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Does abortion cause infertility?

Does abortion cause infertility?

Rarely: Abortion will only cause infertility if there are complications like bleeding, infection or retained tissue. Those can cause scarring. ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility = inability to conceive or if a woman under age 35 - not being able to get pregnant after having regular sex for a year without birth control use. For a woman over 35 years old is not being able to get pregnant after having regular ...Read more


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Does abortion causes infertility?

Does abortion causes infertility?

Absolutely NO: The idea that suction abortion causes uterine scarring has long been found to be false. Uterine scarring has happeded in postpartum (after delivery) curretting especially in the presence of infection. Should a patient have a pre-existing bacterial infection does increase concern but all patients are pre-treated with antibiotics prior to surgery minimizing infection to nearly zero. ...Read more

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Can abortifacients cause infertility?

Can abortifacients cause infertility?

Depends: If prescribed and suppervised by a trained medical practitioner, the risks are minimal. The risks increase in other circumstances. ...Read more

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Does medical abortion causes infertility?

Does medical abortion causes infertility?

Not usually: Medical abortion can cause infertility only if there is an infection of the uterus at the time of the abortion. A pelvic infection associated with a pregnancy can cause scarring of both the uterine lining and of the fallopian tubes. ...Read more

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Can abortion cause fibroids?

Can abortion cause fibroids?

Fibroids: Abortion does not cause the formation of fibroids. Fibroids can cause an abortion depending where they are located. Fibroids are excessive proliferation of smooth muscles in your uterus. ...Read more

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Can medical abortion cause PID?

Can medical abortion cause PID?

Not likely: If you have chlamydia or gonorrhea undiagnosed recently then it might be a coincidence. endometritis (an infection of the lining of the uterus) is more common. IF you got this diagnosis is the ER, be aware ER's often times use this as a go to diagnosis for pelvic pain. Get a GYN consult regarding this as PID is often times not the correct diagnosis ...Read more

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Can an unsuccessful abortion cause miscarriage?

Yes: Any distubanc of the prenncy either chemical or mchanical can cause miscairage. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis cause infertility?

Can endometriosis cause infertility?

SOMETIMES: Women who have endometriosis will have more difficulty getting pregnant then those that do not have endometriosis. Endometriosis will make you less fertile not sterile. So some women do get pregnant despite endometriosis. The more severe the disease the less likely pregnancy will occur on its own. If you have endometriosis try for 6 months to get pregnant and if you don't then see a fertility dr. ...Read more

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Will an uncomplicated abortion cause future infertility?

No: Hi. No, it won't compromise your ability to have a baby if/when the time is right. Try to use reliable contraception so you don't need to abort, but don't worry about future fertility. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can fibroids cause infertility?

Can fibroids cause infertility?

Yes.: Yes, especially if they are very large growing inside of the uterine wall, or growing in the endometrial lining. Surgical removal is usually quite successful. Remember though only 10-15% of all fibroids cause infertility. ...Read more

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Can late ovulation cause infertility?

Can late ovulation cause infertility?

Delayed ovulation: If you didn't ovulate on time or didn't ovulate at all, it doesn't mean you can't get pregnant. Still, it makes it harder to plan when to conceive. You can track and confirm ovulation with an ovulation predictor kit or talk to your doctor about medications that can help you to ovulate more consistently. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia cause infertility without having tubal blockage?

Can chlamydia cause infertility without having tubal blockage?

Yes: Chlamydia seem to target the sensitive membranes of the Fallopian tubes and infestation can bring scarring. That scarring can impair the normal movement of eggs to the uterus and make chances of a life threatening tubal pregnancy possible. ...Read more

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Does BV cause spontaneous abortion?

Does BV cause spontaneous abortion?

BV: I don't believe any solid evidence to support that. ...Read more

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Can having chlamydia cause permanent infertility?

Can having chlamydia cause permanent infertility?

Chlamydia/fertility: If the woman has tubal damage then the couples needs to resort to ivf. ...Read more

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Can abortion cause fibriod?

Can abortion cause fibriod?

No: Absolutely no relation between these two things. We don't know why fibroids form in some women but not others, but there's no relationship between having a medical or surgical abortion and the formation of fibroids. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Abortion (Definition)

In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of ...Read more