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Fertility problems?

By July 27, 2010 - 2:36pm
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I don't know where to start. I am 27 years old and had a miscarriage at 8weeks when I was 17years old. From that point on I have never been able to get pregnant again. Not that I was trying, but for the most part it definitely could have been a result. I've been married for about 5 moths now and still no pregnancy. For about the last year I've had irregular periods but the doctors say it is not endometriosis. Recently, I had ALL the signs of pregnancy but the urine test was negative. Does it sound like fertility issues? I know a doctor is the way to go for a diagnosis but I'd still like to bounce ideas off of people. Thank you.

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Fertility issues are not officially "diagnosed" until you have been trying to conceive with regular, unprotected intercourse for 12 months.

You can not count the past 10 years that you have not been actively trying to conceive as "proof" that you have fertility issues. The only time that counts is the time you and your husband (possibly fiance) have been actively trying to conceive with regular, unprotected intercourse. If you have been trying since you have been married, it has "only" been 5 months (although, I know it can SEEM like a lifetime...I've been there!).

Did your doctor tell you what the cause of your irregular periods were, besides confirming what it is not (endometriosis)? Do you still have regular periods? How long have you been off of hormonal contraception?

July 27, 2010 - 8:42pm
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