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ectopic pregnancy & fertility

i have just recently got out of hospital after having an emergency operation, had a laparoscopy to see what the problem was turns out to be an ectopic pregnancy, they had to remove one fallopian tube, i still have 2 ovaries but one tube. what are my chances of getting pregnant again?
can i have ivf using the eggs from the ovary that has no tube attatched?
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replied November 11th, 2008
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Ectopic pregnancies occur in 1 in every 40 to 1 in every 100 pregnancies. A repeated ectopic pregnancy may occur in 10 - 20% of women. An ectopic pregnancy is usually caused by a condition that blocks or slows the movement of a fertilized egg through the fallopian tube to the uterus. This may be caused by a physical blockage in the tube. This is probably why they removed the one fallopian tube.

As long as the one side of your ovaries produces eggs that are released into the intact tube, you may have the chance of getting pregnant naturally. What does your doctor say about this?
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