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Can endometriosis of the ovaries cause permanent infertility in a woman?

Can endometriosis of the ovaries cause permanent infertility in a woman?

No: Ovarian endometriosis (called endometrioma) is associated with infertility but some women will not have a problem. We try not to remove the ovarian endometiomas these days because we may make the fertility potential worse. Medical therapy usually will not make them go away if they are over 1-2cm. Discuss your situation with your rei for options and stay positive. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Traub
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Endometriosis (Definition)

An abnormal condition where the lining tissue of the uterus, is located outside the uterus. The displaced tissue, just like the tissue lining the uterus, bleeds during each menstrual cycle. Endometriosis can be very painful, and can result ...Read more


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Does endometriosis of the ovaries cause infertility?

Does endometriosis of the ovaries cause infertility?

Endometriomas: Yes. Cysts of endometriosis in the ovaries are called endometriomas, which may cause pain, infertility, both or neither. If you are having difficult getting pregnant and/or you have very painful periods then laparoscopic surgery to remove the cyst(s) and any other endometriosis in your pelvis is usually helpful. ...Read more

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In infertile patients with endometriosis, what is causing the infertility?

In infertile patients with endometriosis, what is causing the infertility?

Multiple Factors: Endometriosis can cause scarring of the tubes or even blockage, inflammation of the uterus and ovaries, can affect the egg production of the ovaries, and can affect the uterine lining. Sometimes one source can be easily seen (usually the tubes, even fertilization and egg quality during ivf) but often times the exact cause in an individual can not be detected. ...Read more

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Can pocs cause infertility in women.What is the effect on a young woman of 26 year?

Can pocs cause infertility in women.What is the effect on a young woman of 26 year?

Same: Pcos will have the same effects in any woman at any age. Use diet, exercise and weight loss. Talk to your doctor about metformin, which can help normalize menses and may restore fertility in many women. ...Read more

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Can a ruptured appendix cause infertility in women?

Can a ruptured appendix cause infertility in women?

Yes: A ruptured appendix can subsequently block fallopian tubes by way of scar tissue from the infection that would ensue. ...Read more

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Does the Depo-Provera shot cause infertility in a female?

Does the Depo-Provera shot cause infertility in a female?

No: But it can take some time to begin ovulating normally after stopping depo. Can take up to one year. ...Read more

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How can the removal of the testes or the ovaries affect a man or a woman?

How can the removal of the testes or the ovaries affect a man or a woman?

Menopausal symptoms: In a man removal of testicles results in severe low testosterone and causes menopausal symptoms like heat flashes, depression , lack of libido and on long term osteoporosis. Needless to say impotence will occur Usually main reason to remove testicles in a man today is treatment of prostate cancer and that is done very few times ...Read more

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Does the chickenpox cause infertility in men?

Does the chickenpox cause infertility in men?

Unlikely: There are rare reports of an orchitis, or inflammationof the testis, during varicella.However, the literature does not report this as a documented cause of infertility. It is possible, but exceedingly rare. ...Read more

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Does the drainage of a ovarian cyst cause infertility?

Does the drainage of a ovarian cyst cause infertility?

Unlikely: Ovaries always produce cysts, and some of them for a reason or another enlarge and cause trouble
Drainage of cyst does not cause trouble UNLESS the whole ovaries are taken out or no much tissue is left in them due to the original disease ...Read more

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What might cause a thickened uterine lining in a woman with premature ovarian failure vs. One in natural menopause?

What might cause a thickened uterine lining in a woman with premature ovarian failure vs. One in natural menopause?

Estrogen excess: Endometrial thickening is usually due to excess estrogen effect on the uterine lining or infrequent ovulation. A polyp, submucus fibroid or (less commonly) an endometrial cancer can cause an abnormally thickened endometrial lining. ...Read more

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After a hysterectomy(uterus) what cause women to develop cyst on the breast and ovaries?

After a hysterectomy(uterus) what cause women to develop cyst on the breast and ovaries?

The same: The uterus is not an endocrine (glandular/hormonal) organ and so removing it does not change the endocrine environment in a woman's body. Not all ovarian or breast cysts result form hormone exposure, but many do. ...Read more

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Will smoking cause blockade in fallopian tubes or development of cysts in ovary or scar in the fallopian tube?

Will smoking cause blockade in fallopian tubes or development of cysts in ovary or scar in the fallopian tube?

No: While there is no direct causal link between smoking and fallopian tube blockage, it is so bad for your overall health that you should stop as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What effect can having only one ovary and tube cause on the body? Is fertility decreased? Hormones?

What effect can having only one ovary and tube cause on the body? Is fertility decreased? Hormones?

Effects will vary: The effects on your wellbeing, your hormones and future fertility will depend primarily on the health of the remaining ovary , its tube and surrounding pelvic tissues and perhaps indirectly on the reason for and pathology of your oophorectomy. If you have one normal ovary and normal tube and no pelvic adhesions nor endometriosis...your health, fertility and hormones may be quite good and normal. ...Read more

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Can scarring in uterus after d&c cause infertility?

Yes: A D&C can cause damage to the uterine lining, which can lead to scarring of the cavity. This doesn't always occur but is a possibilty. ...Read more

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Can measles lead to infertility in men? Is there even a possibility that the infection can cause infertility?

Can measles lead to infertility in men? Is there even a possibility that the infection can cause infertility?

Orchitis: Viral orchitis that leads to sterility is classically associated with mumps; i suppose that there would be a remote possibility that measles could present with this, but the odds would greatly be against that. ...Read more

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Does lack of hormones to develop an ovarian cyst cause infertility?

Does lack of hormones to develop an ovarian cyst cause infertility?

If no follicle, yes: Ovarian cysts are very common but not 'normal'. I am guessing you mean lack of hormones to develop an ovarian follicle - a cyst-like structure that releases an egg (ovulates). Some women don't ovulate because of low FSH / lh hormones (may be due to stress, exercise, eating disorders, underweight), some have high FSH & low egg supply. Low hormones makes it harder to conceive. See a fertility md. ...Read more

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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


Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more