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Articles from August, 2020

How Vaginal Dryness Can Affect Fertility

When trying to conceive, cervical mucus is necessary because it is needed to help sperm survive and swim from the cervix into the uterus, and then eventually through the fallopian tubes. Not having the correct amount of cervical mucus during sex can be painful and cause added stress for couples, especially when trying to conceive.…. read more

3 Post-35 Pregnancy Myths Exposed

Are you over the age of 35 and struggling with infertility? The North Carolina Center for Reproductive Medicine (NCCRM) is the premier center for reproductive health in North Carolina and along the East Coast. NCCRM was established to provide advanced reproductive techniques to couples who are struggling but dream of having a child of their…. read more

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Facts & Treatment Options

According to Very Well Family, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the reproductive organs, occurring when bacteria travel through the cervix to the uterus and fallopian tubes. Very rarely does PID lead to death. More commonly, PID can cause infertility, ectopic pregnancy, chronic pelvic pain, tubal or ovarian abscesses, adhesions, peritonitis, and perihepatitis.…. read more

Why Would A Patient Get A Sonohysterogram?

A sonohysterogram at The North Carolina Center for Reproductive Medicine (NCCRM) is a type of ultrasound that evaluates the inside of a woman’s uterus. This test is typically performed when doing fertility testing, right before IVF, or if a patient has symptoms of a possible uterine abnormality. During a sonohysterography at NCCRM fertility center Cary…. read more

What is Azoospermia?

Azoospermia is a condition where there is no sperm in a man’s semen after an orgasm. This condition affects about 1 in 100 of the general population and up to 1 in 10 men with fertility problems. Even though it isn’t very common, it is a severe form of male infertility that could potentially prevent…. read more

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