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Dr. Peter Horvath

Fertility Medicine
Rensselaer, NY
40 years experience male

Locations

Office

Rensselaer, NY

Address

399 Shaker Road, Suite 1, Rensselaer, NY
Directions

Practice website

Insurances accepted

Capital District Physicians Health Plan

MVP Healthcare

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

About

Bio

See my bio on my website at: http://albanyivf.com/about/horvath.htm

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Fertility Medicine

Languages spoken

Hungarian

Doctor Q&A

48 Answers
9 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Really?: Ejaculate must liquify for about 30 min prior to your being able to use it for insemination. A baster? Better would be a syringe. Best?...See a rep... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Longer than U think: If taken orally (as most people do) it takes the average young healthy person about a day to get rid of half the drug they took. This metabolism is p... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Get it Good Shape!: The best advice is to get into the best shape you can. Normalize your body composition / weight, drink < 4 alcoholic beverages weekly, avoid smoking ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Because fmf is a relatively rare condition there are few studies of large numbers to answer this really well. Colchicine is used for symptom control ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Probably, yes: The real issue is in defining "alcohol use in moderation". For many this means daily alcohol intake of 1-4 alcoholic beverages, which is significant.... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Depends on testing: If your fiance has normal sperm and your fallopian tubes are open, and there are no other issues, then at your age the chance of pregnancy is quite hi... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
No.: Metformin is given to improve the action of insulin. Insulin is a hormone that aids cells in the uptake of carbohydrates, not fats.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
When she's ovulating: If you are trying to avoid pregnancy... Use a condom.... That way you can stay in control. It is the responsible thing to do, and will offer protecti... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Can't say online: Best bet is to ask the physician who is prescribing these meds for you. Zoloft (sertraline) is an antidepressant / anti-anxiety drug. Alcohol is a d... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Fullness is common: Clomiphene citrate (clomid) is a synthetic medication that causes the pituitary gland to secrete more follicle stimulating hormone (fsh) and luteinizi... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Whatever works 4U: If you are asking about pleasure... There is no single right answer. Try many different positions and see what is most enjoyable for you as a couple.... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Not directly: Norethindrone is a synthetic progesterone. Many hormonal medications can cause hair follicles that are adjacent to each other to become synchronized ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
See a hematologist.: Bleeding from minor scratches is more likely to be a sign of a problem with your bleeding mechanisms than with a skin problem. It would be best to ta... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Alcohol dries: I'm not sure why you were cleaning your navel with alcohol. If you want to clean it out (and you don't have any open sores) consider hydrogen peroxid... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Not sure what U mean: Progesterone levels are generally low (< 1-2 ng/ml) in the first half of the cycle (b4 ovulation), rise at ovulation (~2-3 ng/ml) and continue to rise... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Most infertility: While typically and classically given to women who don't ovulate normally, to assist them with fertility, Clomid (clomiphene) is commonly given to mos... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
The University Group: It is always a good idea to go with a university based group if you are not local to an area. See http://nuhcrest.Nuhgynae.Com.Sg/cos/o.X?C=/wbn/... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Melanin loss: As people age the hair follicles decrease and then cease to produce melanin which is what gives hair it's color.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: While the data are difficult to break down fully, it should make intuitive sense. Tobacco (and for that matter marijuana) contains hundreds of toxica... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Semen Eval & bloods: The basic test is the semen analysis which is typically collected by masturbation into a sterile cup. This is best done in a specialized reproductive... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Longer than U think: If taken orally (as most people do) it takes the average young healthy person about a day to get rid of half the drug they took. This metabolism is p... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
None like for women: There are many methods that have been looked at in research settings, but none that have the ease, reversibility, reliability, and effectiveness as th... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Longer than U think: If taken orally (as most people do) it takes the average young healthy person about a day to get rid of half the drug they took. This metabolism is p... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Get evaluated: I agree with dr. Roseff, that getting a basic workup is critical. Often a basic workup would include basic endocrine bloodwork and an examination for... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
