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How the fertility problem in males be improved?

How the fertility problem in males be improved?

Depends: It depends on the type of problem and cause. If it is a hormonal problem, then hormonal replacement may help. If it is due to nonfunctional testicles, there is no medication or surgery to help. There have been some studies that looked at steroids, antibiotics, and Clomid (clomiphene) for males for testicular failure but the results are very poor. ...Read more

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Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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I'm not producing much cervical fluid. Could this signal a fertility problem?

I'm not producing much cervical fluid. Could this signal a fertility problem?

Fluid Factor: Cervical mucous will vary throughout the menstrual cycle in both quality and quantity. Female fertility is at its peak during the mid-cycle when ovulation usually occurs and as a result the cervical mucous is more thin. During other times it will be more viscous and of less quantity to protect the body from infection. Fertility concerns should be checked with bloodwork not by cervical mucous. ...Read more

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I'm not producing much cervical fluid. Could this be signal a fertility problem?

Cervical mucus: Scanty cervical mucus can be associated with infertility (sperm need to swim in the mucus to enter the female tract), but it doesn't necessarily mean that your not ovulating. Infection can reduce cervical mucus, and certain medications can effect mucus such as clomid (clomiphene). Frequently an intrauterine insemination can overcome lack of adequate mucus. ...Read more

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How much should I donate sperm for friends with fertility problem?

How much should I donate sperm for friends with fertility problem?

Sperm Donor: In nys anyone wishing to be a selected donor must contact a licensed sperm bank donate a sample and be screened multiple times over 6 months for sexually transmitted diseases. If you pass muster after 6 months quarantine the samples can be released for use. ...Read more

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What if I never ejaculate, is dry ejaculation a fertility problem?

What if I never ejaculate, is dry ejaculation a fertility problem?

Yes: Retrograde ejaculation (re) can be caused by medications, health conditions or surgeries that affect the nerves or muscles that control the bladder opening and is a definite cause of male infertility. Absence of ejaculation (anejaculation) can be confused with retrograde ejaculation. A post-ejaculation urinalysis is used to distinguish between the two conditions. Re will have sperm present, . ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have fertility problem without going to the doctor yet?

How can you tell if you have fertility problem without going to the doctor yet?

Infertility: Usually infertility is defined by inability to achieve pregnancy for one year without contraception. It's really impossible to diagnosis this as a problem or to determine the causes without evaluation. However, if you are not having periods, it is likely that you are not ovulating, and this can certainly be a cause of infertility. ...Read more

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If your having a regular period every month is it rare that you can have a fertility problem?

If your having a regular period every month is it rare that you can have a fertility problem?

Tubal factor: Women with regular menstrual periods in all likelihood ovulate on a regular basis. However, that does not mean that sperm can get to the egg - the fallopian tubes may be blocked from an untreated sexually transmitted infection, for example gonorrhea or chlamydia. A hysterosalpingogram, a saline infusion sonogram, or a laparoscopy with chromopertubation will demonstrate patency of the tubes. ...Read more

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I've taken many plan b pills. Trying to get pregnant for the past year and I cant. Do I have any fertility problem?

I've taken many plan b pills. Trying to get pregnant for the past year and I cant. Do I have any fertility problem?

Plan A not Plan B: Plan A is to stop taking Plan B if you are serious about getting pregnant as it is counterproductive. A Fertility MD is also recommended for you to get started as it has been over one year attempting pregnancy. ...Read more

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After hydrocele surgery to my son 5 years old dr that do operation said that everything is ok now! Must to think I for fertility problem for my son?

After hydrocele surgery to my son 5 years old dr that do operation said that everything is ok now! Must to think I for fertility problem for my son?

No: There is absolutely no decrease or risk to fertility in a boy with a hydrocele, whether corrected or not. Put your mind at ease. There can be grandchildren in your future. ...Read more

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Is high psa causing male fertility problem? My blood result is come in high psa.

Is high psa causing male fertility problem? My blood result is come in high psa.

PSA: Psa is produced by the prostate, it can be elevated due benign increase in size of the prostate, prostate infection, and cancer of the prostate. Infertility is not usually caused by an elevated psa. Prostatitis could theoretically be a cause but usually on a temporary basis. ...Read more

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What kind of pre-test should I do to make sure that I don't have any fertility problem for me and husband. What about lupus test&can it affect pregnant?

What kind of pre-test should I do to make sure that I don't have any fertility problem for me and husband. What about lupus test&can it affect pregnant?

Try first, maybe...: Healthy couples typically won't need fertility tests before trying to conceive (80-90% will do so after one year of regular intercourse, 2x/week). After a year of "trying" with no success, then see a fertility specialist. If you have medical problems requiring chronic drugs or that potentially decrease fertility, or you are likely to have a "high risk" pregnancy, get an OB doctor now & get advice. ...Read more

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My sperm count lowered after I stopped jerking off. Btw. I used the laptop on my lap for some time. Do I have Fertility problem?

My sperm count lowered after I stopped jerking off. Btw. I used the laptop on my lap for some time. Do I have Fertility problem?

