Painful and irregular periods may give an indication of female infertility, but many women have no symptoms until they try to conceive.
Fertility testing of both partners together is highly recommended as only one third of infertility cases are caused by female factors, a third are male and the remainder a combination of factors or the reason is unexplained.
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Common reasons for female infertility include:
- Ovulatory disorders (including PCOS)
- Poor egg quantity or absence of eggs
- Blocked fallopian tubes
- Physical problems with the uterus
- Unexplained infertility