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Dr. Julian Escobar

Fertility Medicine
Foreman, TX

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Dr Escobar graduated with High Honors in Genetics from the University of Georgia and was subsequently awarded prestigious research fellowships at the National Institutes of Health and Harvard Medical School. He then obtained his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed his OBGYN residency at Northwestern University. He later relocated to Dallas to pursue fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Escobar has conducted research in various areas of reproduction, including decreased ovarian reserve, hormone production in pregnancy, polycystic ovarian syndrome, assisted reproductive technologies, and reproductive surgical techniques. He has presented his findings at national scientific meetings and has published several scientific articles in prominent peer-reviewed journals. Dr Escobar has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery and reproductive microsurgical technique for tubal ligation reversal and outpatient correction of abnormalities of the uterus, tubes and ovaries. He also specializes in all aspect of assisted reproductive technologies. Dr. Escobar is an active member of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, the American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists, the Endocrine Society and the Texas Medical Association. He has lived in several Latin American countries and is completely fluent in Spanish.

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Fertility Medicine

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Depends: It depends on the severity. Some women recover from the anorexia/eating disorder and gain weight, but may never have periods again. Thus they would be... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
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No: Its all about balance. Coffee in moderate amounts (less than 2 cups a day or less than 200 mg a day) are safe before and during pregnancy.
A 45-year-old member asked:
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A lot: Endometriosis is present in about 3% of women, but in fertility clinics about 60% patients may have it. Therefore endometriosis can definitely affect ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
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Its a continuum: 35 or "ama" come from studies that showed that the risk of having a baby with a chromosomal abnormality was greater than the risk to the pregnancy by ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
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Ovary: By the granulosa cells in the ovary with the help of the theca cells.
A 24-year-old member asked:
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Soon: If you have passed your pregnancy, you may ovulate within a month.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
24 hrs: The egg lives ~24 hours after ovulation and thus the sperm need to wait for the egg. Sperm can live 3-5 days in the cervix and uterus, while they die ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
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Yes: The clinic may have that information if they recruited the donor, otherwise if you used an agency, the agnecy may have the information.
A 22-year-old member asked:
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No: It is not normal. You should be evaluated for the cause of bleeding, which may include oligomenorrhea, polyps, fibroids, pregnancy... Amongst many oth... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
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Usually before: This discharge is seen usually before ovulation but can linger after. The reason it is "creamy" is to allow the sperm to go through it and reach the e... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
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May be normal: Maximum pregnancy rates in humans are about 20% per month, and 85% per year, therefore you may just need to try longer. The average woman misses a per... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
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No: Sperm are produced constantly and whatever is in the ejaculate was produced in the past 80 days. Some men may have decreased counts per ejaculate with... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
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Phantom HCG: Besides the psychological disorder where women feel pregnant but they are not, there is also an interesting phenomenon where women test positive for p... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
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No: The fact that you had 2 blighted ovums should not have a direct impact on a future pregnancy. However, a small number of patients with a history of re... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
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Yes, but...: You could conceive, but you may need an evaluation or treatment as periods should come every month or so. Absence of periods may be from an ovarian or... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
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No: If you are expecting to get pregnant via insemination, a single ejaculate should provide enough sperm to achieve pregnancy. If the total number of mot... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
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Wait for menses: Depo may suppress periods for even a year. To get pregnant you have to wait for a period. If you do not after a year of stopping depo, please see a ph... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
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Yes, IVF may not be : As long as you have open tubes and your husband normal sperm, the ovulation induction may not be much different (and a lot cheaper and easier) than iv... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
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No: It is like having curly or straight hair. Now, if your uterus is tilted because of scar tissue (and not naturally) then it may.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
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Depends: This depends on the cause of the hematospermia. Most of the causes are idiopathic and inconsequential. If the rest of the semen analysis is normal, th... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
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Midcycle: Sex early and late in your cycle usually will not result in pregnancy. The midcycle or about 14 days before your expected period is the most fertile t... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
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No: Most sperm die in the vagina after and hour, therefore the sperm that are able to fertilize the egg have less than an hour to enter the cervix and ute... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Hello, in the US we consider that patients who attempt pregnancy and are unsuccessful should seek help from a reproductive endocrinologist as 85% of n... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
