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Which chronic illnesses can affect fertility, and why?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Philip Chenette
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Many
Arthritis, diabetes, chronic pid, kidney, heart, or liver disease can all affect fertility.

In brief: Many
Arthritis, diabetes, chronic pid, kidney, heart, or liver disease can all affect fertility.
Dr. Philip Chenette
Dr. Philip Chenette
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Dr. John Gordon
Agree with Dr. Chenette. In addition, some chronic diseases like lupus and heart disease make pregnancy problematic and some patients are recommended to use a gestational carrier in some of these situations.
Dr. Joseph Pena
Fertility Medicine
In brief: It depends
There are a wide variety of chronic illnesses that are common.
Some affect fertility, while others do not. It is probably best for you to specify the illness of interest to you in order to get a reasonable answer in this setting where there is limited space.

In brief: It depends
There are a wide variety of chronic illnesses that are common.
Some affect fertility, while others do not. It is probably best for you to specify the illness of interest to you in order to get a reasonable answer in this setting where there is limited space.
Dr. Joseph Pena
Dr. Joseph Pena
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