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Can a treated infection after abortion cause infertility?

Can a treated infection after abortion cause infertility?

PID: Pelvic inflammatory disease or infection after abortion may cause scaring in the genital tract the ovaries release eggs that are swept into the fallopian tubes and into the uterus. Inflammation ; scaring of the tubes may cause blockages ; the eggs cannot pass. Severe infections may scar the ovaries preventing egg release ; the endometrium (lining) of uterus preventing implantation of an embryo. ...Read more

Prostate (Definition)

The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more


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Can measles lead to infertility in men? Is there even a possibility that the infection can cause infertility?

Can measles lead to infertility in men? Is there even a possibility that the infection can cause infertility?

Orchitis: Viral orchitis that leads to sterility is classically associated with mumps; i suppose that there would be a remote possibility that measles could present with this, but the odds would greatly be against that. ...Read more

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Does HPV infection lead to infertility?

Does HPV infection lead to infertility?

Yes, maybe: Yes - hpv causes cellular changes to the cervix, vaginal and vulva leading to cancer and precancerous lesions that may need ot be removed. This could include proceedures such as leeps or loops that remove part of the cervix. This can cause incompetent cervix leading to difficulty with getting pregnant or continuing a pregnancy. It may also lead to the need to remove the whole uterus and cervix. ...Read more

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Can an e.Coli infection make me infertile?

Can an e.Coli infection make me infertile?

Not likely: If e coli causes inflammation of the testes or the passages leading from the testes to the urethra, there is the theoretical possibility of infertility. Most e coli infections involve the urinary tract and do not cause infertility. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an untreated bladder infection to make a teen male infertile? I've been having a bladder infection for a year and a half :/

How long does it take for an untreated bladder infection to make a teen male infertile? I've been having a bladder infection for a year and a half :/

UTI: Uti in men, unlike women, is often due to some anatomic or physiologic abnormality of the urinary tract or the immune system and this needs thorough evaluation by a urologist. Why this has gone untreated for this lengthy time period needs some explanation, but whether this will in any way affect your fertility will depend upon what structures were involved in the infection. See a urologist asap. ...Read more

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Can cervical polyps cause infection or permanent infertility?

Can cervical polyps cause infection or permanent infertility?

Depends on cause!: Could be HPV. This is an infection. Get tested. If not HPV related, get vaccinated! ...Read more

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Untreated candidisis or yeast infection can cause infertility?

Untreated candidisis or yeast infection can cause infertility?

No: This is not related to fertility. You could just go get treated. Yeast medication is available at any pharmacy without a prescription ...Read more

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When to seek infertility treatment with different circumstances like previous infection?

When to seek infertility treatment with different circumstances like previous infection?

Male or female: Previous infections, especially the mumps can affect sperm count. For women, previous infections can block the fallopian tubes, either leading to no pregnancy or a very dangerous condition of the pregnancy in the tube called an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can a cytomegalovirus infection cause infertility?

Can a cytomegalovirus infection cause infertility?

CMV and Fertility: While CMV can increase the risk for birth defects, it does not affect the ability to conceive. Cmv positive blood tests are quite common. Take the details for a specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility for advice. ...Read more

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Can male yeast infection affects male infertility?

Can male yeast infection affects male infertility?

Some can: Some can cause infertility but it is typically short term since it typically goes away after it is treated. ...Read more

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Can a recurring urinary tract infection cause infertility?

Can a recurring urinary tract infection cause infertility?

Should not.: Recurrent epididymitis in males can cause infertility. Womans urinary tract and genital tracts are separate and thus rec urring utis should not cause infertility. ...Read more

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I would like help- infertility due to rubella virus infection?

Rubella: This rarely if ever causes infertility. It is a mild childhood disease but can also affect teenagers and adults. It causes swollen glands, joint pains and a rash on the face and neck which lasts two to three days. Recovery is always speedy and complete. Rubella is most dangerous when a woman catches it in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. Immunization is readily available and effective. ...Read more

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Can untreated yeast infections cause infertility or other serious health conditions?

Can untreated yeast infections cause infertility or other serious health conditions?

No: An untreated vaginal yeast infection will not cause infertility but why not just get it treated? Yeast creams are available over the counter at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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Can multiple abortions result in infertility? Can yeast infections result in infertility?

Usually not/no: Multiple abortions usually will not result in infertility. If you get a pelvic infection due to an abortion, that could cause scarring and infertility. Also, if you have many abortions, the cervix may become looser and you may be more apt to have a pregnancy loss, but that's different from infertility. Yeast infections don't cause infertility. ...Read more

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Can chronic yeast infections before period cause infertility?

No: But yeast infections are preventable and treatable. Your partner also needs to be treated concurrently. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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I wash my vagina w/ water often. The water container I use Has black things in buttom that looks dirt.Can this cause infertility,cancer or infections?

I wash my vagina w/ water often. The water container I use Has black things in buttom that looks dirt.Can this cause infertility,cancer or infections?

No: As you know, you would be better off using clean water. However, what you described is not likely to cause you any harm. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Sandler
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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