4 doctors weighed in:

Can std's prevent women from having children?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See below

If an std causes scarring of the fallopian tubes it can prevent the egg from being fertilized.
Talk with your obstetrician about your condition.

In brief: See below

If an std causes scarring of the fallopian tubes it can prevent the egg from being fertilized.
Talk with your obstetrician about your condition.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
Thank
Dr. Sunil Bochare
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes, it can.

Untreated or recurrent std can cause infertility.

In brief: Yes, it can.

Untreated or recurrent std can cause infertility.
Dr. Sunil Bochare
Dr. Sunil Bochare
Thank
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics

In brief: Sometimes...

Yes, infections like gonnorhea and chlamydia can cause inflammation called PID that cam lead to scarring on the fallopian tubes making pregnancy very difficult.
It can also lead to pregnancy inside the tube, which is an emergency and potentially deadly. Hpv can lead to cancer and pre-cancer lesions that need surgery and that can cause trouble such as incompetent cervix or even hysterectomy.

In brief: Sometimes...

Yes, infections like gonnorhea and chlamydia can cause inflammation called PID that cam lead to scarring on the fallopian tubes making pregnancy very difficult.
It can also lead to pregnancy inside the tube, which is an emergency and potentially deadly. Hpv can lead to cancer and pre-cancer lesions that need surgery and that can cause trouble such as incompetent cervix or even hysterectomy.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
14 years in practice
47M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors