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Can i be infertile?

Can i be infertile?

Infertility: If you have been having sex for one year and not doing anything to prevent pregnancy, then you are considered infertile. Some couples just take longer to get pregnant, it doesn't mean there is any problem. If the woman is over 35, we recommend testing after 6 month, you don't have to wait a full year. ...Read more

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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


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Is infertility hereditary?

Is infertility hereditary?

Possibly: Some forms of infertility are hereditary. For instance some forms of male infertility have genetic components that are automatically passed to male children (y chromosome microdeletions). Endometriosis definitely has a hereditary component. Pcos also runs in families. And fragile x which can affect egg production is hereditary as well. The vast majority of time infertility is not hereditary. ...Read more

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How do you detect infertility?

Detect infertility: You detect infertility when you have had intercourse but never pregnant. If this persists over time please see a gynecologist. You should go together with your significant other because the problem may be on his side not yours. ...Read more

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How to know you are infertile?

How to know you are infertile?

Infertile: If you are concerned regarding fertility, quite simply, see a Board Certified Gynecologist. The workup will involve Semen Analysis, Blood Hormone profiles, an ultrasound, an XRAY to view the uterine cavity and to see if your tubes are open. In addition, a full history and physical exam will be performed including a pap smear and screening for sexually transmitted infections. ...Read more

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Might infertility be hereditary?

Might infertility be hereditary?

Sometimes: Some causes of infertility (ovulatory disorders, uterine abnormalities, "possibly" endometriosis) can be inherited; some not. "infertility" is not inherited, it's too general a term. ...Read more

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What causes men to be infertile?

What causes men to be infertile?

Many things can.: Things that can cause infertility in men include overall health, sexually transmitted infections, lifestyle choices such as smoking and alcohol and drug use, obesity, testicular injury, exposure to chronic high heat, and reproductive toxins in the workplace such as heavy metal exposure, radiation, and pesticides. ...Read more

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Incredibly fearful of infertility?

Seek Support: It sounds like now might be a good time for you to seek some support. If you have been struggling with infertility, http://www.resolve.org list providers and support groups. ...Read more

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What are the tests for Infertility?

What are the tests for Infertility?

Infertility testing: 1. hormones - AMH, FSH, Estrogen, TSH, Prolactin 2. check uterus and tubes -- HSG test 3. ovulation -- progesterone test 4. semen analysis ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Infertility?

Often no symptoms: other than inability to get pregnant after a year of trying. Or, if your are over 35, 6 months of trying. Irregular periods often means not ovulating. Age is a big factor -- success rates drop significantly after age 35. See a fertility doctor early! ...Read more

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What causes infertility to occur in men?

Defective Sperm: Either the sperm produced are ineffective, not fully mature, have poor mobility or there are no sperm due to injury or development. Even a low number of sperm makes it hard to get pregnant. ...Read more

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What are the complications of Infertility?

What are the complications of Infertility?

Associations only: associations not complications. For males, low testosterone associated with reproductive dysfunction can cause metabolic syndrome with its own complications. For women, a host of factors are involved in hormone dysfunction that also result in metabolic syndrome longterm. These hormonal changes cause complications in virtually every body system. Breast cancer has also been associated. ...Read more

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What is infertility? How can it be treated?

What is infertility? How can it be treated?

Infertility: At your age it is likely that your periods have slowed down and you would be infertile. Please see your Gynecologist about this. ...Read more

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What are some signs of infertility starting?

Time: If you have tried to get pregnant for two years without success, you have fertility issues and if you want to get pregnant now is the time to seek help. ...Read more

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I have a problem of infertility for 12years.

Get help: You should consider going directly to a specialist if you have been trying for 12 years. They will start a work up to find out what is wrong. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a man to be infertile?

Many Things: Sometimes sperm production is decreased. Blockages can occur in the testicle preventing sperm from being released. Sometimes there can be genetic reasons. Smoking can damage sperm which can cause them to be genetically abnormal or to cause physical defects in the sperm. There are a number of problems that can occur and most can be fixed. ...Read more

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What are the chances of me being infertile as 40 yo woman?

What are the chances of me being infertile as 40 yo woman?

Estimate 50/50: One classic statistical estimate is that 50% of women at age 40 will no longer be able to conceive, but that's an estimate only. ...Read more

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Cure for infertility?

Infertility: The first step is to see a fertility specialist to go thru testing (both female and male). Depending on the findings, most issues can be successfully treated. Age is a big factor for women, so don't delay. ...Read more

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What is male infertility?

What is male infertility?

Defective Sperm: Either the sperm produced are ineffective, not fully mature, have poor mobility or there are no sperm due to injury or development. Even a low number of sperm makes it hard to get pregnant. ...Read more

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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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