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Are light periods in a woman a sign of infertility?

Are light periods in a woman a sign of infertility?

No not at all.: Menses is not fertility. Light periods could be just the normal pattern for some females, related to the use of hormones e.G birth control pills, use of some types of iud... What ever the cause may be light periods do reflect or predict fertility at all. ...Read more

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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


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What are symptoms of a tubal pregnancy in a woman?

What are symptoms of a tubal pregnancy in a woman?

Many possible: Pelvic/abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding are most common symptoms. These are rarely present with an early ectopic though, so if there's reason for concern about ectopic consult your doctor, do not rely on symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the complications of a pregnancy in a woman with unilateral renal agenesis?

What are the complications of a pregnancy in a woman with unilateral renal agenesis?

None: One kidney is sufficient for normal survival and reproduction. So no complications expected. ...Read more

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What is the absolute earliest a woman can experience signs of pregnancy?

What is the absolute earliest a woman can experience signs of pregnancy?

Nature: The missed period is usually the first symptom. Remember you learned this in health class. Remember conception occurs one to five days after sex. Then a new fetus is not connected chemically or physically to the mother until it is large enough to have blood and chemicals that the mother's body can detect. This is ten to fourteen days after conception. You test after you miss a period. ...Read more

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Can pocs cause infertility in women.What is the effect on a young woman of 26 year?

Can pocs cause infertility in women.What is the effect on a young woman of 26 year?

Same: Pcos will have the same effects in any woman at any age. Use diet, exercise and weight loss. Talk to your doctor about metformin, which can help normalize menses and may restore fertility in many women. ...Read more

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Does the quality of eggs in a woman is affected by age. Till what age an women can become pregnant?

Does the quality of eggs in a woman is affected by age. Till what age an women can become pregnant?

Age and fertility: The quantity and quality of eggs decline as we age. This is one of the factors involved in reduced fertility as we become older. Pregnancy is possible into the early forties. Normal spontaneous pregnancy is rare in the mid to late forties. ...Read more

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What could low body temperature be a sign of in reproductive age women?

What could low body temperature be a sign of in reproductive age women?

Thyroid: Having low body temperature means you have a low metabolism. Heat is produced when body burns calories to create energy, and this heat contributes to your body temp. Having a slow metabolism and low body temp is very suggestive of underactive thyroid function. This isn't always seen on blood tests. If labs are normal, seek help from an md who practices holistic or functional medicine. ...Read more

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What are the chances of accidental pregnancy in unprotected lovemaking if the woman is 45 & a cougar?

What are the chances of accidental pregnancy in unprotected lovemaking if the woman is 45 & a cougar?

~5%.: Cougar or not, your age is reflected on your ovaries and your chance of conceiving after even optimally timed intercourse at 45 years is ~5% per cycle. ...Read more

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In what time of pregenancy the baby seen male or female in ultrasound?

In what time of pregenancy the baby seen male or female in ultrasound?

20 weeks: Goose: the baby's gender is usually easier to see around 20 weeks. Sometimes it can be seen earlier though. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of a woman with hypothyroidism getting pregnant?

What is the likelihood of a woman with hypothyroidism getting pregnant?

Good: Chances of pregnancy are improved once the thyroid level is in the normal range. An underactive thyroid often leads to lack of ovulation or infrequent ovulation. ...Read more

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What would cause loss of interest in sex in a woman in her 30's?

What would cause loss of interest in sex in a woman in her 30's?

Many things: Depends on her interest previously and experience. Also various hormonal factors and medication can influence desire. Ssri antidepressant as an example. ...Read more

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Whats the average number of children a woman can have?

Whats the average number of children a woman can have?

9,but it gets harder: Expected fertility rates are based on studies of the hutterites, a sect who felt it was their religious duty to have as many children as possible. They usually married before age 25 and on average the women had 9 children each. Fertility decreases w/older age & miscarriage rates increase w/age. Pregnancies often are more risky to the woman as she ages (increased bleeding, hypertension, diabetes). ...Read more

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No period for 2months. Can it be a sign of cancer in women organs?

No period for 2months. Can it be a sign of cancer in women organs?

No period: It is more a sign of pregnancy than cancer, do a pregnancy test and see your gyn if test is negative and amenorrhea persist, to check hormone levels and for polycystic ovaries. ...Read more

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Dose a heartbeat in the baby in early pregnancy decease the chances of a miscarriage?

Dose a heartbeat in the baby in early pregnancy decease the chances of a miscarriage?

Yes: The risk of first trimester miscarriage goes down after we visualize a fetal heartbeat. The risk drops to less than 5% after about 12 weeks gestation. ...Read more

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What are some other signs of female fertility other than an hourglass body and youth?

What are some other signs of female fertility other than an hourglass body and youth?

Look elsewhere: An hourglass body and youth are not signs of fertility! most often, you have to try to get pregnant first and if it does not happen after a period of time (6-12 months) you want to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is smegma a sign of genital TB Undergoing treatment for TB Lymphadenitis Did TB affect my fertility What are d reason for white chesy discharge female?

Is smegma a sign of genital TB Undergoing treatment for TB Lymphadenitis Did TB affect my fertility What are d reason for white chesy discharge female?

