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Masturbation and infertility in women - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   can mastrubation cause infertility in womens
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   No.
User :   hello
Doctor :   Masturbation is a safe act and doesn't lead to infertility.
User :   ok I just wanted to make sure because someone told me that it does.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
Doctor :   No.
User :   What if you dosn't ovalute like you suppose to? Wha cause that?
Doctor :   Masturbation has no effects on fertility and sexulality.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Different opinion is given by ayurveda doctors, who believe that it may lead to some sexual problems,
Doctor :   however such problems are only noticed (if at all it exists) with men alone.
Doctor :   Ovulation is a cyclical event
User :   What if a woman doesn't ovalute like she suppose to? Is there any help for that? What type of sexual problems will it leaves to
Doctor :   which is regulated by hormonal factors.
Doctor :   To answer this better, may I know your age?
Doctor :   And are your periods regular?
User :   26yrs old. Yes I am. But at first I wasn't seeing my cycles like I was suppose to
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   If your periods are regular and you aren't on pills, then it usually means that you are ovulating regularly.
User :   but at times I still doesn't ovalute. No I am not on the pills.
Doctor :   failure of ovulation commonly occurs due to hormonal imbalance, stress factors, infections, low nutrition and so on.
Doctor :   occasionaly factors such certain ovarian causes such as ovarian cysts, hypothyroidism, over weight, anemia can cause failure of ovuation.
Doctor :   These are the few common factors, that cause failure of ovulation
User :   well I have had a lot of Urinary tract infection. Is a cause of no ovaluting like I suppose to
Doctor :   and it is not related to masturbation directly.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   Yes, urinary infection can predispose to ovulation problems.
User :   I also was treated for an STD. But that was treated. So how can I solve these problems. Is there anything that can help to my failure of ovulation
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   But first you need to understand that
Doctor :   ovulation failure is suspected only
Doctor :   if you are having irregular periods.
Doctor :   Regular periods with normal flow
Doctor :   rules out failure of ovulation in most cases.
Doctor :   Since you do not have history of irregular periods,
Doctor :   I wouldn't suspect ovulation failure.
User :   Ok. Is there any fertility pills that can help, because the ones that I was place on haven't help so far.
User :   Because my dr is still trying to figure out why I havent been able to get pregnant
Doctor :   Have all the cause for reduced fertility done?
Doctor :   I mean the test to see for other endocrine work up, semen analysis of your partner, ultrasound test normal?
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