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Are infrequent periods a sign of infertility?

Are infrequent periods a sign of infertility?

Could be: Depending on the cause for infrequent periods you might have trouble getting pregnant. Please see your doctor. If you're not trying to get pregnant appropriate contraception is still necessary. ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Infertility (Definition)

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Are light periods a sign of infertility?

Are light periods a sign of infertility?

No, different : Women have different characteristics for their periods. ...Read more

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Are irregular periods a sign of infertility?

Are irregular periods a sign of infertility?

In a way, yes: Irregular periods can happen for a number of reasons. Generally speaking, if you miss a period that means a mid cycle ovulation did not take place which in turn means no chance for the egg to be fertilized by a sperm. Check with your doctor if further testing is needed to ensure your ovaries are in good shape and that all the hormones necessary to regulate your cycle are intact. Diary will help. ...Read more

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Are light periods in a woman a sign of infertility?

Are light periods in a woman a sign of infertility?

No not at all.: Menses is not fertility. Light periods could be just the normal pattern for some females, related to the use of hormones e.G birth control pills, use of some types of iud... What ever the cause may be light periods do reflect or predict fertility at all. ...Read more

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My period was 16 days apart. I'm TTC. My thyroid was removed 3 yrs ago. Is this a sign of infertility?

My period was 16 days apart. I'm TTC. My thyroid was removed 3 yrs ago. Is this a sign of infertility?

Cycles/ thyroid: If your thyroid levels are normal, you should ovulate. Occasionally you don't. If you are not ovulatory with a kit, see an OB GYN for fertility meds. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Hello. ..I get my period every 32 to 35 days is that a sign off infertility? I should've gotten my period 13 of may. I'm also trying to get pregnant

Hello. ..I get my period every 32 to 35 days is that a sign off infertility? I should've gotten my period 13 of may. I'm also trying to get pregnant

Pregnant : You should make an appointment to see a Gynecologist. She will take a full history, examine you carefully, and order lab results. It may take a day or two to hear what lab issues you will have and the Gynecologist will prescribed appropriate management. Everything should go well. Please let me know how things went. ...Read more

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Im spotting 5 days before my period . Is that a sign that im pregnant ? Ihad sex 1st day ifertile.

Im spotting 5 days before my period . Is that a sign that im pregnant ? Ihad sex 1st day ifertile.

Spotting: Who knows? What do you mean "the first day fertile?" if you had sex when you ovulated you can have some bleeding as the fertilized egg implants on the uterus. ...Read more

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Getting periods more than twice a month leads to infertility?

Getting periods more than twice a month leads to infertility?

Likely not periods: Probably not 2 periods in a month but some form of dysfuntional bleeding: ovulatory dysfuntion, might be anatomic problems like fibroids or polyps. This doesn't lead directly to infertility, but if this continues see an obg soon! ...Read more

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Regular period can I be infertile still?

Regular period can I be infertile still?

Unfortunately, yes: There are many causes of infertility, some of them do not disrupt normal ovulation (which causes the normal periods). If you have been trying unsuccessfully to conceive for over a year you should consider seeing an infertility specialist. ...Read more