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Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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Can general herpes cause infertility?

Can general herpes cause infertility?

No: It should not cause infertility but having one sexually transmitted infection also means you may be at risk for another infection. And another infection may cause infertility. ...Read more

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Can STDs cause infertility?

Can STDs cause infertility?

Yes!: Yes, many stds can cause serious pelvic and genital inflammation and scarring that may ultimately lead to infertility. Others, like hpv, may necessitate the removal of parts of your anatomy making pregnancy impossible. ...Read more

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Can trichomoniasis cause infertility?

Yes: Complications of untreated trichomoniasis include the development of pelvic inflammatory disease in women. Complications in both men ; women can ^ risk of infertility. ...Read more

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Does trichomoniasis cause infertility?

Does trichomoniasis cause  infertility?

Yes: Trich causes inflammation in the cervix, which blocks the cervix and reduces sperm available to the egg. Trich is commonly associated with other gynecologic illnesses, like chlamydia, which can inflame and damage the fallopian tubes. Women with trich and other pelvic infections should seek medical care right away. ...Read more

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Do herpes cause pid.

Do herpes cause pid.

Not typical: The most typical cause for pelvic inflammatory disease is chlamydia followed by gonorrhea and other bacterial infections. Typically antibiotics are needed to treat. Herpes virus causes genital sores. ...Read more

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Does trichamonas cause infertility?

Does trichamonas  cause infertility?

Not in itself: Trichomonas does not in itself lead to infertility. But other sexually transmitted infections often go along with trichomonas. It's definitely worth seeing your gynecologist and getting some treatment. ...Read more

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Could HPV cause infertility in women?

Could HPV cause infertility in women?

No, but...: Generally, hpv alone carries no risk to infertility, but it oftentimes comes along with other stds such as chlamydia, herpes, etc. Leading to pid and blocking fallopian tubes, which will cause infertility. More detail? Ask doctor. ...Read more

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Can a cytomegalovirus infection cause infertility?

CMV and Fertility: While CMV can increase the risk for birth defects, it does not affect the ability to conceive. Cmv positive blood tests are quite common. Take the details for a specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility for advice. ...Read more

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Could genital herpes cause problems during pregnancy?

Could genital herpes cause problems during pregnancy?

Yes : Genital herpes can be problematic for pregnant women because of the possibility of vertical transmission during vaginal delivery. This is why women with vaginal herpes outbreaks require c-sections, and suppressive therapy around the time of delivery is used to prevent outbreaks. Neonatal herpes can lead to infection to the baby's skin, eyes, mouth, or central nervous system. ...Read more

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Does genital herpes cause testiclepain?

Not generally: In general it does not. Testicular pain is either a bacterial infection (epididymitis) or even viral. Other things to consider is torsion. ...Read more

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Can hematospermia cause infertility?

Can hematospermia cause infertility?

Probably not: As usual , it depends on the cause but a little bloody sperm is usually not a symptom of infertility. ...Read more

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Can ngu cauae infertility?

Can ngu cauae infertility?

Yes possibly: Ngu can be caused by chlamydia, which is an infection that is very damaging to the female reproductives organs particularly. Chlamydia can also be silent in women, so they do not realize that they have an infection. The more infections then the larger the risk of infertility. Get prompt treatment and try to avoid any additional infections. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can orchitis cause infertility?

Yes: Particularly mumps orchitis has been associated with sub-normal male fertility, but it is not all-or-nothing. Semen analysis is a very reliable measure for assesing whether harm has been doen. ...Read more

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Can having chlamydia cause permanent infertility?

Can having chlamydia cause permanent infertility?

Chlamydia/fertility: If the woman has tubal damage then the couples needs to resort to ivf. ...Read more

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Can general herpes cause infertility?

No: It should not cause infertility but having one sexually transmitted infection also means you may be at risk for another infection. And another infection may cause infertility. ...Read more

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Does herpes cause cloymedia?

