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What is Egg Donation

There are some women who are unable to conceive a child because of their poor quality of eggs. In many cases, even if the woman is able to conceive, it becomes extremely difficult for her to carry the pregnancy to its full term. Some of them, therefore, resort to using donor eggs in order to get pregnant. According...
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What is Sperm Donation

Sperm donation is a process where a woman’s eggs have been fertilized using the sperm donated and kept frozen in a sperm bank. The egg is fertilized using artificial insemination or in vitro fertilization methods. Sperm donation is generally resorted to by couples where the man is suffering from sperm-related...
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What is Surrogacy

Surrogacy is an arrangement where a woman agrees to carry and deliver a couple’s child. This arrangement, though not even legal in many states within the United States, is practiced in cases where the woman in the couple is unable to conceive due to reasons such as missing uterus or abnormal uterus,...
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Vasectomy Reversal and Pregnancy

Vasectomy reversal success rate Vasectomy reversal is a procedure whereby the flow of sperm in the semen is restored. As this is a very delicate and important surgery, it is very important that the surgery is performed by a highly-qualified expert. This process does not generally enjoy a very high rate...
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What is Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease which affects the glands that produce mucus, tears, saliva, sweat, and the digestive juices in the human body. In the normal case, these secretions would be thin and slippery in nature. However, in a person affected with cystic fibrosis, these secretions would...
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Testicular Cancer and Fertility

What is testicular cancer Testicular cancer is a disease whereby the cells in both or one of testicles become malignant. The testicles are actually sex glands, which produce sperm. They are also produce testosterone. On the basis of the nature of the malignant cells in the testicles, doctors are able...
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Epididymitis Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Epididymis is the first portion of the duct that drains the testes. An inflammation of this Epididymis is known as Epididymitis. This disease is generally caused due to the bacterial organisms that are related to urinary tract infection, sexually-transmitted disease such as Chlamydia or gonorrhoea, prostatitis...
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Endometriosis after Hysterectomy

Endometriosis is a medical condition where the lining of the uterus, called the ‘endometrium’ starts growing outside the uterus. This tissue could be found in the ovaries, near the bladder, the abdominal wall, or the pelvic area. At the time of menstruation, this tissue bleeds along with the endometrium....
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Uterine Artery Embolization

Uterine fibroids, although benign in nature, interfere with the functioning of other organs in a woman’s body. For instance, a fibroid pressing on the spinal column can lead to back pain, or a fibroid pressing on the colon may result in constipation. It is for this reason that fibroids need to either...
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Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that grow in the uterus muscle. They are said to be the most common form of non-cancerous tumors to affect women of childbearing age. Almost 30% of women in America are known to have uterine fibroid. This condition does not require treatment, but can be removed both...

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