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Can an abdominal/pelvic CT damage your ovaries, eggs, reproductive organs or effect fertility?

Can an abdominal/pelvic CT damage your ovaries, eggs,  reproductive organs or effect fertility?

When used: appropriately for diagnostic imaging, no. Direct radiation to the pelvis could potentially damage an early pregnancy, which is why they always ask you if you are pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more


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Does internal ultrasound shows fertility of women?

Does internal ultrasound shows fertility of women?

Not exactly: But it lets you see alot of the imporatnt anatomy, as well as monitor for ovulation. It cna be very helpful. ...Read more

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What is reproductive endocrinology use of ultrasonography?

What is reproductive endocrinology use of ultrasonography?

Many important ones: Fertility testing: check ovarian volumes (size) and antral follicle counts (afc = numbers of small egg-containing follicles), check uterus for fibroids or uterine anomaly (septum etc.), saline-infusion sonogram checks inside of uterus. Monitoring treatment: follicle sizes/volumes for clomid, (clomiphene) letrozole, FSH or ivf treatment, lining of uterus. Egg retrieval. Ob sono: pregnant, multiple miscarriages. ...Read more

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Primary amenorrhea.Have any treatment to get pregnancy.Have done laporoscopy.Dnormas discj.Primary amenorrhea2 mullerian dysgenosis?

Primary amenorrhea.Have any treatment to get pregnancy.Have done laporoscopy.Dnormas discj.Primary amenorrhea2 mullerian dysgenosis?

Possible by IVF: Normal pregnancy is possible if no uterine abnormality with hormonal manipulation ( administration) where ovulation is absent , if tubes are absent , has normal uterus is possible , you need fertility expert , to make you ovulate , harvest , and by ivf . Speak to your doctor, good luck. ...Read more

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How accurate is a 2d ultrasound at diagnosing gynecological issues like pcos, fibroids, cysts, endometriosis, etc...?

How accurate is a 2d ultrasound at diagnosing gynecological issues like pcos, fibroids, cysts, endometriosis, etc...?

Depends: Cysts and fibroids are easy to see. Endometriosis is not diagnosed by ultrasound. Pcos is diagnosed by medical history and lab work using an ultrasound as supplemental evidence. ...Read more

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What is reproductive health vsobstetrics and gynecology ?

What is reproductive health vsobstetrics and gynecology ?

Specialist training: Reproductive health is reproductive endocrinology and infertility (rei). Rei mds are sub-specialists: we train in obstetrics and gynecology (ob/gyn) then do advanced study of male & female hormonal conditions (endocrinology) and infertility testing and treatment including ivf. Rei should be board-certified, except a few older docs. Ob/gyns offer prenatal care, delivery, gynecologic care & surgery. ...Read more

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Will pelvic ultrasound show abnormalities in you bladder as well as in your reproductive organs? Having urinary sxs and have a cyst on ovary.

Will pelvic ultrasound show abnormalities in you bladder as well as in your reproductive organs? Having urinary sxs and have a cyst on ovary.

Yes: An ultrasound is the best imaging study to look at the pelvic organs (tubes, ovaries and uterus). An ultrasound can be used to evaluate bladder. A doctor wanting to evaluate the bladder, may also use cystoscopy, or putting a camera into the bladder and examining the walls of the bladder directly. A cyst on the ovary won't typically affect bladder at all unless it's cancer, worried about growth. ...Read more

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Can ovarian function be restored in 16 year old with primary amenorrhea? Lsh 109 and LH 39 estradoil <73

Can ovarian function be restored in 16 year old with primary amenorrhea?  Lsh 109 and LH  39 estradoil <73

Unlikely: Presuming the 109 is fsh, it likely indicates ovarian failure. On rare occasions, there can be some eggs and ovulation can occur, but this would be highly unusual. It is important to see a specialist to make sure she is monitored for the general health, genetic and reproductive issues associated with ovarian failure. ...Read more

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What hormones help regulate human reproductive in male or female?

What hormones help regulate human reproductive in male or female?

Lots: Many hormones regulate reproduction. Fsh and LH help to grow and mature the eggs. Tsh (thryoid hormone system) and prolactin (milk hormones) help regulate the environment of ovulation. Male hormones such as testosterone and dheas affect ovulation and implantation. This is just the beginning. ...Read more

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What to do about hypothyroidism, polycystic ovarian syndrome infertility, all in all hormone issues?

What to do about hypothyroidism, polycystic ovarian syndrome infertility, all in all hormone issues?

Pcos help: PCOS treatment revolves around the goals of the patient. If the goal is pregnancy, the treatment will revolve around promoting ovulation and the carrying of a healthy fetus to term. Before you see your provider, starting a fitness, weight loss strategy if you are overweight, a diet geared towards reducing carbohydrates, taking a prenatal supplement with Folic Acid are all steps you can take. ...Read more

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What's the probability of infertility for women who have monthly ovarian cysts?

What's the probability of infertility for women who have monthly ovarian cysts?

Depends on the cause: Many ovaries can harbour small cysts of unclincal significance. However, persistent cysts in the presence of irregular menses may indicate a hormonal imbalance. Check with your doctor if further testes are needed. ...Read more

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Bilateral polycystic ovaries any problem for pregnancy?

Bilateral polycystic ovaries any problem for pregnancy?

Will most likely: Be a problem getting pregnant as you probably do not ovulate, once you are pregnant should not be a problem, please discuss with your obgyn. ...Read more

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Done male hormones, urology scan and other screening test, doctors ruled out psychology causes, all normal, still having impotence?

Done male hormones, urology scan and other screening test, doctors ruled out psychology causes, all normal, still having impotence?

Need meds: Sometimes we are unable to determine the cause of erectile dysfunction. Luckily there are medications that can help. Talk to your doctor or urologist about which medication may be helpful to you in getting and maintaining erections. ...Read more

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Blood, hormone, metabolic panel all normal, no biochemical abnormalities. I have pcos hirsutism, hypoplastic breasts, cystic acne, irreg cycle why?

Blood, hormone, metabolic panel all normal, no biochemical abnormalities. I have pcos hirsutism, hypoplastic breasts, cystic acne, irreg cycle why?

Could be: Pcos, but you'll need to discuss w/your doctor since it's often a clinical diagnosis. Much more information is needed to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can excessive stroma in ovaries hinder in pregnancy? Both ovaries normal in volume; no cyst found; menses normal. Trying to conceive for past 2 mths!

Can excessive stroma in ovaries hinder in pregnancy? Both ovaries normal in volume; no cyst found; menses normal. Trying to conceive for past 2 mths!

Premature: Its premature to answer your question. Attempting pregnancy for only 2 months without success is nothing to worry about. It can take up to 12 months to achieve a pregnancy. At your age i would expect pregnancy within 6 months. If you don't achieve a pregnancy in that time frame, then go see your gyn. ...Read more

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Does thyroid desease cause infertility in women?

Does thyroid desease cause infertility in women?

Absolutely: If you are clinically hypothyroid or clinically hyperthyroid, it can cause infertility. Sometimes, with this thyroid disease you can get pregnant but it will increase the risk of miscarriage and in cases of hypothyroidism, it can adverse effects on the fetus. If you have thyroid disease you should consult with your doctor before attempting pregnancy. Hope this helps. ...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


Dr. Tyrone Malloy
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Endocrine System (Definition)

The endocrine system is a group of organs composed of glands that secrete hormones. These hormones have important regulatory functions such as growth, metabolism, ...Read more