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Posted by Kim on August 03, 19100 at 08:34:51:

In Reply to: Re: More about fungus infections-all please read :o) posted by Dr. Licciardi on August 01, 19100 at 21:10:44:

It certainly all MAKES SENSE. The pieces of the puzzle fit together in the symptoms I have been having for the past 11+ years.


: : I e-mailed Dr. Toth with questions about fungus infections and received a reply back today. Dr. Toth is a specialist and an
: : expert in the field of infections of the
: : reproductive tract and the impact it has on fertility. This is the reply he sent to me:

: : Dear Kim:
: : I am sorry to hear that you spent so much time and money on fertility therapy
: : while the cause of your infertility could have been easily corrected by
: : simple antifungal medication. It is our routine practice to test the semen,
: : vagina, cervix and endometrium for fungal infections and give therapy
: : accordingly before we proceed with more involved ART procedures.
: : Sincerely,
: : Attila Toth, MD.

: : UGH!!!! Why didn't my RE's (both the old one and the new one) test me for this in the first place???? Unfortunately, a lot of RE's do not
: : practice the above, as in my case. The response from Dr. Toth really made me feel better,
: : because here it is confirming that fungal infections (strains other than harmless candida) do exist AND are harmful. This makes a whole lot of sense in my case as to why picture
: : perfect cycles keep failing over and over and over (including my natural cycles). The strain of fungus infection in my lining is toxic to embryos. I just thought I would share, as this is a
: : possible
: : explanation to some unexplained cases.

: : take care,
: : Kim B.

: Dear Kim, this is just one man's opinion. I highly suggest that you get still another opinion. Start with your first doctor. Dr. Licciardi

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