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Fertility specialists, how likely is a 1 cent polyp in uterus to cause 1. Infertility 2. Miscarriage. Please take size of p into consideration w answe?

Fertility specialists, how likely is a 1 cent polyp in uterus to cause 1. Infertility 2. Miscarriage. Please take size of p into consideration w answe?

Low prob/easy fix: Not a great probability to cause infertility or miscarriage, but it's an easy fix and will improve your percentages. Often it can be fixed with and office or brief outpatient procedure to remove the polyp. ...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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I had 2 miscarriages. One was a missed miscarriage, and other ended on its own at 4 weeks. Could this be a fertility issue or just a fluke occurence?

I had 2 miscarriages. One was a missed miscarriage, and other ended on its own at 4 weeks. Could this be a fertility issue or just a fluke occurence?

Both: It might be just look occurrence, but at the same time you should be checked for disorders that cause miscarriages. Lupus, diabetes, thyroid disorder, clotting disorders, vitamin deficiencies, hormonal imbalance, etc. Could all be the issue. You should have your ob/gyn doctor initiate a proper workup.If you smoke cigarettes, please stop! ...Read more

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I had miscarriage in marchand since then, my cycle has been 40-45 days long. What are the fertility perc for cycles that long? Appt sched, just advice

I had miscarriage in marchand since then, my cycle has been 40-45 days long. What are the fertility perc for cycles that long? Appt sched, just advice

Depends: If you are still ovulating but just have a prolonged cycle the average rate of pregnancy per cycle is about 20% however if you are having irregular or lengthening cycles due to anovulation (not ovulating) then your chances would be much lower. There are a few simple blood tests that can be done to evaluate you, also an ovarian cyst can occasionally cause delayed cycles. ...Read more

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Can liver problems affect fertility and cause miscarriage?

Can liver problems affect fertility and cause miscarriage?

Yes: The liver is necessary for metabolism of hormones and if the disease is severe enough it does cause problems with pregnancy and fertility. Mild disease is less of a problem. Active hepatitis also can infect the fetus and cause problems. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I unluckily had gonnerreah years ago got treated would it effect my fertility fell pregnant march 2012 had bad miscarriage in june help me plz?

I unluckily had gonnerreah years ago got treated would it effect my fertility fell pregnant march 2012 had bad miscarriage in june  help me plz?

Maybe: Early pregnancy losses are not uncommon. Pelvic infections can cause scarring in the tubes that increases the risk of infertility or tubal pregnancy but i don't think gonorrhea increases the risk of a miscarriage in a normally implanted pregnancy. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage last year I used an app to find out the ovulation and stuff but there was no ovulation or high fertility on or near the day gt prg?

I had a miscarriage last year I used an app to find out the ovulation and stuff but there was no ovulation or high fertility on or near the day gt prg?

No perfect app: Apps for fertility aren't perfect and they can be confused by irregular cycles and anovulatory months. They are helpful for women trying to get pregnant but risky for women wanting to use them to avoid pregnancy. Its hard to say what happened in your specific case. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Could two miscarriages and one abortion affect my fertility?

Could two miscarriages and one abortion affect my fertility?

The treatment: Not so much miscarriages and abortions by themselves can affect fertility, but they way they were treated. Specifically, when the womb was emptied surgically (D&C, dilatation and curettage), subsequent infection and scarring can interfere with future fertility. ...Read more

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I was also wondering that I have fertility problems and i was wondering how i could cure that and I've had 9 miscarriages, please help?

I was also wondering that I have fertility problems and i was wondering how i could cure that and I've had 9 miscarriages, please help?

Specialist: First you need a fertility specialist. There are some special tests you need. The uterus may be abnormal. Or the eggs may be abnormal. It may be very difficult to have a child and only a specialist would be able to figure things out and give you a chance to have a live birth. ...Read more

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Can being raped or having a miscarriage because of stress effect fertility?

Can being raped or having a miscarriage because of stress effect fertility?

Stress & fertility: Let me start by saying sorry for the pain you have endured. And yes, stress does create an environment for infertility. Here is how: after prolonged stress the adrenal glands begin to weaken, and their ability to make life saving hormones such as cortisol steadily diminish. In an effort to save your life, the adrenal will. ...Read more

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I was pregnant for 10 weeks and then had a miscarriage. Does that proves my fertility as I was once pregnant or its not an indication of fertility?

I was pregnant for 10 weeks and then had a miscarriage. Does that proves my fertility as I was once pregnant or its not an indication of fertility?

Miscarriage 10 weeks: The fact that you wete able to become pregnant is good news. Miscarriages are more common in your 30's. You can try again within a few cycles but see your doctor early on at 6 weeks to confirm viability. ...Read more

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What is the common fertility rate for women 39-41? We have been trying to conceive for 8 months with one miscarriage and one failed implantation.

What is the common fertility rate for women 39-41? We have been trying to conceive for 8 months with one miscarriage and one failed implantation.

5-15% per month: Fertility peaks in late teens to late twenties and then gradual decline after age 30. 20-25% fecundity (chance for pregnancy per month) under age 30, then rapid decline in fertility after age 40 age 35: 15% fecundity rate age 40: 5-10% fecundity rate age 43:. ...Read more

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Can longterm use of Coumadin (warfarin) cause problems with fertility I've been on it 4yrs had miscarriage last yr should I do lovenox injections instead?

Can longterm use of Coumadin (warfarin) cause problems with fertility I've been on it 4yrs had miscarriage last yr should I do lovenox injections instead?

Concerns: Coumadin (warfarin) for proper reasons is a good tried medication. Coumadin (warfarin) and pregnancy presents some challenges. Early consultation and planning with your OB gyn is indicated to traverse that path. ...Read more

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My periods are very irregular and I have tried to get pregnant again (only been pregnant 1 time and miscarried) should I go to a fertility doctor?

My periods are very irregular and I have tried to get pregnant again (only been pregnant 1 time and miscarried) should I go to a fertility doctor?

Yes: If your gynecologist has not evaluated you for underlying causes of irregular cycles, then see a fertility specialist for evaluation and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more


Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more