a hydrosalpinx. This is when liquid fills in the tube and develops a blocked fallopian tube and resulting the blockage. Conditions that can prompt an blocked fallopian cylinder can cause their own symptoms. For instance, endometriosis regularly causes agonizing and hefty periods and pelvic agony. It can build your danger for blocked fallopian tubes.

Blocked fallopian tubes are a typical reason for infertility. Sperm and an egg meet in the fallopian tube for fertilization. A Blocked tube can prevent them from joining. On the off chance that the two fallopian tubes are completely obstructed, pregnancy without treatment will be unimaginable. In the event that the fallopian tubes are mostly hindered, you can possibly get pregnant. This is on the grounds that it’s harder for a prepared egg to travel through a blockage to the uterus. In these cases, your primary care physician may suggest in vitro preparation (IVF), contingent upon whether treatment is conceivable. On the off chance that only one fallopian tube is hindered, the blockage undoubtedly will not influence fertility in light of the fact that an egg can in any case go through the unaffected fallopian tube. Fertility medications can help increment your possibility of ovulating on the open side.

Diagnosis and Treatment to overcome Fallopian Tube Issues

Hysterosalpingography (HSG) is a type of X-ray used to examine the inside of fallopian tubes to help diagnose blockages and see the extent to which the blockage is present and depending on that, your doctor will suggest the treatment to overcome it, i.e. to get pregnant despite blockage. During HSG, your infertility specialists introduces a medical dye into your uterus and fallopian tubes.

If your fallopian tubes are blocked by small proportions of scars or any adhesions, your infertility specialist can use laparoscopic surgery to remove the blockage and open the tubes so that the egg and sperm can easily merge in it and fertilization can begin in it. If your fallopian tubes are blocked by large amounts due to scar tissue or adhesions, treatment to remove the blockages may not be possible and in that case, chances of pregnancy are very low as there is no place for fertilization of egg and sperm and without the proper fertilization, successful pregnancy cannot be achieved. If a blockage is caused because part of the fallopian tube is damaged, a surgeon can remove the damaged part and reconnect the two healthy parts by a surgery.

Possibility of getting successful pregnancy

The ratio of successful pregnancy in the case of blocked fallopian tubes depends upon the blockage level and what amount of blockage is removed by an infertility specialist. The rate of success increases if the blockage is near the uterus and the rate of success decreases when the blockage is near the ovary. The most common complication of blocked fallopian tubes and treatment for it is ectopic pregnancy. It is the pregnancy where the fertilized egg is implanted outside the uterus. One should concern with all prospects with their concerned infertility specialists so you can understand the possibilities of successful pregnancy and what are the chances of it. We, here at WINGS IVF Rajkot center strive to give the best gift of life by our IVF and other reproductive treatments where your infertility concerned is solved. You can contact us for any of your fertility and pregnancy-related concerns. Call us at +91 78788 77222 to book an appointment with us or visit our website www.wingsrajkot.com for more information about us and our services and treatments.


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