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Most common causes of secondary infertility

OB/GYN Help - By Dr Kireki Omanwa | April 10th 2019 at 12:46:18 GMT +0300

Secondary infertility is the inability to become pregnant despite having regular unprotected sex for at least one year, or not being able to carry a baby to term despite previously having given birth to a baby. Secondary infertility shares many of the same causes of primary infertility. Here are some of the most common causes of secondary infertility as explained by Dr Kireki Omanwa:

  • Infertility, Secondary Infertility, Family Planning, Pregnancy, Motherhood, Family,
  • You are a woman aged 35 and above
  • You are a man whose sperm count and quality is low – especially men aged 50 and above
  • You are a woman with polycystic ovary syndrome
  • You are overweight or obese
  • You drink too much alcohol and smoke
  • Your fallopian tubes are blocked from infections such as gonorrhea
  • You are a woman suffering from endometriosis or fibroids

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