Infertility

About "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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Infertility

Article Overview: Have you tried everything and still not able to conceive? This article tells you about all the possible causes and treatment for male and female infertility. Read Article »


Dr. K Sneha

Infertility Specialist

What Is Infertility? Infertility is when a couple cannot conceive a child or get pregnant even after having unprotected sexual intercourse for a year. And women over 35 years old are considered infertile if they are not able to get pregnant after trying for 6 months. It also includes women who conc ... Read Article »

How to Prevent Infertility in Males?

Article Overview: Subfertility in males is on the rise. A number of environmental factors, lifestyle choices and habits are adding to the biological factors. By avoiding certain habits, situations, and lifestyle, a percentage of infertility or subfertility can be obviated. Read Article »


Dr. Poosha Darbha

Andrologist

About 15 % of all couples trying to get pregnant realize they have difficulty in conceiving, despite trying for several months or even years. Problems with the male account for 50 % of all infertile cases. What Are the Main Causes of Male Infertility? The most important male factor that contribu ... Read Article »

I am diagnosed with teratospermia. Am I infertile?

Query: Hello doctor, My sperm count is 50 M/ml, 3 ml ejaculate, 55 % motility, 45 % prog motility, grade 1 to 10, grade 2 to 10, grade 3 to 10, grade 15, normomorphs 20 %, no antibodies, colour and viscosity normal, pH 8.5. Diagnosed with teratospermia. Given two months course of Fertisure M and retest se...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? I do not see any abnormalities in the report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You are super fertile. As per WHO guidelines, the minimum count is 15 million/ml, minimum motility is progressive 32 %, minimum normal morphology 4 %. As yo...  Read Full »

We are undergoing infertility treatment.Will this treatment cause birth defects in our child?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 24 years old and she has PCOD. We have been trying to conceive for the past 2 years, but no result. We went to infertility specialist six months ago. He started the treatment through medicines and one IUI. But, all the treatments failed. Then, he decided to go for IVF....  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concerns. ICSI (Intra-Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection) is the procedure in which a single sperm is selected and injected into an egg. ICSI is associated with a very negligible increase in birth defects (For example: rate of birth defects with natural co...  Read Full »

Causes of Male Infertility

Article Overview: This article tells the various reasons for male infertility. Read Article »


Dr. Duraisamy Palanisamy

Andrologist

In about 35 to 52 percent of childless couples, the male partner is the cause for infertility. This percentage is increasing in number nowadays because of the changes in the lifestyle of most of the males. Many men consume alcohol occasionally, increased smoking rate among young people, physical in ... Read Article »

We are undergoing infertility treatment.Please advice regarding the diet.

Query: Hello doctor, Me and my wife are undergoing infertility treatment. I am 42 years old and my wife is 37 years old. We have had a failed IVF and a failed frozen embryo transfer. One month back we had an IVF procedure and it has turned positive. Now we are in the fourth week. We are much concerned abou...  Read Full »


Dr. Arul Amuthan

Pharmacologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The psychological as well as lifestyle changes will definitely affect the fetus (baby within the uterus). Generally, heat producing foods or activities lead to production of prostaglandins. These prostaglandins can disturb the uterus. Thus, certain foods have to b...  Read Full »

Can varicocele cause infertility?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23 year old male. I was diagnosed to have grade 1 varicocele. I attached USG report. Can varicocele cause infertility? From the report, kindly let me know my testicle size. Is my testicle size normal? Recently, I have been putting weight, especially my lower body increases more tha...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have insignificant varicocele and that will not affect fertility. Your testicle size is normal. Testosterone level is low normal. Penis size of more than 3.5 inches is normal. For fat in the lower body and for low testosterone you need to do the following blood tests....  Read Full »

Trying to Get Pregnant? Infertility Treatments Explained.

Article Overview: Infertility is a condition where the couple is unable to conceive after 12 months of regular sexual relationship without birth control. In some cases we do not wait for this 12 month period to start investigating e.g., if the patient’s age is 35 or more. Read Article »


Dr. Gowrimeena

Infertility Specialist

Infertility is a condition where the couple is unable to conceive after 12 months of regular sexual relationship without birth control. In some cases we do not wait for this 12 month period to start investigating eg if the patient’s age is 35 or more, patient has irregular menstrual cycles, P ... Read Article »

Can depression tablets cause infertility?

Query: Hi doctor, We would like to conceive a baby, but we were not succeeding. Please help us. I am sending my semen analysis report. We were married for two years. We have protected intercourse with condom for the past two years. Before five months, we had taken the decision of having a baby. Before marr...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your semen report is normal (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The medicine you took has no effect on semen. If you can make sex well, then it may take up to one year to get conceive. If your wife's age is not much and she has regular periods, then can wai...  Read Full »

Can tubal blockage cause infertility?

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 curr...  Read Full »


Dr. Geeta Priyadarsini Kamminana

Internal Medicine Physician

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

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