Dilated Tube - Possible surgery - any others with this?

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Dilated Tube - Possible surgery - any others with this?

Postby hero7 » Fri Jul 10, 2015 8:12 am

Hi!

I just had an HSG and the doctor said my right tube is great, but my left is dilated (not blocked) and that usually requires surgery before any fertility treatments can begin.

The HSG was not with my RE/specialist, because she was booked - we go back to see her on the 30th - which is 20 longggg days away. I emailed her with some questions about the surgery but all she said was it would be laproscopic and possibly remove the tube and we'll discuss further at our next appt!

Has anyone else had a dilated tube? What was the treatment? Results?

The Doctor I saw today basically said it's probably inflamed due to scar tissue and therefore the 'fingers' at the end are somewhat collapsed on themselves so no eggs are coming through there.

(I will probably cross-post this so sorry if you are seeing this twice)
Me: 38
Hubby: 42

Married 11/2/2014
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March 2015 - confirmed early MC/CP
May & June 2015 - Clomid 50mg - BFN
July 2015 - Testing done: AMH 0.72, FSH 10, DH SA #s are great, but lowish morphology
Aug 2015 - Follistim w/ timed - BFN
Oct 2015 - Follistim w/ IUI - BFN
Dec 2015 - New RE!! Updated labs - AMH is now 1.3! Started IVF meds 12/31, retrieval mid-Jan
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Re: Dilated Tube - Possible surgery - any others with this?

Postby rockinmysoxoff » Sun Jul 12, 2015 8:10 am

I don't have this, but I didn't want your post to go unreplied to. It would be a great idea to remove the tube since you don't want an inadvertent ectopic (like I did). Supposedly after an HSG you have a better time of getting pregnant for a few months (just anecdotal, not actual science) since the hsg 'flushes' out the system. Didn't work for me since my hsg was 3 years ago! Due to your age though it wouldn't be a bad idea to just go straight to IVF (if you can). Not trying to be a dick about your age....just sometimes doctors like to putz around with 'trying' this and 'trying' that and meanwhile your fertility years are going out the window.
Me=34 mild endo, fibroids, pcos....sluggish eggs
DH=36 low sperm count
TTC since july 10 2010
ectopic sept 17th at 7.5 weeks 2010 (so we know it's possible!)

I'm still here, fighting the good fight. We are still 'trying' but it's no big deal anymore if we don't have a baby. We have been together since October of 1998! We certainly didn't get married JUST to have babies! Good luck to everyone TTC!
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Re: Dilated Tube - Possible surgery - any others with this?

Postby hero7 » Mon Jul 13, 2015 8:29 am

Hey, thanks for replying! I agree we time is not on our side - I'll be 38 on Wed! I think I ovulated on my right (good) side this weekend and we BD'd so maybe we will get lucky. But if not, yes, I think we'll probably take a more aggressive approach to next steps once we figure out the issue with my tube...

Good luck to you too :-)
Me: 38
Hubby: 42

Married 11/2/2014
TTC #1


March 2015 - confirmed early MC/CP
May & June 2015 - Clomid 50mg - BFN
July 2015 - Testing done: AMH 0.72, FSH 10, DH SA #s are great, but lowish morphology
Aug 2015 - Follistim w/ timed - BFN
Oct 2015 - Follistim w/ IUI - BFN
Dec 2015 - New RE!! Updated labs - AMH is now 1.3! Started IVF meds 12/31, retrieval mid-Jan
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