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Secondary infertility. Does it happen often?

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Dr. Scott Roseff
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly more often

Many experts believe it's more common to suffer from secondary infertility than primary infertility.
This is due to such factors as an older age (in the woman) and exposure to reproductive toxins over time. Other possible issues include progressive endometriosis, infectious diseases, and the ravages a varicocele can induce as time passes.

In brief: Possibly more often

Many experts believe it's more common to suffer from secondary infertility than primary infertility.
This is due to such factors as an older age (in the woman) and exposure to reproductive toxins over time. Other possible issues include progressive endometriosis, infectious diseases, and the ravages a varicocele can induce as time passes.
Dr. Scott Roseff
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Dr. Deborah Smith
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: As often as primary

Primary infertility is the inability to ever conceive while secondary infertility is the inability of a couple to conceive after having a biologic child.
Secondary infertility is very common. It is reported to be as common as primary infertility however the exact rate is truly unknown because a lot of couples with secondary infertility do not seek help.

In brief: As often as primary

Primary infertility is the inability to ever conceive while secondary infertility is the inability of a couple to conceive after having a biologic child.
Secondary infertility is very common. It is reported to be as common as primary infertility however the exact rate is truly unknown because a lot of couples with secondary infertility do not seek help.
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