Our expert says:
The status of the remaining tube needs to be established and even though you had conservative surgery for your ectopic pregnancy, this does not imply that your tubes are absolutely normal. The side from which ovulation is likely to occur is irrelevant in this situation. My advice is to wait atleast one or two months after which I recommend a HSG (Hysterosalpingogram). This is an X-ray, which allows diagnosis of tubal patency. Quiet often even after conservative management of ectopics scar tissue may form and the tube may become obstructed. Furthermore the cause of the ectopic pregnancy, which affected the one tube, may be present in the other tube although in a sub-clinical form and this puts you at risk for another ectopic pregnancy. Therefore before attempting natural conception I would recommend a basic plan of investigation.
Answered by: Dr. M.I. Cassim
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