My right fallopian tube is blocked, can the obstruction be removed? If so, will this allow me to bear children?

According to my doctor, my right fallopian tube is blocked and he was unable to find the left one. Can the obstruction in the right tube be unblocked? If so, will I be able to bear children with only one fallopian tube?

Answers from doctors (3)


South Florida Institute For Reproductive Medicine - Pembroke Pines

Published on Apr 15, 2015

One of the limitations of the HSG is that when the uterus cramps, the contraction can cause the entrance to the tube to be temporarily blocked. This is not a true obstruction and repeating the HSG after pre-medicating with a muscle relaxant can sometimes solve the problem. Some tubal obstruction can be opened by a procedure called tubal canalization, depending on where in the tube the blockage is located. IVF is a very successful way for women with blocked tubes to conceive.

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Answered by South Florida Institute For Reproductive Medicine - Pembroke Pines

One of the limitations of the HSG is that when the uterus cramps, the contraction can cause the entrance to the tube to be temporarily blocked. This is not a true obstruction and repeating the HSG after pre-medicating with a muscle relaxant can sometimes solve the problem. Some tubal obstruction can be opened by a procedure called tubal canalization, depending on where in the tube the blockage is located. IVF is a very successful way for women with blocked tubes to conceive.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Sanford Health Fertility and Reproductive Medicine

Published on Apr 14, 2015

Thanks for your question. Your best bet is to be evaluated by a provider. They can give you the best options for pregnancy.

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Answered by Sanford Health Fertility and Reproductive Medicine

Thanks for your question. Your best bet is to be evaluated by a provider. They can give you the best options for pregnancy.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


It depends on the location and the reason for the blockage. You will need a tubal surgeon to evaluate the images diagnosing your blockage and then he or she can provide you with more information.

Answered by A Personal Choice Tubal Reversal (View Profile)

It depends on the location and the reason for the blockage. You will need a tubal surgeon to evaluate the images diagnosing your blockage and then he or she can provide you with more information.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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