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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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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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 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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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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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

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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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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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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

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 is defined medically as the inability to conceive a baby after 12 months of ...Read more