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is it normal for a young woman to be infertile? what causes this?

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Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Infertility risk: Yes, 10% of the population can be infertile, and this may increase with age. Many causes in both males and females and if you think you are seek help.
Answered on Mar 30, 2014
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Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Not normal: It is not normal for a young woman to be infertile, but some are -- particulary those who are overweight with pcos. Check with your gyn. Ps: you partner may be the infertile one 50% of the time.
Answered on Mar 17, 2013

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