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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.


Dr. Seth Derman
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
28 years in practice
1M people helped
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What is the definition or description of: male infertility?

Dr. Seth Derman
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
28 years in practice
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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.


Dr. David Krulak
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
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How long does the infertility treatment for women takes?

Dr. David Krulak
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
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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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32 years in practice
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Dr. Adam Levy
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
32 years in practice
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Having a Baby Through Surrogacy (Tip)

Having a Baby Through Surrogacy

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

Dr. Adam Levy
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
32 years in practice
694K people helped
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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
Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
24 years in practice
55M people helped
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Are light periods a symptom of infertility?

Dr. Gerard Honore
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
24 years in practice
55M people helped
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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Dr. Darren Mack
Board Certified, Urology
7 years in practice
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What are the symptoms of infertility in men?

Dr. Darren Mack
Board Certified, Urology
7 years in practice
306K people helped
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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Dr. Adam Levy
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
32 years in practice
694K people helped
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Having a Baby Through Surrogacy (Tip)

Having a Baby Through Surrogacy

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

Dr. Deborah Smith
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
30 years in practice
457K people helped
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Are there signs for infertility?

Dr. Deborah Smith
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
30 years in practice
457K people helped
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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Dr. Neeoo Chin
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
35 years in practice
4M people helped
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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.

Dr. Neeoo Chin
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
35 years in practice
4M people helped

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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Dr. Adam Levy
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
32 years in practice
694K people helped
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Having a Baby Through Surrogacy (Tip)

Having a Baby Through Surrogacy

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

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