Infertility

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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Kindly explain the results of my semen analysis report for infertility.

Query: Hello doctor, Liquification time - 30 minutes Abstinence - 3 days Appearance - Grey Opalescent Consistency - Normal PH - 8 Agglutination - Nil Seminal vol - 2 ml Sperm conc - 77 million/ml Morphology - 40% Progressive motility - 40% Rapid Progressive - 4% How bad is the semen ...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Semen report is normal. It should be sperm conc - 15 million/ml, morphology - 4 %, progressive motility - 40%. Now read this: Infertility may be due to many reasons. Several tests of both partners are done including but not limited to semen analysis, blood tests, ...  Read Full »

Is there any medication to boost fertility?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been trying for the last one year to conceive baby, but no result. I would like to take medication to boost my fertility. Need a doctor's prescription for the fertility medication. There are no other issues regarding the period cycle or health.  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fertility medications cannot be prescribed without a thorough evaluation. This involves finding the exact cause of not being able to conceive whether it is female factors or the male factor. Among the female factor, ovulatory dysfunction is the most common cause. Als...  Read Full »

What is the chance of pregnacy if the sperm motility is not good?

Query: Hello doctor, I am not able to conceive after trying for almost one year. I was diagnosed with pituitary microadenoma and I am on medication. My prolactin levels have now reached normal levels after two months taking medication. I suffer from hypothyroidism and on medication. I have had this for f...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through all your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and your prolactin and thyroid levels are well in control. What is missing in the follicular monitoring profile of the dummy cycle and also your husband's semen analysis test? You ...  Read Full »

What are the chances of PID in a chlamydia patient?

Query: Hi doctor, I have recently been tested positive for Chlamydia, which I believe to have contracted around 3.5 years ago. In the past one year, I have been to the doctor for the following symptoms. Increased menstrual pain, dull pain during ovulation, yellow discharge, sickness during menses and one-s...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, it is essential that you start the antibiotics as soon as possible. If you can postpone your holiday and go after the course, then it would be ideal for you.¬†However, if you cannot, then please start as soon as you come back. Having Chlamydia implies there is alrea...  Read Full »

What is the chance of getting pregnant naturally with irregular periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 37-year-old unmarried female, with no sexual activity. I have been experiencing problem in periods that I have got the period twice a month in the last month, without any pain, and scanty period. My FSH is 8.29 miu/ml, LH is 7.69 miu/ml, prolactin 7.6 ng/ml, testosterone, total 18...  Read Full »


Dr. Aditi Laad

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. I have seen the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your hormone levels are normal. I would like to know more about your menstrual cycle. Is it this month or every month you are getting frequent periods? I would like to get you a ultrasou...  Read Full »

Will Clomid help to regulate ovulation and menstrual cycle?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been trying for a baby for the past two years. I have irregular periods and unpredictable ovulation. I have been to multiple doctors about this problem and I have been told my reproductive system looks normal and I only ovulate if I reach my 21st day in my cycle which is very r...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, at 18 years of age, you are contemplating pregnancy, that is actually unfair to your own body. A woman's reproductive system matures completely by 20 years of age. You do not need to use Clomid or any ovulation inducing drug simply because your follicl...  Read Full »

I have varicocele but it does not hurt. Is varicoceles linked to infertility?

Query: Hello doctor, I have varicocele. It does not hurt or anything, and I never actively tried to impregnate a woman. So I do not have any idea if I am producing proper sperm but are varicoceles linked to infertility? I took a home sperm test, and I saw a faint line come back positive.  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to the icliniq The varicocele is one of the cause of infertility. It can decrease sperm count. So rather than doing home test I suggest you get checked your semen analysis in nearby pathology or andrology laboratory. You can revert back with reports once done. Hope I have answer...  Read Full »

Kindly answer my questions regarding varicicele grade 2.

Query: Hello doctor,Diagnosed with varicocele grade 2. I have a lot of queries. Can it be treated? Will varicocele affect my sexual life? Will it lead to infertility (what are the percentages of chances) or is it controversial? Will sexual activity complicate my varicocele? Should I avoid sexual intercours...  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhav

Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Varicocele needs operation is two cases only. If it causes too much discomfort or pain or as a treatment of infertility. Not every varicocele causes infertility or problem in sexual life. Only if infertility occurs then varicocele treatment is needed. There is no fix...  Read Full »

Does sex induce periods?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife has periods issue. She was on birth control pills for about 3 years to get periods. We got married six months ago. She stopped them now as we pretty soon started thinking of having a baby. My doubts are will sex trigger periods? Is there any connection between these? Is there any ...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, we should consider the reason behind the fact that she needs pills to get periods. Was she diagnosed with any hormonal problem? If not then she has to do blood/serum tests. Hb % (hemoglobin), TC (total blood count), DC (differential count), fasting blood sugar, ...  Read Full »

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

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. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 your...  Read Full »

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