Common "Infertility" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


The inability to conceive even after a year of unprotected intercourse is called infertility. The female causes for impotence are ovulation problem, uterine fibroids or polyps, fallopian tube blockage or damage, endometriosis, early menopause, and pelvic adhesions. The male reasons are abnormal sperm production, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, and low sperm motility.

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I had an abortion and I did not have my drugs as doctor suggested. Will I be having infertility or infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an abortion a week ago, and the doctor suggested me to take two pills at a time, but I have taken one tablet at each time. Will I be having any problem in future like infertility or infection? Will my uterus get cleaned due to this?  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The question is not entirely clear. Have you already aborted or yet to bleed, and what is the name of the pill? Any pill used for abortions are safe and have to be taken in full and advised doses to get the best results. They never affect the uterus adversely. They a...  Read Full »

Can growth hormone deficiency cause infertility in a 43-year-old male?

Query: Hi doctor, I am asking this query on behalf of a male patient who is 43 years old. He recently got married and has no kids. He is a non-smoker and non-alcoholic. He weighs 158 lbs and is 5.1 feet tall. He has no neurological manifestations. He had a growth hormone deficiency at age six and received ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello,Welcome to just read your query, and I can understand your concern. As long as his FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone) and testosterone levels are normal, there is no cause for concern. Leutinizing hormone is necessary for female ovulation, and for males, the testosterone levels a...  Read Full »

I have infertility issue due to endometriosis, adenomyosis and ovarian cyst. What is the treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 34 years old, and I am suffering from severe endometriosis, adenomyosis, and ovarian cyst, it is very painful, which caused infertility. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your question is on a very vast topic. All the problems you mentioned have endometriosis, an estrogen hormone-dependent condition. I mean to say, you will have these as long as you have periods, that is as long as ovaries are functioning. Treatment depends on what yo...  Read Full »

How long should I take Clomiphene tablets for male infertility?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old married male. Me and my wife are trying for a baby but not able to concieve. I did semen test, sperm count was 84 million, morphology 60 percent, and 40 percent viable but motility was very low five percent rapid progressive, and 10 percent slow progressive. So the d...  Read Full »

Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Usually, these medications take one sperm cycle (around two months to act). As you have already taken for two and a half months, repeat the semen analysis test to see the improvement. Further course can then be decided accordingly.  Read Full »

Could my past history of STD cause infertility?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been very stuck in the past few years. About four years ago, I was in a long term relationship with a boyfriend of mine. And during that time, I became sick and did not know what it was. Came to know that it was an STD (chlamydia). I was cleared after being in the hospital for tw...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Chlamydia is an infection which appears very mild and may be asymptomatic, but the damage it causes is quite extensive. The main risk is of damage to the inner lining of tubes and also the structures surrounding the uterus. It can create a block to the movement of th...  Read Full »

I am not getting pregnant after ovulation. Please guide.

Query: Hello doctor My husband is 33 years old. We have been trying for a kid for two years. I completed three Clomid cycles in 2018, ovulation occurred but there was no conception, then I tried letrozole in March 2019, pregnant but had an abortion due to a molar pregnancy, and the doctor performed a dilat...  Read Full »

Dr. Sunita Kothari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to First, take Drospirenone ethinyl estradiol once a day for 28 days. Begin with the first day of your period. Then, when on the last four tabs, a period will appear. This is for three months. As the endometrium is sometimes removed during dilatation and Curettage it cau...  Read Full »

Why am I not pregnant despite ovulation induction?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old. My height is 5'1" and my weight is 61 kg. I am a bit overweight. I have pcod problem. I got married 2 years back and I cannot get pregnant. I had Clomid and hCG injections twice. Both were failed. But, doctor said that my egg growth is good. I have attached my hormon...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The hormone reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) submitted are normal and the ultrasound seems fine. But, as there is no detail about the sizes of follicles reached during both cycles of ovulation induction it is difficult to make a comment here. Ho...  Read Full »

My ovulation test shows low fertility even on peak days. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,My husband and I have been trying to conceive and I have been trying to track my ovulation and I should have it correct but every time I take my ovulation test it says I am at low fertility even on my peak day. I do not know if I am doing something wrong or what. I just need some guidan...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to How are you doing? The single reason for all your problems like poor cycles, no ovulation, excessive bleeding is your weight. Your expected weight is 55 to 57 kg. You must be having PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease). Extra weight is typically in the central part of the...  Read Full »

My periods are delayed despite a negative test. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My boyfriend works in navy. We just started dating and have mostly had long distance relationship because of our situation. I have never taken birth control and or ECP. I have always had an average 28-day cycle. However, between last two to three months, I took five emergency contracep...  Read Full »

Dr. Mavani Jimesh Himatbhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You already messed up your cycle, and you do not have any choice left now. You have to wait for your period. You will also have to do a repeat urine pregnancy test after every four to five days till you get your periods. The other option that you have is to take some bir...  Read Full »

I am 40 years old, have diabetes and thyroid disease. Can I conceive?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 40-year-old female. I am married for eight years, but I cannot conceive till now. My AMH report is 0.3 ng/ml. EmbrometicThickness is 7 to 8 mm with a complex ovarian cyst of 41x21 mm with septation in the right ovary. I am diabetic and have thyroid disorders also. Can you please t...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Getting straight to the point, you have various comorbidities which are preventing you from conceiving like: 1) Age. 2) AMH (Anti-mullerian hormone) of 0.3 ng/ml - This hormone indicates the ability of your ovaries to produce an ovum or egg. For the age of 40, it s...  Read Full »

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