Secondary Infertility 101: Everything You Need to Know

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Jennifer L.W. Fink on Jun 27, 2011 at 4:18PM

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Is Secondary Infertility a Male or Female Problem?

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a Jennifer L.W. Fink on Jun 22, 2011 at 3:19PM

A full 40% of all infertility (primary or secondary) is related to sperm (usually, not enough healthy, active sperm), while 30% is due to ovulatory dysfunction. Another 20% is related to female “plumbing problems,” such as blocked tubes, uterine fibroids or endometriosis. The remaining 10% is unexplained -- but that can actually be a good thing! “The data shows that the more normal your testing is, the more likely you are to be successful with infertility treatment,” Dr. Garrisi says.

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