Here are some ...: Smegma is merely the ending product of shed-off skin accumulated in deep skin folds like that between clitoris and its hood or glans penis and foreskin; that is normal. As to cheesy vaginal discharge, yeast vaginal infection would be the first coming to mind. Nonetheless, go to see your gyn-doc for confirmation and more information on possible TB-related infertility. . Best wish ... ...Read more

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Why does a woman's fertility decrease as she ages?

Why does a woman's fertility decrease as she ages?

Eggs: All women are born with a finite number of eggs. As women go through life, there is a decrease in egg number. In addition, there is also a decrease in egg quality. Reduced egg quantity and egg quality are rsponsible for the reduced fertility as women go through life. ...Read more

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What medication is best for increasing fertility in woman?

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What medication is best for increasing fertility in woman?

Clomiphene or Femara (letrozole): The choice of medication depends on the type of patient, but the first line of treatment is clomiphene, an oral medication used to induce follicular growth and ovulation. It is inexpensive and relatively safe, but can lead to multiple pregnancies (8%) and supresses the uterine lining. Femara (letrozole) is an oral alternative to Clomiphene that does not affect the endometrium. Both are equally effective. ...Read more

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What are a few proven natural ways a woman can increase her fertility?

What are a few proven natural ways a woman can increase her fertility?

Lifestyle changes ..: Lifestyle changes that may help include aiming for a normal weight if you're underweight or overweight, stopping smoking, avoiding heavy alcohol use, and avoiding illegal drugs as well as prescription narcotic pain medications. High caffeine intake may increase the risk of miscarriage, stick to one cup of brewed coffee a day and decaf for the rest (no espresso). No well-proven herbs or supplements. ...Read more

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What are the best and worst years of fertility during the woman's life?

Range of fertility: A woman is most fertile around age 25 yrs. She is less fertile with the onset of menses till her mid 20's, and her fertility declines from age 25 until she is menopausal. ...Read more

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Why does a woman's fertility rate decline more quickly when compared to a man?

Why does a woman's fertility rate decline more quickly when compared to a man?

Eggs age: Eggs are present from birth, and, for the most part, are never reproduced. That aging effect reduces the quality of eggs, and increases the chance of an error at cell division. ...Read more

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What is a simple fertility test a woman can take ?

What is a simple fertility test a woman can take ?

Questions ...: Have you been trying off birth control for a year or more? Are you 35 or more? Do you have irregular cycles (35 or more days from period start to next start day)? Do you smoke or have smoked heavily in the past? Have you had chlamydia, pelvic inflammatory disease, burst appendix, or ovary surgery? Have you had two or more miscarriages or one tubal (ectopic) pregnancy? Yes to any = see fertility md. ...Read more

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What is the impact of coffee on a woman's fertility?

What is the impact of coffee on a woman's fertility?

Coffee and fertility: Limited but not trivial. Small studies suggest that women with heavy coffee consumption may have per-cycle-fertility reduced by around 15%. Limited coffee consumption, say a cup per day, probably has no detectable effect at all. ...Read more

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Can having an abortion create fertility for the woman?

Can having an abortion create fertility for the woman?

Rarely: Rarely, an abortion can cause scar tissue inside the uterus that interferes with implantation of a subsequent pregnancy. Fortunately, as i mentioned, this is very uncommon. ...Read more

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Can taking really hot baths decrease a woman's fertility?

Can taking really hot baths decrease a woman's fertility?

No.: Prolonged exposure to heat may affect a man's fertility but not a woman's. Hot baths are contraindicated during pregnancy because they may be harmful to the fetus. Really hot baths might cause burning of the skin which could make sex uncomfortable but, otherwise, they have NO known effect on female fertility. Interesting question! ...Read more

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Is there any way to prevent to ensure a woman's fertility?

Is there any way to prevent to ensure a woman's fertility?

No way: To fully ensure. But following a healthy lifestyle diet exercise etc. will allow your body to respond accordingly. ...Read more

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How much does a womans fertility decrease when having endometriosis?

How much does a womans fertility decrease when having endometriosis?

A lot: Endometriosis is present in about 3% of women, but in fertility clinics about 60% patients may have it. Therefore endometriosis can definitely affect fertility. Endometriosis can cause adhesions, tubal blockage, defects with ovulation, increased inflammation, decreased egg quality, etc... Surgery for endometriosis, more specifically endometriomas, can also affect your ovarian reserve. ...Read more

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Does a woman being overweight by 100 lbs effect her fertility by alot?

Does a woman being overweight by 100 lbs effect her fertility by alot?

Yes: Patients who are this much overweight have a very significant decrease in fertility, and additionally have a much higher risk of complications in pregnancy. Obesity has serious consequences in pregnancy for the mother and the baby. If you lose weight, your fertility may return when you are not expecting it, so contraception should be used until you are healthy and ready to get pregnant. ...Read more

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How much does a woman's fertility decline at age 30? What is the ideal age to have a baby?

How much does a woman's fertility decline at age 30? What is the ideal age to have a baby?

Somewhat: On average fertility starts to decline around age 27. There is no perfect time. It also depends on how many children you want and your personal and family history. There is never a good time to start! ...Read more