Can staphylococcus aureus cause infertility in people with HIV?

I am HIV positive and have been trying to conceive, but to no avail. I had a HSG test, and it found that I had an infection caused by staphylococcus aurues. It has since been treated. Could this bacterium cause infertility in people with HIV?

Answers from doctors (2)


South Florida Institute For Reproductive Medicine - Pembroke Pines

Published on Sep 19, 2016

Any pelvic infection can cause the reproductive organs to become a "toxic" environment for a pregnancy. Speak with your doctor to see whether there are any additional steps you need to take to ensure that the infection has cleared.

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Answered by South Florida Institute For Reproductive Medicine - Pembroke Pines

Any pelvic infection can cause the reproductive organs to become a "toxic" environment for a pregnancy. Speak with your doctor to see whether there are any additional steps you need to take to ensure that the infection has cleared.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group

Published on Mar 14, 2016

Staph infections are generally skin-related and not related to pelvic infections. If you had normal HSG, then damage to tubes should not be present. Not sure if having Staph with HIV is more worrisome. May need to consult an infectious disease expert.

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Answered by Piedmont Reproductive Endocrinology Group

Staph infections are generally skin-related and not related to pelvic infections. If you had normal HSG, then damage to tubes should not be present. Not sure if having Staph with HIV is more worrisome. May need to consult an infectious disease expert.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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