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What causes female infertility?

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A number of things may keep you from getting pregnant:

�Damage to your fallopian tubes that can prevent sperm from reaching an egg

�Hormonal problems that don't allow the release of an egg from the ovary and the thickening of the lining of the uterus

�Cervical issue that prevents sperm from passing through the cervical canal

�Uterine trouble, such as polyps and fibroids in the lining of the uterus

For about 20% of couples who have infertility problems, the exact causes are never pinpointed.

From: Your Guide to Female Infertility WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

News release, Norgenix Pharmaceuticals, LLC. The American Society of Reproductive Medicine. The March of Dimes. The American Fertility Association.


Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 13, 2017

SOURCES:

News release, Norgenix Pharmaceuticals, LLC. The American Society of Reproductive Medicine. The March of Dimes. The American Fertility Association.


Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 13, 2017

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