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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


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What are the causes of natural infertility in women?

Infertility: Age is the most natural cause of infertility as your chance for getting pregnant and delivering is much harder after age 40. You are also at much higher risk for miscarriage when you do get pregnant. ...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 were some of the most common causes of female infertility or being "barren" in the 1800's?

What were some of the most common causes of female infertility or being "barren" in the 1800's?

Fertility in 19th C: I don't believe there's much real data to answer , but case reports in lancet as far back as civil war support that causes were probably similar to now: ovulatory, tubal, endometriosis. There's a fascinating case report of a surgeon cannulating proximal fallopian tube with a whalebone in 1898! delayed child-bearing of course was less common. Medical historians please correct me if needed! ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of a couple's infertility?

Infertility: Top reasons: 1) male infertility, tied with 2) female ovulatory dysfunction, followed by 3) tubal disease (female.) 'infertility' is defined by unprotected intercourse for one year. This is based on observing 85% of normal couples conceive in that time. ...Read more

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What are some of the major causes of stroke?

What are some of the major causes of stroke?

Major causes: Hypertension for many years, atrial fibrillation, and arteriosclerotic blockage in the carotid (neck) arteries are the 3 commonest causes. Rarer causes are: ruptured berry aneurysms, CNS infections, vasculitis, endocarditis, hypercoagulable states and strokes of unknown cause (cryptogenic). ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of multiple misscarraige in a woman?

What are the most common causes of multiple misscarraige in a woman?

Long list: Bad luck is the most common cause meaning there is no clear cause when testing occurs. Genetic abnormalities, clotting disorders, antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, uterine abnormalities, immune system disease and smoking are a few of the causes. ...Read more

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What are the causes of miscarriages in a woman?

What are the causes of miscarriages in a woman?

Chromosomes/ age #1: The most likely cause of first trimester miscarriages is chromosomal abnormality in the fetus. This is true for all ages but is a higher percentage as the woman's age increases over 35. This is usually a random chance event when the egg and sperm meet. Other causes are hormonal imbalance, infections, uterine abnormalities - fibroids, septum, scarring, and less often immune or clotting factors. ...Read more

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What are the leading causes of depression and anxiety in women?

What are the leading causes of depression and anxiety in women?

Multiple: Risk for developing depression & anxiety may involve the combination of multiple genes with environmental and other factors. Family history of depression & anxiety is commonly found with women w/these disorders, but isn't a hard or fast rule. Losing a parent before age 10, hormonal changes throughout life, current losses, medical illnesses, & life & relationship stresses all can contribute. ...Read more

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What are some of the main effects of male having balanitis.?

What are some of the main effects of male having balanitis.?

Balanitis: Balanitis is usually caused by a bacterial infection. In my experience this is experienced as painful or itchy red swollen head of the penis or the area of his circumcision. One needs in most cases to be on an antibiotic for treating this. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What are the causes of infertility?

What are the causes of infertility?

There are: literally thousands, both involving the male and/or female. Check webmd and discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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What are the causes of infertility?

What are the causes of infertility?

Cause of infertility: The causes are many. 40% of cases it's due to a problem in the woman, and 40% are due to a problem in the male. The remaining 20% are of unknown origin. You need to go through a work up (which can be completed in 2 moths) prior to starting treatment. The majority of couples can be helped and will overcome their infertility. ...Read more

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What are the causes of infertility in women at 28?

Different causes: Couls be problem with ovulation, tubal blockage or abnormal sperm. Sometimes infertility also tends to be unexplained where we can't find a reason. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of diabetes in teenagers?

What are some of the symptoms of diabetes in teenagers?

Symptoms of Diabetes: Symptoms of diabetes are the same no matter what the age. They include increased thirst, urinating large volumes, blurry vision, yeast infections, and in some cases a dark area on the back of the neck, arm pits, any body folds especially, called acanthosis nigricans. If there is any question of diabetes, the teenager should see a doctor for blood tests. Diabetes is a lifestyle disease. ...Read more

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What are common causes of infertility in both genders?

What are common causes of infertility in both genders?

Several: Male factors include testicular injury, infection, congenital anomalies, mumps, torsion. Women can present with chromosomal anomalies, tubal factor from infection or prior surgery, polycystic ovary, endometriosis, ovarian dysfunction, unexplained infertility & lack of sexual frequency. ...Read more

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What are some of the manifestations of p.T.S.D?

What are some of the  manifestations of p.T.S.D?

PTSD symptoms: Persistent re-experiencing of a traumatic event that threatened death or serious injury, or that one witnessed in another. Persistent avoidance of stimuli which might remind one of the event, and generalized numbing. Symptoms of increased arousal such as intense anxiety, difficulty falling asleep, nightmares if you do sleep, exaggerated "startle" responses, and hypervigolance are also common. ...Read more

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What are some of the challenges of having achondroplasia?

What are some of the challenges of having achondroplasia?

Spinal stenosis: Achondroplasia may be associated with narrowing of the spinal canal, called stenosis. The constriction of the spinal cord or nerves, if severe, may cause pain and neurologic dysfunction ...Read more

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What are some of the major obstacles preventing the use of gene therapy in people?

What are some of the major obstacles preventing the use of gene therapy in people?

FDA approval: The biggest obstacle before the widespread use of gene therapy in the usa is obtaining fda approval. A phase iii trial is required prior to approval, treatment must show efficacy and minimal side effects compared to the disease being treated. Phase 3 trials have had problems with immune system rejection of the wrapping material/virus for the gene therapy as well as issues with dosing.. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of fertilization in female?

What are the symptoms of fertilization in female?

Late period: Late or missed period is the first, and the only completely reliable one. 'implantation bleeding' is trendy but inconsistent and unreliable as proof of anything. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of emotional abuse in children?

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What are some of the symptoms of emotional abuse in children?

Long list: Consequences of psychologic maltreatment (emotional abuse) may include: attachment problems, dependency, low self-esteem, negativity, anxiety, depression, aggression, impulse control problem, and so on. ...Read more