HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES FOR FALLOPIAN TUBE BLOCKAGE
The Fallopian tubes, also known as, uterine tubes, and salpinges , are two very fine tubes lined with ciliated epithelia leading from the ovaries into the uterus. In a woman's body the tube allows passage of the egg from the ovary to the uterus and helps fertilization if sperm is present .
The most common causes of blockage are scar tissue and endometriosis.
· Scar tissue may occur flowing infection in the tubes. Infection can inflame the lining of the tubes. As the infection is healing , it may lay down scar tissue. This makes the inner wall of the tube thicker which decreases the opening. The open area may become partly or completely blocked.
· Endometriosis is a common condition where tissue that behaves the lining of the womb , endometrium, may grow outside of the womb.If the endometriosis is mild , this unusual tissue growth may not block the fallopian tubes.If it is a higher stage , then it is very likely that the fallopian tube will have been blocked.
· Previous pelvic surgery may be another cause especially when the fallopian tubes and ovaries were involved. The competence of the surgeon is crucial in limiting post- operative damage.
Homoeopathic medicines gives much hope in the treatment of infertility due to fallopian tube blockage.So many effective medicines are available , and this should be selected according to symptom similarity. Some of the important medicines are given below.
CIMCIFUGA RACEMOSA -Cimicifuga is the most effective medicine for tube block caused by endometriosis with pain during periods. It is indicated in case of severe, bearing down pain in the lower abdomen, uterine region and the lower back during periods. It is also prescribed for darting pains in the pelvis from hip to hip. More the menstrual flow, more the pain. Sharp electricity-like pains may appear in various parts of the body as a reflex from uterine/ovarian irritation
EUPIONUM 3-Eupionum is one of the top remedies for tube block.Eupionum removes block in both sides of the fallopian tubes.There is burning in right ovary. Gushing leucorrhes.
LACHESIS 200-Lachesis is an effective remedy for tube block It removes blockage of the fallopian tubes , especially that of the left side. Left ovary painful and indurated . Cannot tolerate touch.Leucorrhoea , copious , smarting , staining and stiffening of the linen greenish.
MERC. SOL 30—Merc sol is an effective remedy for inflammation of the fallopian tubes. There is chronic inflammatory condition of the endometrium. Leading symptoms are – burning, stinging , tearing, cutting pains in the ovarian region. There is fever with inflammation of the endometrium. Sensation of rawness in parts. Parts are sore due to excoriating leucorrhoea. Leucorrhoea acrid and fetid , greenish in colour especially at night time. Mammae are painful as if they would ulcerate every menstrual period.
PULSATILLA NIG. 30- Pulsatilla is the most effective among Homeopathic medicines for inflammation of fallopian tubes which causes pelvic pain during periods, attended with chills, restlessness and tossing in bed. It is adapted to to patients who are gentle , submissive, tearful disposition. Patient is very emotional wants company. Consolation ameliorates all complaints.
PLATINA -Platina is also effective for pain during intercourse, dyspareunia.It is prescribed women who complain of marked pain during intercourse.Burning and soreness is also present.The genitals are sensitive to touch. Platina have an increased sexual desire
POLYGONUM PUN. 30- Polygonum pun. Is an effective remedy for tube block when there is cutting pain along the tubes. Aching pain in hips and loins. Sensation as if the hips were being drawn together.Sensation of weight and tension within pelvis.
SEPIA 30-- Sepia is another effective medicine for inflammation of fallopian tubes, when there is marked bearing down pains in the pelvis. Women prescribed Sepia may also complain of gripping, stitching, clutching pains in the pelvis.Pain during intercourse.Women have a low sex drive. Burning and soreness and the genitals are sensitive to touch. Sepia is considered the most useful medicine for endometriosis where it is accompanied by urinary urgency and frequency. A bearing down sensation in the pubic region may be felt. Pain while passing urine from endometriosis lesions also indicates use of Sepia. Pain in the bladder of aching (dull) and burning nature during menses also points to use of Sepia.
SELENIUM MET 30- Selenium met. is also useful in removing the obstruction of fallopian tubes.Menses copious and dark. Awakened by pain of menses.
SILICEA –Silicea is another effective remedy for fallopian tube block due to serum or pus in the tubes. There is induration and inflammation of the mucous membrane of the uterus and fallopian tubes. Menses too early , acrid, and too profuse. Discharge of blood between two periods. Leucorrhoea instead of menses.Another prescribing symptom is increased menses , with paroxysms of icy coldness over whole body.
THLASPI BURSA PAS. 200-- Thlaspi is the top medicine when a woman experiences bleeding in between periods that is accompanied by violent uterine pains that are colicky or cramping in nature. The cause can varying in different women like inflammation of uterus or endometriosis. Large clots may pass along with the blood. The bleeding may also be accompanied by backache.
TRITICUM REP 30-Triticum rep. is prescribed when obstruction of the fallopian tubes occurs with urinary complaints.
THIOSINAMINUM 30-Thiosinaminum is an effective remedy for fallopian tube block when it occurs due to scar tissue, stricture or adhesions. Thiosinaminum dissolves the scar tissues and open the passage of the fallopian tube.
APIS MELLIFICA 30-Apis mel is effective for tube block from inflammation of fallopian tubes.The right tube is mainly affected and there is soreness and stinging pain. Menses profuse, with heavy abdomen, faintness and severe pain. There is a feeling of bearing down as if menses were to appear.