A hydrosalpinx is fluid blockage in your fallopian tubes that may make it difficult for you to become pregnant.


Hydrosalpinx is a condition where fluid accumulates in one or both fallopian tubes, creating a blockage. Your fallopian tubes extend from your uterus to your ovaries. Each month, as part of your menstrual cycle, your ovaries produce an egg that moves through your fallopian tubes. Healthy fallopian tubes give an open hallway for an egg and a sperm to unite( fertilization). The fertilized egg, or embryo, travels the same open hallway to your uterus. From there, an embryo can implant in your uterine wall and develop into a fetus.

With a hydrosalpinx, fluid build-up blocks this passageway. A blocked fallopian tube can also additionally save you sperm from attaining your egg. If fertilization does occur, the blockage to your fallopian tube can save you the embryo from attaining your uterus.


Rarely does a hydrosalpinx produce symptoms. When your healthcare professional looks into the reasons why getting pregnant is tough for you, you might not discover your tubes are blocked.

When symptoms are experienced, they consist of:


Treating a hydrosalpinx can enhance your possibilities of turning into pregnant. Your remedy will rely on elements just like the severity of your blockage and your age.

If you’ve got got an lively infection, your company will prescribe antibiotics to clear up it. Surgical remedies include:

Salpingectomy: Removes one or each fallopian tubes (bilateral salpingectomy).
Salpingostomy (neosalpingostomy): Repairs the blockage to your tubes. Salpingostomy is commonly accomplished the use of laparoscopy. With salpingostomy, your company makes a small incision into your fallopian tube to empty it. Your company can take away the broken elements of the tube and reopen the ends which have sealed shut. The results related to salpingostomy have made it a much less famous alternative than IVF in current years. Your danger of a miscarriage and being pregnant headaches may also boom following this surgery. IVF has a higher fulfillment charge for pregnancies than salpingostomy.


Dr. Indu Madhusudhan

MBBS, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Speciality : Infertility Specialist, Gynecologist, Obstetrician Experience : 22+ Years Experience
Languages spoken : English, Kannada ,Hindi , Marathi


Dr. Madhusudhan H.R

MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery, DNB - Urology/Genito - Urinary Surgery, MNAMS - General Surgery, FRCS - General Surgery, MBBS

Speciality : Infertility Specialist, Gynecologist, Obstetrician Experience : 22+ Years Experience
Languages spoken : English, Kannada ,Hindi , Marathi

Sushma Dasari
Sushma Dasari
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Srujana Banjagere
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Pratibha Kulkarni
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