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Cysts, what is it?
Ovarian cysts are of two kinds: the most frequent (90%) are functional cysts. They come from a malfunction of the ovary. The second category is called organic cysts due to altered ovarian function. Among these, dermoid cysts, endometriosis or those encountered in the polycystic ovary syndrome, may alter the ovulation.
They belong to the family of functional cysts. Hormonal disturbances leading to abnormal enlargement of a follicle (link to the female cycle and temperature curve) that do not break and does not release an egg. Consequence: there is no ovulation. Fortunately, these cysts often disappear spontaneously after a few cycles. If this is not the case, medical treatment (estrogen / progestin pill) may be proposed so that everything falls into place. Then monitored by ultrasound is performed after two or three months to ensure that the cyst had disappeared. Most often it is discovered incidentally, but from time to time, it is pelvic pain that lead to consult. Read the rest of this entry »
Although some believe that endometriosis is the most common cause of infertility in women, our experience tells us otherwise. Ovulatory dysfunction, wherein the normal release of an oocyte is disrupted, seems to be the leading cause of female infertility. Ovulatory dysfunction may be caused by several things but the most common reason is the polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). We have almost 3 decades of experience in the treatment of women with several types of ovarian dysfunction.
The tubular infertility is caused by abnormal fallopian tubes that have been affected by a tubular infection (pelvic inflammatory disease) or endometriosis. The tubular infertility often requires a surgical tubal affected. Dr. Gleicher, our medical director, invented the use of the transvaginal probe for treating tubular obstruction. Since then, we have developed extensive experience in the treatment of tubular infertility. Read the rest of this entry »
We are no less fertile than our grandparents. But our lifestyle too often abused and are responsible for our impatience performance procreative falsely perceived decline among modern couples. To make adjustments, so follow these tips.
1 – Wait. In terms of fertility, it is usually unnecessary to consult before a year of unsuccessful attempts with regular reports. Patience and time do more than force or rage, as we said La Fontaine.
2 – Make love often. Sex frequent maximize the chances of a baby. Know that on average, sperm have a lifespan of 72 hours, once expelled in the genital cavities. Read the rest of this entry »
What is syphilis?
Syphilis is a bacterial infection, primarily a sexually transmitted disease (STD).
Who gets syphilis?
Any sexually active person can be infected with syphilis, although there is a higher incidence among 15 to 30 years. The disease is more common in urban than rural areas.
How do people get syphilis?
Syphilis is spread by sexual contact with an infected person, except congenital syphilis, spread from mother to fetus. Transmission by sexual contact requires exposure to moist lesions of the skin or mucous membranes. Read the rest of this entry »
Do you wonder and your partner if something is disturbed ? After all, it is possible that you were trying to conceive for some time without success. It may be helpful to review some basic biological concepts on fertility and conception. Maybe you did not sexual intercourse at the appropriate time reproductive cycle of the partner. Measuring basal body temperature (TB) or examination of cervical mucus changes to help you specify the time of ovulation.
On the other hand, there may be a physical problem exists. What follows is an overview of conditions that can impair fertility men and fertility Women . As you read, do not pull conclusions to arrive at your own diagnosis. If you suspect something, you should talk to your healthcare professional or a fertility specialist .
When it comes to fertility, the hormonal control of the menstrual cycle can be extremely complex. You will find below a short list of diseases that can cause fertility problems. If you think you may be affected by any of them, talk to your healthcare professional. Fortunately, treatments may be available for several of these disorders. Read the rest of this entry »