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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 CMV cause you to become infertile?

Can CMV cause you to become infertile?

No: No it can affect a child but that is rare. It should not affect your fertility. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause you to become infertile?

Can hypothyroidism cause you to become infertile?

Yes and no: On full replacement - which you must do before you are ready for pregnancy - you can become pregnant. Women with hashimoto's who are hypothyroid may have an increased risk of miscarriage or preterm delivery. Rarely, this autoimmune thyroid disease may be associated with premature ovarian failure. ...Read more

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Could bacterial vaginosis cause you to be tired?

Could bacterial vaginosis cause you to be tired?

Vaginal odor: Bacterial Vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection It is due to an overgrowth of a normal vaginal bacteria named Gardnarella . It causes vaginal irritation, dischare and a fishy odor. It does not cause you to be tired You must be tested in a doctor's office and treated with antibiotics to cure. It can be a repetitive infection. ...Read more

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Can bacterial vagnosis cause you not to conceive ? Are there any infections that can cause you not to conceive ?

Can bacterial vagnosis cause you not to conceive ?  Are there any infections that can cause you not to conceive ?

No, maybe: Bv definitely does not impare your fertility. Sexually transmitted infection ssuch as chlamydia can hurt female fertility through tubal damage. ...Read more

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Is it safe to try and get pregnant with recurring yeast infection. Can yeast infection cause infertility. Can any treatment cause infertility.?

Is it safe to try and get pregnant with recurring yeast infection. Can yeast infection cause infertility. Can any treatment cause infertility.?

Ok but....: Yeast cannot cause infertility, but the medicine may not be sperm friendly. The good news is that vaginal yeast infections are easily treated. If you get them often please see your doctor. Frequent yeast infections can sometimes be a sign of other health issues such as diabetes. ...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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Could hypothyroidism cause you to become permanently infertile?

Could hypothyroidism cause you to become permanently infertile?

Hypothyroidism: Hypothyroidism cannot cause complete infertility but may contribute to the underlying condition. It may cause you to miscarry a normal pregnancy as well. It is easily diagnosed and corrected so you can contact your physician to get this taken care of quickly. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause you to become less fertile?

Can hypothyroidism cause you to become less fertile?

Affects ovulation: Yes, hypothyroidism can affect both fertility as well as affect pregnancy outcomes. Hypothyroidism can affect ovulation which in turn affects capacity to get pregnant. Also once pregnant there is an increased risk of miscarriage. Therefore it is best to correct thyroid disorders ahead of attempting pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can you diagnose bacterial vaginosis?

How can you diagnose bacterial vaginosis?

By a check up: Bacterial vaginosis is one of the common vaginal infections women get. Symptoms include vaginal irritation, a grey discharge and a fishy odor. The ways to diagnose this includes a wet mount - looking at the discharge under a microscope, checking the ph and checking for odor when KOH is added. Another test is a dna test and a third way is by culture. These are done during an exam. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection cause you to miscarry?

No: The best documented risk factors for spontaneous abortion are advanced maternal age, maternal smoking, and previous history of spontaneous abortion. Most miscarriages are caused by embryonic chromosomal abnormalities and exposure to teratogens. Certain maternal infections can result in spontaneous abortion. However, vaginal yeast infection (candidiasis) is not one of them. ...Read more

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Can you get bacterial vaginosis from your partner?

Can you get bacterial vaginosis from your partner?

Yes...maybe: Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is usually caused by an imbalance in the bacterial population of the vagina, with more "bad" present than "good." we are not really sure the cause, one seems to be having a new sex partner, or having multiple partners. In general, having a monogamous relationship than has been ongoing for a while makes it less likely that the sex caused the bv. ...Read more

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Dr. Vaginal bacteria infection leads to infertility?Is it true?What time it will take to cure vaginal bacterial infection?

Dr. Vaginal bacteria infection leads to infertility?Is it true?What time it will take to cure vaginal bacterial infection?

Variable: Yes, some vaginal infections, particularly gonorrhea with pid, non-gonococcal infection (chlamydia, etc.) and others can potentially cause infertility. The time necessary to treat these will depend upon what you have. Go and see a doctor and be fully evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can bacterial vaginosis do to a pregnant women?

What can bacterial vaginosis do to a pregnant women?

Probably nothing: BV can increase the risk of infection and is associated with an increased risk of preterm delivery, but as common as BV is, it usually does not cause a problem. it can be treated, but it offer recurs. BV is not really an infection, but an overgrowth of bacteria in the vagina. Taking probiotics, like eating yogurt, can help restore the normal flora. ...Read more

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can men get yeast and bacterial infections? Will they have symptom?

can men get yeast and bacterial infections? Will they have symptom?

Yeast in males: Men can get genital yeast infections and infection with ureoplasma, bacterial vaginosis as well as trichimoniasis, GC and chlamydia. Yeast can be from partners or if they are diabetic. usually they have discomfort with urination or discharge and should be treated, as should the partners. Sometimes it is difficult to identify the organism and it is called non specific urethritis. ...Read more

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I have become prone to fungal & viral skin infections. Can you suggest, what can be the cause?

I have become prone to fungal & viral skin infections. Can you suggest, what can be the cause?

Need more info: What exactly are the infections you are referring to? More specific informations about exactly what types of skin infections you are having is needed. The cause can range from benigh to more serious immune disorder. ...Read more

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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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Bacterial Infection Of The Vagina (Definition)

A condition where the inside of the vagina is infected with an overgrowth of bacteria, causing an unpleasant odor, ...Read more