Infertility - Infertility facts affects 1 in 6 married...

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Infertility facts affects 1 in 6 married couples of childbearing age definition: have engaged in unprotected coitus for 1 year and haven’t become pregnant
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Infertility Facts can be due to: failure to conceive, loss of conceptus origin of problem: 35% female 35% male 20% both partners 10% unexplained
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Failure to ovulate often caused by low body fat or stress GnRH surge may be inadequate
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Tubal blockage Due to: Endometriosis, scar tissue from STD, previous surgery Treatment: surgery If surgery unsuccessful, IVF, GIFT and ZIFT are best options
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Causes of male infertility low sperm count (oligospermia) or absence of sperm (azoospermia) male may produce antibodies to his own sperm accessory glands / ducts may malfunction
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or intrauterine insemination (ICI / IUI) Artificial insemination definition: sperm introduced into female reproductive tract by means other than coitus (near cervix or in uterus) sperm can come from donor / sperm
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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