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 with female infertility

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
4
Tried for
female infertility (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Clomid)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
female infertility (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Femara)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
female infertility (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Codeine Contin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with female infertility, who reported starting treatments within 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)
Perceived effectiveness
for female infertility (2 evaluations)
Side effects
headaches nausea
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
female infertility (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Clomid)
Perceived effectiveness
for female infertility (5 evaluations)
Side effects
abdominal bloating homicidal thoughts 3 more
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
female infertility (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
chronic constipation
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Femara)
Perceived effectiveness
for female infertility (2 evaluations)
Side effects
melancholy nausea
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
female infertility (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
hallucinations
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Codeine Contin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
rashes (redness, swelling)
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with female infertility, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has female infertility on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 18
30s 172
40s 122
50s 25
60s 7
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 6
Female 344

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 145
Not Diagnosed 42

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