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The natural ability to produce an offspring or a child is called fertility. Failure to conceive even after trying for a year is called infertility. There are various natural remedies and therapies available to boost your fertility.

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I am a married woman with fertility issues and low libido. Can my history of excessive masturbation with fingering cause a loose vagina and fertility problems?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a married female in my twenties. I have been married for a year. Before marriage, I used to masturbation with fingering four to five times a day. Just before our marriage the frequency of masturbation has increased. I feel that my vagina is not tight, and my husband is not satisfi...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran. S. R.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and understood your concern. Based on the information you provided, fingering cannot cause loose vagina, so do not worry. However, the insertion of an object into the vagina can loosen it over time. Your concern for low libido can have many re...  Read Full »

Do we need fertility treatments if we cannot conceive after normal ovulation and semen analysis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old female. I have been married for 11 months. I have hypothyroidism, and I am obese. I had hyperprolactinemia in the past. But now, my prolactin is normal. After that, I have a regular cycle of 33 days, and we are trying to conceive. My husband did a semen analysis, an...  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the sperm report of your husband, and it is expected (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). I suggest you do an abdominal ultrasound to check for any abnormalities in the fallopian tubes. You should also know about the most fertile p...  Read Full »

Is my irregular period the reason for my pregnancy issues?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 34-years-old female, and I am trying to get pregnant. I was pregnant previously, but it was terminated at six weeks. I am trying to get pregnant for the past four months but have failed every time. I did not get periods for the last month and had periods on the first week of this ...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern, and I will surely help you. I request you to kindly share more details of your termination so that I can help you better. There is nothing wrong with your fertility as you have conceived once already. It is about healthily carrying a pregn...  Read Full »

What are the laboratory tests to be done for checking fertility?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 32-year-old of weight 136 lbs. It has been five years since we got married. My husband is 35-year-old. He was working abroad, so we did not stay together for at least one year. Now he has been here for three months. We are trying for a baby. But today got my periods after 28 days c...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. To conceive, it is very important to track your periods, maintain good health (both partners) and have intercourse at the right time. So from your period log, you mention your average length of the cycle is 26 days, which means your ovulatio...  Read Full »

Is it true that if we press epididymis it will cause fertility issues?

Query: Hello doctor, Is it true that if you press all the way down on the epididymis with your thumb for 5 to 10 seconds it will damage the coils, and cause fertility issues? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. No, it will not cause anything, the epididymis is elastic in nature so when it gets pressed it does not get affected, pressing it will not lead to infertility as well. Injury to the testis can lead to infertility and other...  Read Full »

I am on Yaz pills for 2.5 years. Will there be any difficulty in getting pregnant in the future?

Query: Hi doctor, I want to check my fertility capacity. What test should I take? I am a 28-year-old female, sexually active, with no symptoms. I am using pills for 2.5 years (Yaz), and I have regular periods (one-week delay sometimes) even before using pills. I just got engaged, and before we proceed wit...  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The fertility of the female depends upon many factors for fertilization. The fertility of the male and the female is important. As far as you are concerned I would like to inform you that if you have regular cycles of 28 to 35 days duration with the flow of three to ...  Read Full »

Is there any health risk or risk for fertility if I take three pills to postpone my period?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been using cigarettes for one month. I would like to postpone my period for some days since I will be on holiday for the next three days. Since I want to stop cigarettes, can I take three pills for the second blister and then stop it? Is there any health risk or risk for fertili...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Cigarettes may affect your fertility.To postpone your periods, take the tablet Primolut N (norethisterone) twice daily. Start from two days before your due date, and take until you want to delay your periods, but not ...  Read Full »

I had taken testosterone, which shrunk my testicles. Will it affect my fertility and sperm count?

Query: Hello doctor, I had taken testosterone years back, and my testicles shrunk. I had stopped taking it after two months, but it did not increase in size. I subsequently got my testosterone levels checked, and the tests were normal. I am concerned about my fertility and sperm count. Will they get affect...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. Low sperm counts can have multiple reasons and should be investigated. Firstly, an external supplement of testosterone will suppress the testes from producing the hormone and reduce sperm production. The return of...  Read Full »

I got my blood tests done, and some levels are low. Will I have trouble getting pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I have received blood values back, and some deals have been a bit on the lower end. I would like to know how and what I can do to get my fertility up. I am 34 years old and removed the Mirena coil two weeks ago. That is also when I took those blood tests to see if everything was fine: ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your case, and the reports all are within normal limits, and if you are talking about MCHC (mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration) value, then it is not significantly low. There is no need to do any interventions right now because your hemoglobin...  Read Full »

Can I use Dronis for PCOD without any future fertility issue?

Query: Hello doctor, My age is 20 years. I am getting irregular periods for every two months. My doctor suggested Dronis 20 mg tablet for 24 days. My weight is 37 and I did an ultrasound, the report shows PCOD. I am having mild acne on my face. Can I use Dronis 20 mg? Does it have any side-effects such as ...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Let me give you a few facts on PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease). PCOD (polycystic ovaries) is a congenital condition. I mean it is a genetically programmed, you get it from your parents. When you suddenly put on weight, this cholesterol is converted into estrogen horm...  Read Full »

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