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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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Can endometriosis cause a miscarriage?

Can endometriosis cause a miscarriage?

Unlikely: Endometriosis can interfere with ovulation and therefore make getting pregnant more difficult but is unlikely to interfere with preganancy once established. HOWEVER the hormonal increases with pregnancy can make endometriosis symptoms worse. Suggest you consult your OB-GYN physician. ...Read more

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Can pcos cause a miscarriage?

Can pcos cause a miscarriage?

Probably not: This idea has been tossed around for a good 15-20 years, but clinical research hasn't given us a certain answer. Pcos certainly doesn't "cause" miscarriage, but there "might" be a slightly higher rate of early loss in pcos women. ...Read more

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Can a treated infection after abortion cause infertility?

Can a treated infection after abortion cause infertility?

PID: Pelvic inflammatory disease or infection after abortion may cause scaring in the genital tract the ovaries release eggs that are swept into the fallopian tubes and into the uterus. Inflammation ; scaring of the tubes may cause blockages ; the eggs cannot pass. Severe infections may scar the ovaries preventing egg release ; the endometrium (lining) of uterus preventing implantation of an embryo. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia cause a woman to be infertile?

Can chlamydia cause a woman to be infertile?

It's possible : Chlamydia can scar the fallopian tubes and lead to infertility. With that said, not all women with chlamydia have scarring or have difficulty with getting pregnant. But infertility is a known complication of chlamydia infection. If you think you are infected, see your doctor immediately. There are simple tests and antibiotic treatments for chlamydia. ...Read more

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Can a spermatocele be a cause of infertility?

Can a spermatocele be a cause of infertility?

No: Spermatoceles are not a cause of infertility unless it was so large it pushed the testis up into the groin and that is really rare. More commonly, varicoceles or dilated veins in the scrotum are associated with infertility because they increase the temperature around the testis which decreases sperm production. ...Read more

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Can marijuana cause a miscarriage?

Can marijuana cause a miscarriage?

Possibly: Information you are referring to is likely from the study at vanderbilt university done on mice and marijuana. However, this has not yet been replicated in humans so i think we have to say it is tentative. However, smoking of any kind is not wise in pregnancy. www.bellyitchblog.com/2011/01/study-marijuana-use-causes... Study: marijuana use causes early miscarriage. ...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 a d&c procedure cause infertility?

Can a d&c procedure cause infertility?

Possibly: It is rare but a D&C can cause infertility. There is a small chance of developing a uterotubal infection after such a procedure. Also a syndrome called asherman can occur where scarring in the uterine cavity can occur in preventing implantation of the embryo. ...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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Can pelvic infection cause a miscarriage?

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Can pelvic infection cause a miscarriage?

Pelvic infection: Depends on type of infection. Best to consult your ob/gyn. ...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 a ruptured appendix cause infertility in women?

Can a ruptured appendix cause infertility in women?

Yes: A ruptured appendix can subsequently block fallopian tubes by way of scar tissue from the infection that would ensue. ...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 depression cause a miscarriage?

Can depression cause a miscarriage?

Not directly: Depression alone would not directly cause a miscarriage. But there may be some overlapping pathophysiology such as platelet clumping that could interfere. Your ob-gyn may be able to tell you more about your own situation, if you discuss it with him or her. ...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