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Why doesn't fertility treatment always work?

Why doesn't fertility treatment  always work?

Many reasons: There are many reasons for infertility treatment failing. Human reproduction itself is a very inefficient process and even in young fertile couples only 1 in 4 or 5 attempts will result in a baby. Many couples quit before that get to the treatment they need. Apart from that, the most common reasons are abnormalities in the eggs or sperm, stress and technical difficulties related to ivf. ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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How many people from US go abroad for fertility treatment now?

How many people from US go abroad for fertility treatment now?

Don't know: I don't think anyone is keeping statistics. However, foreign clinics especially in India are increasing in numbers and size. Treatment cycles are less expensive but the cost of travel and the time off work may make it just as costly as in the US. There are not as many rules and guidelines in other countries so you may not find the same quality of care. ...Read more

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Why is fertility treatment risky for a woman who is not producing enough of her own eggs?

Why is fertility treatment risky for a woman who is not producing enough of her own eggs?

Overstimulation: Hyperstimulation may cause too many eggs developing at the same time forming large cysts. For long term use, it may be associated with increased risk of ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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Can you please explain why fertility treatment is risky for a woman who is not producing eggs?

Shouldn't be: Fertility treatment if done properly should not be risky at all. What you need to do is find out what is causing you to not produce eggs. Then determine what your treatment options are and what is your likelyhood of achieving a success pregnancy. Again fertility treatment should not be risky. ...Read more

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Why would a health insurance company deny coverage to someone because of past fertility treatment?

Call them: Some deny it as a pre-existing condition (though this may stop with affordable care act, ) and some plans have limited or no fertility coverage. Call the customer relations rep for your company and ask; make them explain to you why. ...Read more

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When docs say treatment for crps (mild to moderate depending on day) should be initiated immediately- do they mean pt to keep the functional ability?

When docs say treatment for crps (mild to moderate depending on day) should be initiated immediately- do they mean pt to keep the functional ability?

Active PT minimum: Active pt plus passive pt plus topical medicated cream to start; they add oral medications next (if needed), and then sympathetic blocks, if nothing else helps. But nothing will work without active pt at home. ...Read more

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Can Vitex be taken during fertility treatment?

Can Vitex be taken during fertility treatment?

Do Not take unless: your fertility doctor recommends it. There's nothing useful for you to 'take' at home. There's probably no harm in using vitex but there's also absolutely no proven benefit, I'd stay away from it. Good wishes and good luck. ...Read more