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ask: Can I still get pregnant without fallopian tubes?

By mrsbrathwaite
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I had my fallopian tubes removed due to multiple etopic pregnancies. I still have my ovaries, so can I still get pregnant?

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My 14 y/o daughter had to have 1 tube removed because of a cyst. The Dr. left both ovaries. I didn't understand why she would leave the ovary w/o a tube. She explained that my daughter can still use the eggs from the ovary with out a tube. I said "Naturally?" And the Dr said yes. She was about to draw a diaphragm of how it could work but I said its ok no bother. I should've let her explain because I'm still baffled at how she can still use both ovaries naturally. This is why I'm on this site. We have an appointment in June and I'll have her explain then.

February 24, 2015 - 2:04pm
Maryann Gromisch RN Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

Please let us know what your daughter's doctor tells you. I am baffled as well. I can understand obtaining an egg to be used in invitro fertilization.


March 3, 2015 - 10:32am

Hi Ladies My name is Bongiwe I have been married for 4 years now and I tried to get preg but nothing happened and I went to a gyno and he told me that my fallopian tubes are blocked and I must do a surgery im so scared people but I also want a baby so bad. and it seems that everyone who is around they get pregnant all the time and im so hurt by this please help.

February 24, 2015 - 10:44am
Maryann Gromisch RN Guide (reply to Bongiwe)

Hello Bongiwe,

I can appreciate your desire to become pregnant and your concern about the surgery suggested by your doctor.

The decision is yours. Be certain you understand what is suggested. Do not be afraid to ask questions and to have your doctor repeat an answer if you do not fully understand.

This surgery may be your chance to conceive a child. I will be thinking positive thoughts for you.


February 25, 2015 - 10:16am
EmpowHER Guest

My sister has been removed the last tube she had and was advised to go through the invitro fertilization and my question is, will her uterus carry the baby for the full term as she had two ectopic pregnancies??

February 6, 2015 - 7:04am
Maryann Gromisch RN Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

There is no risk for an ectopic pregnancy again because she had both fallopian tubes removed. The viability of carrying the pregnancy to term can best be determined by her gynecologist, who knows her medical history.


February 6, 2015 - 10:05am
EmpowHER Guest

I had my fallopian tubes removed at a young age and now I have symptoms of being pregnant. In 26, went to er and urine pregnancy test was negative. Could I still be pregnant and not know it?

January 23, 2015 - 6:09pm
Maryann Gromisch RN Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

If your fallopian tubes were removed there is no change that you could become pregnant, except through in vitro fertilization. The negative urine pregnancy test confirmed that you are not pregnant.


February 3, 2015 - 10:56am
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Anonymous (reply to Maryann Gromisch RN)

No offense, but I got pregnant with my 4th with one ovary and no Fallopian tubes... I had my 3rd through in vitro bc we assumed we could not have any more. My doctor is baffled to this day but my daughter (as strange as it sounds) is living proof. So, as crazy as it sounds, I respectually disagree.

February 6, 2015 - 6:20pm
monique6996 (reply to Anonymous)

how did you get pregnate i wanna no i wanna baby i wanna make sure its true

February 19, 2015 - 4:38pm
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