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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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Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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My menstrual cycle length is 41 days.. Is that normal? Am i going to have fertility problems?

My menstrual cycle length is 41 days.. Is that normal?  Am i going to have fertility problems?

No and maybe: It is not normal if its over 34 days. You may or may not have fertility problems. Please submit specific questions if you have them. ...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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What is the best treatment for an ovarian simple cyst? An can this affect fertility?

Depends: Sometimes you just watch and repeat the ultrasound after the next period. Sometimes i may drain them in the office if they are persistent. Sometimes they may grow and cause pain and require surgical removal. It generally depends on the size, patients age, symptoms, etc. A cyst can affect fertility but usually does not. ...Read more

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What is the best kind of health insurance for fertility treatment? We cannot afford to pay for it.

What is the best kind of health insurance for fertility treatment? We cannot afford to pay for it.

Depends: You need to check if insurance covers -diagnostic testing only -diagnostic and treatment treatment can also include iuis only- ivf does it include medications? Some will give a life time benefit, but be careful how you and your doctor will spend it...Don't use it all up on diagnostic testing. The are also programs (shared risk) where if you don't take home a baby, you will get your $$ back! ...Read more

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What are the best fertility treatment, for a 34 years old female and a 50 years old male trying to conceive for five years though medically okay.

What are the best fertility treatment, for a 34  years old female and a 50 years old male trying to conceive for five years though medically okay.

Not on the internet: You have to determine the cause of the infertility before a treatment can be recommended. There are over a dozen physical and chemical processes involved in conception. Each of these have to be evaluated before a treatment can be recommended. ...Read more

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What are considered the best and worst days of fertility during one's menstrual cycle?

What are considered the best and worst days of fertility during one's menstrual cycle?

Ovulation timing: The optimal time for conception is 48 hours prior to and up to the day of ovulation. Therefore, start having intercourse a couple of days prior to when you actually ovulate and have intercourse every other day for a total of five times to help ensure sperm are there when you ovulate. ...Read more

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I think i've narrowed it to menstrual migraines that i'm suffering. What's the best course of action for treatment?

I think i've narrowed it to menstrual migraines that i'm suffering. What's the best course of action for treatment?

Take meds B4 period: Try taking a triptan (i suggest frova) beginning 2 days before your period starts and continue for 2-3 days into your period. ...Read more

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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility is defined medically as the inability to conceive a baby after 12 months of ...Read more


Dr. Khurram Rehman
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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