inflammation of the testes.
an infection of the genital tract.
an obstruction in the vas deferens.
Had repeated spontaneous abortions.
Not conceived after 1 year of unprotected intercourse.
Has one child but cannot conceive a second time.
"I know the test will identify what is wrong."
"I'm sure that once you finish these tests, your problem will be resolved."
"Even with diagnostic testing, infertility remains unexplained in about 20% of couples."
"Once you've identified your problem, you may want to look at the option of adoption."
"Your friend may be right. The disease may affect your ability to conceive."
"Pelvic inflammatory disease may damage the ovaries and prevent ovulation."
"Your friend has been misinformed. Fallopian tube damage occurs only following gonorrhea."
"Infection may cause scarring and obstruction of the fallopian tubes, which can prevent the fertilized egg from reaching the uterus."