Infertility FAQs

Abdominal Adhesions & Infertility
Question - Abdominal Adhesions & Infertility : "I have one child who is 3 years old, but have been unable to get pregnant again after almost a year of trying. I had a laparos... [more]

All About Profasi
Question - All About Profasi : "How long should you wait before you can take a pregnancy test, what are the chances of the Profasi actually working, what is the next step after t... [more]

Breast Lumps Formed During Fertility Treatment
Question- Breast Lumps Formed During Fertility Treatment : "I was advised to undergo IVF and started on Suprefact (buserelin) in accordance with the long protocol on Day 21 of m... [more]

Can IVF Help After Tubal Ligation?
Question - Can IVF Help After Tubal Ligation? : "I had three children at a very young age. By the time I was twenty, I'd had three c-sections and a tubal [ligation]. My tubes wer... [more]

Cervical Dysplasia/Stenosis Prevent Conception? Question - Cervical Dysplasia/Stenosis Prevent Conception? : "I have had five cone biopsies in the past 10 years for cervical dysplasia. Due to the biopsies, I have been told tha... [more]

Chance of Another Ectopic?
Question - Chance of Another Ectopic? : "I have a history of a ruptured ectopic. I later had my other tube tested and it was declared patent (open). I have not been able to conce... [more]

Determining Ovulation By Calendar Alone
Question - Determining Ovulation By Calendar Alone : "I want to know when I'm going to ovulate. My cycle comes about every 24 or 25 days each month, and I was wondering if you co... [more]

Effects of HIV Positive Male on Conception Question - Effects of HIV Positive Male on Conception : "Is it possible for a man who is HIV positive to produce a normal embryo using in vitro fertilization? Is there a way of a... [more]

Effects of Robitussin on Fertility
Question - Effects of Robitussin on Fertility : "How does Robitussin help infertility, and how would I go about taking it?" Answer : The use of Robitussin to assist con... [more]

Fertility Predictor Kits for Men?
Question - Fertility Predictor Kits for Men? : "I know there are ovulation predictor tests - is there a similar test for men?" Guide Responds : First, I'll assume you k... [more]
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