A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY ON PREVALENCE OF INFERTILITY IN WOMEN OF DELHI NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION

Hoda Q, Kashyap S, Askary F, Niyaz A

Abstract


Introduction: According to WHO infertility is primary if there is failure of conception despite two years of cohabitation while it is secondary if a couple fails to conceive following a previous pregnancy, despite two years of cohabitation and exposure to pregnancy (in the absence of contraception, breastfeeding or postpartum amenorrhea). Objective: This study helps to evaluate the possible reasons of primary as well as secondary infertility in rural and urban areas of Delhi NCR, India. Material and Method: 521 women were screened and included in the study having history of either type of infertility. Results and Discussion: Amongst many valid reasons for infertility in women some new findings, although not significant, but may be a possible use of NSAIDs (5.56%) for one or other reason which may disturb normal ovulation cycle or process of ovulation. 7.86% women were suffering from PCOS, 52.19% women with case of tube blockage due to genital or other form of tuberculosis or Sexually Transmitted Infections, STIs. Hyperprolactinemia and hypothyroidism, which affected 34.35% females are some another factors for such a high incidence of infertility in this region. Conclusion: This study provides an insight view for major causes of infertility. Primary infertility with genital infection led tube blockage is one the leading factor for female infertility in Delhi NCR.

Keywords


Infertility, Hyperprolactinemia, AMH, Hypothyroidism, NSAIDs

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.31069/japsr.v1i01.13055

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