It's possible...: Most home pregnancy tests are reliable, but not at the lowest levels of pregnancy hormone, which would require blood testing. If you have negative ho... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Any position usually: In general, it doesn't make a difference. In some cases, if a woman's cervix is in an extreme position (say pointing "up" towards her pubic bone, rat... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Pregnancy desired?: The general therapy for pco depends on your primary complaints and desires. If pregnancy is desired, then typically ovulation enhancement with drugs ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Depends on testing: A blighted ovum means that that portion of the embryo that was to become the baby did not develop properly, but the portion that was to become the pla... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Unlikely: Regarding egg donors, fertility clinics in general do not "track" the whereabouts of their anonymous donor after the donor's have been discharged from... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Why RU reluctant?: Many men who smoke are fertile. What we do know is that men who smoke (anything... But especially cigarettes and marijuana) are taking in major toxin... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Not directly: Fmf does not cause death directly (like say for example cancer or coronary artery disease). Patients with fmf do have higher rates of related disease... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
About equal: In a reproductive clinic it is most common to find contributory factors on both the male and female side of the subfertility problem. Testing is more... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Yes, Aygestin (norethindrone) (brand-name), or nor Norethindrone (generic name) is a synthetic progesterone. This would most commonly be prescribed b... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Inject sperm in eggs: ICSI is "intracytoplasmic sperm injection" and is a technology using in vitro fertilization (IVF). With IVF, a woman's ovaries are stimulated with fer... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Pregancy hormone: Hcg or human Chorionic Gonadotropin is the pregnancy hormone. B-hcg refers to the "beta subunit" of the molecule. It is the beta subunit that differ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Spread of infections: This is a very general question, but in general poor hygiene allows for the uncontrolled growth and in turn spread of bacteria and other infectious ag... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Complex chemistry: The correct answer to this involves basic knowledge of carbohydrate biochemistry. Sugar alcohols are hydrogenated forms of carbohydrates. Some simpl... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
No.: In general ear, nose and throat infections will not have an impact on fertility in any direct way. There may be rare situations such as tonsillar tub... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
2/10: For a conception date of 05/06/2012 the due date would be 02/10/2013. The due date is 38 weeks from the date of conception, or 40 weeks from the last... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Chromosome 16: The mefv gene is located on the short (p) arm of chromosome 16 at position 13.3, from base pair 3, 292, 027 to 3, 306, 626 (per wikipedia).
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Highly variable: Many insurances will cover evaluation of infertility, even if they don't cover treatment. The best tests to get for an individual will vary depending... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Highly variable: Many insurances will cover evaluation of infertility, even if they don't cover treatment. The best tests to get for an individual will vary depending... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Fever is illness: Fever typically means that your body is fighting an infection and is "heating up" to help your normal cells in the process. A night sweat is just a n... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Yes, generally.: There are different "morning after pill" regimens. Most rely on high synthetic estrogen/progesterone intake (lots of birth control pills) which cause... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
In general, no: A major factor in subfertility is a mom's age. So if you are fairly young when you have your first and try for another when you are still young, you ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Not designed 4 that: Metformin is often prescribed for women with polycystic ovarian disease to aid their fertility potential. It is not an ovarian stimulating drug; it i... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Maybe not...: Many women have a cervix that is "friable", meaning that when you touch it, it tends to bleed a bit. Sometimes the likelihood of this can be increase... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Basal temp rises: If you have been taking your basal body temperature, there is typically a rise of 1/2 degree with Progesterone production, which occurs after ovulatio... Read More

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Apr 3, 2013
Dr Horvath is a highly regarded specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility in the Northeast. His pregnancy statistics are excellent. He has an exceptional supportive staff.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Horvath is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Horvath is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I was well informed..thanks
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Albany Medical College, NY
Graduated 1982MD

Awards

Numerous teaching awards
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