Infertility: Symptoms & Signs

Infertility is the diminished ability or the inability to conceive and have offspring. Infertility is also defined in specific terms as the failure to conceive after a year of regular intercourse without contraception. Irreversible infertility is also referred to as sterility.

Other causes of infertility

Other FEMALE CAUSES:

  • Fallopian Tube Disorder

Other MALE CAUSES

  • Azoospermia (Absent Sperm)
  • Hypogonadism (Such as From Alcoholism)
  • Immotile Sperm
  • Sperm Transport Disorder (Obstruction of the Vas Deferens or Epididymus)

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Medically Reviewed on 9/10/2019
References
Kasper, D.L., et al., eds. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19th Ed. United States: McGraw-Hill Education, 2015.
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