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common stds that cause infertility in females

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
Yes!: Yes, many STDs can cause serious pelvic and genital inflammation and scarring that may ultimately lead to infertility. Others, like hpv, may necessit ... Read More
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Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Definitely: In females a very strong 'yes, ' in males less so but still sometimes.
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Dr. Tarun Jain
23 years experience Fertility Medicine
Std: They are a common cause of tubal scarring and blockage. An HSG test is useful to diagnose such blockages.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nurit Winkler
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Many: There is a long list of std's that can cause infertility in men such as mumps, tuberculosis, gonorrhea, syphilis and others. There are many other cond ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Infertility: If you are having regular periods you should be OK. If not, see your gynecologist.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
Don't wait!: Why wait? If you think you might be infected, then get seen and get treated. There is no good reason to wait. True, some infections can clear on th ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Depends which STD: Also depends upon gender. I.E. Hiv?Aids does not impair fertility until subject is bebilitated from their diease. Syphilis, hpv & candidiasis do not s ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: You get the most from this site when you provide detailed background information along with a question. What STD(s)? Who is involved (male/female)? Wh ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Gonorrhea, chlamydia: Gonorrhea and chlamydia are the most common culprits. While they do not always cause infertility they can damage the tubes very quickly.
A female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Varies: Depends upon to which std you are referring. Even if we focus on one of the more common leading to infertility, e.g., chlamydia, this focuses on the ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: I know of no way they could collect such data. In chlamydia or gonorrhea (the main infertility germs) women may have no symptoms for a prolonged peri ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nurit Winkler
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Need to be treated : The longer you have an untreated std and the higher the number of episodes of std he higher the chances of infertility, mainly blockage of the fallo ... Read More

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