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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Kindly tell me a feedback on my semen analysis report.

Query: Hello doctor,I would like to get a feedback on the semen analysis report.  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your sperm count is normal, but the motility and normal forms are low. If you are taking any medicine or nutritional supplements on a regular basis, then it may be due to its side ef...  Read Full »

I have been trying to get pregnant for the past two years, taking Clomifene, and have thyroid. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been trying to get pregnant for the past two years, but my gynecologist is not prescribing me Clomifene because of my thyroid issues. However, I am taking medication for that. What is the cause of my infertility? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. Thyroid abnormalities can be the cause of menstrual irregularities, menorrhagia, polymenorrhea, miscarriages, infertility, congenital anomalies, etc. I suggest you follow a few instructions mentioned below. Have strict control over thyro...  Read Full »

I am unable to conceive. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 33 years old. For the past six months I am suffering from primary infertility, PCOS and diagnostic laparoscopy tubal block at right isthmus. Also, laboratory tests like Mantoux (positive), HBsAg (positive), ANA (positive) and LFT raised tests are done. The IUI done twice and my curre...  Read Full »

Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Tubal blockage or fallopian tube obstruction is a major cause of female infertility. Blocked fallopian tubes will not let a sperm and ovum to unite thus interfering with fertilization.The primary and the very first step for pregnancy is the formation of zygote followe...  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 »

Is laparoscopy required for a retention cyst in the ovary?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33 year old woman weighing 123 lbs and 5 feet tall. We are trying for a baby for more than a year. Recently I underwent treatment and have completed two cycles of Clomid with no positive outcome. I had another unsuccessful try at IUI along with Clomid. From the last couple of mo...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to After going through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) carefully, I feel it is better to undergo a laparoscopy because of the cyst size. Any ovarian cyst of more than 1 inch needs a surgical intervention. Laparoscopy will also increase the chanc...  Read Full »

Can sex position affect the possibility of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 years old and my wife is 31. We had hiccups initially in having sex due to my masturbation habit. After a while it was better and last month we had good sex of about 80% and successfully ejaculated. We planned for a baby last month, such that our intercourse falls during her ferti...  Read Full »

Dr. Saraswat Kumarshri Shriniwas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to My first advice to you as a sexology expert is to relax, because there is no reason to panic. Panic, worry and stress can affect fertility. One intercourse during ovulation period is not equal to 100% fertilization success. Even if you do it absolutely in the correct time...  Read Full »

Can prenatal vitamins cause a delay in periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I am trying to conceive from the age of 31, and I just turned 37. When I started keeping track of my menstrual cycle, it was a 37 days cycle, but now from few months, it is a 30 days cycle. Around that time, I began taking prenatal vitamins, Myo-inositol, and CoQ10, to help my old eggs....  Read Full »

Dr. Sweta Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to First of all be calm. After the age of 35, it is harder to conceive, but it is quite possible, and you may or may not need a little help. You do not need any other supplement apart from 5 mg of Folic acid daily. And you need to do few hormonal tests on the second day of...  Read Full »

Is it necessary to do D and C for my wife to get a baby?

Query: Hello doctor, We both are 30 year old couple and we have been planning for a baby for more than a year. My wife has normal period and as per the medical report my semen is fine. We have visited a doctor in our locality and he advised cleaning of the uterus (D and C - dilation and curettage). Could ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sonal Prasad

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please send me the complete reports to get better knowledge about your problem. A few suggestions based on the other information mentioned in the description are as follows. Norflox (Norfloxacin), Tinidazole and Levoflox (Levofloxacin) if being taken by your wife sh...  Read Full »

I have varicocele. Please review my reports.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from varicocele. I am attaching my ultrasound and semen analysis report. Please clarify me if it is infertility. Can I join the gym? I love to exercise. I feel no pain and all my body functions are good. I have varicocele for almost five years now. I am not on any medicatio...  Read Full »

Dr. Satpute Ganeshkumar Suresh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your reports are not suggestive of infertility (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have a good sperm count with good progressive motility. Generally, sperm count less than 20 million is an indicative of infertility. You can join a gym and can do exerc...  Read Full »

I am suffering from irregular periods. Please help.

Query: Hi, My age is 21 years. I had my periods after 2 months and now I am having periods for 18 days now. Though there is no pain or heavy flow, I am worried. Please help.   Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From what you have told I can see that you are suffering from irregular periods without menorrhagia and dysmenorrhoea. Though I suspect your condition could be because of PCOD, there are many causes for such problems Irregular periods may cause infertility also. So, you ...  Read Full »

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