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Frequently Asked Questions at the Center for Fertility and Reproductive Endocrinology

Many of our patients have the same general questions and concerns. Read below to learn more about some of the most common questions we encounter regarding conditions, treatments, financing and support services.

Questions About a Diagnosis or a Condition

FAQ and Related Conditions

I have irregular periods and bleeding. Can this be treated? And will it prevent me from becoming pregnant? Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

I was told I may have endometriosis- what is this, how can it be diagnosed and treated, and how will it affect my ability to get pregnant? Endometriosis

I was told I have fibroids. What are they, how can the be treated, and how will they affect my ability to get pregnant? Fibroids

I previously have had normal periods, but now have not had any periods for 6 months. What could be causing this? Menstrual Irregularities (Amenorrhea)

I have never had a period on my own. What could be causing this? Menstrual Irregularities (Amenorrhea)

I have had two early miscarriages. What could be causing this? Recurrent Miscarriage

I have a strong family history for several inherited diseases. How will I be screened? Genetic Disorders

I’m having vaginal dryness and some other issues affecting my sex life. Is there a way to treat this? Sexual Dysfunction

My husband has been told he has low count and motility. Can I still get pregnant?  Male Factor Infertility

My 17-year-old daughter has never had a period, how do we find out what the problem is? Puberty Disorders

I have noticed an increase in hair growth. What could be causing this? Hirsutism

I was told by my gynecologists that I have low ovarian reserve. What are my options for pregnancy? Premature Ovarian Failure 

Questions About Treatment Options

FAQ and Related Conditions

I am at high risk for not being able to conceive in the future because of treatment for cancer. What are my options? Fertility Preservation

What are the important things I need to consider prior to becoming pregnant? Preconception Counseling

I've previously had my tubes tied, but I'd like to have another child. What are my options? Tubal Reversal

I have chosen to delay childbearing, but would like to preserve my ability to conceive. What are my options? Oocyte Cryopreservation and Fertility Preservation

Are there any other treatments or complementary therapies that may help improve success with the treatment I will receive for my infertility? Holistic Medicine

My husband had surgery in the past and as a result suffers from extremely low sperm count. Is there anything we can do to achieve pregnancy?Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)

I was told I need In Vitro Fertilization ( IVF) to get pregnant. What is my next step?In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

I've been trying to get pregnant for over a year with no success. What is my next step? Ovulation Induction and IUI

I was told I have no eggs. What are my options for having children? Third Party Reproduction

I'm a single woman and would like to start a family. What are my options for pregnancy? Sperm Donors

I was told that my husband has no sperm. What are our options for starting a family? Sperm Donors

I just discovered that I am a carrier for a genetic disease. Can I prevent this from being passed on to my children? Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Questions About Financing Options and Support Services

FAQ and Related Conditions

I've heard about programs that offer a money-back guarantee if you do not get pregnant. Is this available at Magee? Shared Risk Program

I often feel anxious or under stress when I think about what I'm currently going through. Is there anyone I can talk to? Social Work

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