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Can Hepatitis Make You Infertile

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oklahoma: Adolescents Face Infertility Danger With Disease

The Regional Infertility Prevention Advisory Council is meeting Thursday in Oklahoma City, bringing public health officials together for a two-day conference on chlamydia screening, treatment, surveillance, and other issues. Attendees will include... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Design of a Community-Based Study of Sexually Transmitted Infections/HIV and Infertility in an Urban Area of Northern Tanzania

The researchers in this report sought to describe the design of a community-based study of sexually transmitted infections (STIs)/HIV and infertility in northern Tanzania. A two-stage sampling design was used to select households. Eligible women and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Screening Teen Girls for Chlamydia Could Lower Infertility

Changing physicians' behavior to give sexually active teenage girls a urine test for chlamydia during routine doctor visits is an effective way of detecting chlamydia and helping prevent infertility problems later in life, according to a new study.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

hiv and infertility

what can I do if I want to have a child yet I only have one tube and its not good. are there any trials for infertility because most clinics are bias toward women and hiv thank you for any response...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
There are a number of infertility clinics that will see HIV+ women (even in North Carolina) so a trial is not really necessary, or likely to exist. If you live in a major US city, I would try to go to a large medical center that has an infertility... Read more »

Infertility and Meds

Hi Dr. Henry:I'm on Atripla and Lexapro. Can prolonged use either of these drugs make a man 40 years old plus infertile? The reason I ask is that I hope to one day to possibly have children naturally or through sperm washing.Thanks and Good...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Most patients taking Atripla and Lexapro for years would not develop fertility problems though the Lexapro can cause impotence in some patients. KH... Read more »


My partner had tertiary syphilis (gummas in the mouth). He was cured. We would like to have a child. I have few questions.1.Is there a risk for a baby to get syphilis? 2.Is he still contagious (either for me or for a baby)? 3.Is there a possibility...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiIf his Syphillis has been treated and cured there is no risk to you or your baby. Only if Syphillis is left untreated can it cause issues down the line both for the person infected and their partners.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

Does HIV/meds cause infertility?

Dear Dr,I am 35 years and will be 36 in November.I have had unprotected sex several times during my most fertile days and have never been pregnant.I am worried if this has to do with my HIV status or the medication.I have never missed my period and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Though there may be modestly increased rates of infertility in HIV+ persons on meds many/most women of childbearing age can become pregnant. Many couples require many months/years to conceive. Since there are many causes of infertility besides HIV... Read more »
Connect With Others

Any infertility tip

Posted by Bergitta, 2 Replies
My husband and I have been trying for about 18 months now and we still have no baby. I don't want to do IVF or anything like that. I'd like to stay natural if I can.

Does anyone one know how you can increase your fertility or chances of... Read more »

infertility/fertility help and advice

Posted by Anonymous
Hi all,

I offer free help and advice to couples who are trying to conceive.

email me at

Remember my advice is free.

Carol Read more »

We live in Africa and my husband has HIV

Posted by Anonymous
My husband and I recently found out that he is HIV+. Despite
rigorous/intrusive infertility treatment, I am negative. We were
tested together shortly after we got together - I was negative
and we just found out that the Doctor 'lost' his results and... Read more »

should i tell her

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
okay so i have this problem i am going to get std checked today and i know i have either claps or gonerreha but this is my problem i got it from my girlfriend(who i have a child with)should i tell her that she gave me an std or let her find out... Read more »