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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Infertility (Overview)

Infertility is defined medically as the inability to conceive a baby after 12 months of having unprotected sexual intercourse.


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What is the definition or description of: male infertility?

What is the definition or description of: male infertility?

1 year, sperm: Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after one year. Male infertility is when the infertility is determined to be caused by problems with the male partner. ...Read more

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Infertility (Overview)

Infertility is defined medically as the inability to conceive a baby after 12 months of having unprotected sexual intercourse.


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How long does the infertility treatment for women takes?

How long does the infertility treatment for women takes?

Variable: The doctor who can accurate predict the answer to this question will quickly become famous and wealthy :). This is because the answer depends on the type of treatment used and a host of factors specific to each individual woman. ...Read more

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Dealing with Infertility (Tip)

Dealing with Infertility

25% chance of pregnancy is the best anyone can hope for in any given month, everything being perfect. ...See more

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Managing Infertility (Checklist)

Take antioxidants in supplements or foods
Daily
Get help with support groups
Weekly
Sleep 6-8 hours
6 to 8 hours, daily, forever
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Are light periods a symptom of infertility?

Are light periods a symptom of infertility?

No: No, light flow is not unusual; although skipped periods suggest an ovulatory problem. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of infertility in men?

What are the symptoms of infertility in men?

Not fathering kids: The only symptom of infertility is not being able to successfully sire children. However, there are a host of medical conditions associated with male factor infertility that may present wiith symptoms in other organ systems. ...Read more

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Dealing with Infertility (Tip)

Dealing with Infertility

Try to relax. Getting obsessive can work against you. With irregular periods, see your doctor soon. ...See more

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Are there signs for infertility?

Are there signs for infertility?

Pelvic pain: There are many signs that might hint that you have an infertility problem these include pelvic pain (seen with fibroids, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions) history of irregular or absent cycles (not ovulating), heavy periods (polyps, fibroids), history of pelvic infections or ectopic pregnancy, excessive hair growth, breast discharge, age greater than 35, obesity, and poor diet. ...Read more

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If my wife and I end up with an unexplained infertility diagnosis, will it be more difficult for us to get pregnant? Test results have all been normal.

Depends: The diagnosis of unexplained infertility has become less and less in recent years. With the advent of laparoscopy to evaluate pelvic endometriosis and pelvic adhesions and also ovarian reserve testing more abnormalities are found and able to be corrected. Even with the diagnosis of unexplained infertility the present-day technology will still give you a very good chance of conceiving. ...Read more

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Dealing with Infertility (Tip)

Dealing with Infertility

Sometimes a simple thing such as cessation of smoking, can lead to fertility. ...See more

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