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Infertility
is a complex disease and is often due to numerous factors. A woman who suspects she is infertile, must have a thorough examination by a specialist.

Infertility is divided into two categories. Primary infertility refers to women who have never had a child. Secondary infertility applies to women who have delivered at least one child. Primary infertility occurs in about 1 of 12 couples (8.3%).

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Quick Facts About Infertility

    • Infertility is NOT an inconvenience; it is a disease of the reproductive system that impairs the body's ability to perform the basic function of reproduction. 
    • Infertility affects about 6.1 million people in the U.S. -- about ten percent of the reproductive age population. 
    • Infertility affects men and women equally. 
    • Most infertility cases -- 85% to 90% -- are treated with conventional medical therapies such as medication or surgery. 
    • While vital for some patients, in vitro fertilization and similar treatments account for less than 5% of infertility services, and only three hundredths of one percent (.003%) of U.S. health care cost


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in·fer·til·i·ty
Absent or diminished fertility. The persistent inability to conceive a child.

Infertility - The state or condition of being unable to reproduce sexually : barrenness, sterility, sterilization.
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