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My husband is on steroids does that affect me since we have unprotected sex?

My husband is on steroids does that affect me since we have unprotected sex?

No: Whether he is taking Anabolic steroids for muscle (perhaps you can help him find a better option) or glucocorticoids for a health issue, these medicines do not pose a danger to you. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How is the possibility of pregnancy with husband motility of %30 ? Please answer me dr.S. Regards.

How is the possibility of pregnancy with husband motility of %30 ? Please answer me dr.S.  Regards.

Decent: Ideally the sperm motility is above 50% but 30% is not that bad. Male factor fertility problems have great treatment options. If you are having trouble getting pregnant consider intrauterine insemination. ...Read more

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Should my husbnd & I do any medical tests as a precaution before becoming pregnant?

Should my husbnd & I do any medical tests as a precaution before becoming pregnant?

Family practice : Discuss with your ob. Your dr will order appropriate testing on you. Usually nothing needs to be done on the father unless some hereditary condition is considered. ...Read more

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My husband does'nt produce enough semen to get me pregnant how should he improve this?

My husband does'nt produce enough semen to get me pregnant how should he improve this?

Urologist: Only an evaluation by a fertility specialist and a urologist can get to the bottom of that. Sometimes medicines or surgery can improve things but only after we figure out what the specific problem is. ...Read more

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Why is my husband avoiding sex while i'm pregnant?

Why is my husband avoiding sex while i'm pregnant?

Fear: Many men are afraid they will bump or hurt the baby. They may also believe the baby can "see" the penis. Reassure your partner that the baby is safe and protected in the uterus and will not be injured in any way. Sex is dangerous for certain complications of pregnancy, but your doctor will inform you if pelvic rest (no sex) is required. ...Read more

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It is Okay for my husband to "go down on me" while I'm pregnant ?? I'm 9 weeks. Thanks!

It is Okay for my husband to "go down on me" while I'm pregnant ?? I'm 9 weeks. Thanks!

Yes: There is no reason oral sex cannot be enjoyed by both throughout the pregnancy. Sex of any kind is acceptable during pregnancy unless there are symptoms of possible miscarriage or preterm labor. Positions for intercourse may need to be altered as you get to the late second and third trimester due to the enlarging uterus. Most couples can figure this out. ...Read more

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I'm 38 i have plan to make a baby any medicine did i take to easy to pregnant me thank you and my husband he 's 47 yrs old so that's why i ask

I'm 38 i  have  plan to make a baby any  medicine did i take to easy to pregnant  me thank you and my husband he 's 47 yrs old  so that's why i ask

Pregnancy: You need to know when you ovulate. If you have a 28 day cycle, you will ovulate on day 14 of the cycle. That is your prime time to get pregnant. To see how your ovarian reserve is , you need to have a fsh level drawn in your doctor's office. ...Read more

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My husband's 53 and I'm 26. Is pregnancy likely or not?

My husband's 53 and I'm 26. Is pregnancy likely or not?

Sure: No reason why not. It takes longer to conceive when the male partner is older, there can be a deterioration in sperm quality with age. But men in their 80s have fathered children. So if you want children, have hope. If you don't, use birth control. ...Read more

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Husband had vasectomy but i think I am pregnant?

Husband had vasectomy but i think I am pregnant?

May be...: Vasectomy will not provide an instant contraception so precaution against pregnancy has to continue until post-vasectomy semen exam shows no sperm. Generally, some 85% of post-vasectomy men will have no sperm in semen in 2 months or after 15 ejaculations. Besides, post-vasectomy recanalization (reconnection) of vas does happen to occasional patients. So, ideally, periodic semen exam is advised... ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant after her husband gets a vasectomy?

Can a woman get pregnant after her husband gets a vasectomy?

