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Infertility: Inability of couples to establish pregnancy by having sexual intercourse over a period of time, usually more than 1 year in length. See detailed information below for a list of 241 causes of Infertility, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
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The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Infertility as a symptom.
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Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Infertility may include these symptoms:
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Infertility as a symptom include:
Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive a child despite trying for one year. The condition affects about 5.3 million Americans, or 9 percent of the reproductive age population, according to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. (Source: excerpt from Infertility: NWHIC)
Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive a child despite trying for one year. The... (Source: excerpt from Infertility: NWHIC)
The diminished or absent ability to conceive or produce an offspring while sterility is the complete inability to conceive or produce an offspring.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
The state of being unable to produce offspring; in a woman it is an inability to conceive; in a man it is an inability to impregnate
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
The inability to produce children.
- (Source - National Cancer Institute)
The list of organs typically affected by Infertility may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Infertility mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Infertility. Of the 241 causes of Infertility that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Infertility' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Infertility or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Infertility based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Infertility, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Infertility:
Medical Conditions associated with Infertility:
Symptoms related to Infertility:
Anovulation, Amenhorrea (287 causes), Male infertility (125 causes), Female infertility (134 causes), Varicocele, Failure of the testicle to produce sperm, Endocrine disorders, Klinefelter's syndrome, Stress, Smoking, Caffiene, Recreational drugs, Failure of the testes to descend
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