A 44-year-old member asked:
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what can cause infertility?

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Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many things: In order for pregnancy to occur, sperm must fertilize the egg. The following are some of the most common causes of infertility. 1. Lack of ovulation- no egg, no pregnancy. 2. Blocked or impaired fallopian tube. 3. Inadequate sperm number and function.
Answered on Nov 6, 2017
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Dr. Serena Chen
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Multiple: At age 44 many women are infertile due to having higher rates of chromosomal abnormalities in their eggs. This is a normal aging process in women. Males over 40 also have slightly higher rates of infertility due to age but age affects females much more. Other causes are blocked tubes, pcos, endometriosis and medical issues such as obesity and thyroid disease.
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