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What test should my wife and I have if we are planning on tryin to have a baby?

What test should my wife and I have if we are planning on tryin to have a baby?

Usually none: Both a husband and a wife should each see his and her primary care doctors for complete check-ups, including vaccine updates. A woman needs an adult medicine doctor, not just an ob-gyn, to do check-ups. The primary care doctors can suggest some testing if the couple is at high risk for inherited diseases, such as sickle cell anemia, thalassemia, cystic fibrosis, hemophilia, etc... ...Read more

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My wife and I are planning to have a baby. But every month, being delayed 10 days and positive test, our baby would "melt". Will consult an ob soon.?

My wife and I are planning to have a baby. But every month, being delayed 10 days and positive test, our baby would "melt". Will consult an ob soon.?

Was embryo seen?: Life can be hard for couples who are trying to conceive (ttc) and having negative pregnancy tests month after month. Also difficult are recurrent miscarriages when embryos don't develop. If a physician has confirmed a pregnancy and two or more consecutive ones are 'lost", it is reasonable to ask about a referral to a fertility subspecialist. I will share this question with some on this site. ...Read more

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I have enlarged ovaries. Will this effect me if I want to have a baby or babies?

I have enlarged ovaries. Will this effect me if I want to have a baby or babies?

Q for REI: The size of ovaries does not tell us everything we need to know to help those ttc. I will refer it to some of our leading fertility subspecialists on healthtap. Thanks for asking. ...Read more

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Me and my wife are planning to have a baby but me the husband I have a infection on my prostate is it posible for us to have a baby we don't have child?

Me and my wife are planning to have a baby but me the husband I have a infection on my prostate is it posible for us to have a baby we don't have child?

Prostatitis: If you have prostatitis and it is treated ( i hope it is being treated?) this should not cause significant fertility problems longterm. Prostatitis can take a month or more to cure, but you should return to baseline during a few months afterwards. ...Read more

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If I have a baby will lamictal and keppra (levetiracetam) affect my babies health? And is it genetic?

If I have a baby will lamictal and keppra (levetiracetam) affect my babies health? And is it genetic?

Lamictal and keppra (levetiracetam): Both of these drugs are rated category c by the fda., meaning the drugs may be taken during pregnancy with caution. ...Read more

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Me andmy wife is trying to have a baby.She see whit dic charge and she miss her period its going on the 3 day we got a test it say she was not?

Me andmy wife is trying to have a baby.She see whit dic charge and she miss her period its going on the 3 day we got a test it say she was not?

Wait & recheck: 3 days sometimes cannot detect. Wait 7-10 days until after anticipated fertilization (after intercourse) and check another hpt. No harm in continuing to attempt, as long as not more often than every other day to prevent "degredation" in ejaculate #s. ...Read more

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I had gen. anesthesia today, will it affect my sperm or be dangerous for the baby? We are trying to have a baby and my wife just got a + test foR ovul

I had gen. anesthesia today, will it affect my sperm or be dangerous for the baby? We are trying to have a baby and my wife just got a + test foR ovul

No impact on either: The only question I'd expect is if you'd be able to perform sex and ejaculate - if you are - there is no reason to think anesthesia will have an effect on sperm or the potential baby. I hope your procedure heals well and - since you want a baby - that it happens for you. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Me n my wife been tryin to have a baby I've had a testical removed is it still possible for me to produce?

Pregnant: Yes. One healthy testicle can produce adequate normal sperm. If everything else is ok with you and your wife then it is definitely possible for you to get your wife pregnant. ...Read more

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Hello there... My wife and I have been trying to have a baby... We have been married for 6 years now?

Hello there... My wife and I have been trying to have a baby... We have been married for 6 years now?

Get tested: Get your sperm count, have your wife checked for anatomical integrity and patency of passage. Then the solution will be easy. ...Read more