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Can STDs Prevent A Woman From Getting Pregnant? - Dr. Adamson (VIDEO)

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Dr. Adamson shares if contracting an STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) like Chlamydia can prevent a woman from getting pregnant.

Dr. David Adamson:
Chlamydia and other sexually transmitted diseases cause inflammation or swelling and damage to the fallopian tubes, and as a result they are not able to transport the sperm up to the egg and they are not able to transport the egg and the embryo back into the uterus. And so it’s very important to have healthy tubes and these can be easily damaged by sexually transmitted diseases.

About Dr. David Adamson M.D., F.R.C.S.C., F.A.C.O.G., F.A.C.S.:

Dr. David Adamson is a Board Certified specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is Director of Fertility Physicians of Northern California and the Fertility and Reproductive Health Institute, a Clinical Professor at Stanford University School of Medicine, and Associate Clinical Professor at U.C. San Francisco School of Medicine. Dr. Adamson received his M.D. degree from the University of Toronto in Canada, and his reproductive endocrinology fellowship training at Stanford University. Dr. Adamson has published extensively and is a nationally and internationally recognized expert on IVF, reproductive surgery and endometriosis. Dr. Adamson is President of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), and a charter member of the Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists and the Society of Reproductive Surgeons.

Visit Dr. Adamson at Fertility Physicians of Northern California

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