Female infertility

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What is female infertility?

Infertility primarily refers to the biological inability of a person to contribute to conception. Infertility may also refer to the state of a woman who is unable to carry a pregnancy to full term.

Common symptoms reported by people with female infertility

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for female infertility

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Femara)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
37
Tried for
female infertility (1)

Data from patients with female infertility, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with female infertility

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Femara)
Perceived effectiveness
for female infertility (1 evaluation)
Side effects
headaches
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
female infertility (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with female infertility, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has female infertility on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 290 say female infertility is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 21
30s 156
40s 200
50s 50
60s 15
70+ 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 13
Female 440

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 154
Not Diagnosed 44

These charts show data from female infertility patients who have completed their condition history
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