If you’ve just received a medical diagnosis, or you’re concerned that something in your present or past health history might be jeopardizing your fertility, check here for quick info on common medical conditions and how they can affect conception and pregnancy.
LISTING ALL DIAGNOSIS IN G:
- Men with CBAVD are born without any vas deferens—the tubes which lead from each testicle to the penis—making it impossible for sperm to travel to the urethra (the tube that expels the sperm through the penis). READ MORE»
- One of the most common fertility-threatening chromosomal abnormalities in men is Klinefelter’s syndrome. Instead of having the usual XY chromosome pattern that most males have, men with Klinefelter’s Syndrome inherit an extra “X” (female) chromosome, so they have an XXY pattern. READ MORE»
Genetic Abnormalities—Micro Y Deletion (also referred to as Y Chromosone Microdeletion or YCM) (Men)In about 10 to 15 percent of cases of male infertility involving no blockage and no sperm, genetic testing will reveal a missing sex chromosome. READ MORE»
- Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection (STI), caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae, a bacterium that can grow and multiply easily in the warm, moist areas of the reproductive tract, including the cervix, uterus, and fallopian tubes in women, and in the urethra in both women and men. READ MORE»