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Can antibiotic cause infertility?

Can antibiotic cause infertility?

No: Most commonly used antibiotics do not cause infertility. The infection they are treating can, in some circumstances. ...Read more

Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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Can excess antibiotics cause infertility?

Can excess antibiotics cause infertility?

No: Antibiotics do not cause infertility, though some may not be safe to take during pregnancy. ...Read more

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I may have epididymitis from oral sex with sex worker 4 months ago. Was on antibiotics but no relief in pain. Can this go away on its own? Infertile?

I may have epididymitis from oral sex with sex worker 4 months ago. Was on antibiotics but no relief in pain. Can this go away on its own? Infertile?

Unlikely...: Epididymitis is rarely acquired from oral sex. It could happen due to gonorrhea, but rarely. What are your symptoms? Pain in both testicles is almost never epididymitis, which almost always is one sided, with marked swelling and tenderness. And non-improvement on antibiotics is evidence against infection of any kind. Google "chronic pelvic pain syndrome" and see if it matches your symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause infertility?

What can cause infertility?

Multiple: At age 44 many women are infertile due to having higher rates of chromosomal abnormalities in their eggs. This is a normal aging process in women. Males over 40 also have slightly higher rates of infertility due to age but age affects females much more. Other causes are blocked tubes, pcos, endometriosis and medical issues such as obesity and thyroid disease. ...Read more

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What can cause infertility?

What can cause infertility?

Top diagnoses: Top reasons: 1) male infertility, tied with 2) female ovulatory dysfunction, followed by 3) tubal disease (female.) 'infertility' is defined by unprotected intercourse for one year. This is based on observing 85% of normal couples conceive in that time. ...Read more

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What causes infertility in most women?

What causes infertility in most women?

Top diagnoses: Top reasons: 1) male infertility, tied with 2) female ovulatory dysfunction, followed by 3) tubal disease (female.) 'infertility' is defined by unprotected intercourse for one year. This is based on observing 85% of normal couples conceive in that time. ...Read more

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Can koch's lympadentitis cause infertility?

Can koch's lympadentitis cause infertility?

NO: As far as I can tell from looking thru the literature no. However You may want to discuss with a specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility is defined medically as the inability to conceive a baby after 12 months of ...Read more