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Infertility In Women In Children
Wide range: Different medications are utilized in the treatment of infertility. It depends on the diagnosis and infertility treatment. They range from ovulation induction agents (clomid, letrozole), ovarian stimulation meds (fsh, hmg), Insulin sensitizing agents (metformin), adjunctive meds combined with the previous (dexamethasone, hcg, baby aspirin), etc. ...Read more
Missed periods: Speaking literally, there are no symptoms specific to female infertility. Missed, absent, or irregular periods come from irregular or abnormal ovulations, which is the most common cause of female infertility. Pelvic pain, particularly painful intercourse, is often (but not always) suggestive of endometriosis, which caa also be a fertility factor in women. ...Read more
Research is conflicting but there is evidence that large amounts of soy can contribute to infertility, so anyone having fertility problems should consider reducing soy intake- see http://www. Aliveholistichealth. Ca/soy/tabid/94/Default. Aspx
Excess soy can also suppress thyroid function & low thyroid can cause fertility problems. You might be hypothyroid despite normal TSH-see http://bit. Ly/1cJnyBx ...Read more
Treat pid as soon as it is diagnosed. There is nothing in the literature that mentions how long pid can go untreated without complications. I would guess if untreated, depending on the specifics (infecting organism, extent of infection, patient's immunologic response etc.) the complications may already be in place at diagnosis or within a few days of diagnosis.
Get treated immediately. Good luck! ...Read more
Absolutely: If you are clinically hypothyroid or clinically hyperthyroid, it can cause infertility. Sometimes, with this thyroid disease you can get pregnant but it will increase the risk of miscarriage and in cases of hypothyroidism, it can adverse effects on the fetus. If you have thyroid disease you should consult with your doctor before attempting pregnancy. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Maybe: If you are having ovulatory dysfunction and not ovulating on a regular basis and you have an abnormal glucose to Insulin ratio, then the addition of metformin may help to improve response rates with ovulation induction meds and maybe could cause ovulation without any meds. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Does Zactac (or Ranitidine) cause infertility in women? Some women in Vietnam are afraid to take Zantac (ranitidine) because some Vietnamese doctors claimed such.
Effects of intravenous administration of ranitidine hydrochloride on the fertility of the male and female rats]. [Article in Japanese]
Kamada S, et al. J Toxicol Sci. 1984 Jun;9 Suppl 1:13-28.
Ranitidine has not been associated w/ fertility in rats In very high doses may effect rat fetus. Cimetidine (tagamet) another H2 blocker affects sperm f/u/ w doc ...Read more
Yes: A ruptured appendix can subsequently block fallopian tubes by way of scar tissue from the infection that would ensue. ...Read more
No: Hi. No it doesn't. But sleeping under one ALONE does! ...Read more