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08 Feb 2006

Blocked tubes
I went to a reflexologist and she noted that my fellopian tubes were blocked. When i asked her how to unblock them, she said that she was doing it for me. Can this work? Will they unblock imediately? Please help, i am desperate to fall pregnant.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Liz

This sounds a little far fetched as it is very difficult to diagnose blocked fallopian tubes without some form of contrat studies. This can be done either by means of an x-ray (hsg) or trans vaginal ultra-sound with contrast enhancement or by means of laparoscopy or dye insufflation. The old method of using air pressure to diagnose blocked tubes and to unblock them needs to be abandoned as this method is no longer deemed safe and is associated with serious complications.
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