9 doctors weighed in:
Does abortion cause infertility?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Sheila Goodman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Rarely
Abortion will only cause infertility if there are complications like bleeding, infection or retained tissue.
Those can cause scarring.

In brief: Rarely
Abortion will only cause infertility if there are complications like bleeding, infection or retained tissue.
Those can cause scarring.
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Thank
Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not usually
Having a procedure does not usually lead to infertility.
However an infection from the procedure can cause scarring of the uterus and even the fallopian tubes. Also, sometimes the procedure can damage the inside lining of the uterus and make pregnancy more difficult but most of the time there is no problem at all.

In brief: Not usually
Having a procedure does not usually lead to infertility.
However an infection from the procedure can cause scarring of the uterus and even the fallopian tubes. Also, sometimes the procedure can damage the inside lining of the uterus and make pregnancy more difficult but most of the time there is no problem at all.
Dr. Michael Traub
Dr. Michael Traub
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Adam Smith
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
13 years in practice
382K people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors