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Pcos Or what is causing infertility?

I cannot get prego.
i should have been years ago..

what can i get checked to see what is going on?

what could be going on?

can it be fixed so i can?
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replied May 14th, 2019
Thanks for your question.
There are 100 reasons of infertility and you need to be evaluated along with your husband.I suggest you to meet any infertility specialist for an opinion regarding your problem.
I hope I was able to address your query. If you have any further problems, please do not hesitate to go to the doctor.
Wishing you all the best.



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replied August 8th, 2019
Infertility is the most common condition today's which affect both man and woman.
These are some causes of infertility
Ovarian disease
Tubal infection
Uterine problems
Endometriosis
Polycystic ovarian syndrome
Emotional instability
Lack of physical fitness
Excessive intake of spicy food
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replied August 21st, 2019
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I'm so sorry to hear this, dear @bfafara..
If it's a year of trying with no success, then it's better to see an expert. Your fertility expert will want you to pass a lot of tests to evaluate your fertility. If not then at the first appointment the doctor reviews your medical history; assesses your general health; arranges initial tests and investigations for you and your partner. You should bring a doctor’s referral from a GP (valid for 12 months) or specialist gynaecologist or obstetrician (valid for 3 months). Depending on the level of testing already performed, the fertility specialist may order further pathology tests. For men, a blood test for hepatitis B and C, HIV and semen analysis are all routinely conducted. Pre-pregnancy screening for some genetic conditions such as cystic fibrosis is available too.
Other diagnostic tests may include some or all of the following:
Rubella immunity (German measles), Chicken pox, Hepatitis B and C, HIV, Full blood count, checking your blood group, thyroid status and Current pap smear (within last 2 years). Vaginal ultrasound to check for fibroids, polyps, ovarian cysts, and to act as a ‘baseline’ for reference during your treatment.
Tests for men usually include: HIV, Hepatitis B and C. Semen analysis to check for antibodies and any possible infection. Once they have the results of these tests, the fertility specialist will meet with you again to explain in detail your recommended treatment plan.
I'm wishing you all the very best with ttc, so that you could find the most suitable for you option.
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replied August 21st, 2019
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To get ready for your first appointment:
Provide details about your attempts to get pregnant.Write down details about when you started trying to conceive and how often you've had intercourse, especially around the midpoint of your cycle — the time of ovulation.
Bring your key medical information.Include any other medical conditions you or your partner has, as well as information about any previous infertility evaluations or treatments.
Make a list of any medications, vitamins, herbs or other supplements you take.Include the doses and how often you take them.
Make a list of questions to ask your doctor.List the most important questions first in case time runs short.
For infertility, some basic questions to ask your doctor include:
What are the possible reasons we haven't yet conceived?
What kinds of tests do we need?
What treatment do you recommend trying first?
What side effects are associated with the treatment you're recommending?
What is the likelihood of conceiving multiple babies with the treatment you're recommending?
For how many cycles will we try this treatment?
If the first treatment doesn't work, what will you recommend trying next?
Are there any long-term complications associated with this or other infertility treatments?
Don't hesitate to ask your doctor.
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