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02 Jan I am trying to conceive after having married for 3 years. I have been prescribed the ovulation drug, clomid. I would like to know how the medication work. Any side effects?

Clomid or clomiphene citrate is the most commonly prescribed drug used to stimulate ovulation in women with infrequent or absent ovulation. It is also used empirically for treating women with unexplained infertility. Clomiphene is usually given on day 2 to day 5 of the menstrual cycle....

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28 Oct The Human Egg

The human egg is a giant compared with the sperm: The human egg is the biggest cell in the body. It has a diameter of about 100 micron (millionths of a meter), or about the thickness of a strand of hair. The sperm is the...

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19 Jan I am 30 years old. Recently, I went for a fertility checkup as I am planning to have a baby. The gynecologist suggested a AMH blood test ? What is it?

Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH) blood test one of the fertility tests to assess the ovarian reserve. The hormone is produced by the cells in the growing egg sacs (ovarian follicles). Every woman is born with a fixed amount of ovarian follicles. When a woman grows older, the number...

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