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

  • Hoda Q Department of Pharmacy, Ram-Eesh Institute of Vocational & Technical Education, Greater Noida (UP), India
  • Kashyap S ART center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, AIIMS, New Delhi India
  • Askary F ART center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, AIIMS, New Delhi India
  • Niyaz A Department of Pharmacy, Ram-Eesh Institute of Vocational & Technical Education, Greater Noida (UP), India

Abstract

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 & 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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Q, H., K. S, A. F, and N. A. “A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY ON PREVALENCE OF INFERTILITY IN WOMEN OF DELHI NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION”. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Vol. 1, no. 1, Jan. 2018, pp. 1-3, doi:10.31069/japsr.v1i01.13055.
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