Infertility: Causes and Potential Options


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Maria and her partner are having trouble getting pregnant. You notice that Maria is taking medication that may be throwing her hormones off balance. With the given information, which of the following is the BEST reason for Maria's infertility?

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1. A condition where a man's testicle(s) isn't/aren't present in the scrotum is known as which of the following?

2. The structures that produce a woman's eggs are called _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand the reasons why some individuals are unable to produce offspring with this quiz and worksheet combo. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of various health conditions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Common cause of infertility in women
  • Condition where a man's testicle isn't present in the scrotum
  • Structures responsible for a woman's eggs
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Common form of artificial insemination

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related infertility lesson
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as cryptorchidism and infertility
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding infertility treatment such as artificial insemination

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to the causes of infertility in both men and women, read through the brief lesson on Infertility Causes/Treatments. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify what infertility is
  • Learn about how women may become infertile such as polycystic ovary syndrome, trauma, infection, hyperprolactinemia, pelvic inflammatory disease and endometriosis
  • Review how men may be infertile such as poor sperm motility, odd sperm morphology, cryptorchidism, retrograde ejaculation and erectile dysfunction
  • Recall the various forms of treatment for infertility such as fertility medications, artificial insemination and in vitro fertilization