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A 24-year-old female asked:

Trying for a baby since 1 year. is it because am obese i can't conceive?

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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
It is possible: It is known that obesity can contribute to infertility. As well known how it can affect women's ability to ovulate normally, but obesity also seems to have a more complex effect leading to infertility in women who even ovulate normally. You should seek the input of a health care provider in person, so that further testing may be considered and/or undertaken to address your concerns. Good luck.

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Last updated Jun 20, 2016

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