FAQS for Infertility
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Infertility is when you cannot get pregnant after having unprotected and regular intercourse for six months to one year, depending on your age. The main symptom of infertility is the inability to achieve a successful pregnancy. Other symptoms are as mentioned below:

Female infertility may be caused by:

  • Irregular and/or Painful periods
  • Older age
  • Pelvic infection or pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
  • Scarring from sexually transmitted infection or endometriosis
  • Surgery to prevent pregnancy (tubal ligation) or failure of tubal ligation reversal
  • Excessive exercising
  • Eating disorders or poor nutrition
  • Use of certain medications, including chemotherapy drugs
  • Multiple miscarriages
  • Too little or too much of certain hormones
  • Thyroid disease
  • Obesity
  • Cancer or tumor treatment
  • Autoimmune disorders, such as antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)
  • Growths (such as fibroids or polyps) in the uterus and cervix
  • Birth defects that affect the reproductive tract
  • Ovarian cysts and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Clotting disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Stress full lifestyle
  • Occupation

Male Infertility may be Caused by:

  • A decrease in sperm count
  • Sperm being blocked from being released
  • Sperm that do not work properly
  • Environmental pollutants
  • Being in high heat for prolonged periods
  • Birth defects
  • Heavy use of alcohol, marijuana, or cocaine
  • Too little or too much hormones
  • Impotence
  • Infection
  • Cancer treatments, including chemotherapy and radiation
  • Scarring from sexually transmitted diseases, injury, or surgery
  • Surgery to prevent pregnancy (vasectomy), or failure of vasectomy reversal
  • Retrograde ejaculation
  • Smoking
  • Use of certain drugs, such as cimetidine, spironolactone, and nitrofurantoin
  • Pain, swelling or a lump in the testicle area
  • Decreased facial or body hair or other signs of a chromosomal or hormonal abnormality
  • Low sex drive
  • Stress full lifestyle
  • Older age
  • Occupation

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