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Slide Dar IVF & Fertility Clinic #10

Female Infertility

Female Infertility

Female infertility may occur when:

  * A fertilized egg or embryo does not survive once it sticks to the lining of the womb (uterus)
  * The fertilized egg does not attach to the lining of the uterus
  * The eggs cannot move from the ovaries to the womb
  * The ovaries have problems producing eggs

Female infertility may be caused by:

  * Autoimmune disorders, such as antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)
  * Cancer or tumor
  * Clotting disorders
  * Diabetes
  * Growths (such as fibroids or polyps) in the uterus and cervix
  * Birth defects that affect the reproductive tract
  * Excessive exercising
  * Eating disorders or poor nutrition
  * Use of certain medications, including chemotherapy drugs
  * Drinking too much alcohol
  * Obesity
  * Older age
  * Ovarian cysts and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  * Pelvic infection or pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
  * Scarring from sexually transmitted infection or endometriosis
  * Thyroid disease
  * Too little or too many hormones