No: I guess that you mean chlamydia. These are two different sexually transmitted diseases. A person can have more than one std after unprotected sex and /or indulging in high risk behavior or having multiple sexual partners. ...Read more

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What causes herpes and how best to treat it?

What causes herpes and how best to treat it?

Herpes: Herpes is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a virus. There are two types, hsv1 and hsv2. Hsv1 typically causes cold sores on the lips, while hsv2 affects the genitals. While there is no "cure", there are many effective treatments (acyclovir, valacyclovir, etc...) that can help to prevent or shorten outbreaks. ...Read more

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What can cause infertility?

What can cause infertility?

Multiple: At age 44 many women are infertile due to having higher rates of chromosomal abnormalities in their eggs. This is a normal aging process in women. Males over 40 also have slightly higher rates of infertility due to age but age affects females much more. Other causes are blocked tubes, pcos, endometriosis and medical issues such as obesity and thyroid disease. ...Read more

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What can cause infertility?

What can cause infertility?

Top diagnoses: Top reasons: 1) male infertility, tied with 2) female ovulatory dysfunction, followed by 3) tubal disease (female.) 'infertility' is defined by unprotected intercourse for one year. This is based on observing 85% of normal couples conceive in that time. ...Read more

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Can herpes cause testical pain?

Can herpes cause testical pain?

Herpes simplex: This would be decidedly unusual. Would look for another cause. See a urologist. ...Read more

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What causes infertility in most women?

What causes infertility in most women?

Top diagnoses: Top reasons: 1) male infertility, tied with 2) female ovulatory dysfunction, followed by 3) tubal disease (female.) 'infertility' is defined by unprotected intercourse for one year. This is based on observing 85% of normal couples conceive in that time. ...Read more

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Can koch's lympadentitis cause infertility?

NO: As far as I can tell from looking thru the literature no. However You may want to discuss with a specialist. ...Read more

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What causes a man to have infertile problem?

What causes a man to have infertile problem?

Multiple: Many are born with abnormalities in sperm production. Some lose production ability with time. Infections can block tubes, vas deferens, that take sperm to the outside. Trauma or surgery can cause problems. Some have hormone problems that affect the sperm production. Drugs such as BP meds or steroids for weight lifting or sports can do it. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a woman to become infertile?

What are the causes of a woman to become infertile?

Infertiltiy: There are a number of reasons that may cause a woman to have difficulty getting pregnant. These include but are not restricted to: ovulating regularly (pcos or pof), endometriosis that affects the tubes and ovaries, pelvic infections that damage the fallopian tubes, uterine fibroids or scar tissue that may reduce the place the embryo can implant, abnormal shape to the uterus. Sperm is a big factor. ...Read more

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What are common causes of infertility in both genders?

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 are the most common causes of a couple's infertility?

Infertility: Top reasons: 1) male infertility, tied with 2) female ovulatory dysfunction, followed by 3) tubal disease (female.) 'infertility' is defined by unprotected intercourse for one year. This is based on observing 85% of normal couples conceive in that time. ...Read more

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Do herpes cause pid.

Not typical: The most typical cause for pelvic inflammatory disease is chlamydia followed by gonorrhea and other bacterial infections. Typically antibiotics are needed to treat. Herpes virus causes genital sores. ...Read more

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Can orchitis cause infertility?

Yes: Particularly mumps orchitis has been associated with sub-normal male fertility, but it is not all-or-nothing. Semen analysis is a very reliable measure for assesing whether harm has been doen. ...Read more

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Can herpes cause renal failure?

Can herpes cause renal failure?

Have not seen that: I have not seen herpes cause renal failure, but sometimes strange things can happen to an unlucky person with any disease. The medications to treat herpes, such as Acyclovir and valtrex, (valacyclovir) can cause renal failure if a patient already has decreased renal function, is taking large doses of the anti-virals, or is taking other medications (that also affect the kidneys) at the same time. ...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