Q: What are the three major causes of infertility?

A: The three major causes of infertility are sperm problems, ovulation problems, and fallopian tube problems.

  • About 25% of all cases of infertility are caused by male problems alone,
  • About 40% are caused by male and female problems and
  • About 20% are caused by female problems alone,
  • About 15% of cases neither a male nor a female problem is found (unexplained infertility).