Dr. Michael Glassner

Fertility Medicine
Bryn Mawr, PA
39 years experience male

Locations

Office

Paoli, PA

Address

11 Industrial Blvd, Paoli, PA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Cigna

Keystone Health Plan

Personal Choice

UnitedHealthcare

Office

Bryn Mawr, PA

About

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

English

Doctor Q&A

68 Answers
3 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Many possible: Could be your period starting or an ovarian cyst. If it persists or gets worse talk to your doctor.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Better not: Lifting that weight probably will not have any impact - but it might make more sense to avoid it.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
You should be ok: After a cervical procedure for an abnormal pap smear there is concern about your cervix. Tissue will grow back however there is a concern about whethe... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Not uncommon: Having varying degrees of abdominal discomfort during an ivf cycle is very common. It most commonly relates to ovarian enlargement. If it worsens or p... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
No: It should not permanently eradicate sperm production however if possible the testosterone use should be avoided.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Doubtful: While fibroids are estrogen dependent the hormones in Levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) are less than you'd be making on your own.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Depending on where you are in your cycle - those hormones would be consistent with fertility.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Rough estimate is a good term. An early ultrasound would be most specific.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Usually not: Usually adderral will not effect the cycle as long as it is taken as prescribed and not abused.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Yes and yes: They can be taken in the same region as well as the same time. It won't effect outcome.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Don't be fooled: You should seek medical care. Implantation bleeding is not a common finding and certainly happens before you'll see a positive pregnancy test. The cra... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Most likely period: It will always help to check for pregnancy when the cycle isn't normal - but the morning after pill will bring on your period.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Doubtful: If you have 28-30 day cycles you would expect to ovulate around dec 20. Soren can survive about 3 days.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Call your doctor : Anytime you are concerned you should call your doctor. A quick office visit will put your mind at ease.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Ultimately no: Everyother month you'll be ovulating from the side with no tube. Nonetheless you should still have a good chance if conceiving from the other side. Ho... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
No: It will not effect the cycle.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Not implantation : Implantation bleeding, which is rare, usually occurs 6-8 days after ovulation. If this doesn't turn into a full period see your doctor.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Yes it can because of scarring.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
See him: The Clomid (clomiphene) will only potentially work in theory's you use it. Waiting is wasting time. The dosage also may need to be adjusted.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
That's correct : Based on your last period that prediction is correct. Good luck!
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Lifestyle : Seek urological evaluation. No alcohol. No recreational drugs. Boxer shorts. No steroids. Review any prescription meds with the doctor. On line there... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Seek evaluation: Anytime your cycle isn't normal you should have further evaluation. There is always a possibility if an abnormal pregnancy like a tubal which can be l... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Generally your doctor would anticipate prescribing Clomid (clomiphene) for 4 months or so. Just because one month didn't work does not imply the medic... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Birth control pills can lessen your normal hormone production. Therefore your sex drive can be effected.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
There is no age : There are ways to reduce the cysts without removing your ovaries. If the ovaries are to be removed - the later the better ie after menopause.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
You and he should be: He should be evaluated by a urologist and his medications may need to be changed. There are many reasons why his motility may be lower. The good news ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Ovulation kits : Some women can feel ovulation or note mucous production alternatively using ovulation predictor kits would be most helpful. Obviously under the care... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
That's abnormal: There are a number if reasons all if which need to be ruled out. An abnormal pregnancy - either a miscarriage or an ectopic, a polyp in the uterus, ho... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
See a doctor : The spotting could mean a Progesterone problem or a polyp. Both could create problems for your conceiving.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Many possibilities : If you have a short luteal phase that can account for what you describe. Certainly whenever your period is abnormal you have to double check that you ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Follow docs advise: If you bhcg (blood test for pregnancy ) is negative then the changes may just be related to the hormonal imbalance.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Many possibilities : Anytime you have pain there's a concern for an ectopic pregnancy. The situation you're discussing could be consistent with an ovarian cyst.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Something is wrong : Anytime you are bleeding abnormally you should get evaluated. There could be a life threatening problem like a tubal pregnancy. If there is no ectopi... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
10 days isn't normal: Your cycle can change with fertility medications but having such a prolonged cycle is not normal. Further evaluation to rule out an abnormal pregnancy... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Seek care: Any time you have symptoms like that there is a concern about a life threatening problem like an ectopic pregnancy you must get evaluated asap.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
See your doctor: It could be a bartholins cyst or am ingrown hair. Seek medical attention.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
OIf concern : Any time your cycle us abnormal you should be concerned see a physician immediately.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
10-12%: The specifics of your cycle are irrelevant. Given your age and circumstance 10-15%is reasonable.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Follicles developin: Clomid (clomiphene) can frequently cause more than one follicle to develop. Consequently you might notice pain and mucous production earlier than you'... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Requirements : In order to enter an egg donor program there are blood screening tests that must be done.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
No: The earliest you can conceive id your ovulation date. The sperm can fertilize for 72 hours but the latest fertilization date is one day after ovulatio... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
60-70%: If you transfer two embryos in day 5 you have a 60-70% chance of pregnancy. A lot depends on the quality of the lab . . As well as the requirements of... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Unclear: Certainly you might have had an early pregnancy loss. Ursine tests are not definitive and a blood test should be perfirmed.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Unfortunately none: The only way to rid yourself of an endometrioma is thru surgery. There are no herbs that would help. The endometrioma should not effect egg quality.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Doubtful : Doubtful that its implantation bleeding. It is important that you seek medical evaluation to try to understand why your period is late.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Seek care: You should seek medical care. Sometimes increased hair growth can be from other sources other than pcos. Rarely rumors can be the culprit. If indeed i... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
It is possible: There are some 'home remedies' relating to timing of intercourse. However if you want to be certain it would require ivf with generic testing of the e... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Surgery: If medical treatment has failed unfortunately surgery may be required.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
It's possible: Small amount of sworn could come out during sex. It's definitely possible.
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
In the vagina: When you have a hysterectomy the top of the vagina is sewn shut so sperm dont go any further.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Glassner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Glassner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you I hope so have heard so many stories that scared me I might not I hope I do :)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! but with this answer i m sad
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Your answer was very helpful, thanks! Great answer

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Albany Medical College
Graduated 1984MD

Residency

Hahnemann University Hospital

Residency

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Awards

Top Doc, Philadelphia Magazine
Top Doc, Main Line Today Magazine
Top Reproductive Endocrinologist, First Place, Pennsylvania - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Medical Association
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
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