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Is It True That Chlamydia Sometimes Can Cause Infertility In Women
Yes-PID: Chlamydia (or other stds) can travel up the female reproductive tract and into the fallopian tubes. The ensuing inflammation that occurs, can scar and distort anatomy to the point where an egg will not be able to travel down the lumen of the fallopian tube. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more
Yes: Chlamydia that isn't treated promptly and gets to the tubes can cause scarring in the tubes. This scarring can lead to difficulty in getting pregnant as well as ectopic pregnancy (a pregnancy that grows outside the uterus like in a tube). Your best option is to get tested if you have a new partner or symptoms and treated right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: You may not even be aware that you have chlamydia - but it could be causing permanent damage to your genitorurinary system. ...Read more
Cause of Infertility: I recommend you consult with your gynecologist. There is a strong corelation between endometriosis and infertility due to the scar tissues. A thorough gyno history interview and exam will enable your doctor to advise you of your probability of infertility and perhaps recommend the window of opportunity to succesfully conceive and have a healthy baby or babies. ...Read more
No: It's very definitely not true.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: The IUD should not be placed if you have an active infection or are at high risk of developing an infection (ie, multiple sexual partners, no condom use), but the device itself does not cause infection. In addition, it does not cause cancer and may actually be used to treat endometrial hyperplasia (increased thickness of the uterine lining that may be a pre-cancerous condition). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can measles lead to infertility in men? Is there even a possibility that the infection can cause infertility?
Depends: It depends on the type of high heels, genetics, and amount of wear on your feet. Standard advice is to always bring a pair of supportive shoes to change into later. Pregnancy adds a lot of weight in a short period of time so your feet may swell or widen, but wearing heels before is not directly related. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Limited intake of caffeine is safe: the equivalent of two cups of coffee a day. Not "venti", just a cup. Many women however lose their taste for caffeine or coffee during pregnancy. You may also find that you become more sensitive to caffeine, and this can lead to trouble sleeping. In those cases either avoid caffeine or limit intake to the morning. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is in vitro fertilization good as in the health of the woman because i heard that it causes cancer is that true? Does it affect negatively the woman?
I have read that infertility medications can cause acromegaly in women. Is there any truth to that? Do certain infertility drugs cause the disease?
Is it true that massaging specific points in the back can cause a pregnant women to short the birth?
Yes and More: Gynecomastia comes from the greek meaning "gyne" meaning woman and "mastos" meaning breasts. it refers to abnormal development of large mammary glands in males. Although there may be many “causes”, most cases are idiopathic (no specific cause). The use of certain medications, drugs, organ dysfunction (kidney or liver), hormonal imbalances etc. May also be causative. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Ovulation : The ovule or egg develops in a small pool of fluid on the ovary's surface. Once the egg is released during ovulation, the remains of the follicular cyst regresses while another location is developing another egg for release. You can see small ovarian cyst even in some women taking the "pill" and even in menopausal age women. ...Read more
I read that endometriosis can cause infertility through a substance called prostaglandin. What is this and is it true?
Possible: It is true that endometriosis causes infertility. However, the specific mechanism is not very clear. We believe that endometriosis may cause pelvic adhesion, affect the tubal function, decrease ovarian reserve, and reduce embryo implantation. There are several factors may be involved including prostaglandin, cytokine, such as tnfa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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