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infertility my ovaries are fine, I'm just a lil worried.

Hi I've been having unprotected sex with my boyfriend for a lil over a year now, I have irregular periods & my doctor prescribed birth control to control my period, except my mistake is that I only take it when my period irregulates, other than that I don't take it, were not really planning to have a baby anytime soon, but it does seem strange to both of us that I haven't gotten pregnant, could it be cause I don't take care of myself with the birth control? I have gotten checked 3 times by different doctors & they all told me my ovaries are fine, I'm just a lil worried I might not be fertile. I also recently found out that one of my friends has the same problem bit turns out what was causing her infertility was an STD, a year ago I was diagnosed with chlamydia but I receivd antibiotics, but I'm still a little worried that might be my problem if the antibiotics didn't help.
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replied October 15th, 2011
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Having a successful pregnancy depends on many factors (ovarian, uterine, hormonal, stress etc). If you are worried, you should consider getting a complete infertility work-up done for you and your partner to see if there are any other underlying causes for the infertility/inability to conceive. Hormonal issues, problems involving ovaries and ovulation, uterine problems, cervical or vaginal infections should be ruled out for you. For your partner, semen analysis should be done to rule out infections and to confirm the quality and quantity of sperms produced. Treatment as needed (based on examination and investigations results) would be started to help you get pregnant (if you are ready for pregnancy). Consider visiting your gynecologist/obstetrician for further evaluation and assistance and be in regular follow-up. Be regular with the treatment prescribed.
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