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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Sterility (Overview)

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How can I treat sterility?

How can I treat sterility?

Depends: Depends on the cause. Some causes are correctable and unfortunately others may no be. A visit to and evaluation by a fertility specialist should expose the underlying cause and treat based on the findings. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Sterility (Overview)

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Are there any symptoms of sterility in men?

Are there any symptoms of sterility in men?

No: There are no reliable symptoms of infertility in a male at any age; the only way to identify/diagnosis male factor is with a semen analysis. Performance difficulties such as ed or premature ejaculation are important, but are classified separately. ...Read more

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What are the main signs of sterility for men?

What are the main signs of sterility for men?

Sperm testing: There's no way to know if a man is sterile without a semen analysis. ...Read more

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Will orchitis cause sterility?

Will orchitis cause sterility?

Very rarely: There is not much published information on the exact percentage of patients with fertility problems after orchitis, but orchitis of only one testicle should not decrease fertility as long as the other testicle is normal. After orchitis of both testes, some reports say about 10% of men will have decreased fertility, and very rarely will a man become sterile. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for sterility?

What is the treatment for sterility?

None: People often use the term sterile meaning infertile. Infertility may be treatable. Cause is determined by performing a comprehensive personal history, family history followed by a physical exam. If nothing is found, then imaging studies may be done to find structural damage. Hormone levels are tested in men and women. Men receive sperm analysis. Women are checked for ovulation. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

Hydroquinone: Hyperpigmentation if often caused be inflammation du to injury or infection and the action of the sun. Hydroquinone, and sunscreens can revers the process and improve the hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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If I neglected gonhorrea for many years (8-10), what I risk beyond PID and sterility?

If I neglected gonhorrea for many years (8-10), what I risk beyond PID and sterility?

Disseminated GC: Wow. First think of the risk you would be to any person you were in relationship with. Second, what about the gonoccocal arthritis, brain disease, kidney failure etc. It would not cause death. It would cause a life of agony and you could become the I showed your question to a medical student and he was as horrified by this choice as I was thinking of those you would infect. ...Read more

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Can taking pregnancy prevention pills before having the first baby lead to sterility?

Prevention pills?: Do you mean birth control pills? They absolutely 100% do not lead to any fertility problems. ...Read more

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What causes sterility?

Infections are a: Common cause of tubal damage which causes sterility. They can also lead to male infertility. Endometriosis and PCOS can lead to sub-fertility. Older female age also lowers fertility. ...Read more

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How can I treat sterility?

Depends: Depends on the cause. Some causes are correctable and unfortunately others may no be. A visit to and evaluation by a fertility specialist should expose the underlying cause and treat based on the findings. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is male sterility reversible?

Is male sterility reversible?

Sometimes: Two broad categories: decrease or no sperm production or obstruction in the ducts that convey sperm from testes to outside. The treatment generally is: if there are sperm in the ejaculate they can be used for insemination or ivf with intracytoplasmic sperm injection into the egg. No medicine or surgery prove effective so far. ...Read more

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Can spironolactonecause sterility?

Can spironolactonecause sterility?

No: First of all the medicine is quickly reversible. It does not affect the ovaries at all. In men it can reduce male hormones levels. Usually the underlying reason men take is an issue for fertility not the medicine itself. In women it can lead to irregular periods while taking it but again the effects are reversible. ...Read more

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Are there any symptoms of sterility in men?

No: There are no reliable symptoms of infertility in a male at any age; the only way to identify/diagnosis male factor is with a semen analysis. Performance difficulties such as ed or premature ejaculation are important, but are classified separately. ...Read more

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What are the main signs of sterility for men?

Sperm testing: There's no way to know if a man is sterile without a semen analysis. ...Read more

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What are the some causes of female sterility?

What are the some causes of female sterility?

Age, anatomy, hormones: Reasons for female infertility include age. Fertility declines significantly after age 40. Chromosomal or genetic conditions like turner's syndrome are cause. She may have abnormal anatomy such as a malformed uterus which cannot support pregnancy. Lack of ovulation due to ovarian cysts or hormones are problems. Chemotherapy can cause early menopause. Some women don't know when to have sex. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with sterility?

Non-specific: In males none at all; in females the most common are irregular or absent periods. This doesn't always mean 'sterility' but can suggest below-normal fertility. No 'symptoms' are terribly specific, testing is the place to start. ...Read more