causes of infertility
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Confused. Why I'm not conceiving? (2 answers)
I've been ttc for 3 years now and have never conceived (not even a miscarriage). My HSG was clear, FSH and AMH levels are normal too. However, I do have very mild PCOS, but generally ovulate regularly- I monitor this regularly.
I had a lower abdominal X-Ray. Will this affect the sperm? (1 answer)
My wife and I planned for a baby (trying to conceive by this month). Unfortunately, I received a lower abdominal x-ray for my company medical checkup and at the time, I did not know about the effects of x-rays on sperm. If we proceed, will it affect baby?
Could radiation exposure cause infertility? (0 answers)
I've worked at an animal hospital for years and routinely us the x-ray machine. I haven't been able to conceive while trying for 7 months. Could the exposure to the x-rays or other chemicals at my job be affecting my fertility?
Could being overweight cause infertility? (2 answers)
I've had trouble conceiving for over a year, and I'm completely healthy other than being overweight. I know many larger women have successful pregnancies, but could my size be contributing to my fertility issues?
Does volume affect male fertility? (2 answers)
I was born with only one testicle, and my wife and I have been trying to get pregnant for 8 months with no success. Could my anatomy be a cause of the infertility? How could we find out?
Are home ovulation tests very accurate? (2 answers)
I've been trying to get pregnant for awhile, but my periods are somewhat irregular. It's hard to know when I'm ovulating. Are home ovulation tests worth it, or are there other options I should explore?
Could infertility be genetic? (2 answers)
My parents had me at a young age, and then tried for years but could never get pregnant again. I am following the same pattern: had a son at 22, am now 36 and been trying for 2 years without success. Coincidence or genetic link?
How are the causes of infertility determined? (3 answers)
My husband and I have been trying to get pregnant for over a year. What are some of the tests that a specialist might perform to figure out why we’re infertile? I’d just like to know what to expect.