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What bipolar, schizoaffective, and ADHD medications can cause infertility?

What bipolar, schizoaffective, and ADHD medications can cause infertility?

Not answerable here.: Too vague, too broad, for this site. It would be better if you asked about a specific medication or two that you (or someone else) are taking, or considering taking. ...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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Help can bipolar medication cause infertility?

Help can bipolar medication cause infertility?

Possibly: You don't even mention your gender and although both are vulnerable to some effects of this sort, they are different. Also, you don't mention the drug and they vary widely. So - do speak w/ the prescribing provider about your concerns - it can matter. Best! ...Read more

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Can diluting or dissolving drugs intended for parenteral injection cause infertility, if given after miscarriage?

Can diluting or dissolving drugs intended for parenteral injection cause infertility, if given after miscarriage?

I don't know: what you're asking. What drugs are you referring to and why would you dilute or dissolve them? How are they being administered. It sounds like you are making a very bad and even dangerous mistake by abusing medication in this way. ...Read more

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My fiance is a recovering drug addict of 7 years, could his use of hard drugs cause infertility if we are trying to conceive?

My fiance is a recovering drug addict of 7 years, could his use of hard drugs cause infertility if we are trying to conceive?

Possibly: I recommend strongly that he get a semen analysis done as soon as you decide to try conceiving. There are way too many variables to say he 'does' or 'doesn't' have a fertility problem, the numbers on a reliable sa will get directly to the answer. I also assume and hope, for both of your sake's and a baby's, you are talking about a partner who is no longer using. ...Read more

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Does minoxidil cause sterility or infertility. And does all the new hair falls on stoppage of this medication?

Does minoxidil cause sterility or infertility. And does all the new hair falls on stoppage of this medication?

No and Yes: Use of the topical form of minoxidil for hair loss (alopecia androgenita) is NOT associated with sterility or infertility. Hair growth typically resulting from use of minoxidil usually does recede after discontinuing its use. Minoxidil should only be used for specific hair loss patterns. See your physican to make sure you don't have other underlying and potentially treatable causes of hair loss. ...Read more

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Does rifampicin & isoniazid TB drugs cause infertility ? & can tuberculosis cervical lymphadenitis cause infertility?

Does rifampicin & isoniazid TB drugs cause infertility ? & can tuberculosis cervical lymphadenitis cause infertility?

TB and infertility: TB can cause infertility, but usually it does not show any kind of symptoms until the infection has advanced to a severe level and can affect the infertility in women as well as in men. In the woman it causes tuberculosis in uterus and fallopian tubes where as in the man it cause tuberculosis of epididymo- orchitis, as a result of which no sperm can get into the semen. ...Read more

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What causes Infertility?

What causes Infertility?

Basic Infertility: Many different causes contribute to infertility. There are male factors (sperm), ovary factors (the making and releasing of eggs), and factors that interfere with the sperm and egg joining (endometriosis, blockage in the tubes or uterus, etc). There are also less common and unknown factors. A careful evaluation by a GYN specialist can help most couples. ...Read more

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What can cause infertility?

Multiple: At age 44 many women are infertile due to having higher rates of chromosomal abnormalities in their eggs. This is a normal aging process in women. Males over 40 also have slightly higher rates of infertility due to age but age affects females much more. Other causes are blocked tubes, pcos, endometriosis and medical issues such as obesity and thyroid disease. ...Read more

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