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Can Women With Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome Get Pregnant
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
No.: During puberty, girls with androgen insensitivity syndrome don't develop secondary sexual characteristics that require testosterone such as axillary or pubic hair. Since estrogen is present, they grow breasts and develop a thin waist with larger hips, but don't have periods since they lack a uterus. Most often, lack of periods by age 15 or 16 leads to the diagnosis. They cannot become pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not naturally: Swyer syndrome patients have female genitals, a normal uterus and fallopian tubes but have nonfunctional "streak" gonads that need to be removed because of cancer risk. These patients can potentially carry a pregnancy through egg donation, in vitro fertilization, embryo transfer, and hormonal support. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, prolactinomas that are smaller than 1 CM can be treated with medications to reduce the prolactin level, which will help normalize ovulation and help with conception attempts. Be sure to remember to check visual fields to avoid compromising the optic nerve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a postmenopausal women with antiphospolipid syndrome be treated with bioidentical progesterone and testosterone for symptom relief?
Antiphospholipid: Please look up the "Antiphospholipid syndrome" and carefully read the article on the web. In my opinion , treatment with bio-identical progesterone and testosterone is not related to the antiphospholipid syndrome but you must soon discuss this with your doctor. Please let me know how things turn out. ...Read more
See OB or Repro Endo: 8-10% of women have pcos, only some have difficulty conceiving. Some are overweight, if so moderately low carb diets, exercise with cardio + weights help. Some women have Insulin resistance (pre-diabetes) and metformin helps. If you have irregular cycles many women can get pregnant with Clomid (clomiphene) or letrozole. Advanced treatment like ivf is used if simple treatment doesn't succeed or low egg supply. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
PCOS & Fertilty: Pcos is a disorder with infrequent ovulation as a hallmark. Because ovulation occurs at times, some women will get pregnant without help. If you need help with medication then medication is very successful. The success rate is lower than you might think and at ivf we often find poor egg quality as the likely cause. If you are overweight, then get as close to nl as possible. See a fertility doc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you tell me if the man with kline felter syndrome(man with small testicles) can overcome infertility and become a father?
Sometimes: Most Klinefelter men are infertile, but some studies report that up to 50% have some good spermatozoa in the testes, and some of these men have become fathers especially through assisted reproduction. If this isn't an option for you, or it's not successful, then I hope you'll find it equally rewarding to become involved in community activities that help other folks' kids. Best wishes. ...Read more
Can POCS causes both high androgen and estrogen levels if not overweight? Can eating pyhytoestrogens increase breast cancer in women with POCS?
PCOS: PCOS can increase androgens in patients regardless of their weight. The effects on Estrogen are less clear as these levels fluctuate and typically would not be tested in PCOS. The LH and FSH levels are checked but not Estrogen. The effects of Phytoestrogens such as soy on the risk of breast cancer are debatable. There is not specific recommendation for PCOS patients to avoid them ...Read more
Can a mother with enough high testosterone during pregnancy make an XXY or xx(with sry gen) a male who will become fertile after puberty?
YES: Most women become pregnant. But endometriosis can affect the ovaries, the tubes, the uterus, and can cause scar tissue. So some women have difficulty becoming pregnant. There is a higher chance of needing ivf. Many women become pregnant and never even knew they already had endometriosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm of average weight with polycystic ovarian syndrome. Is infertility an issue with slim women as well?
Can you have children with swyers syndrome if they take proper hormones ti induce menstrutation (why or why not?)
Can you provide me with common non-invasive ways i can be diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome?
It is also called infertile male syndrome caused by androgen receptor gene mutation. As a result, such men have no or low sperm count and high or normal gonadotropin & testosterone. Testicular biopsy shows complete no germinal cell or sperm maturation arrest. History P+ physical exam + blood testing for gonadoteopin / testosterone + testicular ...Read more
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