The fallopian tubes are muscular tubes that are lined with delicate hair-like structures. These “hairs” work in both directions; helping an egg to travel from the ovaries down to the womb (uterus) and helping sperm travel up from the womb. Each fallopian tube ends in fimbriae, which are finger-like structures. Continue Reading »
What are fallopian tubes used for?
The uterine tubes, also known as oviducts or fallopian tubes, are the female structures that transport the ova from the ovary to the uterus each month. In the presence of sperm and fertilization, the uterine tubes transport the fertilized egg to the uterus for implantation. Continue Reading »
Can you still have a baby without Fallopian tube?
Usually an egg has to travel from the ovaries into the fallopian tube to get fertilized, before continuing down to the uterus. Without the tubes it should be nearly impossible to get pregnant, unless the woman uses in-vitro fertilization, which Kough says she didn’t do. Continue Reading »
What causes blockage of Fallopian tubes?
The most common cause of blocked fallopian tubes is pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). 5 PID is the result of a sexually transmitted disease, but not all pelvic infections are related to STDs. Also, even if PID is no longer present, a history of PID or pelvic infection increases the risk of blocked tubes. Continue Reading »
How do you unblock fallopian tubes?
If your fallopian tubes are blocked by small amounts of scar tissue or adhesions, your doctor can use laparoscopic surgery to remove the blockage and open the tubes. If your fallopian tubes are blocked by large amounts of scar tissue or adhesions, treatment to remove the blockages may not be possible. Continue Reading »
Do Men Have Fallopian Tubes?
Generally, Fallopian tubes exist in women which aid in process of child birth. So typically, NO is the answer.
as written by Adigun Michael Olamide ‘Olamide Noble’