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Effectiveness Of Clocit In Concieving
In terms of fertility & optimal timing, what are the chances of conceiving from intercourse on cd8 of a 28 day cycle?
It may or may not: Effect flow. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test ; notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. If you are needing to use emergency contraceptives twice in a month - you need to look into a consistent and reliable form of birth control. ...Read more
Does increasing the amount of sperm in the vagina (in the same day) ultimately increase the chances of conceiving during your fertile window?
Will any of the ingredients in rainbow light mens one food based multivitamin have an affect on the effectiveness of cialis?
May improve effects: None of the ingredients in this multivitamin are known to interact with cialis. However, vit c, e, many b vitamins and zinc can improve male sexual function so you may have greater benefits from Cialis by taking these vitamins. See http://health.Howstuffworks.Com/wellness/men/health-tips/5-vitamins-for-mens-sexual-health.Htm. ...Read more
How has the number of unintended pregnancies per fertile woman changed in the united states over the past half century?
Trend is down: The overall statistics suggest a drop in this number. It is difficult to arrive at, because many who get pregnant and didn't want it, do not advertise that fact. Many of these are terminated which also skews the statistics. It is interesting that the percentage of pregnancies in single women are highest in the states termed "red" and much lower in the blue states. ...Read more
Will any of the ingredients in the male enhancement pill VigRX Plus decrease the effectiveness of baby Aspirin if I have polycythemia vera?
Here are some ...: Ask your Doc for the answer and how to handle polycythemia vera first. For a 27-y man, he should not have the concern of ED unless possibly falling victim to sex overindulgence and obsession. The Internet male sex enhancement pills have made a lot of money for their manipulators to prey on public's ignorance, anxiety, and fear. The product you asked falls to the same category as described. ...Read more
How much the BMI of 25-27 of my gf can affect the effectiveness of Belara? Should we use any backup method?
What's the percentage of birth-control pill effectiveness when taken with carbamazepine (tegretol xr)?
Only shots work ...: Hcg (human chorionic gonadotropin) is a protein and only works in shot form - HCG drops and pills are *bogus* products sold to women on the "hcg diet". Hcg is used as part of fertility treatments, most often as a 'trigger shot' to tell your ovaries when to ovulate when taking medicines to increase egg production, or during in vitro fertilization (ivf) as a trigger or to help follicle development. ...Read more
I am on Clomid (clomiphene) 50mg (day 3-7). Age 29. What are the chances of success in first month of clomid (clomiphene). Is there any chance of twins?
Depends: Chance of preg depends on many factors. Is your partner's sperm count normal? Are your tubes open? What is your amh level? With unexplained infertility (ie tests show no problems) the preg rate is 2% per cycle for Clomid (clomiphene) with intercourse and 10%+ for Clomid (clomiphene) with insemination. Your chance of achieving twins is 5-8%. If you do not ovulate regularly then chance of success is about 2o%. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can't estimate: I can't estimate, but if you take the leftover half with the next dose, it should work as supposed. ...Read more
What Birth Control pills that are anti-androgen available in the US? i've been thinking of switching to one from the Mirena
Birth control pills: All birth control pils have some anti androgenic effects by up regulating sex hormone binding globulin decreasing the levels of free testosterone. Those containing Drospirenone have a secondary anti androgenic effect by competing with testostosterone at the receptor level. ...Read more
Can the use of Clomid (clomiphene) delay menstruation without necessarily resulting in pregnancy.
Seems to be true: Clomid (clomiphene) extends the duration between ovulation and menstruation - thus allowing a greater period of time for fertilization to occur. But, without unprotected sex with a fertile partner, pregnancy will not occur no matter how late the period. Was that understandable? Anyway - yes to your question. ...Read more
We got pregnant on our 1st try following 3 months of no ejaculations. Is there an increased rate of birth defects from oxidative stress on the sperm?
Congrats: Oxidative stress effect on sperms and male fertility are still conflicting, mainly the studies were on assisted fertilization (test tube babies). Natural conception means that only the strong healthy sperm, which can survive and compete, reach and penetrate the ovum (egg) and form a zygote which develops into a baby. So relax, wish you a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby ...Read more
Is there a correlation between the number/frequency of placebo days in a birth control regimen and the likelihood of breakthrough bleeding?
Which hormone in BC has the greater influence on risk of cardiovascular incident? I'm on NuvaRing, so low estrogen but a third generation progestin.
What are the risks in taking low doses of Xanax (alprazolam) in the second and third trimester of pregnancy? Half of 25 mg a day
The dose is so low: That's consequences to you or the fetus are likely negligible. Best wishes. ...Read more
What are the long-term effects of taking yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill? Will it affect my ability to conceive or the health of the foetus in the future?
BCP: In general, bcp have minmal long term effects though not everyone tolerates them the same. It shouldn't affect your chances, but since you are 42, your chances (regardless of the pill) are very low. If you are interested in pregnancy, you should discuss the risks and chances with your physician now. ...Read more