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Could having HPV affect my chances of getting pregnant?

Could having HPV affect my chances of getting pregnant?

No: Briefly, no. The simple presence of hpv is not associated with below-normal fertility. Uncommonly, women treated for hpv with aggressive conization or cryo procedures may have problems related to a damaged cervical canal. Although not rare, this is still an uncommon problem. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Hpv (Definition)

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more


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Will a past abortion affect my chances of getting pregnant?

Will a past abortion affect my chances of getting pregnant?

Not necessarily: Most women who have had an abortion have no problem conceiving in the future. Having said that, as women get older, pregnancy is more difficult to attain. If they did a surgical abortion, the endometrium could be affected and a very small percentage of patients can develop uterine adhesions that can prevent pregnancy or increase pregnancy loss. ...Read more

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I'm overweight. Could this affect my chances of getting pregnant?

I'm overweight. Could this affect my chances of getting pregnant?

Yes: There are many studies that relate a lower pregnancy rate if one is not there ideal weight. This has to do with dysfunctional ovulation and hormonal imbalance. ...Read more

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How can I increase my chances of becoming pregnant? What can decrease my chances of getting pregnant?

How can I increase my chances of becoming pregnant? What can decrease my chances of getting pregnant?

Folate (folic acid). Smoking..: Some factors that can increase your fertility: Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily, normal weight for height, regular vaginal intercourse at least thrice weekly, balanced diet, low stress and regulation of any chronic disorders such as hypertension, diabetes, lupus etc. Other factors will decrease your fertility: smoking, obesity, underweight, polycystic ovary syndrome (hyperandrogenemia chronic anovulation). ...Read more

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Can having cerebral palsy affect my chances of getting pregnant?

Can having cerebral palsy affect my chances of getting pregnant?

Not specificly: The movement problems of CP do not directly affect your reproductive system & its functions. Depending on your level of function, pregnancy & delivery may require some extra planning but i would not abandon the idea of parenting outright. You may want to consult with an OB directly on the issue. ...Read more

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Does peeing right after sex reduce my chances of getting pregnant? What can i do to increase my chances of getting pregnant?

Does peeing right after sex reduce my chances of getting pregnant? What can i do to increase my chances of getting pregnant?

Know your ovulation: First, urinating after sex has nothing to do with pregnancy , it is to prevent urinary infection. Secondly,if you wish to get pregnant you should know when you ovulate( when the egg comes out and ready to meet the sperms). It happens in the mid cycle, 14 th day after periods, . There are over the counter kits availble at your pharmacy to know this. You should have intercourse on that day. ...Read more

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Could having antibiotics increased my chance of being pregnant?

Yes it is possible: If you are on bcp's and take an antibiotic the absorption and therefore the efficacy of the bcp are decreased. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant whn menstruating and having unprotected sex?

What are the chances of getting pregnant whn menstruating and having unprotected sex?

Small but: Not zero. "unprotected sex" is unprotected sex; yes, it's possible. Its complicated to explain how you might get pregnant when you think you are on your period: its not likely but not impossible either. ...Read more

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What are my chances of getting pregnant if i had sex on 2 of my fertile days?

What are my chances of getting pregnant if i had sex on 2 of my fertile days?

Fertility: The chances of pregnancy from unprotected intercourse among fertile couples is somewhere between 15-20% per month for the first 3 months and decreases thereafter. So there are many variables that affect fertility. ...Read more

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What are my chances of getting pregnant when having sex on my ovulating day?

What are my chances of getting pregnant when having sex on my ovulating day?

Depends: Maximum human fertility is about 20-25% per cycle. Sex on the day before and day of ovulation is the best for conception so your best odds are 20-25% per month. The odds could be lower if there are fertility issues such as tubal problems, sperm problems, endometriosis or if you have been trying for over 1 year. ...Read more

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My boyfriend smokes. Would that decrease my chances of getting pregnant?

My boyfriend smokes. Would that decrease my chances of getting pregnant?

Actually, YES!: Data says smoking tobacco hurts male fertility.Smoking damages sperm, making them less likely to fertilize eggs ,and making the embryos they do manage to create less likely to survive. Professional Med. Societies advise men and women with fertility problems to stop smoking. Even if only 1 member of a couple smokes, secondhand smoke tends to affect the fertility of his/her partner. Time to QUIT! ...Read more

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What are my chances of getting pregnant after just having a miscarriage?

What are my chances of getting pregnant after just having a miscarriage?

Pretty good!: Older dictum was that women should wait for 3-6 months after a miscarriage to attempt conception again. Newer studies have shown that women who wait have decreased fertility rates in comparison to women who do not wait! take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and resume sexual activity as soon as you feel ready to do so. Good luck! ...Read more

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Has having an abortion affected my chance of getting pregnant again?

Has having an abortion affected my chance of getting pregnant again?

Unless there are: complications having an abortion should not effect your ability to have a baby in the future. ...Read more

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Does the number of days I menstruate affect my chances of getting pregnant???

Does the number of days I menstruate affect my chances of getting pregnant???

Not if regular flow: A menstrual flow can last normally 2 to 7 days and if your periods are coming at regular intervals with a consistent flow, then chances of getting pregnant are not affected. bon chance! ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are my chances of becoming pregnant after having IUD removed?

Could you tell me what are my chances of becoming pregnant after having IUD removed?

Good: An iud is placed to prevent pregnancy. So once it is removed you are fertile again. Having had an iud doesn't change your fertility once it is removed. Good luck! ...Read more

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If my husband smokes weed what are my chances of getting pregnant?

If my husband smokes weed what are my chances of getting pregnant?

Same as general pop: Smoking marijuana has not been shown to affect sperm count or function, but everyone is different in certain respects. Some may have fluctuations in testosterone levels ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Getting Pregnant (Definition)

Conception is the act of the man's sperm attaching to and entering ("fertilizing") the woman's egg. This fusion leads to the ...Read more