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What causes both male and female infertility ?

What causes both male and female infertility ?

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

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 common conditions can cause female infertility?

What common conditions can cause female infertility?

Many: There are multiple causes for female infertility. Among the most common are abnormal ovulation, blocked fallopian tubes usually from scar tissue, endometriosis related infertility, abnormal uterine shapes, and also recurrent pregnancy loss. ...Read more

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Leading casues of the female infertility in young women ?

Leading casues of the female infertility in young women ?

Several: In women under age 30, the most common causes of infertility are damage to fallopian tubes, endometriosis, ovulation problems, and sperm problems. In addition, some women have problems with the ovaries themselves and without knowing it the ovaries work like a woman is in her 40's. ...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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Could Paxil (paroxetine) cause female infertility or birth defects?

Could Paxil (paroxetine) cause female infertility or birth defects?

Paxil (paroxetine): Low birth wt., delayed growth and few reports of neural tube defects, especially if taken during first trimester.. ...Read more

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Can cortisone allergy shots cause male or female infertility?

Can cortisone allergy shots cause male or female infertility?

No: Cortisone injections do not cause infertility, but they can cause a variety of other effects that have negative health consequences, including bone loss, weight gain, increased blood pressure and blood sugar. This is why their use should be limited as much as possible. ...Read more

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What are the basic female infertility test ?

What are the basic  female  infertility test ?

Fertility eval: After considering your menstrual and general medical history, blood tests for endocrine/hormonal problems, hsg to evaluate tubes, often ultrasound for anatomical evaluation. Not female, but sperm count for male partner is just as important. ...Read more

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How to overcome female infertility wiithout insurance?

How to overcome female infertility wiithout insurance?

Fertility Specialist: It is really important to see a fertility specialist. They can figure out what testing you absolutely need, what testing you may want to do and what do really do not need to do. Some treatments are much more cost effective than others. Often they have ways to performs tests at a lower cost! ...Read more

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What are the reason for female infertility ? How it would be treat?

Multiple: There are multiple potential problems - lack of or low quality ovulation, damage to fallopian tubes, endometriosis, uterine polyps and fibroids, egg problems, and sperm problems. Treatment would first be based on trying to find the problem. So the first part is to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Female Infertility (Definition)

inability of a ...Read more