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The more times you have pelvic inflammatory disease, the more likely it is that you won't be able to get pregnant. When you have pelvic inflammatory...
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While most medications do not affect sperm production, both allopurinol and colchicine have been been reported to influence semen parameters. Unlike...
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Most experts define infertility as not being able to get pregnant after at least one year of trying. Women who are able to get pregnant but then have...
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No, infertility is not always a woman's problem. In about one-third of cases, infertility is due to the woman (female factors). In another third of...
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Infertility in men is most often caused by: Problems making sperm -- producing too few sperm or none at all Problems with the sperm's ability to...
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The number and quality of a man's sperm can be affected by his overall health and lifestyle. Some things that may reduce sperm number and/or quality...
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Problems with ovulation account for most cases of infertility in women. Without ovulation, there are no eggs to be fertilized. Some signs that a...
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Many things can affect a woman's ability to have a baby. These include: Age Stress Poor diet Athletic training Being overweight or underweight...
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Infertility can be treated with medicine, surgery, artificial insemination, or assisted reproductive technology. Many times these treatments are...
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Some common drugs used to treat infertility in women include: Clomiphene citrate (Clomid): This drug causes ovulation by acting on the pituitary...
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Clomid is a fertility drug given to women to stimulate ovulation.
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A gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) is an assisted reproductive technique that involves removing sperm and eggs, mixing them together and placing...
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Gonadotropin releasing hormone (Gn-RH) is a hormone that is involved in triggering ovulation. It is sold under the name Factrel and Lutrepulse.
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Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) is a hormone that can be used to trigger ovulation. It is sold under the names Novarel, Pregnyl, and Ovidrel.
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Infertility is typically defined as an inability to get pregnant after a year of unprotected intercourse.
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