Dr. George Grunert

Fertility Medicine
Houston, TX
54 years experience male

Locations

Office

Houston, TX

Address

7900 Fannin St, Suite 4400, Houston, TX
Directions

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Aetna

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Houston, TX

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Specialties
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Fertility Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

43 Answers
10 Agrees
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Fertility : Assuming your doctor did not find a specific abnormality which caused your miscarriage, and you have regular menstrual cycles, your chance of pregnanc... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
PID: The key to fertility after pid is early diagnosis and treatment. It sounds like this is the case for you. The first way to look at the possibility of ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Period after IUI: Your period should begin within a week after you stop your Progesterone supplement. If it does not, you should see your gynecologist to repeat your pr... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Methergine (methylergonovine): Methergine (methylergonovine) taken at that time would not affect a pregnancy.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Cervical mucus: In normal mucus, sperm can live for 24-48 hours. I'm not sure what you mean by 'infertile mucus'. If the cervical mucus is abnormal, sperm survival wo... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Blocked tubes: If there is a relatively simple cause for tubal blockage, such as scarring where the tubes join the uterus, they can be opened by passing a catheter t... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
IUI: If you're doing an IUI, Pre-Seed will not change your chance of pregnancy. If your doctor advised you to have intercourse in addition to your IUI, you... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Cause of pain: This may or may not be related to your hernia repair. You should follow up with your surgeon for a thorough evaluation to determine the cause.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Bleeding, DepoProver: Pregnancy is always a possibility, but depo-provera is the more likely culprit. I would do a pregnancy test just to be sure and follow up with your do... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Lutel phase support: It sounds like you doctor is giving you additional Progesterone to support your luteal phase - the time after ovulation. You might ask your doctor why... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Bleeding: There is no specific medication to stop bleeding. You should contact your obstetrician or reproductive endocrinologist for follow up.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Ovulation: She probably meant that the cyst which contains the egg, called a follicle, ruptured. If so, the egg should be released from the follicle. If everythi... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Ovulation induction: With what you're taking, you cannot rely on your symptoms to rell if you're pregnant. You need to follow up with your doctor and, if your period does ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Spotting: It's not likely that you're pregnant, but there are other causes of your spotting. You should see your doctor to determine the cause.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Spotting: That would be unlikely since implantation usually happens about 2 1/2 weeks after the start of your period. If the spotting continues or recurs, see y... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Breast, areola dark: That can happen in response to hormones, such as birth control pills, in pregnancy, or sometimes just naturally as a woman ages.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Baby's sex: If he said he's 95% certain, then there's a 5% chance he could be wrong.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Pregnancy: It's possible, but unlikely if your period was normal and on time.
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A female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Fever with menses: I'm not sure I understand your dates. You had a period on March 11th, ovulated on March 29th and then had bleeding again on April 11th - right? Havin... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Varicocelectomy: A change from 70 to 50% is not significant and may represent normal variation, or may be from having any kind of surgery. It can take up to 6 month fo... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Pregnancy: If ytour dates are accurate, you should be able to see a fetal pole and heart beat by 7 weeks. The sac should grow about 1 mm per day. You should disc... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Irregular bleeding: If the abnormal bleeding continues, you should see your gynecologist to determine the cause.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
IVF: Your embryo should adhere to the uterine lining and would not be affected by your having diarrhea.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Low sperm count: There are many causes for a low sperm count. The treatment is based on diagnosing the cause. The best thing to do is to see your doctor for a sperm co... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Adenomyosis: Adenomyosis can be difficult to diagnose and treat. The diagnosis is usually made by ultrasound or mri. Treatment options include medications (progest... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Fertility: It's important that sperm contacts the egg when it can be fertilized. It is not critical to have intercourse on a specific day. In general, having int... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Ovulation detection: The position of the cervix is not related to ovulation. You can detect ovulation in several ways: basal body temperature charting, urinary ovulation p... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Fertile period: A woman is most fertile at ovulation. Fro women with regular, 28-30 day cycles, ovulation occurs approximately 14 days after the first day of the mens... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Bleeding: There are many possible causes for bleeding. To determine the cause and, if necessary, treatment, you should see your gynecologist.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Fibroids and Lupron (leuprolide): Not all fibroids will shrink on lupron (leuprolide). This may be a fibroid which was not seen prior to treatment, one which is not very sensitive to e... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Pregnancy?: Your symptoms could indicate pregnancy, or could be due to normal hormonal production after ovulation. If you were taking fertility medication, it can... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Vaginal discharge: Your discharge could either be the result of the effect of hormones on your vaginal secretions (such as Progesterone following ovulation or an early p... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Vaginal discharge: There are many possible causes for this. Pregnancy can be one cause. You should see your doctor for an examination.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Bleeding: The most likely reason for bleeding is your missing a pill. It's unlikely you're pregnant, but if you do not have a normal period, you should do a pre... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Yes: If you introduce sperm into the vagina, even from a condom, you can get pregnant.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Ovulation detection: If there's protein in the urine from an infection, it can cause a false-positive ovulation kit result.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Pregnancy bleeding: That's not unusual, but you should see your obstetrician to determine the source of your bleedina and make sure your pregnancy's growing normally.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Ovulation: The OPK should be positive just before ovulation. If it's still positive with your period, it could be that you're producing the hormone LH in high am... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Ovulation timing: If you miss your period, it's difficult to time ovulation. If you're notaking hormones or birth control pills, missing a period means that you're eith... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Ovulation pain: Ovulation is when a follicle, the cyst containing the egg, ruptures. Occasionally the ruptured cyst will refill with blood. You should do a pregnancy ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Cervix and ovulation: That's normal. The cervix wants to admit sperm at ovulation to allow fertilization of your egg. This doesn't indicate pregnancy.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Ovulation induction: The chance of multiple pregnancy with Clomid (clomiphene) depends on the number fo follicles (the cysts containing the eggs) you develop. With that nu... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. George Grunert
Fertility Medicine 54 years experience
Birth control pills,: When you miss birth control pills, your uterine lining loses its hormonal support which can cause bleeding. You need to use a backup method of birth c... Read More
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
I cannot recommend an infertility specialist higher than Dr. Grunert! He and his lab have helped countless couples reach parenthood through the years and his reputation as an outstanding physician is ...Read More
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Dec 16, 2012
Great doctor and staff. I have felt that each member of the office was a true partner on my journey. Even with all the highs and lows of the fertility process they were there supporting me.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Grunert is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I was reading some the other answers on here with the same problem they were given a different answer Even if they had irregular periods but thank you
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Troubled with same symptoms now. Was hoping/worried about the reason. Good to know it could be good but if it continues I should see a doctor.
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Thanks for your quick reply! thanks for suggesting. the itchiness lessen for i shower 3x a day. my problem now is with irreg period.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Baylor College of Medicine
Graduated 1973MD

Medical/Graduate school

Rice University
Graduated 1969MD

Residency

Naval Medical Center Oakland

Awards

Texas Super Doctors, Super Doctors
Texas Super Doctors, Super Doctors
Texas Super Doctors, Super Doctors

Affiliations

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology
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