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Will having an abortion create fertility issues for the woman?

Will having an abortion create fertility issues for the woman?

Not likely: Can if the abortion is complicated. Heavy bleeding, infection, aggressive methods, late abortions all increase the risk. ...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


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Does competitive swimming cause fertility issues?

Does competitive swimming cause fertility issues?

Maybe: Any strenuous, consistent exercise program that severely lowers body fat percentage may contribute to diminished ovulation events and therefor cause lower probability of fertility. This effect would not be specific to competitive swimming. And to be fair, many competitive athletes have no problems achieving pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me info on fertility and itp. My question is: can itp cause fertility issues?

Can you tell me info  on fertility and itp. My question is: can itp cause fertility issues?

Not related: May be indirectly through some medications for the condition, your infertility doctor would explain better, goodluck ...Read more

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What libido and fertility issues are caused by isotretinoin?

What libido and fertility issues are caused by isotretinoin?

None are common: The major issue is on of birth defects. That is a medicine long known to induce some significant birth defects so it is not recommended to use while trying to conceive. However there should be no effect on fertility. There should also be no effect on libido. However the reasons which might cause severe acne might lead to infertility or changes in libido. ...Read more

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Does an abnormal pap or cervicitis cause fertility issues?

Does an abnormal pap or cervicitis cause fertility issues?

No: These problems are usually easy to manage and will have no impact on fertility. ...Read more

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Is usg a definitive test to determine fibroids that could cause fertility issues?

Is usg a definitive test to determine fibroids that could cause fertility issues?

Submucus fibroids: Its generally considered a reliable test for polyps, fibroids and other abnormalities inside the uterine cavity. Fibroids outside the uterine cavity are less likely to have a major impact on fertility. ...Read more

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Does ovairan cyst cause headaches bad. Also do it link to fertility issues.

Does ovairan cyst cause headaches bad. Also do it link to fertility issues.

An ovarian cyst : Certain types of ovarian cysts can b associated with fertility problems but functional cysts r necessary for fertility. The egg develops in a follicle cyst which ruptures at ovulation releasing the mature egg.Then a 2nd type of cyst develops called a corpus luteum which produces the progesterone that gets the uterine lining ready for implantation.Headaches may be due to stress but not due to cysts ...Read more

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Could a TSH level of 5.6 be enough to cause fertility issues? Would fixing it boost my fertility ?

Could a TSH level of 5.6 be enough to cause fertility issues? Would fixing it boost my fertility ?

Yes: The short answer is "yes". Hypothyroidism (elevated tsh) can affect your menstrual cycles and how you ovulate, among other health issues. Moving forward, maintaining your TSH level at, or below, 2.5 while your pregnant also has better outcomes for baby. ...Read more

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Besides impeding ovulation, what other fertility issues can hypo and/or hyperthyroidism cause, if any?

Besides impeding ovulation, what other fertility issues can hypo and/or hyperthyroidism cause, if any?

Hypo/hyper: They can effect motility of the cilia for tubal transport of the egg and effect the endometrial stripe. Which may interfere with implantation and the luteal phase of a cycle therefore lower progesterone levels ...Read more

Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more