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Lower: Conception rates steadily decline after 29 yrs, at 40 they are less than half of those in their 20s. The miscarriage rate is also higher at 40, being ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Yes: Various causes of amenorrhea dictate different treatments. Consult with your obgyn or a reproductive endocrinologist.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Wait: The progestin in Depo-Provera can hang around for a long time in your system and patients can be affected up to a year. If you have waited that long, ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
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Probably: One of the best predictors of getting pregnant is having a history of a successful pregnancy. So statistically those who have gotten pregnant are bett... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
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Yes: "wet dreams" are not related to fertility. If you are curious about your fertility potential, you can get a semen analysis. It is easy, predictive and... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
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Does not matter: Fertility rates are highest with daily intercourse and almost identical on "every other day". Less frequent sex results in less pregnancies. The most ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Yes: Endometriosis decreases egg quality and increases pelvic adhesions. Surgery for endometriosis is notorious to decrease egg number (you lost an ovary).... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
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Many reasons: Anxiety is common in fertility patients. More concerning is pulmonary embolism, ectopic pregnancy or ovarian hyperstimmulation, all of which can incre... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
OI, IUI, IVF: Women normally ovulate one egg per month. We can increase the odds of pregnancy by increasing this 2-4 by using fertility drugs. Similarly, we can inc... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Yes: Obese women have greater difficulty ovulating, having an adequate endometrium, sustaining a pregnancy and having a healthy pregnancy. Therefore chance... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
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See an MD: If you have tried to conceive naturally and you have not had luck, then it is likely that the decreased motility (which is probably the most important... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Different: The pregnancy rate means the chances to get pregnant. The delivery rate, gives you the chance of getting pregnant and going home with a baby. If you h... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
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Both: Chlamydia is harder to detect and in women is notorious for causing pelvic adhesions and tubal damage. We usually treat for chlamydia if someone tests... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Unknown: People travel to India for gestational surrogacy as it can cost $40-80,000 in the US. IVF is more efficient in the US and the cost of traveling may no... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Unlikely: Terbutaline has a short half life and thus is excreated quickly. The effects are usually felt within minutes.
A 26-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Yes: The immune system usually is not in contact with the testicle, and thus trauma to the testis can have your immune system be exposed to sperm for the 1... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Same day: Usually the same day or the next. Otherwise after 6 weeks.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
As much as you want: Every other day or more yields the highest pregnancy rates.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Consult an MD: Basic testing can be performed by your obgyn, more advanced testing/treatment is usually done by a reproductive endocrinologist. If there is male fact... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Ovarian reserve: Amh is secreted by the follicles destined to ovulate in the next 1-2 months, this egg number reflects your ovarian reserve and it correlates with amh.... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Yes: C section can cause pelvic scarring, affecting the shape of your uterus and the functionality of your tubes. Having said this, most women do well afte... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Faster time to preg: As discussed before, there are several pros and cons. Ultimately treatments speed up the time to achieve pregnancy. Cost and multiples are some of the... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Yes: Studies have compared the stress of fertility treatments with that that cancer patients go through.
A 22-year-old male asked:
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No: Fertility drugs do not cause cancer but infertility is a known risk factor for ovarian and uterine cancer. People who suffer of infertility may be at ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Depends: The standard therapy is the freezing of embryos (fertilized eggs). Usually 40% of retrieved eggs result in good embryos. Egg freezing is still experim... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Depends: Although you cannot tell how fertile a woman is by looking at her, you can often see during a cvervical exam that she is at her "most" fertile as the ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Escobar
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Evaluate 1st: Endocrine disorders from thyroid disease, to hyperandrogenism, to pcos and even brain tumors can cause this, therefore you need to be evaluated to det... Read More

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May 15, 2012
Dr. Escobar is a fantastic option for patients dealing with infertility in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. We enjoying sending our patients to him and seeing the great results. Patients love him!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Escobar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Escobar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Hi and thank u! Though I would proactively check for one before trying for kids since I had one 4 yrs ago that I removed. Perhaps wait one more cycle to c if it's a p or blood clot is a wise idea. Tha...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I'm 24 and recently a doctor gave me this test. My number is .31 and it makes me a little sad. Good to know though thanks helping me underst
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! eventhough this was not my question, helpful my question was unanswerd
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