secondary infertility


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secondary infertility

Infertility in which one or more pregnancies have occurred before the present condition of infertility.
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Mean duration of infertility was 5 years whereas in cases of secondary infertility the duration was more.
Among females of secondary infertility, in hormonal imbalance subgroup, 2 females had low LH (1.6 +- 0.346 mIU/ml) and 3 had low FSH level (1.3 +- 0.529 mIU/ml) than cut off level, whereas remaining females of this subgroup had significantly elevated mean LH (p = 0.04) and mean FSH levels (p = 0.015) as compared to females in no hormonal imbalance subgroup.
"While infertility is a topic discussed every day, secondary infertility is not much talked about, whereas it is quite a common form of infertility.
Secondary infertility is approximately double in the UAE with one in every five women facing issues, according to health experts.
Among these eligible couples, couples with primary and secondary infertility were enumerated.
Khawar Qureshi consultant obstetrician and Gynaecologist referred to the use of Aspirin therapy in PIH, cases of secondary infertility, repeatedmiscarriages, Eclampsia where Aspirin was being used regularly.
The chi square test was applied to compare the percentages of laproscopic findings among the primary and secondary infertility groups.
This is called secondary infertility," explains Dr Pramod Kumar Sharma, IVF specialist, W Hospital, Gurgaon.
The World Health Organization defines infertility as the inability of couples of reproductive age to impregnate or conceive and carry a pregnancy to live birth within two years of exposure to the risk of pregnancy and primary infertility as the inability of couples to conceive despite cohabitation and exposure to pregnancy (not contracepting) for a period of two years, while secondary infertility is the inability of couples to conceive following previous pregnancy, despite cohabitation and exposure to pregnancy (in the absence of contraception, breastfeeding or postpartum amenorrhea) for a period of two years (WHO, 1991; 1975; 2001).
''Every commercial about Mother's Day gifts, every Facebook post reminding people Mother's Day is upcoming and every Mother's Day display at the store are like a new knife blade running over the scar tissue on my heart,'' said the 32-year-old McCormick, who lives in Indianapolis and has been battling secondary infertility since.
Patients who presented with primary or secondary infertility with signs and symptoms of hyperandrogenism (like acne, hirsuitism and hair loss) and/or menstrual irregularities only due to polycystic ovarian syndrome were included in the study.
Ironton, MO resident Melissa Miles McCarter conceived of the anthology six years after her daughter died of SIDS and then struggling with secondary infertility after an ectopic pregnancy.

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