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Infertility - An Overview

 
 
     
 
 

 
 
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Keywords

Infertility, anovulation, ovulation, In Vitro Fertilization, Endometriosis, Hysterosalpingogram, Intrauterine Insemination

Overview *

Infertility means not being able to become pregnant after a year of trying. If a woman keeps having miscarriages, it is also called infertility. Lots of couples have infertility problems. About a third of the time, infertility can be traced to the woman. In another third of cases, it is because of the man. The rest of the time, it is because of both partners or no cause is found.

Drugs or surgery are common treatments. Happily, two-thirds of couples treated for infertility go on to have babies.

 
 

In-Depth

Introduction | Reproduction
Infertility | The Initial Visit
Fertility Evaluations | Treatment
Conclusion

 
 

Multimedia

This patient education program explains the causes and treatments of infertility.

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Last reviewed: 7/5/2007

 
     
 

.Selected topic overviews were adapted from Medlineplus, the National Library of Medicine *

 
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