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What is the cause of teratozoospermia?

What is the cause of teratozoospermia?

Not known: Specific causes of teratozoospermia are not yet known. Other possible causes are the following: 1. Age 2. Acrosomal defects 3. Idiopathic oligospermia. ...Read more

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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 is the cause of varicocele?

What is the cause of varicocele?

Vericocele: The idiopathic varicocele occurs when the valves within the veins along the spermatic cord do not work properly. This is essentially the same process as varicose veins, which are common in the legs. This results in backflow of blood into the pampiniform plexus and causes increased pressures, which on rare occasion can lead to permanent damage to the testicular tissue due to disruption of normal supply of oxygenated blood via the testicular artery. ...Read more

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What is the cause of hypogonadism?

What is the cause of hypogonadism?

Several: A genetic gene deletioncausing anterior pituitary failure called Kallmans Testicle failure Primary pituitary failure ovarian failure these are common causes ...Read more

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What is the cause of pregnrncy?

What is the cause of pregnrncy?

Unprotected sex: Are you asking about the birds and the bees? The actual mechanics of (unprotected) sex? Artificial reproductive techniques (art) such as in vitro fertilization (ivf) can also "cause" pregnancy w/o sexual intercourse. Check out http://health.Yahoo.Net/experts/womentoday/mechanics-pregnancy. Bottom line, guy puts penis inside vagina & releases sperm, one of which joins female egg causing pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the cause of cervitis?

What is the cause of cervitis?

Cervical inflamation: Can be due to infections (stds) like chlamydia or gonorrhea, trichomonas, at times herpes. Non-infectious causes include iuds, diaphragms, latex condoms, & spermicidal lubricants. Have pcp/gyn check for infectious cause as, untreated, it can scar fallopian tubes & cause infertility. If std positive, have partner(s) treated too to prevent re-infection. Hpv as a cause is under debate. ...Read more

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What is the main cause of varicocele?

What is the main cause of varicocele?

It's ....: It results from congenital venous valve defects inside spermatic veins, occurs to 10-15% of men, and requires no rx except for occasions concerning poor sperm/semen quality for infertility, its related pain, or poor testicular growth in children. So, no rx is needed usually. ...Read more

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What is the cause of dysmenorhea?

What is the cause of dysmenorhea?

Many: Dysmenorrhea means painful periods. They can be normal with no obvious cause or they can be caused by many things such as: fibroids, polyps, endometriosis, adenomyosis, infection and many other things. ...Read more

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What is the cause of appendicitis?

What is the cause of appendicitis?

Unknown: Appendicitis can occur from infancy into the very elderly. I am not aware of any causes for appendicitis. One medical site lists the most common age group for appendicitis is ages 10-30. ...Read more

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What is the cause of shyness?

What is the cause of shyness?

Think of others: Shyness and self-consciousness can stem from a desire to avoid the negative evaluation of others. Practicing focusing techniques works well for many people. In your interactions with others focus on them and their interests. Increase your curiosity about them and their experiences. Let them tell you their story. Celebrate their victories and encourage them in their struggles. Therapy could help. ...Read more

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What is the cause of piles?

What is the cause of piles?

Hemmorhoids: Many people present with "piles" and this can actually be the issue or one of many other problems there are dietary, behavioral, hygiene modifications as well as procedures that can help with these common problems. Both constipation and diarrhea can lead to this condition as well. It could also be a fissure, it is best if you consult with a general or colorectal surgeon to help with this matter. ...Read more

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What is the main cause of teenage pregnancy?

What is the main cause of teenage pregnancy?

Irresponsible behavi: Many teenagers cannot see the long-term consequences of their actions at the moment. Ignorance about how one gets pregnant is responsible for many of the pregnancies. A general feeling of "it won't happen to me "can also be put as responsible. ...Read more

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What is the cause of syndactyly?

What is the cause of syndactyly?

Rare and isolated: During the early weeks of pregnancy, the child’s fingers and toes form in a “mitten” of skin. By the end of the second month of pregnancy, the extra skin dissolves, and the fingers and toes should separate. Syndactyly occurs when the fingers and toes do not fully separate during development. Some forms of syndactyly are inherited, while others are sporadic, . Most cases of syndactyly are isolated ...Read more

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What is the cause of muteness?

What is the cause of muteness?

Muteness: Some are injuries or diseases of throat, vocal cords, mouth, tongue, lungs, injury to broca's area of the brain, inborn, or temporarily following psychological trauma. ...Read more

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What is the cause of pica?

What is the cause of pica?

Anemia, other: People who compulsively eat substances that are not meant to be food may have iron deficiency anemia. Examples include ice and dirt. This can go along with a sense of tiredness, shortness of breath with exertion, and pale skin. ...Read more

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What is the cause of lupus?

What is the cause of lupus?

Genes, environment: This answer will change as we know more about lupus. We believe that for a person to get lupus, from the limited genetic information we have now, about 10% is from known genetic causes and remaining 90% unknown genetic causes and environmental causes. Environmental causes are largely undefined but important. Think about this: only 30% of identical twins develop lupus together. ...Read more

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What is the cause of chlamydia and what is the treatment?

What is the cause of chlamydia and what is the treatment?

STD: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection by chlamydia trachomatis. It is treatable with antibiotics. About 25% of the people with chlamydia also have gonnorhea and it is advised to treat both. You need a prescription from a doctor. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/chlamydia/ds00173/tab=indepth. ...Read more

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What is the cause of sadism?

What is the cause of sadism?

Not sure we know: There are various theories about formation of behaviors. In sadism, there is enjoyment of hurting, and seeing another suffer pain and degradation. With sexual sadism, there is sexual excitement associated with humiliating and hurting another. Often, people with paraphilias like sadism are also diagnosed with other mental illnesses. Some feel these people have been tormented by others as children. ...Read more

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What is the main cause of hairfall?

What is the main cause of hairfall?

ALOPECIA TX: Alopecia or hair loss may be multifaceted . You need full Exam &lab work up especially Vit d/Thyroid studies /TESTOSTERONE/ b12 and folate. If they are normal start high dose Biotin zinc B12 and folic acid.. Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia may be helpful. If there is no improvement consult dermatology for biopsy to rule out auto-immune ALOPECIA AERATA.. With supplements start at a Lo dose and work up. ...Read more