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    1. Fertility Problems - Exams and Tests

      Learn about infertility testing for both men and women.

    2. Prevention

      Some causes of infertility are related to lifestyle or other health conditions. To help protect your fertility:Avoid using tobacco (cigarettes) and marijuana, which reduce fertility, especially by reducing sperm counts.Avoid exposure to chemicals.Avoid excessive alcohol use, which may damage eggs or sperm.Limit sex partners and use condoms to reduce the risk of getting a sexually transmitted ...

    3. Infertility and Reproduction acTopic Centers - Cause

      Learn about causes of infertility in the woman's or man's reproductive system.

    4. Infertility and Reproduction acTopic Centers - Other Treatment

      Read about assisted reproductive technologies including in vitro fertilization (IVF).

    5. Medications

      Medication or hormone treatments are often the first steps in infertility treatment. They are also used for in vitro fertilization and other assisted reproductive technologies.Medication ChoicesMedications to stimulate ovulationClomiphene citrate (Clomid) stimulates the release of hormones that trigger ovulation. Clomiphene is typically the first choice of treatment for unexplained lack of ...

    6. Infertility and Reproduction acTopic Centers - Prevention

      Some causes of infertility are related to lifestyle or other health conditions. To help protect your fertility: Avoid using tobacco (cigarettes) and marijuana, which reduce fertility, especially by reducing sperm counts. Avoid exposure to chemicals.

    7. Infertility and Reproduction acTopic Centers - Health Tools

      This health tools will help you make wise health decisions or take action regarding fertility problems.

    8. Fertility Problems - Symptoms

      Infertility does not cause physical symptoms. Infertility is a general term for a couple's inability to get pregnant after 1 year of having sex 2 to 3 times a week without using birth control methods.

    9. Infertility and Reproduction acTopic Centers - When To Call a Doctor

      Consult with your health professional about infertility concerns if you want children but have been unable to become pregnant after 1 year of having sex without using birth control, or you are a woman older than 35 who has been unable to become pregnant a

    10. Fertility Problems - Topic Overview

      Multifetal pregnancy reduction (MFPR) is a procedure used to reduce the number of fetuses in a multiple pregnancy,usually to two. When a pregnancy involves three or more fetuses (high-order pregnancy),the risks of miscarriage,stillbirth,and lifelong disability increase with each additional fetus. Assisted reproductive technology (ART) and fertility drugs have greatly increased the number of ...

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