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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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Male factor infertility is when the cause of a couple's infertility is due to problems in the man or when it contributes to existing fertility...
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Round spermatid nucleus injection (ROSNI) is an experimental technique in which immature cells are removed from the testicle, and the nucleus, which...
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Zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT) is an assisted reproductive technique similar to IVF (in vitro fertilization) that involves removing sperm and...
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Well when a couple is going in, and it turns out that the numbers are pretty good, but she’s still not getting pregnant but she’s ovulating OK, one...
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