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Who can answer any questions about going into fertility therapy, if single?

Who can answer any questions about going into fertility therapy, if single?

Donor sperm: Single women can still pursue fertility treatment through the use of donor sperm. Your doctor will also evaluate all aspects of fertility and make other recommendations accordingly. A detailed office discussion is needed prior to pursuing fertility treatment. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm not really sure how this service works, but I'm going to send my question and see what happens. I have been having fertility treatment and was recently diagnosed with the homozygous C665T MTHFR gene mutation. There is a lot of conflicting inform

Hi, I'm not really sure how this service works, but I'm going to send my question and see what happens.  I have been having fertility treatment and was recently diagnosed with the homozygous C665T MTHFR gene mutation.  There is a lot of conflicting inform

Sorry I: cannot offer more help than this: The "story" is still "OUT" and this gene abnormality has now been blamed for just about EVERYTHING from early heart disease to frequent miscarriages! I would be VERY CAUTIOUS about accepting ANY ADVICE particularly the INTERNET about this "condition" If this is a MAJOR issue consult with a Board Certified GENETICIST! My Opinion only...hope it helps..Good Luck Z ...Read more

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Does testosterone therapy improve male fertility?

Does testosterone therapy improve male fertility?

No!: Testosterone replacement decreases sperm counts. It is essentially male birth control because testosterone therapy shuts down the pituitary gland so the testicles stop making sperm. ...Read more

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SHBB 22.1 total, Testosterone 305. Would you recommend therapy? Is clomid a good option for preserving fertility? 29 yo

SHBB 22.1 total, Testosterone 305. Would you recommend therapy? Is clomid a good option for preserving fertility? 29 yo

Yes, however...: You want to determine the underlying cause(s). Lifestyle factors such as poor sleep quality, tobacco user, alcohol consumption, recreational drug use (such as cannabis) may contribute to a decrease in fertility. Clomid is a good option, but I recommended that you be up to date with your primary care physician before considering treatment. ...Read more

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Can testosterone replacement therapy cause irreversible infertility ? Or will fertility return to normal once you get off trt ? Any research articles?

Yes: Yes it can. The longer you use testosterone and the higher the dose, the more likely it will be permanent. That's why you should never use recreational testosterone. If you need testosterone for medical reasons, you can put some sperm into a sperm bank if you think you may need it for conception later in life. ...Read more

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Why doesn't fertility treatment always work?

Why doesn't fertility treatment  always work?

Healthy eggs: The biggest reason is a problem with egg health, such as aneuploidy. Most eggs do not have the capacity to produce a pregnancy. Some have missing parts of the genetic recipe for pregnancy. ...Read more

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When must a couple seek fertility treatment?

Depends: A couple with no risk factors or medical problems should try for about 6 to 12 months before getting evaluated and considering treatment - 6 months if the woman is 35 or older and 12 months if she is younger. However, if you have medical or gynecologic problems like endometriosis, irregular periods, previous surgery, etc, you should see someone now. ...Read more

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What is IVF fertility treatment?

What is IVF fertility treatment?

Outside body: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) means that fertilization occurs "outside the body" (in vitro). We stimulate the woman's ovaries to mature multiple eggs. We retrieve them in the office with the woman under anesthesia to allow us to suction the eggs with a needle. We combine the sperm with the eggs and culture the embryos. We transfer 1-3 embryos based on woman's age and embryo quality. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options available for men with fertility problems?

What are the treatment options available for men with fertility problems?

Cause dependent : It depends on the cause. In cases of hormonal abnormalities, hormone replacement may be helpful. In cases where sperm counts cannot be improved, insemination or in vitro fertilization may be utilized. ...Read more

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How to get best fertility treatment ?

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See your OBGYN first: At age 23 you have plenty of time so it's OK to first seek help with your OBGYN. In many cases, young women have problem with ovulation that can be easily corrected with medications such as Clomid (clomiphene). Your OBGYN can start basic workup such as a semen analysis for your partner, a HSG to check your tubes and uterus, and order hormone tests to check your thyroid, etc. ...Read more

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What exactly are the steps of fertility treatment?

What exactly are the steps of fertility treatment?

Great question!: The first step is to find a good fertility specialist: someone board certified or eligible in reproductive endocrinology. Once the initial evaluation is performed your doctor will recommend treatment. Often fertility drugs (pills or injections) with IUI are the first step. Ivf is often another option. Remember you should know options, alternatives and success rates. You should be comfortable. ...Read more

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What type of fertility treatment is needed for surrogate?

What type of fertility treatment is needed for surrogate?

IVF is best: The safest from a medical and legal aspect is to use a third party egg where the surrogate has no genetic link to the conception and is inseminated with sperm (ivf). The egg-sperm can come from you (the intended parents) or from a donor egg-sperm. Inseminating surrogates with the intended parents' sperm is the least expensive, but if the surrgate changes her mind, one could tough legal battles. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: fertility treatment?

Fertility treatment: Fertility treatment means some type of therapy that would increase the odds of someone becoming pregnant. There are many different types of treatment, including, and certainly not limited to, intrauterine insemination, usage of fertility medication, and in-vitro fertilization. I hope this helps! dr. Roseff www.Reproendo.Com. ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages and advantages of fertility treatment?

What are the disadvantages and advantages of fertility treatment?

Highly effective: Fertility treatment is highly effective in good hands. Advantages are an increase in the monthly chances of conception, and safety, when properly managed. Ivf, for instance, offers pregnancy rates over 50 percent in young women, and treatment can be designed to reduce the risk of multiple pregnancy and ovarian hyperstimulation. Newer techniques offer ways to reduce miscarriage and aneuploidy. ...Read more

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How many people from US go abroad for fertility treatment now?

How many people from US go abroad for fertility treatment now?

Don't know: I don't think anyone is keeping statistics. However, foreign clinics especially in India are increasing in numbers and size. Treatment cycles are less expensive but the cost of travel and the time off work may make it just as costly as in the US. There are not as many rules and guidelines in other countries so you may not find the same quality of care. ...Read more

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Are hormones be used to help in fertility treatment?

Yes: Yes, there are several types of hormones used for fertility treatment. Talk with your doctor about what is right for you. ...Read more

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At 40, would I need fertility treatment to get pregnant ?

At 40, would I need fertility treatment to get pregnant ?

Maybe: Fertility declines from a peak of 170 births/1000 women at age 27 to 13/1000 at age 40. Thus, advanced age is a significant fertility issue. However, not everyone needs help. See a fertility specialist for assessment (fsh, amh, antral follicle count) and if favorable then try 3-6 mo. If unfavorable then get help now before too late. Once fertility poor we cannot help using your eggs. Good luck. ...Read more

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