Reproductive Disorders Affecting Fertility

There are many reasons why a person may have difficulty conceiving a child. Disease, heredity, lifestyle, anatomy and other medical conditions can all affect fertility.

Causes of Infertility in Men | Causes of Infertility in Women

Other reproductive disorders diminishing reproductive capacity include:

Vaginal Agenesis

Vaginal agenesis is a birth defect in which a woman is born without a vagina. Non-surgical and surgical treatments are available to correct the condition.

Vaginal Septum

A vaginal septum occurs when the female reproductive tract does not develop properly. Read causes, symptoms and treatment for vaginal septum disorders.


Hirsutism is a growth of thick coarse hairs on the face and body of women often associated with PCOS or gynecologic problems. Treatment may depend on cause.


Elevation of the pituitary hormone prolactin (hyperprolactinemia) is commonly found in women with breast discharge, menstrual irregularities or infertility.