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Dr. Michael Murray

Fertility Medicine
Roseville, CA
29 years experience male

Locations

Office

Roseville, CA

Address

Northern California Fertility Medical Center, 1130 Conroy Lane, #100, Roseville, CA
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About

Bio

Dr. Michael J. Murray graduated from the Tulane University School of Medicine in 1993 and finished his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Oregon Health Sciences University in 1997. He completed his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of North Carolina in 1999. After concluding his training, Dr. Murray served on the faculty at the University of California Davis School of Medicine and then as the first Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Fertility at Kaiser Permanente in Sacramento. Dr. Murray's special interests focus on reproductive surgery, including laparoscopy and the removal of fibroids, as well as assisted reproductive technologies and research in women's health. He has been awarded numerous grants and awards for his research from both the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine.

Specialties
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Fertility Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

37 Answers
30 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Usually: The medications are different than fertility enhancing injections. Gestational surrogates typically receive Estradiol and progesterone, which are the ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Yes.: Typically, the egg donor is an anonymous, independent contractor working for the fertility clinic. The contract should specifically state that everyth... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Usually: Fertility clinics with their own egg donor program should have a detailed family history for each donor that is available to the recipients in an anon... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
50 years old - maybe: Unlike the inevitable age related decline that happens to all women, most men will continue to make sperm their entire life. There are studies suggest... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
High: If cryptorchidism (undescended testis) is not corrected before puberty then low sperm counts are common. The surgery is called orchiopexy and is perfo... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
No effect on sperm: There are no studies proving that Lexapro (escitalopram) has a negative effect on sperm. Some antidepressants can decrease libido. Medications similar... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
No: Twins, by definition, is a high risk pregnancy. Fertility specialists should have the goal of one baby at a time.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Uncommon: If there is trauma to both testicles and the trauma is severe, then sperm counts may be decreased. Although cycling more than 50 miles per week has an... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Common: As a general rule, place your right hand on your right thigh near the groin with your thumb and finger pointing towards your knee. Place your left han... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Most likely: You are at risk of pregnancy if you have been sexually active. Three weeks after your ovulation, you should do a pregnancy test. If your period is lat... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Headache is a common side effect from clomid. It is ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen) with clomid. Make sure you are drinking plenty of water. Talk ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Unhealthy chemicals: Smoking, drugs, excessive alcohol, other toxic chemicals, such as chemotherapy, radiation, obesity and sometime stress.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Personal choice: What you are feeling is very common. In fact, all fertility specialists see people coping with fertility issues every day. I suggest first consulting ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Surgery - maybe: When fibroids are located in the uterine cavity, they often cause abnormal bleeding, pelvic pain, increase a woman’s risk of miscarriage and infertili... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Mumps & Fertility: The mumps virus infects the salivary and parotid glands in the mouth. About 20% of pubertal boys or men will also get a very painful mumps infection i... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Convicted: Cecil jacobson, md was not a board certified reproductive endocrinologist/infertility specialist. Do your homework before making an appointment with a... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Pain and/or Bleeding: Depending on the size and location, fibroids can cause heavy or painful periods, pelvic pain or pressure/bloating, changes in urination or bowel movem... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Pain and/or bleeding: Depending on the size and location, fibroids can cause heavy or painful periods, pelvic pain or pressure/bloating, changes in urination or bowel movem... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Pain and/or bleeding: Depending on the size and location, fibroids can cause heavy or painful periods, pelvic pain or pressure/bloating, changes in urination or bowel movem... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Minimize spotting: Break-through-bleeding (btb) is common with the progestogen (p) only oral contraceptive pills (ocp). Although btb can still occur with the combined es... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Hot Flashes: By far, the most common side effect is hot flashes, because Lupron (leuprolide) causes a temporary menopause. Poor sleep resulting in emotional side e... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Leuprolide costs: Prices are approximate from online pharmacies in the us: leuprolide 2 week kit - $130 (for fertility therapies). Leuprolide 3.75 mg - $300 (for endo... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Metabolism: Hot flashes are typically related menopause and low estrogen. Some people with diabetes can get hot flashes when their blood sugar goes too low. Their... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Ask for help: What your feeling is common. Many fertility specialists and therapists see patients with the exact same questions everyday. You do not need to go thro... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: The im injections in the buttocks often cause discomfort. Definitely alternate the injection side each day. Also ask your fertility nurse to draw a la... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Fair: If you like those kind of books it can be helpful. For trustworthy information about fertility, try www.Asrm.Org. Click on "resources"; then, "patient... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
No: There are no herbs proven to help with fibroids. For that matter, there are no medications that permanently treat fibroids. Medications may provide te... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Almost always: Some types of ovarian cysts must always be removed, such as cancer. Fortunately, most ovarian cysts are not cancer. Small cysts rarely cause problems ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Dysmenorrhea: Endometriosis and fibroids are two of the most common causes of dysmenorrhea (painful periods). Other common causes are ovarian cysts, varicose veins... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Depends: If you are not nursing and 6, or more, months after delivering a baby, then your period should resume 4-6 weeks after stopping a progestogen only pill... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Medication: First, the cause of the low luteinizing hormone (lh) and follicle stimulating hormone (fsh) levels needs to be determined. Second, the answer may be d... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Still available: Lomefloxacin is the generic name for maxaquin. In october 2008, the us fda put a "black box" warning on the drug, limiting its use. Lomeflaxacin is st... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Mumps and fertility: The mumps virus infects the salivary and parotid glands in the mouth. About 20% of pubertal boys or men will also get a very painful mumps infection i... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
No: As long as your sperm count is normal, then ejaculation by masturbation or intercourse will only decrease sperm counts for about 24 - 48 hours. Sperm ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Hot flashes: Hot flashes and a lack of periods before the age of 40 years old are the symptoms and signs of premature ovarian failure. Measuring blood levels of fo... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Scar tissue: First, the molar pregnancy must be completely removed from your body before attempting another pregnancy and confirmed by your doctor with beta-hcg bl... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
No, or rarely: There have been many studies looking at a link between fertility therapies and cancer. To date, there is no link. However, there is a very rare condit... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Murray is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Murray is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Your answer made me feel good! Thanks :) i smoke and i take equity methadone and I'm trying to conceive?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tulane University School of Medicine, LA
Graduated 1993MD

Affiliations

Northern california fertility
Sutter Roseville Medical Center
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