Dr. Travis McCoy

Fertility Medicine
Greenville, SC
24 years experience male

Locations

Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group

Asheville, NC

Address

123 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC
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My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

(828) 350-7516

Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

Humana

Tricare

UnitedHealthcare

Office

Columbia, SC

Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group

Greenville, SC

About

Bio

<strong>Dr. Travis W. McCoy</strong> completed his Infertility/Reproductive Endocrinology Fellowship at the University of Louisville; he did his Ob/Gyn residency at the University of Louisville and attended West Virginia University School of Medicine.  Dr. McCoy’s special interests include advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery.   He is the only fellowship trained robotic fertility surgeon in North Florida/South Georgia.

Specialties
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Fertility Medicine

Gynecology

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Doctor Q&A

88 Answers
15 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Absolutely!: You can totally take them now. You don't need to start that far in advance, but a few months ahead of time is likely a good start. But being on them... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Likely no: Most likely this can be some irregular bleeding. If you used Plan B on top of a bc pill, it might induce a little bleeding.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
No: It won't hurt your baby, unless of course you fall over and hurt yourself!
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
No: Having herpes will not affect fertility. However, other past infections can affect the fallopian tubes. Even those who report never having had a pe... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Normal: That is a normal report, at least of the sample that they received. Discuss with the gyn for the complete information.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Likely early Dec: Due date estimates may vary plus or minus a week or more. By your due date, you likely conceived in late november or early december.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Yes, usually: In most cases, yes. If the pregnancy is not complicated, this will usually not affect a thing. But certain situations can be different. You should... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Several things: There are several things that could be going on. You should discuss this with your ob/gyn. In some cases, there can be scar tissue from the c-secti... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Probably: Rogaine (minoxidil) for women's use can have varied responses. For best response, probably use it twice a day, but once a day is likely better than n... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Varies: Hcg levels vary greatly based on how far along you are. When you first notice a missed period, it may be at a level of up to 100-200 miu/ml. As the... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
No: No, it will not have any long term impact.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
No: This does not necessarily affect conceiving, but can be a sign of a serious problem that should be evaluated by a urologist.
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A female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Probably not: Implantation does not cause any pain at all. Feeling a pinch or pressure on one side often could be nothing, or could be some slight pressure within ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: There are several ways to treat hirsutism. It would be best for you to see a reproductive endocrinologist. They are the ones that can treat it prop... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Yes...but: Yes it would be safe, but having uterine abnormalities like fibroids can make the procedure more difficult and slightly increases the risk.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
No: In short, no there is no way to change this.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: This is an overgrowth of certain bacteria which is usually associated with a thin watery discharge and odor. If that is what you have, having to wait... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Fibroids: Having fibroids can definitely affect fertility with lowering chances of conceiving and raising chances of miscarriage. They can be removed laparosc... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Likely little effect: Though excessive alcohol intake can have an effect for men, the effect is likely to be only slight due to alcohol alone.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Slightly: Large studies have found very slight decreases in sperm counts as men age, >40. Studies have also shown possible very slight decrease in fertility wi... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Can get very large!: Fibroids can vary as to how many form and how big they can grow. These factors are dependent mostly on genetic factors. I have seen them form as lar... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Yes, tylenol (acetaminophen) at the recommended doses is safe in pregnancy.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
No: No, diet does not affect fibroids. There is a strong genetic predisposition to having them.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Maybe: After ovarian failure, the only real option for conceiving is through ivf with an egg donor. Rarely pregnancies have occurred spontaneously, but the... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Maybe: Bcp can be taken in a continuous fashion, skipping the placebo pills, and only using them every 2-3 months to have a menses. But everyone is differen... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Absolutely: Having multiple c-sections can sometimes cause problems, but in general, you can absolutely try again. After having your tubes tied, we would have t... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
