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All About Sperm Antibodies by Dr. Barry Jacobs by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 09 Aug 2010 5:25am It is possible to develop antibodies to sperm.  Almost always, sperm antibodies are generated by the man producing the sperm.  Most commonly, sperm antibodies are generated after vasectomy.  The areas of the testicles where sperm are formed, and the entire tract that delivers the sperm as ejaculate is immunologically isolated from the rest ... Read on »
Cervical Hostility Towards Sperm and What You Can Do About It by Hethir R. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 15 Sep 2010 6:59pm Sperm meets egg and baby is produced. Getting pregnant should be as easy as that. But it isn’t. The average ejaculation contains 200 million sperm, but within several hours, those vast numbers have dwindled to just 1/10th of that amount. So, what reduces those numbers so drastically? There are a lot of things within the woman’s body that ... Read on »
A Marathon of Infertility Questions by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted Tue 28 Apr 2009 1:41pm As this Sunday was the New York City Marathon, I figured I would have my own little marathon and answer all of the outstanding questions. Here it is. It took me a few days to cross the finish line, but I was able to eat and sleep along the way, possibly experience some weight loss, and I seem to be injury free. From October 4th Niki ... Read on »
Serbian Husband Has ASA Or "Antisperm Antibodies": How To Proceed? by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted Mon 03 May 2010 12:00am Question: Dear Dr. Ramirez, My husband and I suffer from idiopathic infertility. My husband was diagnosed positive ASA with MAR direct (90% bounded spermatozoids) and indirect (80% bounded spermatozoids) method, all results are good. He went to urologist, and since he couldn't find cause for it he sent him to do ELISA test ... Read on »
Infertility doctors and irrational treatment by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 05 Dec 2012 9:12pm Infertility doctors can be very irrational at times. When patients approach them , they often forget that the real desire of the patient is to have a baby ! They follow age old irrational treatment protocols which are time-consuming, patient-unfriendly and can actually delay the process of achieving a pregnancy. This can end up wasting the pat ... Read on »
Infertility Diagnostic and Treatment Services by iwannagetpregnant Posted Wed 11 Sep 2013 12:06pm Infertility means not being able to get pregnant after one year of trying. Or,  six months, if a woman is 35 years of age or older. It affects perhaps one couple in six in the reproductive age group. About one-third of infertility cases are caused by women’s problems and one third are due to the man. The other cases are caused by a mixture o ... Read on »
Abbreviations Used in the world of Infertility, Surrogacy and Egg Donation by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 12:20am      I thought that since we all use abbreviations in the world of Infertility, Surrogacy and Egg Donation I would post a partial list here. Yes, it is PARTIAL! If you have anything to add, I would be more then happy to do so. 2WW = 2-Week Wait AF = Aunt Flo (menstruation) AH, AZH = Assisted Hatching AHI = At-home Inseminati ... Read on »
Back to School, Back to Questions by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted Fri 23 Sep 2011 9:49pm Hello Everyone! I hope you had a nice summer. I’m going to start the fall off with answering some very interesting and important questions. Then I have the next few blogs already mapped out. Here we go. PCOs. Can you have PCOS if you have regular cycles and no symptoms, just ovaries that have many follicles? No, you need to have one other s ... Read on »
Sperm Allergy by cj Posted Mon 18 Oct 2010 12:00am Did you know that you can actually develop antibodies that will kill your own sperm? This can be experienced most commonly after a vasectomy, testicular torsion, infection, or trauma. Do not worry for this is a solution with your sperm allergy! The possible solution is artificial insemination or assisted reproductive technologies (ART ... Read on »
Sperm Allergy by cj Posted Mon 18 Oct 2010 4:20am Did you know that you can actually develop antibodies that will kill your own sperm? This can be experienced most commonly after a vasectomy, testicular torsion, infection, or trauma. Do not worry for this is a solution with your sperm allergy! The possible solution is artificial insemination or assisted reproductive technologies (ART) ... Read on »