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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 is defined medically as the inability to conceive a baby after 12 months of ...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?

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 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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