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How hard is it to conceive if I have a TSH level of 5.69? My period is 10 days late. I took a pregnancy test but it was negative.

How hard is it to conceive if I have a TSH level of 5.69? My period is 10 days late. I took a pregnancy test but it was negative.

More difficult: Being hypothyroid can cause anovulation (no monthly egg release) and thus delay one's period. This can be confusing to you as you may think you are pregnant. ...Read more

Conception (Definition)

Conception is the union of an egg and sperm to form a zygote. The zygote is what ...Read more


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My mother has poly cystic ovaries, and I believe I do as well, my bf and I have been talking about children, how hard will it be to conceive?

My mother has poly cystic ovaries, and I believe I do as well, my bf and I have been talking about children, how hard will it be to conceive?

PCO: It is true that PCO does run in families It is not that difficult to conceive. Try for 6 mos, and if you're not pregnant the drug to start with is Clomid (clomiphene). See your gyn for a check up, and an Rx for the medication.. ...Read more

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I have recently had my right ovary and tube removed due to a large ovarian cyst. How hard will it be for me to conceive?

I have recently had my right ovary and tube removed due to a large ovarian cyst. How hard will it be for me to conceive?

Slightly: 1. You are at a higher risk of developing pelvic adhesions on the remaining side
2. If you are a cyst developer, then you should be aware that the same could occur on the remaining side
3. If natural conception doesn't occur within 3 months of trying, would suggest an active approach with an infertility specialist. ...Read more

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Why is harder to conceive at age 37?

Why is harder to conceive at age 37?

Because in some: Women you may not be ovulating or the ovary may be prematurely old, if you are having problems you need to see an infertilty specialist to help you conceive, sometimes there can be one cause or more than one cause. ...Read more

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Can to much Pepsi make it harder to conceive?

Can to much Pepsi make it harder to conceive?

Depends: Pepsi specifically will not block conception. I would say that pepsi is a contributor to overweight which is associated with low fertility. Get to a BMI between 20 and 25 for your best fertility. This is a physician developed iphone system to track and interpret your bmi and optimize your health https://appsto. Re/us/STRCY. I ...Read more

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Why is it so hard for me and my partner to conceive?

Why is it so hard for me and my partner to conceive?

There can be: Many factors. Your age of 41 is one major factor. Just based on age, you chance of pregnancy per month is less than 5%. You should see a fertility specialist as soon as possible before all your eggs are gone. Massachusetts has good fertility insurance coverage, by the way. ...Read more

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I'm 39 years old and we want to I'm 39 years old and we want to have another baby but its hard for us to conceive what should I do?

I'm 39 years old and we want to I'm 39 years old and we want to have another baby but its hard for us to conceive what should I do?

See a specialist: Fertility peaks in late teens to late twenties and then gradual decline after age 30. 20-25% fecundity (chance for pregnancy per month) under age 30, then rapid decline in fertility after age 40. Age 35: 15% fecundity rate. Age 40: 5-10% fecundity rate. Age 43:. ...Read more

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I wanna baby so bad but it seems very hard to conceive me and my husband have been trying for two years now... Some one please help us.

I wanna baby so bad but it seems very hard to conceive me and my husband have been trying for two years now... Some one please help us.

Couples Problem: You and your husband both need to be checked out. You need both partners to be healthy and it may not be you! See a provider, make sure you are ovulating and that your reproductive organs are healthy. Your husband needs a semen analysis to make sure he has sperm and that they are alive and moving well. ...Read more

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Will long-term use of the pill make it harder to conceive?

Will long-term use of the pill make it harder to conceive?

No: No. Birth-control pills have no detrimental effect whatsoever on your longterm fertility. If you take birth-control pills into your late 30s or early 40s your fertility will indeed be decreased, but this is 100% due to later age and not an effect of the pills. ...Read more

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What does that mean when im married and much older than husband. Will it be hard for me to conceive?

What does that mean when im married and much older than husband. Will it be hard for me to conceive?

Maybe: It may be more difficult to become pregnant. Certainly a fertility evaluation is warranted much sooner. If you periods are irregular or you have had pelvic surgery in the past you may want to see a fertility specialist to maximize your chances of conception. ...Read more

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I'm 37 trying to conceive I'm on several medications that worry me please help me and let me know what ones make it harder to conceive?

Ovulation Timing: We cant see your med list on this query section. However your medications are prescribed to you and are for a diagnosis. I would ask your pharmacist, or doctor to give you a list. An ovulation clock/timer you can purchase on Amazon maybe helpful. There is 48 hour window for best ovulation/sperm penetration for fertility. There are also ovulation thermometers you can use. Doctor visit is best. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 45 my wife will be 42 this year. We are trying so hard to have a baby, but nothing. Besides our age, why is it so difficult to conceive?

Age; see specialist: It is most likely that, and wife might be peri-menopausal--and/or ovulating irregularly. Since clock is ticking down, should see ob/gyn who specializes in fertility medicine for evaluation and assistance. ...Read more

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Is it hard to conceive with cyst on your ovaries?

