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Unexplained infertility

Sometimes despite tests and investigations, doctors will not be able to work out why a couple is having difficulties getting pregnant.

This is known as unexplained infertility. It is surprisingly common, affecting up to a quarter of couples with fertility problems.

Sometimes problems come to light after time as treatments such as IVF may help to reveal where the problem lies.

 

 

 

NICE: Unexplained fertility [CG156]

www.nice.org.uk/guidance/­cg156/ifp/chapter/unexplained-infertility

Advice from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on treatments for unexplained infertility.

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