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Dr. Khurram Rehman
1,565 doctors shared insights

Fertility (Overview)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to produce enough normal sperm.


Dr. John Gordon
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
27 years in practice
168K people helped
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What should I do to increase husband's fertility?

Dr. John Gordon
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
27 years in practice
168K people helped
What should I do to increase husband's fertility?

Depends: In general the advances in treating male issues require your participation and treatments such as IUI or ivf. There are some urologists that treat men with low sperm counts with Clomiphene which is controversial. Surgical removal of a varicocele has been proposed as well. The folks who make proxeed believe that this supplement increased sperm count...I am not so sure. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Jane van Dis
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13 years in practice
44M people helped
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Fertility (Overview)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to produce enough normal sperm.


Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
58M people helped
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What is the latest age to get fertility?

Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
58M people helped
What is the latest age to get fertility?

There is none: There is no age cut off for fertility. As long as you ovulate, you can get pregnant. Now, if you mean safe pregnancy (less chance of birth defects), the older you are, the higher the risk. Anytime >30, the risk starts rising faster. ...Read more

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Dr. Jane van Dis
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Dr. Jane van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
13 years in practice
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Trying to Conceive

Many fertility treatments are available, and some may even be covered by certain insurance plans. ...See more

Dr. Michael Traub
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
14 years in practice
5M people helped
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How can I increase fertility naturally without invasive medical intervention?

Dr. Michael Traub
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
14 years in practice
5M people helped
How can I increase fertility naturally without invasive medical intervention?

Healthy: The best way is to stay healthy. To eat right and exercise, and to maintain a normal body weight. Also, you should do everything possible to avoid smoking since that has a large negative impact on becoming pregnant. ...Read more

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Dr. Jane van Dis
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Dr. Michael Opsahl
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
38 years in practice
4M people helped
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How much do fertility drugs cost?

Dr. Michael Opsahl
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
38 years in practice
4M people helped
How much do fertility drugs cost?

Fertility Drugs Cost: Fertility drugs vary in cost from about $50/mo (clomid) to $4000/mo with injectables used for ivf or IUI cycles. Sometimes these drugs are covered by insurance and sometimes not. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Jane van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
13 years in practice
44M people helped
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Trying to Conceive

Acupuncture can safely be used prior to and while undergoing fertility treatments. ...See more

Dr. Gerard Honore
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
24 years in practice
55M people helped
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How should I naturally maximize fertility?

Dr. Gerard Honore
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
24 years in practice
55M people helped
How should I naturally maximize fertility?

Stay healthy: Healthy diet, limit caffeine and alcohol, avoid tobacco, moderate exercise, and staying healthy all support natural fertility. Understanding when during the cycle you are best able to conceive, and using natural family planning methods also increase chances of success.Herbs, otc drugs, diets, vitamins, supplements, and tricks to 'make you fertile' don't work and can be dangerous. ...Read more

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Dr. Victor Beshay
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
15 years in practice
1M people helped
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Why does a woman's fertility decrease as she ages?

Dr. Victor Beshay
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
15 years in practice
1M people helped
Why does a woman's fertility decrease as she ages?

Eggs: All women are born with a finite number of eggs. As women go through life, there is a decrease in egg number. In addition, there is also a decrease in egg quality. Reduced egg quantity and egg quality are rsponsible for the reduced fertility as women go through life. ...Read more

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Dr. Jane van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
13 years in practice
44M people helped
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Trying to Conceive (Tip)

Trying to Conceive

Removing endometriomas (ovarian endometriosis) is probably harmful to fertility. ...See more

Dr. Michael Traub
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
14 years in practice
5M people helped
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How old do you need to be to take fertility drugs?

Dr. Michael Traub
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
14 years in practice
5M people helped
How old do you need to be to take fertility drugs?

No Specific Age: There is no specific age. Most women are at least 18 years old but i suppose in certain circumstances a younger women could take medicines (for instance to freeze eggs before cancer treatment). Many women in their early 20's up to late 40's take medicines. ...Read more

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