Is it hard to conceive with cyst on your ovaries?

Usually not: Small cysts are a normal part of the monthly cycle of the ovaries. Larger cysts may be abnormal, especially if they have solid components.

In mosts cases, cysts do not impact fertility. A particular kind of cyst called an endometrioma will likely have a negative impact on fertility. ...Read more

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Is it hard to conceive after having a miscarriage?

Shouldn't be: A single miscarriage won't affect or impair future fertility. It may take 4 to six weeks for your body to start cycling normally again, but you should not have trouble conceiving. Just remember that it is normal for conception to take up to a year (that's the definition of normal time to conceive) - so don't worry if it takes several months. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it harder to conceive if my cervix is lower and tilted?

Is it harder to conceive if my cervix is lower and tilted?

No: Cervical checking by a woman herself is of no use whatsoever, and cervical factors in infertility are extremely uncommon. ...Read more

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Could a tilted uterus make it harder to conceive?

Could a tilted uterus make it harder to conceive?

Depends: The uterus can lean forward (anteverted) or backward (retroverted). Asian women tend to have rv while us women tend to have av uterus. In rv uterus, the uterus points to the ground during sleep, thus allowing menstrual blood to accumulate inside the uterus to eventually spill into the pelvis via the the tubes leading to endometriosis. However, not all women with a rv uterus have endometriosis. ...Read more

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Does a narrow cervix make it harder to conceive?

Does a narrow cervix make it harder to conceive?

No: Before you have children, your cervical opening is fairly small and sperm are the size of a microscopic cell. So, there is plenty of room for them to swim through. ...Read more

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Is it goin to be hard to conceive with an irregular cycle?

Is it goin to be hard to conceive with an irregular cycle?

Depends: I think alot of women report irregular cycles that truly are not irregular. Most women's cycles will vary by as much as 7 days form month to month. If your cycles are between 21-35 days each month you are most likely ovulatory and chances of conception are good. If your cycles are more irregular- ie vary every 35-120 days then you will most likely have trouble conceiving--see a fertility doc. ...Read more

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Is it hard to conceive when having periods that take 53 days to come?

Is it hard to conceive when having periods that take 53 days to come?

Pregnancy.: If periods are taking longer to come you need to see a gynecologist to see what's causing it. Hypothyroidism can also cause it. Pregnancy may be hard to conceive. ...Read more

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How should we put the joy back into our sex life when we're trying so hard to conceive?

How should we put the joy back into our sex life when we're trying so hard to conceive?

Have you considered: Just being intimate for the sake of being intimate? That way not every sexual interaction would be associated with the pressures of conceiving. ...Read more

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Does being overweight cause you to stop ovulating which will make it harder to conceive?

Does being overweight cause you to stop ovulating which will make it harder to conceive?

Yes: Obesity is a known risk to fertility. See this site for information on this topic.
http://www. Webmd. Com/infertility-and-reproduction/news/20071211/obesity-linked-to-infertility-in-women. ...Read more

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Trying hard to conceive after myomectomy. No success now after two cycles, what is your advice? :

Trying hard to conceive after myomectomy. No success now after two cycles, what is your advice? :

Get a work up: If you do not pregnant after a few more months, you may wish to see your gyn or a fertility specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it possible or harder for a men who takes insulin three times a day who is type 1 diabetic to conceive a baby....

Is it possible or harder for a men who takes insulin three times a day who is type 1 diabetic to conceive a baby....

Diabetic fertility: Generally a male with type I diabetes does not have diminished fertility. There are many "male factors" and some female factors which can influence fertility, so if one is unable to become pregnant after six months to a year of unprotected sex, a consult with your GYN is recommended. ...Read more

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I only have one ovary working is it possible to only ovulate every other month as were finding it hard to conceive with no other problems.?

DO NOT TRY TOO HARD: Relax. Understand that you can conceive with only 1 ovary, unless it is infected or diseased. Try to let your partner's sperm count rise, waiting 2-3 days before intercourse. Make sure you are naturally well lubricated and the your partner is also secreting seminal fluid. Position yourself on your back with your legs resting on his shoulders and a pillow under your hips. Wait 5 minutes afterwards ...Read more

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Me and my husband are trying hard past 5 months to conceive for a baby during my fertile days but its not working at all. Can you help to suggest smth?

Me and my husband are trying hard past 5 months to conceive for a baby during my fertile days but its not working at all. Can you help to suggest smth?

Ovulation Kit: At age 29, 5 months is not anything to be concerned about. You could try doing an ovulation predictor kit (which you can get at any pharmacy) to assist with determining your fertile period. As you approach a year without success, you might obtain a basic infertility evaluation by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I am 23 engaged and trying to conceive. I have two other children ages 3-5 that were easy to conceieve. Why is it so hard and could it be my endometri?

Conceiving: It may take time. If this is adifferent partner from yor previuous children, the maybe have his sperm count checked. If nothing is happening in 6 months, see your doctor. ...Read more