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What is Female sterility?

10:54 - 28 April , 2021


Female sterility is when a woman is unable to become pregnant due to a cause attributable to her body.

Potential causes and risks:

There are several reasons why you could have infertility, such as: disorders in the ovulation process, endometriosis, damage to the uterus and fallopian tubes.

If you are over 30 years old, overweight or obese, smoke, drink alcohol in excess, or have sexually transmitted diseases, you are at higher risk of infertility.

Signs and symptoms Female sterility

The most obvious manifestation is not being able to get pregnant after having sex on a regular basis for a year. Other signs and symptoms will depend on the underlying cause, although other manifestations such as irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, or pain and inflammation in the pelvic area, could be associated with problems that cause infertility.

Diagnosis and treatment Female sterility

They will depend on the cause of infertility, so it will be important for your ABC doctor to analyze your medical history, family history, and pre-existing diseases. 

In addition to suggesting different studies and health exams to clarify the underlying cause, they will likely recommend the incorporation of different strategies to prevent infertility. Some of the most frequent are:

  • Have a healthy diet.
  • Exercise regularly.
  • Lower your stress levels.
  • Avoid alcohol and tobacco use: 

At ABC Medical Center we have a team of experts in the various branches of gynecology ready to serve you with world-class quality and safety standards, as well as the humane treatment and warmth that characterizes us. Come to us and you will receive the best care available in Mexico and Latin America.

We are pioneers in gynecologic laparoscopy, which allows us to offer you the best treatment options, with shorter hospitalization times, as well as a faster and less painful recovery, taking care of the aesthetic aspect with smaller scars than open surgeries. We offer you robot-assisted gynecologic surgeries, being an even less invasive and more precise procedure that provides benefits such as:

20% of the total robot surgeries of ABC Medical Center correspond to this specialty, which places us as a cutting-edge institution with vast experience and leadership in the field for the benefit of our patients.


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