.??: This usually indicates that you did not ovulate that month, though some other situations can explain that as well. If it does not come on soon, you s... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Several: In pcos, you do not ovulate normally. Medications such as Clomid (clomiphene) or Letrozole can be used to induce ovulation. In some women, even aft... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
A little more: At age 22, normal conception rate is about 25% per month if everything is normal. So it may take 4-6 months of trying. If your cycles are irregula... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Almost never!!: It is very common to see cysts on the ovaries. Ovaries make cysts every month that contain eggs. These come and go all the time. These are usually ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
No effect: Being on birth control will not affect your future chances of fertility. In many cases, it can actually have positive benefits for conceiving, but i ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
No: You most likely are on regular metformin. The slow release version is cheap and much much better tolerated. If not trying to conceive, you should be... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Maybe both: Mucus production increases around ovulation due to the increase in estrogen that your body is making. This peaks just before ovulation, but how much ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Probably not: By 19 days after an IUI, if properly timed, a pregnancy test should show up positive. Your period may not have came for several reasons. You should ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: If you had intercourse at the most fertile period, it could take up to 12-14 days for the pregnancy hormone HCG to show up in the blood. It is possib... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
No: This should not have any impact at all on the implantation. You can relax!
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
No: If you're on bc, it is not implantation bleeding. It is very common to have some irregular bleeding while on birth control pills. If it persists, s... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
No: Taking a birth control pill at the same time each day is a good idea, but being late by only a few hours will not affect the contraception effect.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
See a doctor: After trying for that long, there likely is something going on especially being so fertile in the past. You should consider seeing a fertility specia... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Maybe: A varicocele, if large, can affect the function of a testicle, which could affect sperm counts which could possibly affect fertility. Pain is usually... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Maybe: Many men with klinefelter's do not have sperm, but if present can be used for ivf. In men with no sperm on analysis, testicular extraction retrieved ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Not hurting: Any vitamin supplement has very little impact on sperm and male fertility. It will not cause any harm though.
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A member asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Not usually: They typically don't change symptoms. If in a fresh cycle, the high Progesterone levels in your body can make the symptoms more prominent.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Yes, you can use a pad. Probably best to not use a tampon, to allow the cream to distribute through the vagina.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
No problem: Many men make these small gelatin bodies in their semen. This is not associated with any problems and is very common.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Many: Issues that could involve recurrent miscarriages can be uterine problems, blood clotting disorders (mthfr are a less likely cause), endocrine, and gen... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Possibly. : Normal cycles will range between 23-35 days. It is uncommon for cycles longer than 35 days to be ovulatory. Many people have cycles but may not be... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
It can happen: You can get pregnant by having unprotected intercourse any time. You need to use protection, not only from pregnancy, but also from other sexually t... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Nothing wrong: After a miscarriage, you will not get pregnant any faster. Conceiving in the first cycle or so after a miscarriage may have a slightly higher chance ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Travis McCoy
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Get another opinion!: Find a fertility specialist. Fibroids can easily be removed by a trained physician and this can almost always now be performed laparoscopically as an ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Apr 8, 2013
Excellent Fertility Medicine docotr. Dr. McCoy is one of a kind. Enjoyed working with him and would recommend him to anyone.
Excellent fertility specialist
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. McCoy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks i had seen a urologist adequate months ago and he said its nothing to worry. seems the vein is becoming larger and further in abdomen
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Thanks for your quick reply! I had an ectopic leading to my right tube being removed and was told I have a 10-12% chance of conceiving now.
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Thanks for your quick reply. It's very frustrating not knowing what's going on. The missed period has coincided with starting to conceive

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

West Virginia University School of Medicine
Graduated 2003MD

Medical/Graduate school

West Virginia University
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

University of Louisville Hospital

Awards

Prize Paper, Pacific Coast Reproductive Society
Outstanding Laparoscopic Surgeon, University of Louisville
Top Reproductive Endocrinologist, First Place, Florida - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Society for Reproductive Medicine
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
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