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Is prolapsed uterus will cause the infertility? Kindly advise the treatment for this. Is it due to obesity?

Is prolapsed uterus will cause the infertility? Kindly advise the treatment for this. Is it due to obesity?

Possible: A prolapsed uterus means the uterus is pulled downward. That can also pull the tubes and or ovaries downward as well. That can distort the anatomy and potentially make fertilization harder. It may also bend and kink the fallopian tube and cause a problem. ...Read more

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


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20 yr obese no period in 2-3 yrs. Period like blood after non penetration orgasm last 2-3 yrs. What is it? Could I be infertile? How can I fix this?

20 yr obese no period in 2-3 yrs. Period like blood after non penetration orgasm last 2-3 yrs. What is it? Could I be infertile? How can I fix this?

Polycystic ovary: obesity, increased dark hair on the face and belly, irregular or absent periods can all point in the direction of polycystic ovarian disorder (PCOD). There is an association with type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, infertility, and an increase in coronary artery disease with PCOD. There are labs that can help the diagnosis and meds that can be helpful in the treatment. ...Read more

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Does chikenpox cause infertility in female? Age 21.

Does chikenpox cause infertility in female? Age 21.

No: Before the era of chicken pox vaccines, and even now in countries that don't use the chicken pox vaccine, most people catch chicken pox disease... and it doesn't cause infertility, as all these women who have had chicken pox continue to have children and grow the world's population. ...Read more

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Will hypopituitarism cause infertility in either a male or female child eventually?

Will hypopituitarism cause infertility in either a male or female child eventually?

No: Most cases of hypopitiuitarism do not involve the cells that produce puberty signals. Only by measuring puberty hormone levels during the first 3 months of life or around puberty that fertility state can be assessed. A genetic test can also help if it is feasible. ...Read more

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Does cellulaze cause infertility in female if done on front n inner thighs at d age of 23?

Does cellulaze cause infertility in female if done on front n inner thighs at d age of 23?

No: There is absolutely no reason to even suspect this. Lasering goes only millimeters beneath the skin. There is no scatter since it is after all a LASER focused technology. ...Read more

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Can chikenpox cause infertility in female?

Can chikenpox cause infertility in female?

Unlikely: Varicella infection can cause a decrease in sperm production in male because of fever but it is temporary. The testicles can be involved directly by the virus and cause testiculitis and possible infertility. In female, it is possible that the ovaries are involved in the course of the disease but uncommon and very unlikely to cause infertility. ...Read more

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What causes both male and female infertility ?

What causes both male and female infertility ?

Several: Male factors include testicular injury, infection, congenital anomalies, mumps, torsion. Women can present with chromosomal anomalies, tubal factor from infection or prior surgery, polycystic ovary, endometriosis, ovarian dysfunction, unexplained infertility & lack of sexual frequency. ...Read more

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What common conditions can cause female infertility?

What common conditions can cause female infertility?

Many: There are multiple causes for female infertility. Among the most common are abnormal ovulation, blocked fallopian tubes usually from scar tissue, endometriosis related infertility, abnormal uterine shapes, and also recurrent pregnancy loss. ...Read more

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What were some of the most common causes of female infertility or being "barren" in the 1800's?

What were some of the most common causes of female infertility or being "barren" in the 1800's?

Fertility in 19th C: I don't believe there's much real data to answer , but case reports in lancet as far back as civil war support that causes were probably similar to now: ovulatory, tubal, endometriosis. There's a fascinating case report of a surgeon cannulating proximal fallopian tube with a whalebone in 1898! delayed child-bearing of course was less common. Medical historians please correct me if needed! ...Read more

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Does small cyst of morgagni in female go away on it own?If so how long does it take?Does essiac tea help dissolve it?Does this cyst cause infertility?

'No' to above: It's an embryologic remnant, it's been there since before you were born. They do not go away and don't cause fertility issues unless they become large. Large ones may twist or rupture and need surgical removal. Tea does not affect them in any way. ...Read more

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Can my ruptured appendix years ago cause infertility (female)?

Can my ruptured appendix years ago cause infertility (female)?

Yes: The first thing to do is to evaluate your fallopian tubes. Your gyn may be able to do a femvue in the office. ...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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Is coolsculpting on love handles safe?will it effect reproductive organs n cause infertility in future?age 23 female.

Is coolsculpting on love handles safe?will it effect reproductive organs n cause infertility in future?age 23 female.

Cool Sculpting: Consider doing a one on on HEALTHTAP virtual visit with one of the plastic surgeons. They can walk you through the details of Coolsculpting including the risks and benefits. It will not affect future fertility or your reproductive organs ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more