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Q & A with Dr. Payne On Secondary Infertility

The Doctor Is In!  Q & A with Dr. John Frederick Payne, MD Reproductive Endocrinologist & PREG Partner On Secondary Infertility  What is Secondary Infertility and how does it happen? Secondary Infertility is infertility after having had a prior pregnancy which could have ended in any number of ways from delivery of a child, to a miscarriage or even an ectopic pregnancy.…

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Sabrina Harris, Practice Supervisor, Discusses Her Role, The Culture, Practice, & Patients

Sabrina Harris, Practice Supervisor at PREG Columbia, South Carolina on her role, the culture, practice, and patients. How long have you been with PREG? I came to PREG about 10 years ago after managing an orthodontic practice. I was a little burned out with the dental field and wanted a different career path. My friend Debra, who works the Greenville…

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Dr. Fru & Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Diagnosis & Treatment

The Doctor Is In! Dr. Karenne Fru talks about recurrent pregnancy loss diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Karenne Fru, MD, PhDReproductive Endocrinologist Dr. Fru, for those who aren’t familiar please explain a diagnosis of recurrent pregnancy loss. As it is implied in the title this means someone who has suffered more than one loss. The number at which that would typically…

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Dr. Cookingham Discusses Unexplained Infertility

Lisa Marii Cookingham, M.D. Reproductive Endocrinologist Columbia PREG Facility What is unexplained infertility? Of all couples experiencing infertility, about 30% will be diagnosed with ‘unexplained infertility’ after a complete evaluation has demonstrated no significant abnormalities. What that means is that they have no obvious problems after reviewing their medical history, performing their physical exam, and undergoing laboratory testing and imaging,…

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Dr. Travis McCoy Discusses The Effects of Testosterone Supplements on Sperm

Dr. Travis McCoy, MD Reproductive Endocrinologist Director of Male Fertility Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Dr. McCoy, explain testosterone in men? The testicles make two things, testosterone, and sperm. And the production of these is regulated by the brain signals that go to the testicles and then the testosterone signals go back to the brain. So it regulates much like cruise control…

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