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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 = 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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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 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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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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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?

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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What can cause infertility?

What can cause infertility?

Top diagnoses: Top reasons: 1) male infertility, tied with 2) female ovulatory dysfunction, followed by 3) tubal disease (female.) 'infertility' is defined by unprotected intercourse for one year. This is based on observing 85% of normal couples conceive in that time. ...Read more

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What are causes of infertility?

What are causes of infertility?

Many: There are so many different causes of infertility but 50% of those causes come from the female and 50% come from the male. The definition of infertility is > than one year of unprotected sex and > than 6 months if you are 35 or older. You should consult your gyn to discuss a basic work-up which includes a sperm test, check for ovulation, check that your tubes are open, hormone levels are normal. ...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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What are causes for infertility?

What are causes for infertility?

Many reasons: Problems with the fallopian tubes, ovaries, uterus and/or sperm are the major reasons. I see that you are 45 years old---age is probably a major factor. Go to this website to read about causes of infertility, the basic infertility evaluation, and treatment options as it won't all fit here http://www.Rockymountainfertility.Com . I would see a fertility doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Will a bad fall cause infertility?

No: Unless a fall was complicated by abdominal injury requiring surgery or abdominal infection or possibly brain injury then no. ...Read more

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What are the causes of infertility?

What are the causes of infertility?

There are: literally thousands, both involving the male and/or female. Check webmd and discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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What are the causes of infertility?

What are the causes of infertility?

Cause of infertility: The causes are many. 40% of cases it's due to a problem in the woman, and 40% are due to a problem in the male. The remaining 20% are of unknown origin. You need to go through a work up (which can be completed in 2 moths) prior to starting treatment. The majority of couples can be helped and will overcome their infertility. ...Read more

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What causes infertility in most women?

Top diagnoses: Top reasons: 1) male infertility, tied with 2) female ovulatory dysfunction, followed by 3) tubal disease (female.) 'infertility' is defined by unprotected intercourse for one year. This is based on observing 85% of normal couples conceive in that time. ...Read more

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Pls i wnt to no what causes infertility?

Male & female causes: Both sexes can have hormonal, chromasomal, , anatomic &/or gonadal problems..For instance women can have polycystic ovaries, turners syndrome, prolactinoma, pid with blocked fallopian tubes. Men can have klinefelter syndrome, produce insufficient or malformed sperm i.E associated with a varicocele, abent or blocked svasa (sper ducts) suggest cosult a fertility specialist. Lots can be done. ...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