Heat: Heat in the area of the testicles lowers sperm count and can cause fertility problems. Fortunately, this is almost always reversible. Get your computer out of your lap and you should be fine. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Took clomid (clomiphene) starting on day 3. Got my period on day 23. Can it be that I did not ovulate at all? Does that indicate a serious fertility problem?

Took clomid (clomiphene) starting on day 3. Got my period on day 23. Can it be that I did not ovulate at all? Does that indicate a serious fertility problem?

Hard to say: There isn't enough information to draw conclusions about ovulation or long term fertility problems as there was no testing done for ovulation during that Clomid (clomiphene) induced menstrual cycle nor is there an indication of the male factor counts and motility. ...Read more

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Are fertility problems more common in men or women?

Are fertility problems more common in men or women?

About equal: In a reproductive clinic it is most common to find contributory factors on both the male and female side of the subfertility problem. Testing is more exhaustive for women and most initial therapy includes treating the woman in some way. Ivf/icsi, for example is used to treat severe male factor, even if the woman is "normal", and that therapy involves extensive manipulation of the woman's system. ...Read more

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Is it more common for men to not have fertility problems than for men to have fertility problems?

Is it more common for men to not have fertility problems than for men to have fertility problems?

NOT to have problems: It in not normal, or common for that matter, for a man to have fertility problems. If there are problems, he should consider medical evaluation. ...Read more

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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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If hCG is given to women for fertility then how can it be given to men for hypothalamic patuitary problems? And if it is given to men what does it do for them if they have hypothalamic patuitary problems?

If hCG is given to women for fertility then how can it be given to men for hypothalamic patuitary problems? And if it is given to men what does it do for them if they have hypothalamic patuitary problems?

HCG: Hcg is usally given to either men and women as a surrogate/substitute for luteinizing hormone (lh.) the HCG and lh molecular structures are nearly identical. In females lh triggers ovulations (among other things,) likewise in males lh stimulates testicular leydig cells to produce testosterone (among other things.). ...Read more

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Could a 43 year old man have problems with fertility when he had fathered a child at 20?

Could a 43 year old man have problems with fertility when he had fathered a child at 20?

Yes: Good healthy swimmers at 20 doesn't mean 2 decades of life in between didn't bring along a new variables that might impair fertility. Toxic exposures, infection, etc can drop fertility. The female involved may also contribute to success of failure of any parenting attempt for a variety of reasons. Assessment of the couple by a fertility team could give you some specific answers. ...Read more

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What is a symptom of fertility problems?

What is a symptom of fertility problems?

Missed periods: Speaking literally, there are no symptoms specific to female infertility. Missed, absent, or irregular periods come from irregular or abnormal ovulations, which is the most common cause of female infertility. Pelvic pain, particularly painful intercourse, is often (but not always) suggestive of endometriosis, which caa also be a fertility factor in women. ...Read more

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How can I get help for my fertility problems?

How can I get help for my fertility problems?

See a doctor: You should see your gynecologist or a fertility specialist to get a full evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is galactosemia serious problem for fertility?

Yes it could be.: Build-up of galactose and galactose-1-phosphate can cause brain damage, and in some cases, can lead to death. Even with treatment, individuals may develop learning disabilities, and girls with galactosemia may have problems with their ovaries. With continued dietary management, however, many individuals with galactosemia enjoy good health, and are able to lead independent lives. ...Read more

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Can a precancerous lesion cause fertility problems?

Can a precancerous lesion cause fertility problems?

Need more info: Where is this precancerous lesion is located anyway? What therapy did you get for this lesion? If this is located in the ovaries and you have them removed- off course you will have infertility. If you have precancerous like dcis in the breast and you get treatment like tamoxifen- you could be infertile. If this is lesion on skin- post surgery- that has nothing to do with infertility. ...Read more

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Why are americans having so many fertility problems?

Why are americans having so many fertility problems?

Age, Obesity: The two most common fertility factors facing americans today are age and excess weight. Fertility declines dramatically with age and many americans delay childbearing. Overweight and obesity affect more and more americans every day and can have severe detrimental effects upon both male and female fertility. The good news is that most people who seek treatment will be successful. Call the dr! ...Read more

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What can I and my husband do to help us with fertility problems?

What can I and my husband do to help us with fertility problems?

Consult: There are a number of issues that can lead to infertility. If you have been trying for 6 months or more without success you should see a fertility specialist. ...Read more

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What are the most common pitfalls for couples faced with fertility problems?

What are the most common pitfalls for couples faced with fertility problems?

Not getting help!: The statistics show that most couples that are struggling with infertility can have a baby if they get help, but only half of couples with fertility issues ever get help! Why? Many people are afraid to get help. You are doing the right thing by using healthtap to become informed about your health and about your options for treatment. Check out our website for more info: www. Sbivf. Com. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take fertility pills without knowing if you have fertility problems?

Determine need befor: Fertility drugs improve chances of pregnancy by stimulating the ovary, either directly or indirectly through brain, to produce eggs. Since by using these drugs, more eggs may be produced, multiple births like twins or triplets may result with pregnancy with complications like miscarrriage etc. You should give yourself a reasonable period for natural conception before before fertility drugs. ...Read more

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