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what are causes of infertility?

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Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many causes: Infertility causes include lack of ovulation, tubes being blocked, not having intercourse at the fertile time, low or abnormal sperm counts and hormone levels too low to support a pregnancy. A gynecologist or infertility specialist can do the testing.
Answered on Mar 12, 2013
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Dr. Jay Nemiro
44 years experience Fertility Medicine
Many: There are so many different causes of infertility but 50% of those causes come from the female and 50% come from the male. The definition of infertility is > than one year of unprotected sex and > than 6 months if you are 35 or older. You should consult your gyn to discuss a basic work-up which includes a sperm test, check for ovulation, check that your tubes are open, hormone levels are normal.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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