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1. Was abortion uncomplicated?
2. It is possible tissue is left behind and you may have developed intrauterine adhesions
3. Tubal adhesions could have resulted from the procedure
-->thus a hysterosalpingogram (hsg) and pelvic ultrasound are indicated to rule out a pelvic factor
4. Do you have a new partner? A semen analysis may be indicated. ...Read more
Infertility: If you are truly infertile or if your male partner's sperm is ineffective then this can only be diagnosed by specific testing. The answer will never be found from the internet. There are a dozen physical and chemical processes to getting pregnant. All of this must be evaluated in a fertility work up. ...Read more
Itook inderal (propranolol) or propranol for 3years for my handshaking nw icant conceive trying from 1year doc said idont hv any fertlity pro. Is this coz of prop..
6 months: Generally, in someone your age, infertility isn't diagnosed until you've been trying for a year or longer. Having said, that, a year is a really long time when you want to have a baby. Wait another 2 months, and if still having unprotected sex around 9-14 days after the start of your period, then make an appointment with an ob/gyn. Remember 1/3 of infertility due to male and 1/3 unexplained. ...Read more
I'm 32 + 3 kids. Had a termination 1 yr ago now can't conceive after trying for a yr. Periods fine, don't think it's age as usually conceive v easily?
On August 24 my period came five days early. Lasted 3 days instead of 5 like normal. Can period change when trying to conceive? Been trying for 1 year
I'm ovulating and have regular cycle, No thyroid or fibroids or endo cysts. But still not able to conceive, actively trying from 2 yrs. Any advice?
Okay to diet while trying to conceive? 9th month trying, overweight at 142 lbs, 5'2". Been eating at least 1200cal/day and working out 3x a week 60min
Pre pregnancy diet: Dieting while trying to conceive is healthy as long as the diet is balanced with the right amount of protein, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, and minerals. Most women need at least 1200 calories per day. Make sure your prenatal vitamin contains at least 500 mg of Folic Acid daily. Achieving a healthy weight helps with fertility and decreases complications during pregnancy. ...Read more
We have been trying conceive now for almost 7 months with no luck, we have sex everyday is there anything else we could do to increase the chances?
Fertility: At the age of 34, recommendations are to consult a fertility specialist if 1 year of unprotected sex has not resulted in pregnancy. Both of you would need to be examined so that recommendations can be made. Your partner could have his sperm tested, since this is an issue in a significant number of couples. ...Read more
Been off of Depo-Provera for about a year and a half, was on it for two years. When can I conceive I'm trying but still no luck! Help!
Ok I'm trying conceive I'm getting a lot of egg white discharge does this mean I'm about to ovulate or I am? I'm a little bit confused
I have a Bartholin's cyst the size of a walnut, should I have it removed before trying to conceive? I'm trying to have a baby and it seems like this cyst is stopping it from happening. Please help me!
I have pco not pcos, any advice how to conceive naturally been trying 3years currently waiting for ivf? Thnks
Hi doctor I m 27 yr old. I periods are regular. I m suffering from hypothyroidism. I m trying conceive a baby last 6 month please give me some suggestion?
I'm 28yrs of age with BMI of 22.Clomid (clomiphene) didn't work for 3 cycles. Is there hope for me to. Conceive. We are trying to conceive for 10 months now..
Conception: Come on now… you cannot reach any conclusions based on feeling Clomid (clomiphene) for a few months. In order to get pregnant you must have sperm, have eggs, they need to meet, and the need to stick that is to say not miscarry. I think it's time you start answering all those questions. ...Read more
My period started 15 days after the start of my last cycle, what may cause this? I have a fibroid inter uterine and I'm trying conceive for a 1 1/2 yr
Fibroid: Definitely breakthrough bleeding can be caused by a fibroid. If your fibroid enters or interferes with the cavity of your uterus where your uterine lining is, it can definitely affect your period and your ability to conceive. See a doctor to make sure that the fibroid isn't impeding your ability to get pregnant. Good luck! ...Read more
I have pcos & would like to conceive. I'm trying vitex to help w/ ovulation & have read conflicting info on how/when to take it. What's the best way?
See a doctor: If you are diagnosed with pcos and want to get pregnant, I suggest you to see a doctor. The treatment should under doctor's supervision. Because you have higher risk of miscarriage, gestational diabetes during pregnancy. Beside using ovulation induction medication, your doctor may also prescribe metformin or other medication to reduce your risks. ...Read more
Been trying conceive & u had sex 2 days ago on my fertile days but I'm not ovulate yet. How long sperm alive inside of My uterus? Can I still get preg
Sperm can stay alive: From 3-5 days inside the vaginal vault/ uterus. The best method of conception is via ovulation charting, which uses the body's basal temperature rise that correlate with ovulation to predict when you will ovulate each month. This method sidesteps the irregularity built into many women's menstrual cycle. Then maximize the sperm contact with ovulation 3 days before and 3 days after. Best of luck ...Read more
What is the question:
Most couple who are having sex and are trying to conceive do not need ant testing unless the have tried for two years and are unsuccessful at conception.
So do not worry and keep trying. You are only 19 years old and it may happen any time. Having sex around mid period of your menstrual cycle increses your chance of conception as that's the time of ovulation.
If no success 24 months, get checked ...Read more
I've been trying t conceive for almost a year and a half now. I can't get fertilization medicine, and have tried everyything! What do I do!?
Search this site: There is a lot of information on this site on Trying to Conceive. Do a search and you will find a great deal of information. Get a good history, physical and PAP smear, and be sure you don't have any std's and any appropriate lab tests before you try to conceive to make sure you are in good health. If you have not conceived after one year of trying, please see a fertility specialist. ...Read more
Folic acid: Folic acid (400mcg daily) has been shown to reduce the risk of certain birth defects. One should avoid undercooked meats, esp lamb, cold cuts and fish that are high in mercury or other heavy metals - these include shark, swordfish, tile fish, king mackerel, and chilean sea bass. One should not smoke, drink alcohol or use recreational drugs. Other issues are best addressed with your caregiver. ...Read more
Things to consider: There are several things to consider here. Doctors do not even think about infertility until someone has been trying to conceive for over a year without success. This means that you have been having sex regularly around your time of ovulation for over a year without a resulting pregnancy. If you have not been trying that long be patient. If you have, see your doctor for an exam and labs. ...Read more
Diet for pregnancy: A very healthy diet with lots of fruits and vegetables, nuts, whole grains, organic milk, organic butter, grass fed beef, avoid chemicals and pesticides so eat organically grown food as much as possible. Avoid genetically modified foods. Avoid alcohol and smoking. Avoid drugs. ...Read more