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Infertility

Infertility is usually defined as not being able to get pregnant. A broader view of infertility includes not being able to carry a pregnancy to term.

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Female infertility

Links to our information partners' articles about infertility.

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Laparoscopy and dye test

A laparoscopy and dye test helps to find out the cause of certain gynaecological problems associated with infertility. For some women minor treatments can be performed at the same time.

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Fertility

Links to our information partners' articles about fertility.

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Varicocele

A varicocele is a swelling of veins next to a testicle. Usually, it’s harmless, but if you are in pain or having fertility problems, treatment can help.

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Fertility awareness (natural family planning)

Fertility awareness is a natural way to avoid getting pregnant. It means not having sex when you are fertile, but it is not as reliable as other forms of contraception. Learn more here.

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Male infertility

Information about male infertility from our information partners, including articles about symptoms, causes and treatment options.

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Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea has increased

Cases of gonorrhoea have risen in Australia, and many people don't know they have it. But this STI can cause infertility if left untreated.

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Complications of thyroid problems

Thyroid problems can lead to many complications – like heart failure, nerve damage or infertility. Learn about the consequences of not treating these problems.

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Klinefelter syndrome

Affecting males, symptoms can include small genitals and infertility. It's estimated 1 in 500 men have Klinefelter syndrome, but most are unaware.

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