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Causes of fallopian tube obstruction, symptoms and methods of treatment

The fallopian tube is part of the reproductive system in the female body, where this channel connects the uterus to the ovaries, and through it the egg passes from the ovary to the uterus every month, and there are in the body of every female fallopian tubes located above the uterine cavity, and the length of each channel is about 10 cm As for the main function of this channel; It is the transfer of the sperm to the egg, and then the transfer of the fertilized egg to the uterus to be implanted there. It must be mentioned that the process of fertilization of the sperm to the egg occurs in the fallopian tube.

Types of blockage in fallopian tubes:
Fallopian tube obstruction can be divided into three types depending on which part of the duct blockage occurs in this way:
 Distal tube obstruction: It is also known as the hydrosalomyces, in which case the obstruction of the fallopian tube occurs at the end closest to the ovary, and its occurrence is usually attributed to a sexually transmitted infection.

 Mid-range blockage:
In this case, a blockage occurs in the middle part of the fallopian tube, and it should be noted that this area is targeted in infertility operations as well, such as the process of connecting the fallopian tubes.

 Proximal tube obstruction:
 In this case, the obstruction occurs at the end closest to the uterus, and is usually attributed to infection resulting from a miscarriage, cesarean delivery, or pelvic inflammatory disease.

Symptoms of a blocked fallopian tube:
 You may have these symptoms if your fallopian tube is blocked:
Pain in the abdomen and pelvis.
Abnormal vaginal discharge.
Hydropodia disease causes infertility, so you may discover it when trying to conceive.
A woman can develop a blocked fallopian tube without showing any symptoms.

Relationship of hydropodysitis with female infertility:
As it is a blockage in one or both of the tubes, the egg cannot move from the ovary to the uterus, at the same time the sperm cannot reach the egg to be fertilized, and this may reduce the chances of pregnancy, and sterility does not happen if the blockage is In only one side of the fallopian tubes, and pregnancy can arise through the other open tube, and in some cases, the fluid in the infected fallopian tube leaks into the uterus area, which in turn hinders the pregnancy process if it is present and leads to problems in it.

Methods for treating fallopian tube obstruction:
  • The most common treatment is to have surgery to remove the diseased tube. This type of surgery is known as a salpingectomy.
  • Undergoing surgery to remove scar tissue that may affect fertility.
  • Surgery aimed at getting rid of the growth of the endometrium.
  •  Ovulation stimulants If you have a partial blockage in one of the fallopian tubes, through it you may be able to conceive from the side that is not blocked.
  •  Antibiotics to treat any infection causing the disease.
  • Laparoscopic surgery to remove blockages from the ducts, but this method, its success depends on your age and how bad the blockage is.
Causes of blocked fallopian tubes:
There are many reasons that may lead to a blocked fallopian tube, the most famous of which are:
  1. The most common cause of blocked tubes is pelvic inflammatory disease. If you were previously exposed to an STD infection such as chlamydia or gonorrhea. If you previously had a uterine infection caused by a miscarriage.
  2.  If you have had abdominal surgery before.
  3.  If you have had uterine surgery before.
  4.  If you previously had an ectopic pregnancy.