Fallopian tubes are two very fine tubes on either side of the uterus through which mature egg & sperms travel.
Fallopian Tube Blockage: Any obstruction in tubes which prevent egg from travelling down the uterus & also prevents sperm from reaching the egg thus fertilization can’t take place. It can affect one or both tubes & is responsible for 40% cases of Female Infertility.
In most of the cases Blocked Fallopian Tube doesn’t produce any symptoms & is first diagnosed when patient finds difficulty in conceiving & undergoes investigation.
Blocked Fallopian Tube due to infection known as Hydrosalpinx in which tube is swelled up by infected fluid can cause lower abdominal pain & abnormal vaginal discharge.