Low risk, but yes: Every form of birth control, even tubal ligation and vasectomy, has a failure rate. The chinese studies of the no scalpel technique, now performed widely, had a 0.2% pregnancy rate based on over 100, 000 procedures performed. That's a huge group of patients, a very small rate of pregnancy but it can still happen. Tubal ligation has a similarly low rate of inintended pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can I get pregnant if my husband can't ejaculate inside me?

How can I get pregnant if my husband can't ejaculate inside me?

IUI or IVF: Intra-uterine insemination or in-vitro fertilization with your husband's sperm by a gyn/fertility specialist will do the trick if you are not having other ovulatory or fertility issues. At your age of 48 , it is possible that menopause may have occurred and mother nature and father time have 'foreclosed' your reproductive career. ...Read more

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Can you say the limit of sex with husband during early pregnancy?

Can you say the limit of sex with husband during early pregnancy?

Sex during pregnancy: There is no evidence that sex during pregnancy is harmful unless you are at risk of preterm labor after 20 weeks or need a procedure like cervical suturing. The first trimester is the easiest time during which to enjoy intercourse. As you become larger in late pregnancy sex can be challenging. That said very rough sex is not advised. Anything that would be traumatic to the pelvis should be avoided ...Read more

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Is it normal for my husband to be scared of sex during pregnancy?

Is it normal for my husband to be scared of sex during pregnancy?

Yes, very normal.: A lot of partners worry that sex will start labor or hurt the baby. In addition, they may look at you differently now that you are pregnant. Normally, sex is completely safe during pregnancy. The uterus and the bag of water prevent any injury to the baby. If you have certain conditions (placenta previa, abruption), your doctor will let you know not to have sex. Otherwise, it is safe. ...Read more

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How can I help my husband manage his anxiety about the pregnancy?

Find out what he is : Anxious about , most likely it will be about finances, talk about and if needed have other family members talk to him and if needed seek family therapy. ...Read more

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How could a woman get pregnant after her husband gets a vasectomy?

How could a woman get pregnant after her husband gets a vasectomy?

In vitro: Will need to extract sperm from testicle and have artifciial insemmination by a fertility specialist or can have a vasectomy reversal. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant if my husband ejaculates before I have an orgasm?

Can i get pregnant if my husband ejaculates before I have an orgasm?

Yes: If your husband ejaculates in your vagina when (or around the time when) you are ovulating, you are at risk of pregnancy. You having an orgasm, unfortunately, has nothing to do with your chances of getting pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it possible to still get pregnant if my husband has had a vasectomy?

Yes: It takes a few months to clear out the tubes. Always the rare occurrence of regrowth or recanulization. Get a confirmatory test. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant if my husband comes inside me 3 days before my due period?

Not very likely: The most fertile time of a woman's cycle is about 14 days before the next period is due. Sperm can live inside a woman's body for up to 5 days. So you are unlikely to be very fertile by 3 days before your period. That being said, it is safest to assume you are fertile and use whatever type of birth control is best for you. ...Read more

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Why can't I get pregnant if my husband and I have unprotected sex 3 times a week?

Why can't I get pregnant if my husband and I have unprotected sex 3 times a week?

Need testing...: Making a human being is a complicated process. Despite this, around 85% of fertile women will get pregnant sometime during a year of unprotected intercourse. There are many reasons why some couples can have difficulty but they are complex. You will need to see an Ob/Gyn or Reproductive Endocrinologist for testing if you want to know the problem. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Could I get shingles from my husband? He has had shingles before and now I'm pregnant

Could I get shingles from my husband? He has had shingles before and now I'm pregnant

Not likely: Be certain to discuss with your obstetrician. Your highest risk is if your husband is experiencing a current outbreak of shingles ( varicella zoster) and you have no prior history of chicken pox. If he is not actively experiencing any clinical symptoms of dermatomal pain , vesicles and / or rash, your risk is low. ...Read more

Dr. Foead Geula
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Steroids (Definition)

Many children with croup need prescription medications. Often steroids can ...Read more