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Aim: To assess the impact of infertility on women health attending gynecology outpatient department.
Study design: Cross-sectional study
Place and duration: This study was conducted at Ghulam Muhammad Mahar Medical College Sukkur Pakistan from March 2020 to March 2021.
Methodology The study of infertility experiences was conducted using a descriptive phenomenological research approach. Purposive sampling was used to select 16 women experiencing infertility. Interviews were conducted using an unstructured questionnaire and theme analysis was used to gather information.
Results: Among the 16 women, 46.66% had gynecological issues and 53.33% had medical issues such as hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. Thirdly, 33% of those polled said that their partner was having issues with oligospermia or azoospermia. The vast majority of participants and their spouses were receiving medical attention. A total of 60% of those polled reported mental health issues related to their infertility, while 26.66% reported physical and sexual health disorder.
Conclusions: In addition to physical and sexual issues, individuals experienced a wide range of mental issues. The majority of individuals claimed they would continue trying for a baby until their fertility ceased. Male factor infertility involved in one-third of the participants.. Providing infertility therapy to couples is encouraged by the hospital's governing body.